2014 Tentative Schedule

This is a tentative schedule of major speakers and events.  A detailed schedule of workshops and presentations will be available in January. Continuing education units (CEUs) will be available for Mississippi educators.  Exact credits for each session will be available with the complete schedule in January.

Wednesday, April 9

9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.      Workshops and Breakout Sessions

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.         Lunch on your own

1:30 p.m.                     Welcome Session

1:45 - 2:45 p.m.           General Session with M.T. Anderson

3 – 4 p.m.                    de Grummond Lecture with Kathi Appelt

4:15 – 5:15 p.m.           Autographing (Barnes & Noble) and Second Chance Breakout Sessions

7 - 8 p.m.                     Coleen Salley Storytelling Award with Mary Hamilton

Thursday, April 10

9 - 10 a.m.                   Medallion Session with Christopher Paul Curtis

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.       Autographing (Barnes & Noble) and Second Chance Breakout Sessions

12 – 1:30 p.m.             Ezra Jack Keats Awards Luncheon ($20)

1:30– 2:30 p.m.           Autographing (Barnes & Noble) and

1:30-2:30 p.m.             Second Chance Breakout Sessions and Poster Presentations

2:45-3:45 p.m.             Workshops and Breakout Sessions

4 – 5 p.m.                    Keats Lecture with Karen Nelson Hoyle

Friday, April 11

9 – 10 a.m.                  General Session with Leda Schubert

10:00 – 11:30 a.m.       Autographing (Barnes & Noble) and Second Chance Breakout Sessions

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.         Luncheon with David Small and Sarah Stewart ($20)

1:45 – 4 p.m.               Workshops and Sessions