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Professional Development

I {heart} conferences. Do you? The thing is money is tight right now, making conferences a little more difficult to attend. So I’m excited to share with you TWO super reasonably priced conferences with incredible presenters in the field.

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Dublin’s lineup includes:

Eric  Litwin and James Dean — You know, the team behind PETE THE CAT.

Sharon Draper — She’s published 27 books for tweens, teens, and teachers.

James Preller — The author of more than 80 books for children, including the Jigsaw Jones Mystery series.

Bob Shea — Children’s book author of NEW SOCKS, BIG PLANS and DINOSAUR VERSUS BEDTIME.

Ruth Ayres — Humbled to be on this list. 🙂

Donalyn Miller — Teacher extraordinaire and author of THE BOOK WHISPERER.

William Kist — Associate professor at Kent State University and author of NEW LITERACIES IN ACTION and THE SOCIALLY NETWORKED CLASSROOM.

Bill Bass — He works with teachers as a Technology Integration Specialist and the author of the  forthcoming book, FROM INSPIRATION TO RED CARPET: HOSTING A STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL.

It’s not too late to register! For more information, click here.

Also, the registration is up for the All Write Summer Institute.

All Write Summer Institute. June 21-22, 2012. Warsaw, IN. Click on the image for more information.


Katie Wood Ray

Jim Burke

Ruth Ayres

Patrick Allen

Debbie Diller

Ralph Fletcher

Donalyn Miller

Franki Sibberson

April Pulley Sayre

Check out the All Write 2012 registration — but sit down first because you’ll be shocked at the low price.

What are your plans for upcoming professional development. Will I see you at either of these conferences?

Ruth Ayres View All

Unhurried. Finding the magic in the middle of living. Capturing a life of ridiculous grace + raw stories.

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