Author Visits

Updated 5/26/2020

 

CURRENT CHAIR: Kathleen Miklus

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COMMITTEE’S WORK:

  • Coordinate author visits to the school

  • Bring award-winning, well-known, and beloved children's authors to visit and talk about the writing process and their book or book series

  • Attend monthly PTO meetings and present updates as needed

 

 

SCHEDULED EVENTS (WITH DATES IF AVAILABLE):

  • Typically in the spring (but fall is an option, too), based on author availability.

  • Identify authors that are available to visit and speak with the students at school 

 

CAN WORK BE DONE OUTSIDE OF SCHOOL?

  • Volunteers are usually needed to help with spreading the word to the teachers, students and parents

  • Coordinate pre-event book sales organization

 

ROUGH ESTIMATE OF HOURS INVOLVED AS CHAIR/MEMBER:

  • 1 hour per month to research authors

  • 1-2 hours on the day the author will be visiting the school

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