Endorsed by Curators:
John Schumacher (aka Mr. Schu) is nationally known for his expertise in childrens literature and for igniting a passion to read. He will share his experiences in promoting a culture of reading among students, staff, and parents
Mr. Schuis a blogger, a part-time lecturer at Rutgers University, and the Ambassador of School Libraries for Scholastic Book Fairs. He has served on the 2014 Newbery Committee, ALSCS Children and Technology Committee, AASLS Best Websites For Teachers and Learning, two readers choice award committees, and the School Library Month Planning Committee. Library Journal named him The Xtreme Librarian for the high level of exertion along with some gears and stunts he uses to get kids reading, and Instructor Magazine named him a Cool Teacher for redefining what it means to be a teacher-librarian.
This past April John was featured on CBS This Morning. You can view his clip on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/v0mt99PfzDI
4:30pm - 5:00pm Registration and Refreshments
5:00pm - 6:30pm Mr. Schu Presentation