AJL Holds First Northwest Regional Conference
The first AJL Northwest Regional Conference took place February 15th in Seattle. The event was organized to generate interest in the upcoming annual convention being planned for July , 2010. The regional conference had teachers, librarians and others interested in children's literature for a full day workshop featuring guest speakers Lisa Silverman and Rivy Poupko Kletenik. The conference was titled "From Word to Deed: Teaching Our Children Through Literature." AJL Chapter Relations Chair represented the National Association of Jewish Libraries Council at the conference.
The event was planned by Toby Harris, Janet Heineck, Rita Frischer, and Tessa Benion, Publicity was sent to local schools, synagogues, and libraries and attendees received credit from the Bureau of Jewish Education.
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Congratulations to everyone invloved in planning this outstanding event!
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