2020 Conference Roll Call

Written by Lindsey Kimery

Stop right now and read this post! If you joined us this summer for the TASL Virtual Road Trip, then you know this year’s annual conference will look a little different as it will be completely virtual, but it is going to be out of sight! Today is a great day to take two minutes and register for our annual conference, TASL Virtual! We are counting down the days until September 25th!



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TASL Virtual Conference

This year’s theme is Turn the Page. Cost for TASL members is $55 and non-members is $110. Conference registration for out-of-state attendees is $85. Once you register, you will be sent a link to SCHED so that you can start planning your day! #NoTimeLikeThePresent

What is happening at this year’s conference?

The conference will kick off on September 25, 2020 with the annual business meeting and TASL Awards. Saturday, September 26 will kick off bright and early with the pre-conference exhibit hall and Coffee Con.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from Alice Faye DuncanScott ReintgenDr. Kristen Mattson, former AASL president and ALA Policy Corp member Steven YatesKelly Starling Lyons, and Tiffany Jewell, as well as a host of our talented TASL members! You’ll not only earn 6 hours of professional development, but this is our chance to learn together, connect, and return to our schools full of ideas and feeling refreshed and energized to do the work to support our students and school communities! 

You can also enjoy a special edition of Book Joy Live with Mr. Schu with author/ illustrator Oge Mora and author Veera Hiranandani during our Happy Hour on Friday, September 25, following the annual TASL Awards and our annual business meeting. 

Connect with local authors and illustrators during our Coffee-Con panels, featuring Alice Faye Duncan, Susan Eaddy, Jessica Young, Rita Lorraine Hubbard, Kristin O’Donnell Tubb, Jamie Sumner, Stephanie Faris, Caroline Brooks DuBois, Sharon Cameron, and Andrew Maraniss!

How Can You Help?

Register today and post the “I’m attending TASLVirtual20” badge to your social media and share why you’re excited about attending. Be sure to use #TASLVirtual20 and include the link to our conference website: www.tasltn.org/conference

Sample Tweet:I’m attending #TASLVirtual20! I’m excited to learn from so many amazing authors, illustrators, and school library leaders! Register and join us! #TASLVirtual20 www.tasltn.org/conference

Help spread the word; share conference information with your fellow school librarians in your district and encourage them to attend!

Visit the TASL website for information and registration! Once you register, you will be sent a link to SCHED so that you can start planning your day!

Thanks for helping us spread the word! 

Lindsey Kimery is the Coordinator of Library Services for MNPS and is TASL, President-Elect/ Conference Chair

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