Professional Storyteller

Share a Story - Change the World

YES ALLIANCE:   MANY VOICES FOR EDUCATION, July 28, 8 - 4:30, one day before the annual NSN Storytelling
Conference

Location:  Warner Center Marriott Woodland Hills, California


PRECONFERENCE DESCRIPTION:  YES ALLIANCE—Youth Educators and Storytellers Alliance—offers something for everyone who shares a love of the many voices of storytelling in
education, from those who work with the very young as they learn to speak their
first stories, to the powerful spoken-word presentations of pre-teens through
teens and the people who advocate for and support them, to the wise words of
teachers, mentors, parents, and elders who inform and appreciate the young. 
Mary Jo Huff will bring joy-filled concepts to the early-childhood adventure of
sharing story experiences; Angela Lloyd will encourage and inform us with ways
she has approached and offered exciting storytelling residencies in schools;
Jane Stenson will contribute to our knowledge of storytelling’s impact on a
child’s personality and experiences; Mike Lockett will excite us with an
action-packed opening keynote on storytelling as a teaching tool utilized around
the world.  Come fill your mind with ideas, and help us increase the use of
storytelling in education; leave with your heart filled with the joy and
inspiration of laughter, learning, and love of story.

PRESENTERS:

·         KEYNOTE - MIKE LOCKETT:  USING STORYTELLING AS A TEACHING TOOL AROUND THE WORLD

      ·         ANGELA LLOYD:  STORIES, THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON TEACHING

·         MARY JO HUFF:  FAIRYTALES, FANTASY, AND STORYTELLIN’ FUN!

·         JANE STENSON:  MEETING OF STYLES

Also, plans are in the works for the gifted voices of young storytellers to be shared at our luncheon, and for our participants to receive a special gift from the publications of the
National Storytelling Network.
Information on registration will be posted soon on http://yesalliance.org.  Go to http://storynet.org/conference/index.html for information on the NSN conference July 29-August 1.

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