NJASL 2015 Fall Conference
November 15 - 17, 2015
Ocean Place Resort and Spa
Long Branch, NJ
Bruce DuBoff, 2015 Conference Chair
We have a phenomenal conference planned and we hope and expect to see every School Library Media Specialist in New Jersey there! We have secured an amazing array of personalities to entice and interest you, acting as your lifeguards, protecting you from drowning in the information ocean that both thrills and threatens all of us with its promises and claims. Some of the folks you will see are:
Penn State Professor YA author Dan Gutman, YA author and overall YA author &
Dr. Alison Carr-Chellman, creator of the Genius funny guy David Lubar, Professor of Linguistics
expert in boys' reading Files series, the Baseball creator of the very Donna Jo Napoli, creator
habits and gaming in Card Adventures, & My popular Weenies series of diverse selections
education Weird School series such as Beast and Albert
Rutgers Professor Dr. Joyce Valenza, an
early proponent of quality websites and
blogs for school library media specialists
whose articles appear regularly in
School Library Journal .
In addition to these special guests, the conference will feature over 70 workshop sessions that are available for Professional Development credit as well as many opportunities for networking and access to nearly 40 exhibitors and 40 authors who will offer you new tools and stories for your library. Check it out!
ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED!
But you can still join us at the conference and register on-site!
On-Site Registration Fees Are:
Member Full Conference - $160
Member One Day - $125
Retired/Student Full Conference - $130
Retired/Student One Day - $120
Non-Member Full Conference - $225
Non-Member One Day - $175
Please note that Special Event Tickets are only available for the Evening of Fun on Sunday and the NJASL Beach Party on Monday. All other special events are now closed.
Print, complete and bring the Registration Form with you. Payment will be required at registration.
Included in the price of your registration are refreshments during the Exhibit Hall Opening on Sunday, a free boxed lunch with exhibitors and hors d'oeuvres at the County mixer on Monday, complimentary coffee and tea all day Monday and Tuesday, and fee snacks during Tuesday's Tech Smackdown.
In addition, we have several educational and fun special events available for a nominal extra charge, including a couple of Author Lunches and Evening events like a Comedy Troupe, Librarian Karaoke, and a fun-filled and prize-laden INSIDE Beach Party. We hope you will join us for them!
Please be advised that school districts across New Jersey have differing policies concerning reimbursement for ticketed events. If you would like to attend an event this is not covered by your district's purchase order, please check off the event on the conference registration form that will go to your district and then send a personal check or money order for that event(s) with a copy of your registration form. All purchase orders, checks or money orders must be received by October 30, 2015.
The Fall Conference will take place at the Ocean Place Resort and Spa in Long Branch, NJ. NJASL has reserved a block of guest rooms at the hotel at the special rate of $153 single or double occupancy (please note that these rates do not include the 7% NJ sales tax or the 8% hotel occupancy tax.) The hotel will honor this group rate two days prior and one day after the conference dates. The hotel has waived the normal hotel resort fee of $12 per room per night.
To qualify for the NJASL rates, we encourage you to click HERE and make your hotel reservations online.
Alternately, you can call the hotel at 732-571-4000, but please be sure to indicate that you are with NJASL, and get confirmation of our special room rates.
CALL FOR PRESENTERS IS CLOSED
For questions about presenting, please contact Leslie Blatt at email@example.com
EXHIBIT AND SPONSOR INFORMATION
For information on exhibiting and/or sponsoring, please visit: https://www.njasl.org/page-1862162
We gratefully acknowledge our
2015 Fall Conference Sponsors!