Austin, TX

Location Info

Event Date: 
July 16
Venue: 
Renaissance Austin Hotel
Address: 
9721 Arboretum Boulevard, Austin, TX 78759
Venue Phone: 
512-343-2626

Featured Speakers

photo of yuyi morales
Born in Xalapa, Mexico, where she currently resides, Yuyi Morales lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for many years and still maintains close relations with...
 
photo of Jennifer L. Holm
Jennifer L. Holm is the New York Times bestselling and three-time Newbery Honor Winning author of multiple novels for young readers, including Sunny...
 
Photo of Donalyn Miller.
Donalyn Miller is a leading expert on independent reading, children’s literature, and the author of two bestsellers, The Book Whisperer and Reading in the...
 
Photo of Mr. Schu
John Schu (AKA Mr. Schu) is a blogger, a part-time lecturer at Rutgers University, and the Ambassador of School Libraries for Scholastic Book Fairs. Every day...
 

Workshop Presenters

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Lynmara Colón brings the perspective of a teacher, assistant principal, and principal—positions she has held since joining education in 2003 — to her...

photo of Mahnaz Dar
Mahnaz Dar is reference and professional reading editor at School Library Journal and Library Journal (LJS). She is the editor of the annual...

Photo of Chad Everett.
Chad Everett currently serves as a middle school literacy coach in north Mississippi. He is a self-proclaimed literacy and technology geek. His...

photo of Jennifer L. Holm
Jennifer L. Holm is the New York Times bestselling and three-time Newbery Honor Winning author of multiple novels for young readers,...

photo of Valinda Kimmel
Valinda Kimmel is a literacy expert for kindergarten through eighth grades, working with schools and districts across the U.S., where she facilitates...

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Lariza Liner, an educator for 18 years and a campus principal for nine, is an instructional leader that strives to continually promote a positive and...

photo of Erika S. Long
Erika Long is in her fifth year working in school libraries. She is currently a middle-school librarian for Metro Nashville Public Schools. Erika is...

Photo of Donalyn Miller.
Donalyn Miller is a leading expert on independent reading, children’s literature, and the author of two bestsellers, The Book Whisperer and Reading...

photo of Kiera Parrott
Kiera Parrott is the reviews director for Library Journal (LJ) and School Library Journal (SLJ), where she oversees the review of...

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Pernille Ripp, since she was a child growing up in Denmark, knew she wanted to work with kids. She began her journey in education as a math resource...

Photo of Mr. Schu
John Schu (AKA Mr. Schu) is a blogger, a part-time lecturer at Rutgers University, and the Ambassador of School Libraries for Scholastic Book Fairs...