February 21-22, 2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019
Thursday At a Glance
Friday, February 22, 2019
Friday At a Glance

Donald R. Bear
Professor in Literacy Education and
Author of
Words Their Way

Twitter: @beardonald

 

 

Bernadette Dwyer
ILA Chair
Lecturer & Researcher of Literacy Studies
Twitter: @dwyerbe

Tanny McGregor 
K-12 Curriculum Specialist & Consultant
Author of Comprehension Connections
and Genre Connections
Twitter: @TannyMcG

 

Kelli Westmoreland
Effective Instruction using Classroom Libraries
CEO of KelliWest Educational Resources
Twitter: @kelliwest

Mary Ann Manning Scholarship & Awards Banquet
7:00 – 9:00 PM
Social Hour 6:00-7:00 PM (cash bar)
Keynote Speaker: Clayton Anderson,  “Turn Pages into Dreams”

Clayton C. Anderson
Astronaut and Author
Twitter:@Astro_Clay

Friday, February 22, 2019

Monica Burns
EdTech Consultant

Author of Tasks Before Apps: & #FormativeTech:
Twitter: @ClassTechTips

 

Lydia Kang
Author of young adult fiction, adult fiction & non-fiction, & poetry
Twitter: @LydiaYKang

Bernadette Dwyer
ILA Chair
Lecturer & Researcher of Literacy Studies
Twitter: @dwyerbe

Felicia Webster
Storyteller and a Multi- Dimensional Artist
Twitter: @WithloveFelicia

 

April Henry
NY Times Bestselling Author for teens & adults
The Lonely Dead is scheduled for release on January 29. 
Twitter: @aprilhenrybooks

Kelli Westmoreland
Effective Instruction using Classroom Libraries
CEO of KelliWest Educational Resources
Twitter: @kelliwest

Barbara Boroson
Author of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Twitter: @BarbaraBoroson

Bruce Arant
Illustrator whose work captures the emotion of the moment, to “tell the story” without words.
Twitter: @ArantBruce

Judy Young
Children’s Book Author
The Wild World of Buck Bray Series,
plus many more
Twitter: @Judy_Young

Colleen Schmit 
Bilingual Evaluator
Author of Crisscross Applesauce 
Twitter: @fourmonkeypress

Stephanie Burdic
Teacher-Librarian Millard North High School
Co-Chair – Young Adults Choices Committee (ILA) 2008 – Present
Twitter: @saburdic


Ann Marie Stephens
Author of Picture Books
Blog: http://2happyteachers.blogspot.com

Twitter: @AMStephens_

 

Friday’s Luncheons

Choose from 1 of 4 choices. Register early in order to reserve your preferred choice. All students will attend the SEAN Luncheon.

1) Judy Young – Counting Her Lucky StarsJoin Judy as she relates her unique and humorous story of how her career changed from a speech/language pathologist in the schools to an award-winning author!

2) April Henry – The Stories Behind the Stories:How every book begins with other books. April’s stories behind the stories will give educators the tools and insights they need to hook students and make them want to read.

3) Nebraska Reading Improvement Act Panel Luncheon – Moderator, Marissa Payzant, NDE English Language Arts Education Specialist. Join us for a lunch panel discussion where you will learn about the Nebraska Reading Improvement Act and its implications for early literacy across the state and in your own classroom. We’ll also take some time for a Q & A before the end of the sessions.

4) Personal Reflection Time – select an area in the Ramada to enjoy your lunch

Student SEAN Luncheon Meet and Greet