Thursday, October 7
8:30–9am Welcome, Housekeeping, WhoVa help
9–10:15 am Opening Keynote by Jessica Rector
Jessica’s mission is simple: transform lives. A former TV talk show host, she uses her company’s research and personal experiences to help people uplevel their performance, while reducing burnout. She has written ten books and consults with companies and training teams. Learn more at jessicarector.com.
10:30am–12pm Breakout Session 1
1–2pm Breakout Session 2
SESSION ADDED: What’s New with Titlewave?
Learn more about this online tool for collection development that helps support DEI, SEL, and your school’s learning initiatives. Representative from Follett
2–3pm Vendors and Exhibitors
3–4pm Breakout Session 3
4:10–5:10pm Breakout Session 4
5:30–6:30pm Awards or Happy HourFriday, October 8
8–8:50am Interest Group Meetings
9–10am Breakout Session 5
10–10:50am WLA Business Meeting
11am–12pm Breakout Session 6
12–1:15pm Closing Address by Dr. Jewell Parker Rhodes
Jewell is an award-winning author of books for youth and a regular speaker at schools, colleges, and conferences. The driving force behind all of Jewell’s work is to inspire social justice, equity, and environmental stewardship. She is the Founding Artistic Director of the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing and Narrative Studies Professor and Virginia G. Piper Endowed Chair at Arizona State University. Learn more at jewellparkerrhodes.com.
2–3pm Executive Board Meeting