Also presenting at that specific workshop: Chris Crutcher, author of the notorious Whale Talk.
EDUCATORS FROM OLENTANGY LIBERTY HIGH SCHOOL (OLHS) TO PRESENT AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE
Members of the OLHS staff have been selected to present, “Young Adult Literature Online,” at the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) 97th Annual Convention in New York, New York in November. The team of Kathy Orr, Tracey Ward and Nathan Mitch were selected out of a nationwide pool of 4,000 applicants. The OLHS team will present a program that is currently a part of the ninth grade curriculum that has achieved multiple benchmarks including research, literature analysis and writing.
Just like young leftists excitedly heading off to the latest Comintern World Congress -- fanatics eager to learn the wonders of such things as socialist participation in a bourgeois government, district teachers are heading off New York to learn about perverse methods of indoctrination and subversion.
No ... wait ... the district teachers are presenting -- leading ... they are Lenin before the excited audience of fanatics.
And this is reported as good news?
One can only imagine the lessons and books they will bring back to the district. One can only imagine ...