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Bill Martin Jr Symposium

Bill Martin Jr Symposium

Thirteenth Annual Symposium

First Friday in May, May 5, 2017

Jerry Pallotta returns

www.JerryPallotta.com


Jerry Pallotta Book Signing


Call for Presentation Proposals


Authors of Class


Click here for Symposium Schedule


Annual Symposium for educators in memory of Bill Martin Jr.

Inaugural Symposium 2005, hosted more than 450 participants, Steven Kellogg, Keynote.

Second Annual Symposium on April 28, 2006 featured Jose Aruego.

April 27, 2007, speaker Ashley Bryan, author of Beautiful Blackbird (Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Winner) and Sing to the Sun.

The speaker on May 2, 2008 was Gloria Houston, author of My Great Aunt Arizona and dozens of other books.

Our fifth annual Symposium on May 8, 2009 featured Jane Yolen (Owl Moon, The Devil's Arithmetic), and celebrated the opening of the new Sam Rayburn Student Center in Commerce.

Friday, May 7, 2010, Jerry Pallotta was our keynote.

Our Seventh Annual Symposium on Friday, May 6, 2011 welcomes Brian Pinkney to Commerce.

The Eighth Annual Symposium on Friday, May 4, 2012 features Old Black Fly author, Jim Aylesworth as keynote speaker.

Brod Bagert came to Commerce in 2013 for the Ninth, and Steven Kellogg returned for the Tenth.

Floyd Cooper came in 2015, and Brod Bagert's returned for the Twelfth.

Now, it's Jerry Pallotta's turn to return! First Friday in May, May 5, 2017.

www.tamuc.edu/BillMartinJr

Sponsored by the

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

www.tamuc.edu/edci

Where Teachers Come to Learn

Contact bmj_symposium@tamuc.edu

903-886-5307

We hope to see you in Commerce, Texas on

Friday, May 5, 2017

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