Registration is now available for the 2015 Ohio Kentucky Indiana Children’s Literature Conference! Our 2015 conference, Full S.T.E.A.M Ahead: Using the Powerful ARTS of Language, Literacy and Literature, features Kathi Appelt, Eric Litwin, and Jeffrey Ebbeler and will be held November 7, 2015, at Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Kentucky.
Early bird registration for the conference is $85.00. This rate is available through October 16, 2015. After that date, registration is $90.00. Full-time student registration, with valid i.d. is $35.00. This year online registration is also available. The link can be found on the OKI website: http://oki.nku.edu/registration/ Those using the online/credit card method of registration will be charged the conference registration fee plus a $3.00 processing fee per registrant.
The Campbell County Public Library (KY) will host a free public event featuring the conference authors at the Carrico/Ft. Thomas branch from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Friday, November 6, 2015.
Also, an exhibition of Jeffrey Ebbeler's artwork will be on display in the Thomas More Art Gallery from November 5 - November 24, 2015. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, November 5, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. A gallery talk, open to the public and led by Jeffrey Ebbeler, is scheduled for Monday, November 16 from 1:15-2:00 p.m. These events will take place on the campus of Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, KY.
Please consider nominating one of your colleagues for the OKI Charlotte Decker Memorial Award. The award recognizes an individual whose extraordinary efforts have encouraged others to support literacy in youth through time, service and philanthropy. The nomination form is available on the OKI website: http://oki.nku.edu/memorial_award/ Nominations must be submitted no later than October 9, 2015.
We are also very pleased that the conference is supported in part by the Kentucky Humanities Council.
We look forward to you joining us for the 2015 OKI Children’s Literature Conference http://oki.nku.edu
Questions may be directed to: Jennifer Smith, Ph.D.
Ohio Kentucky Indiana Children’s Literature Conference
Chair, Executive Committee
Northern Kentucky University
Highland Heights, KY 41099