Each month we post upcoming free virtual conferences to our training calendar page. Here are the the offerings coming up for May:
Wednesday, May 5 (1:30 pm)
Heart Mountain Presentation with Sam Mihara (Wyoming Department of Education)
Heart Mountain internee Sam Mihara will address Wyoming 7-12 students in grades 7-12. Mihara, who was imprisoned at the Heart Mountain Relocation Center in northwest Wyoming as a 9-year-old boy during World War II, will share his recollections of the experience during a Zoom talk. Teachers will need to register their classes by 5 p.m. on May 4. The session will also be live streamed on YouTube.
Tuesday, May 20 (7 am-4 pm)
SLJ Day of Dialog 2021 (School Library Journal)
Come hear about the latest and most exciting forthcoming titles for children, tweens, and teens, from picture books and nonfiction to graphic novels and YA, and engage in Q&A sessions with authors and illustrators. There will also be opportunities to visit the virtual exhibit hall to network with leading publishers, enjoy additional author chats, and download digital galleys and other free resources.
Tuesday, May 25 and Wednesday, May 26
Indigenous Voices: Authentic Children’s Literature in the Classroom & Library (San Diego County Office of Education)
Hear from Indigenous authors and educators.