Maine Library Association
Keynote speaker: Kristina M.J. Powell, Executive Director of The Telling Room.
Kristina will talk about her journey to this work with youth and creativity, the Telling Room concepts and philosophy. Telling Room students will share some of their creative writing. Kristina will also discuss connections of this work to Literacy and Libraries.
Kristina graduated from Bowdoin College with her BA in Anthropology, and for seven years she worked in admissions & enrollment at the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE), and then co-managed the study abroad advising department. At Bates College, she served as Associate Director developing and implementing new programs for underrepresented alumni, students, and their families. Kristina later managed the development team at The Center for Grieving Children, and in June 2021 received her MBA while serving as the Director of The Berwick Fund at Berwick Academy.
The Day's Schedule:
9:30-10:30 Registration and Coffee/Snack
10:30-12:30 Keynote: Amplifying Youth Voices with Kristina Powell, Executive Director of The Telling Room
12:30-1:30 Lunch and Conversation
1:45-4:00 Intersystem Policies & You: A Work Session with MIN
Attendees will be required to show proof of full vaccination at registration check-in. This can be your vaccination card, or a picture of it on your phone. The CDC defines fully vaccinated as "a person has received their primary series of COVID-19 vaccines." We strongly recommend attendees are "up-to-date", which the CDC defines as "a person has received all recommended COVID-19 vaccines, including any booster dose(s) when eligible."
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