Thursday Evening
7:00 – 8:30 PM

Presiding:  Christina Tingwald, President, Nebraska State Reading Association
WELCOME FROM THE CITY OF KEARNEY
INTRODUCTIONS:  NDE, NSRA State Officers, Local Council Presidents
RECOGNITIONS:  Student Ambassadors and NSRA Past Presidents
ANNOUNCEMENTS
GREETINGS FROM ILA AND SPEAKER:
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PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL LITERACY ASSOCIATION

DIANE BARONE
(Click on Speaker Name for Bio & Publications)

Exploring the Visual in Picturebooks
This keynote will share the importance of the visual within picturebooks.  We will explore how visual information guides comprehension.  Within the keynote will be ways to support students in engaging in the visual aspects of text.  Get ready to see the newest picturebooks and enjoy.

IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE GENERAL SESSION
A Social Event with Music, Complimentary Drinks & Hors d’oeuvres

Celebrating ILA publication of Literacy Strong All Year Long
Meet NSRA Officers, President Diane Barone, and Valerie Ellery (Author)