If you are passionate about Teen Services you won't want to miss this
two day intensive training. You will walk away with BIG ideas on
advocacy, development, literature, collections, booktalking, zines,
indie culture, graphic novels and so much more!
TEEN SERVICES CONFERENCE: BIG IDEAS, NOW!
Location: University of Toronto, Faculty of Information Studies
Date: April 30 and May 1, 2004 Time: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Michael Cart, Author, lecturer, critic, and consultant. He is the
Grolier Award-winning author of eleven books and the founding editor
of Rush Hour, a literary journal for readers aged 16 to 22. Former
Director of the Beverly Hills (CA) Public Library and a Past President
of the Young Adult Library Services Association, Michael appointed and
chaired the task force that created the prestigious Michael L. Printz
Award. A the task force that created the prestigious Michael L. Printz
Award. A recognized expert in young adult library services and young
adult literature, which he teaches at UCLA, Michael is a Booklist
columnist and reviewer and currently serves as President of ALAN (the
Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of the National Council of
Teachers of English).
Other confirmed speakers include: Tim Wynne-Jones, Lisa Heggum, Ken
Setterington, Hal Niedzviecki, Marc Ngui, Stuart Ross, Dawna Rowlson,
Katherine Parrish, Jennifer Hubert, Laura Reed, Starr Jacobs, Paulette
Rothbauer, Alex Rowlson, Youth Advisory Group members
Topics include: advocacy, adolescent development, literature,
collections, booktalking, zines, indie culture, graphic novels, gender
and literacy, teen areas, encouraging creativity, programs, advisory
groups, outreach, community involvement, class visits, technology
(websites, weblogs, MOOs), underserved teens (queer, immigrant, at
Full conference: Members, $189.00 / Non-members, $249.00.
Any one day: Members, $119.00 / Non-members, $169.00
Full details on for this two day workshop and registration can be
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