The Gathering, a three-day symposium on imagination and problem solving will explore reconciliation this year. “Finding the Better Angels of Our Nature”, July 14-16 at Keystone College in La Plume, Pennsylvania, will feature lectures, performances, panels, and workshops. Speakers include poet Jennifer Michael Hecht, philosopher Steve McIntosh of the Institute for Cultural Evolution, WVIA National… Read More
With deep sadness we announce the death of Robin Smith on June 22, 2017. For many years, Robin joined Deb Taylor in presenting “Books Not on the Reading List,” a discussion of books related to the theme of each CLNE symposium but not included on the required or recommended reading lists. After attending this session, CLNE… Read More
The 2017 Boston Globe-Horn Book Picture Book Award Winner is Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan (Caitlyn Dlouhy Books/Atheneum Books for Young Readers/Simon & Schuster). Ashley Bryan is a CLNE Honorary Board Member and frequent presenter at CLNE symposia. Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian… Read More
Congratulations to Sarah Ellis on the publication of Waiting for Sophie, illustrated by Carmen Mok and published by Pajama Press. Sarah is a CLNE board member and frequent presenter at CLNE symposia. Kudos to Leda Schubert on her latest book, LIsten: How Pete Seeger Got America Singing, illustrated by Raúl Colón (Roaring Brook Press). Leda… Read More
Innovator Basecamp: Leading from the Library School Library Journal in partnership with Simmons School of Library and Information Science presents a one day intensive learning experience. Saturday, May 20 at Simmons College, Boston, MA Check out the full description: http://www.slj.com/innovator-basecamp/#_
Ken Caddow, longtime participant in CLNE has been named the 2017 Vermont State Champion for Education Leadership. Caddow is Randolph Union High School’s Director of Career and Workforce Pathways. For more information, please see: vtdigger.org
His recent book, Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan, received a 2017 John Newbery Honor Book Award, a Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book Award and a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book Award. Ashley Bryan is an honorary board member of Children’s Literature New England… Read More
Dr. Rudine Sims Bishop, past presenter at CLNE, is the winner of the Coretta Scott KIng-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement Award. Naomi Shihab Nye. past presenter at CLNE, received the 2018 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Award.