6:30 – 8:30 PM

Presiding:  Rebecca Bartlett, President-Elect, Nebraska State Reading Association
Awards:  Scholarships, Distinguished Educator, Celebrate Literacy Award
Councils receiving ALL STAR recognition:  Apple Valley, Central, Eastern, East Central, Mid-Nebraska



Featured Speaker:  Patricia Polacco
Patricia Polacco is the author and illustrator of more than 50 books for children.  Her presentations deal with topics found in her books such as her learning disabilities, her family, heroic teachers in her life, and the pain she suffered from teasing.  She reveals very personal emotional issues as well as having a lot of fun remembering family. 
Patricia’s presentation will uplift and motivate, empower you to think about your own story, your own family, how you treat others, and to embrace multi-cultural and multi-generational lives.