SHENANDOAH UNIVERSITY CHILDREN’S LITERATURE CONFERENCE
FOR THE LOVE OF AN AUTHOR
June 24-28, 2019
Those of us involved with Shenandoah University Children’s Literature Conference
love what we do — finding the best and brightest authors and illustrators
of children’s literature and bringing them to Winchester, Virginia
to enrich other educators’ lives. We look forward
to having you join us for our 34th Annual Conference.
2019 Conference Details
For the past 33 years, the Children’s Literature Conference at Shenandoah University has been striving to share with teachers and librarians the best that children’s literature has to offer. Join us for this year’s 34th annual conference and study with the highly talented authors and illustrators who will be presenting.
June 24-28, 2019 | 9 am-4 pm
Halpin-Harrison Hall (HHH), 2nd floor
Shenandoah University, Winchester Campus
600 Millwood Avenue Winchester, VA 22601
Monday, June 24, 2018 | 7:30-8:45 am
For more information, email us at email@example.com or call 540-545-7215
2019 Authors and Illustrators
- Kevin Henkes
- Kwame Alexander
- Yuyi Morales
- Bob Shea
- Denise Fleming
- Brian Lies
- Aisha Saeed
- Kevin Lewis
- Dashka Slater
- Chris Barton
- Adam Rex
- Ben Hatke
- Adam Gidwitz
- Scott Magoon
- Colby Sharp
- Leslie Connor
Come out to “Rockin’ The Library!”
SU kicks off its weeklong 34rd annual Children’s Literature Conference June 24 with a day of presentations, workshops, and “Rockin’ the Library” at Handley Library! “Rockin’ the Library” is free and open to the public. It draws hundreds of people who want to celebrate the joy of reading. Participate in the event, along with some special guests of our author’s creation. Join us for free books, cupcakes, and activities beginning at 5:30 pm on June 24.
34th Annual Children’s Literature Conference Registration
Attend the conference for three hours of graduate credit, three hours of undergraduate credit, or attend for no credit.
If you are a current SU student and would like to attend this conference for credit, OR if you would like to attend on a school P.O. please contact Jamie Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
2019 Conference Rates
|ENG 503 CL3||Graduate 3 credit hours||$695|
|EDU 325 CL3||Undergraduate 3 credit hours||$695|
|ENG 502 CL3||Graduate 3 credit hours||$695|
|Conference Only | No Credit||Rates|
|Full Week||Conference only: Week||$395|
|One Day||Conference only: Per Day||$125|
|Housing||SU Dinner: Friday lunch & housing||Rates|
|Single Room||June 23-28, 2019*||$300|
|Double Room||June 23-28, 2019*||$275|
|*Students check-out on June 28, 2019|
Conference & Credit Registration
Attend the Children’s Literature Conference to learn from world-renowned, award-winning authors and illustrators and earn 3 hours of credit!
Bibliography or papers are due by August 23, 2019. Transcripts will be mailed by October 25, 2019.
The writing section will focus on critical writing and writing in the content areas.
The literature section will introduce techniques for using children’s literature to teach reading and writing.
To receive three hours of graduate credit, you must compile an annotated bibliography of children’s literature or submit a major, documented paper investigating some aspect of material discussed during the conference.
Conference Non-Credit Registration
Attend the Children’s Literature Conference to learn from world-renown, award-winning authors and illustrators with out earning credits!
You may attend for the entire, week-long conference or attend only on select days.
Stay in Campus Housing
A limited number of single and double occupancy residence hall rooms, with board included, will be available. All rooms are equipped with private baths and contain their own adjustable heating/air-conditioning units. Room fees include meal costs, Sunday dinner through Friday lunch in Allen Dining Hall. Check-in starts Sunday June 24, and check-out is on Friday June 29.
- Single Rooms: Will be available at a rate $300
- Double Rooms: Will be available at a rate $275 per person
- Hotels/Motels: Several hotels/motels are within easy walking distance of the University. More information will be provided upon request.
Stay in Winchester
Shenandoah University Please email email@example.com for a list of local accommodations.
Children's Literature Conference Faculty
Dr. Karen Huff
Dr. Karen Huff is the coordinator of the elementary education program at Shenandoah University. In addition to teaching at the university level, she has taught elementary and nursery children and has also conducted numerous workshops for parent groups and in-service training.
Dr. Mary Bowser
Dr. Mary Bowser is the coordinator of the secondary education program at Shenandoah University and teaches courses in undergraduate and graduate education. A former high school English teacher, Dr. Bowser has conducted writing workshops for teachers and administrators throughout the south.
Linda Sittig, co-author of New Kid in School: Using Literature to Help Children in Transition, is a reading consultant for Loudoun County Schools. She received the 1993 Eleanor Johnson Award from the International Reading Association for the Outstanding Elementary Language Arts Teacher of the Year.