2021 Leatherstocking Conference And Technology Showcase

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    The Leatherstocking Conference and Technology Showcase features keynote speakers and is held annually.

    This conference is for: School Librarians, Technology Coordinators, Classroom Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Administrators and Curriculum Coordinators.

    Join us for a day focus on current topics in professional school librarian practice such as:

    • the integration of the new NYS Computer Science Standards
    • an approach to inquiry that empowers students to ask the right questions (The QFT)
    • featured resources and practices for K-12 from Madison and Oneida County historians

    Location: Vernon Downs Conference Center, 4229 Stuhlman Road, Vernon
    Cost: Free! Lunch will be provided.

    Space is limited. Register Now!

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Keynote Speaker - I.W. Gregorio

  • I. W. Gregorio is a practicing surgeon by day, masked avenging YA writer by night. After getting her MD at Yale, she did her residency at Stanford, where she met the intersex patient who inspired her debut novel, None of the Above (Balzer + Bray / HarperCollins), which was finalist for the 2016 Lambda Literary Award, a Spring 2015 Publishers Weekly Flying Start, an ALA Booklist Top Ten Sports Book for Youth, and a 2015 ABC Children’s Group Best Book for Young Readers.  It was also named to the 2016 American Library Association Rainbow List. Her second novel, This is My Brain in Love, is forthcoming in April 2020 from Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. She is proud to be board member of interACT: Advocates for Intersex Youth, and is a founding member of We Need Diverse Books™ and its former VP of Development. Her writing has appeared in The Washington PostNewsweekSan Francisco ChronicleSan Jose Mercury News, New York Daily News, Scientific American and Journal of General Internal Medicine, among others. A recovering ice hockey player, she lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and two children.