Annual Convention: November 17-20, 2022      2022 Dates & Deadlines


Thursday 11/17

9:30—10:45 a.m. PT—A Sessions
11:00 a.m.—12:15 p.m. PT—B Sessions
11:30 a.m.—3:30 p.m. PT—Workshops
1:00—2:15 p.m. PT—C Sessions
2:30—3:45 p.m. PT—D Sessions
4:00—5:30 p.m. PT—Opening General Session with Javier Zamora
5:45—7:15 p.m. PT—Section Get-Togethers

Thursday’s Session Titles and Descriptions

Friday 11/18

7:00—7:45 a.m. PT—First-Timers Welcome Breakfast
8:00—9:15 a.m. PT—Friday General Session with Ibram X. Kendi and Nic Stone
9:30—10:45 a.m. PT—E Sessions
11:00 a.m.—12:15 p.m. PT—F Sessions
11:30 a.m.—1:30 p.m. PT—ELATE Luncheon with Ashley C. Ford
11:30 a.m.—1:30 p.m. PT—Middle Level Luncheon with David Bowles
12:30—1:45 p.m. PT—G Sessions
2:00—3:15 p.m. PT—H Sessions
3:30—4:45 p.m. PT—I Sessions
5:00—6:30 p.m. PT—Annual Business Meeting
6:45—8:30 p.m. PT—All-Attendee Event with Yuyi Morales
8:00—9:30 p.m. PT—Cultural Celebration

Friday’s Session Titles and Descriptions

Saturday 11/19

7:00—9:15 a.m. PT—ALAN Breakfast with Angeline Boulley
7:30—8:45 a.m. PT—Awards Session
8:00—9:15 a.m. PT—J Sessions
9:30—10:45 a.m. PT—Saturday General Session with Seema Yasmin
11:00 a.m.—12:15 p.m. PT—K Sessions
12:30—2:30 p.m. PT—Secondary Section Luncheon
12:30—2:30 p.m. PT—Children’s Book Awards Luncheon with Kaela Rivera and Traci N. Todd
12:30—1:45 p.m. PT—L Sessions
2:45—4:00 p.m. PT—M Sessions
4:15—5:30 p.m. PT—N Sessions
6:00—7:15 p.m. PT—Special Interest Group Sessions

Saturday’s Session Titles and Descriptions

Sunday 11/20

7:00—8:45 a.m. PT—Children’s Literature Assembly Breakfast with Jerry Craft
7:00—8:45 a.m. PT—Affiliate Breakfast with Shelley Rodrigo
9:00—10:15 a.m. PT—O Sessions
10:30—11:45 a.m. PT—P Sessions
10:30 a.m.—12:00 p.m. PT—National Writing Project Brunch with Kent State’s Wick Poetry Center
12:00—1:30 p.m. PT—Closing General Session with Andrea Wang and Jason Chin
1:30—5:30 p.m. PT—CEL Annual Convention

Sunday’s Session Titles and Descriptions

Program subject to change due to changes by presenters; watch this website and the Convention app for updates.

Monday 11/21

8:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m. PT—CEL Annual Convention

CEL Convention Program

8:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m. PT—ALAN Workshop

Tuesday 11/22

8:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m. PT—CEL Annual Convention

CEL Convention Program

8:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m. PT—ALAN Workshop

* Hours are subject to change; more information will be added as schedule is finalized.





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