HLC Annual Assembly 2022
Our annual assembly returned to the wonderful Italian Club in Ybor City on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at 10 a.m. Awards were presented for students and tutors of the year. We also released our annual publication, Visions, and had readings from the latest edition.
Attendees also heard a keynote from our outstanding guest speaker:
Dr. Janet Richards
Janet C. Richards, Ph. D., a former first grade teacher, received a master’s degree in Guidance and Counseling from Tulane University and a Ph. D. in Elementary Education with a concentration in literacy from the University of New Orleans. She is a Professor of Literacy and Qualitative Research and serves as faculty in Interdisciplinary doctoral studies at the University of South Florida. Her 18th book, authored with colleagues from Nova Southeastern University and the University of Central Florida, is entitled, Engaging Students in Socially Constructed Qualitative Research Pedagogies. Her research has been published in many national and international journals and she is listed in the 2022 Marquis Who’s Who in America Publications Board. She was selected and served as a USAID volunteer scholar many times in Pakistan, Azerbaijan, Hungary, Romania, Estonia, and in jungle camps between Myanmar and Thailand. She is Senior Editor of the journal of Literacy Practice and Research-Online, which she converted from print to open access and is now in 18 countries.