Advisory Board

This event has become an annual tradition for many, where teachers and librarians, readers and writers, artists and adventurers gather to celebrate and learn about children’s literature.

Children’s Literature Conference Advisory Board and Planning Team:

Thom Barthelmess
Youth Services Manager
Whatcom County Library System

Anthony Celaya
Assistant Professor, English Department
Western Washington University

Kristin Cleary
Library Media Specialist
Silver Beach Elementary School

Claire McElroy
Adult Programming Coordinator
Whatcom County Library System

Rachael Robbins
Classroom Teacher
Burlington-Edison School District

Kyla Sweet
Education and Curriculum Specialist/Center for Canadian American Studies
Western Washington University

Sylvia Tag
Librarian & Associate Professor, Curator Children’s Literature Interdisciplinary Collection
Western Washington University

Keith Turley
Web and Graphic Designer
Imagine Design Studio

Asher Woods
Student, Modern & Classical Languages
Western Washington University