Professional Development Conference & Young Authors’ Fair Orientation
October 3, 2018
Kern County Superintendent of Schools (KCSOS)
City Centre - 17th Street Room 1B
Special guest speaker: Allison Crotzer Kimmel
Allison Crotzer Kimmel attended Oxford University and graduated from Bucknell University. She earned a Master of Professional Writing, with concentrations in fiction and screenwriting, from the University of Southern California. Currently, she teaches 9th and 10th grades at Centennial High School and is the author of several books. Her titles include A Primary Source History of Slavery in the United States, The Montgomery Bus Boycott: A Primary Source Exploration of the Protest for Equal Treatment (We Shall Overcome), and Prepped and Punked: Bringing the 1980s and 1990s Flair to Your Wardrobe. In 2017, the California Reading Association presented Allison with the Armin Schulz Literacy Award. It is given to a teacher or author who promotes social justice through literature. You can read more about Allison and her journey to becoming a writer at www.allisoncrotzerkimmel.com.
Books will be available for purchase from Russo’s Books.
PLEASE NOTE: Schools interested in hosting an author for the Young Authors’ Fair must attend this event.
You will not want to miss this wonderful opportunity for both the writing and YAF!