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YAL Books 2013/2014

 

Since 2000, the Chicago Teachers’ Center’s popular Young Adult Literature Conference (YAL) has demonstrated how the combination of compelling books and engaging learning strategies can provide powerful learning experiences for middle and high school students.

 

 

 

YAL Books


Units for Books

YAL - Young Adult Literature

 
 

YAL Conference


The YAL Conference offers interactive workshops highlighting engaging books for adolescent readers.

 

Units for Books

 

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YAL Books

Units for Books

Strategies

When and where is the next YAL conference?

Who is eligible to participate?

What are the YAL books for 2013-2014?

What Resources are available for me after the conference?

What are past YAL books?

View units for Books and YAL Presenter units

Watch YAL Videos & Learn about a YAL Case Study

 

 


When and where is the next YAL Conference?

October 24 - 25, 2014 Conference

Stay tuned for conference information updates.

Who is eligible to participate?

Teachers from GEAR UP high schools and certain CTC partner schools are eligible to participate for a discounted fee. Teachers from non-GEAR UP schools are welcome to attend for a fee.

What are the YAL books for 2013-2014?

View the Save-The-Date YAL flyer for 2013 (archived).

 

Click to view the 2013-2014 YAL book selection.


What resources are available for me after the conference?

Units for Books - Teachers from our partnership schools are encouraged to follow up with our Unit for Books Program; you’ll receive a classroom set of books for creating a unit that includes young adult literature and best practice literacy strategies.

 

YAL Presentations and Teacher Units - Look at units written by YAL presenters and other teachers on our Units Showcase page.

 

GEAR UP Specialists - Talk with the GEAR UP PD specialist at your school. Not sure who that is? Contact Chris Johnson at
c-johnson15@neiu.edu
for information.

 

Support Sessions - Attend a Support Session after the conference and earn more CPDUs. For more information contact your school’s GEAR UP PD specialist or
email Chris Johnson at c-johnson15@neiu.edu.

What are past YAL books?

View all YAL Books - or view Excel Version