Annual Conference 2018

November 29-December 1

Gearing up for the Future Conference Theme

Williamsburg, VA

Individual Registration
Group Registration


Keynote Speakers

Thursday: Leslie Preddy, an AASL Past-President

Friday: Alan Gratz, best-selling author

Friday Awards Banquet: April Henry, best-selling author

Saturday Awards Breakfast: Victoria Jamieson, graphic novelist

 Concurrent Sessions

Submit Concurrent Session Proposals and Idea Lab Poster Session Proposals by July 1st.

If you would like to present but need some topic inspiration, wish list topics include: – New AASL Standards- Information Literacy- Primary Age Students and eBooks- STEM–all ages- Crosswalk of VA SOLs and new AASL Standards–all levels- New or Best Books of the Year- National Board Certification Process- Breakout EDU- Virginia Readers Choice–all levels-Basic Spanish Phrases for the Library- Collaboration Tools and Strategies especially with Non-Core Teachers- Project Based Learning- Elementary Guided Inquiry Lessons and Projects- Ideas and Implementation of Audrey’s 2017 Topics and Trends- Library Stations- Behavior Management- Making the Move to Flexible Scheduling–How to talk to your Administration- Best Practices in High School Research- Battle of the Books How-To- Book Repair- Reading Promotions- Digital Citizenship and Fake News- Grant Writing- Multilingual Services and Collections- Student Library Volunteers- College Readiness-Game Based Education- Personalized Learning in the Library- High School Book Clubs- Fair Use and Copyright

 Philanthropy Project

Nominate a local organization for book donations brought in during the conference.


Williamsburg Lodge, Autograph Collection Hotels