July 10-12, 2017
This three day interactive institute is designed for teachers, reading specialists, coaches, librarians, and supervisors.This year's theme is focused on diversity and the use of culturally responsive and relevant literature in classrooms to expand and cultivate respect for and among various groups.
Prof. Chrystena Hahn
Dr. Ellen Pozzi
Professors Tony Joachim & Yvonne Roux
Prof. Margaret Renn
Margaret is on vacation. I'll post when she returns.
Award-winning author of fiction and nonfiction. In 2016 she published Watched, a timely novel that examines what it's like to grow up under surveillance, something many Americans experience and most Muslim Americans know.
Her website is: http://www.marinabudhos.com/
Daniel Jose Older wrote the YA fantasy novel, Shadowshaper, a New York Times Notable Book of 2015, the Andre Norton Award, the Locus, the Mythopoeic Award, the International Latino Book Award, and named one of Esquire's 80 Books Every Person Should Read.
His website is: http://danieljoseolder.net/