Chicago, IL

Location Info

Event Date: 
June 21
Venue: 
Donald E Stephens Convention Center
Address: 
5555 North River Road Rosemont, IL 60018
Venue Phone: 
847-692-2220

Featured Speakers

Byron is the Chairman of the National Family Engagement Alliance (NFEA), a nonprofit dedicated to transforming education. Byron serves as the Director of...
 
When Dav Pilkey was a kid, he suffered from ADHD, dyslexia, and behavioral problems. Dav was so disruptive in class that his teachers made him sit out in the...
 
Donalyn Miller taught upper elementary and middle school students in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and was a finalist for 2010 Texas Elementary Teacher of the...
 
John Schumacher (AKA Mr. Schu) is a blogger, a part-time lecturer at Rutgers University, and the Ambassador of School Libraries for Scholastic Book Fairs. He...
 

Workshop Presenters

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

Colby Sharp is a fifth-grade teacher at Parma Elementary School in downtown Parma, Michigan. He is the editor of The Creativity Project, and the co-...

Franki Sibberson is a fifth-grade teacher in Dublin, Ohio. She has spent 30 years teaching students at the elementary level. She is currently the...

Jess Lifshitz teaches fifth-grade literacy in Northbrook, Illinois, at Meadowbrook Elementary School. As a teacher for 15 years, she has the absolute...

Jillian Heise, NBCT, is currently pursuing her MLIS and spends her days recommending books to kids as a K-5 Library Media Specialist in southeastern...

Katherine Sokolowski has taught for more than 20 years, from kindergarten through seventh grade, and currently teaches seventh grade in Monticello,...

Formerly a fourth and fifth-grade English teacher, Pernille Ripp’s mission has always been to help students discover their superpower. Now a seventh-...

Rhonda has been in her school district for 19 years. She has taught third grade, fifth grade, and served as a reading specialist at the high school...

Sue Haney is the principal at Parma Elementary School. She has served as a teacher, a guidance counselor, a district curriculum director, and now...

Dr. Teri Lesesne teaches courses in literature for children, tweens, and teens. Prior to that, Teri taught middle school ELAR for 15 years. She is...