From Section-specific events to a thoughtfully chosen program, you’ll notice an energized focus on crafting sessions that speak to the complexities of teaching students in the middle grades and bringing leading authors and educators to the podium. Discover new ideas, new tools, and new friends!
Throughout the Convention there are nearly 250 sessions designated of interest to middle level educators, but you’ll find plenty of interest at other levels as well. Among the topics are the following:
Don’t miss these middle level favorites:
Middle Level Meet-Up: Kick off your Convention experience with this gathering of middle level attendees that features speakers and the chance to hear from Section leaders.
Thursday, Nov. 16, 5:30–7:00 p.m.
ALAN at NCTE: Hear from a popular author during this much-loved ALAN Breakfast event on Saturday, Nov. 18, 7:00–9:15 a.m. If you’re looking for even deeper immersion in YA lit, you might enjoy the ALAN Workshop, Monday–Tuesday, Nov. 20–21. Every registrant will get a box of books! Both of these events can be added when you register for the Convention.
Middle Level Luncheon: This event will feature a keynote speaker, award presentations, and announcements from leaders of the Middle Level Section.
Friday, Nov. 17, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
#MakersInTheMiddle is a series of incredible learning experiences on the program. This year’s sessions include:
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