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Step 1 – Registration

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Step 2 – Conference Pricing & Checkout

(Deadline – October 31, 2022/Pricing increases after October 31)

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Current Members Conference Fee – $130

 

Student Conference Fee (WVRA Membership Included) -$60

 

Conference Fee (WVRA Membership Included) – $160

 

Conference Fee + Thursday Author Luncheon with Carylee Carrington (WVRA Membership Included) – $210

Carylee Carrington is a passionate literacy advocate, children’s book author, and host of the literary streaming show Read With Carylee. Her books, Everyone, Just Like Me (Archway Publishing, 2018) and Pretty Hair (Archway Publishing, 2019), help children learn to embrace and celebrate differences and create a kinder future. As a devoted advocate for the arts, Carylee serves as a board member on The Prince William County Arts Council and Reading Is Fundamental Northern Virginia Chapter, and has presented at schools along the East Coast. Her interactive children’s literary show, Read With Carylee, is available on YouTube, SoulVisionTV, and via her podcast, and introduces children to authors from diverse backgrounds, allowing the authors to read their books aloud in their own voice. Carylee is living her dream of bringing unique stories and authors to children around the world.

 

Conference Fee + Friday Author Luncheon with Cat Pleska (WVRA Membership Included) – $210

Cat Pleska, award-winning author, educator, president of Mountain State Press, and oral historian, holds an MFA in creative nonfiction writing and an MA in Humanities. Her memoir, Riding on Comets was published by West Virginia University Press, 2015. Cat edited three anthologies and her essays have appeared in Still: The Journal, Heartwood Magazine, Change 7 Magazine, and many others. She teaches creative writing full time in the English department at Marshall University.

 

Conference Fee + Thursday & Friday Author Luncheons (WVRA Membership Included) – $260

 

Non-Member Conference Fee – $180

 

Greenbrier Room Rate – $199 + fees. Please call (855) 453-4858 to book.


For Vendors

Deadline – October 22, 2022

The West Virginia Reading Association is the oldest professional organization in West Virginia committed to literacy instruction in the Mountain State. During the annual conference, over 500 educators from all over West Virginia and several surrounding states will go through the Exhibit Hall. This conference provides an opportunity for vendors to showcase some of their new and exciting materials.

Call for Vendors Packet

Register for 1 Table  – $325

Register for 2 Tables – $650

Register for 3 Tables – $975


For Authors

Deadline – October 16, 2022

We invite visiting authors to network and sell autographed copies of their books during the conference.

Call for Authors Packet

Organizer

Angela Curfman
Nov 17-18, 2022
All-Day Event

The Greenbrier

101 W. Main Street
White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986

Schedule

Thursday, November 17, 2022

7:30am-3:30pm  Exhibits and Networking

7:30am-8:30am    Registration

8:30am-9:45am     Opening Session & Keynote Presentation

10:00am-11:45am   Concurrent Sessions & Workshops

12:00pm-1:00pm   Author Luncheon & Lunch

1:05pm-1:25pm   Welcome Back!

1:30pm-3:15pm  Concurrent Sessions & Workshops

3:30pm-4:30pm   Closing Session & Keynote Presentation

 

Friday, November 18, 2022

8:30am-12:30pm Exhibits & Networking

8:45am-9:45am Opening Session & Keynote Presentation

10:15am-11:00am  Concurrent Sessions & Workshops

11:10am-11:40pm  Roundtable Talks

11:45am-12:15pm  Showcases

12:30pm-1:30pm  Author Luncheon & Lunch

1:45pm-3:00pm  Closing of Conference & Keynote Presentation