By Jen Greene
Professional organizations like NCTE, ILA, PCTELA, and KSLA offer a yearly conference that takes place over several days and is usually packed with inspiring presentations and amazing authors. These conferences are tremendous opportunities to grow and learn in your teaching. I have attended many of these conferences and have been so awestruck by the presentations I’ve seen and people I’ve met.
There’s just one slight problem…..
They are expensive. And many districts cannot or will not provide funding to attend a national or state conference (particularly if it involves airfare).
Fear not! There is a solution…