When and where is the next YAL Conference?
October 2014 Conference
Who is eligible to participate?
Teachers from GEAR UP high schools and certain CTC partner schools are eligible. 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 or another teacher. Not sure who that is? Contact Chris Johnson at
firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com.
What are past YAL books?
All YAL Books - or view Excel Version