Noted children's and young adult author Candace Fleming and literacy educator Jim Burke will be on the UNLV campus for the Southern Nevada Literacy Collaborative's Professional Development Workshop Series on Saturday, September 22 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. You may register on the morning of the event at the Classroom Building Complex Auditorium A 112. Fees are $30 for UNLV students or anyone who is a member of a literacy organization in Nevada. Upper division credit is available for an additional $15 (you must attend 2 workshops throughout the year to receive one credit).
Candace Fleming is the acclaimed author of numerous books for children, including Ben Franklin's Almanac, an ALA Notable Book and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, as well as Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!, Gabriella's Song , and When Agnes Caws, all ALA Notable Books.