JCLL Conference

Joy of Children's Literacy and Literature Conference


Registration Now Open for the October 6, 2017 Conference:

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Featuring keynote addresses from acclaimed authors: Newbery Award Winner Kwame Alexander, and National Book Award Finalist Grace Lin. Exciting presentations by school teacher leaders and experts in children’s literacy.

Kwame Alexander

Grace Lin:

Grace Lin


Program Information
The Annual Joy of Literacy and Literature focuses on effective instructional strategies for teaching non-fiction literature. It is designed for K-12 educators with concurrent sessions led by elementary and middle school teacher leaders. The conference features authors, K-12 educators, and university faculty sharing strategies to enhance literacy instruction and a love of literature.  
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Check out the Joy of Children's Literature book written by conference founder, Dr. C. Denise Johnson, Director of Leadership Literacy at The College of William & Mary. 


Driving Directions

The Conference is held on the campus of The College of William and Mary in the School of Education's Professional Development Center. The address is 301 Monticello Avenue, Williamsburg, VA. A parking pass is required and will be emailed to participants.

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 From Richmond and points west:

  • Take Interstate 64 East to exit 234 (Route 199 East) towards Lightfoot.
  • Follow Route 199 approximately 6 miles to the Monticello Avenue exit.
  • At the bottom of the ramp, turn left at the stop light onto Monticello Avenue.
  • Stay on Monticello Avenue for approximately 1.5 miles. At the sixth light, you’ll see a large sign on the right for the School of Education. Turn right at the light.
  • Park in the lot specified on your parking pass. Be sure to display your parking permit which will be emailed.

 From Norfolk and points east:

  • Take Interstate 64 West to exit 242A (Route 199 West) towards Williamsburg and Jamestown.
  • Follow Route 199 approximately 6 miles to the Monticello Avenue exit.
  • At the bottom of the ramp, bear to the right onto Monticello Avenue.
  • Stay on Monticello Avenue for approximately 1.5 miles. At the sixth light, you’ll see a large sign on the right for the School of Education. Turn right at the light.
  • Park in the lot specified on your parking pass. Be sure to display your parking permit which will be emailed.

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