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Registration for the 2016 WALE Conference is LIVE!

2016 WALE Conference

Registration for the 2016 HackWLMA Conference is OPEN

This October 14-15, join your colleagues on the beautiful Highline College campus in Des Moines for a two full days of preconference sessions and unconference-style professional development, including:

  • Keynote speakers:
    •  Steve Hargadon, founder and director of the Learning Revolution Project
    • John Schu, Scholastic's Library Ambassador @MrSchuReads 
  • Saturday session topics including Reading Advocacy, MakerSpaces, Information Technology, School & Public Library Partnerships, and many more
  • Saturday evening OSPI Candidates Forum sponsored by WLMA and WSPTA 
  • Opportunities for professional networking and collaboration
  • Exhibitor hall, local authors galore, and so much more!

Learn more and register HERE!

2016 WLA Bylaws


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