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Children's Literature Symposium
Tuesday, April 16, 2024, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM CDT
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Children's Literature Symposium: Stories Empowered

Tuesday, April 16, 2024
2:30 - 4:00 pm CT / 3:30 - 5:00 pm ET
virtual via Zoom
Offered in collaboration with AISA, FCIS, NCAIS, MAIS, and VAIS

Target Audience: Language Arts and K-8 teachers, Lower and Middle School Division Directors and Academic/Curricular Leads, Librarians, and any educators looking for high quality resources for teaching writing and literature or who are interested in children's literature

Symposium Highlights:

  • Storytelling Superpowers: discover innovative ways to engage students with the power of storytelling.
  • Materials and Resources: access high-quality materials to enhance your teaching of children's literature.
  • Keynote Address: enjoy an engaging keynote from Francesco Sedita, creator of The Pathfinder series, the Emmy-winning The Who Was? Show on Netflix, and The Miss Popularity series.
  • Meet and Connect with Authors: interact with and learn from children's literature authors who will help you enrich your work with students.


Keynote Address:   2:30 - 2:50pm CT / 3:30 - 3:50pm ET
Breakout Intro:        2:50 - 2:55pm CT / 3:50 - 3:55pm ET
Breakout #1:            2:55 - 3:15pm CT / 3:55 - 4:15pm ET
Breakout #2:            3:15 - 3:40pm CT / 4:15 - 4:40pm ET
Breakout #3:            3:40 - 4:00pm CT / 4:40 - 5:00pm ET
Closing Remarks:    4:00pm CT          / 5:00pm ET





Pricing Per Person: 
TAIS Member Schools: $50
Guests: $100
Registration closes Monday, April 15th at 5 pm CST


**Please note**: The Children's Lit Symposium will NOT be recorded, given the interactive nature of the workshop. If you cannot attend live but wish to receive the materials provided, please register to receive materials shared after the event.

A few days prior to the event, all registrants will receive a calendar invite with a Zoom link for the symposium.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please reach out to TAIS.