YAL - Young Adult Literature

 
 

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

 
     
 

YAL 2014 Conference Flyer

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 2014-2015?

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 2015 Conference

Thanks to all the presenters and attendees for the 2014 YAL Conference. Check back for news about YAL 2015.

Who is eligible to participate?

Teachers from GEAR UP high schools and certain Center for College Access and Success 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 2014-2015?

View the flyer.

 

View the 2014-2015 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 Conference Books - or view Excel Version