Conference 2020 Updates
Wednesday Evening Banquet
Thursday Sessions by
Featured Speakers and Nebraska Literacy Experts
General Session
Exhibit Hall Grand Opening
Luncheon
Poetry Slam
Friday Morning and Afternoon Workshops
by Featured Speakers
MaryAnn Manning Scholarship and Awards Luncheon


WEDNESDAY EVENING BANQUET
KEYNOTE BY GERRY BROOKS”
“Climate and Culture… It’s Up To You”


GERRY BROOKS
Principal, Dad, Husband, Fun Maker, Public Speaker, and Author
@GerryBrooksPrin


THURSDAY FEATURED SPEAKERS

GENERAL SESSION
JONATHAN FRIESEN, KEYNOTE SPEAKER
“Literacy: More than Words”
Description

EXHIBIT HALL GRAND OPENING

SESSIONS BY FEATURED SPEAKERS AND
NEBRASKA LITERACY EXPERTS

LUNCHEON: LESA CLINE-RANSOME AND JAMES EARL RANSOME
“A Book, A Page, A World:
The Artistic Journey of an Author and Illustrator”
Description


POETRY SLAM

EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

GERRY BROOKS
Principal, Dad, Husband, Fun Maker, Public Speaker, and Author
@GerryBrooksPrin
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JILL ESBAUM
Author
@JEsbaum
Titles

JONATHAN FRIESEN
Author, Speaker, and Youth Writing Coach
@FriesenJonathan
Title 

JAMES RANSOME
Award-winning Illustrator and Author
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KATHY N. HEADLEY
ILA President 2019-2020
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LESA CLINE-RANSOME
Award-winning Children’s Author
@lclineransome
Title and Description


MAR. HARMAN
Speaker and Musician
@musicwithmar
Titles and Descriptions

KRISTIN ZIEMKE
Speaker and Author
@KristinZiemke
Titles


FRIDAY WORKSHOPS WITH FEATURED SPEAKERS

MARYANN MANNING SCHOLARSHIP AND AWARDS LUNCHEON:
ROB BUYEA, KEYNOTE SPEAKER
“The Story Behind the Perfect Score”
Description

EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

 

FRANK SERAFINI
Literacy Consultant
@doctorserafini
Titles

JAN HASBROUCK
Educational Consultant
@JanHasbrouck
Titles and Descriptions

 

ROB BUYEA
Children’s Author and
Golden Sower Nominee Perfect Score
@RobBuyea
Title and Description

KATHY N. HEADLEY
ILA President 2019-2020
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MAR. HARMAN
Speaker and Musician
@musicwithmar
Title and Description

MATT MASON
Nebraska State Poet
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COLBY SHARP
Author of The Creativity Project
@ColbySharp
Titles and Descriptions


    ABBY BURKE                RHEA HOCKSTEIN
      NDE Reading Specialist    NDE Special Education
@NDE_Reads

Title and Description