Geelong Regional Branch
is Geelong's Regional Director
Jo is the current Teacher-Librarian and Literacy Coach at the Junior School of The Geelong College, an independent P-12 school in Victoria. She has over 30 years’ experience in education, research, coaching and consulting in literacy and children’s literature. Jo has a Bachelor of Education and a Masters in Children’s Literature and Multiliteracies. Jo is a passionate ambassador for the value of picture books in developing a life-long love of reading, connecting children’s lives to those of others and of supporting critical and creative thinking.
Hi CBCA Geelong Regional members
An event for your busy schedule, not to be missed! Download the Flyer ⇒
CBCA VIC Branch is delighted to announce the Geelong Judges’ Talk on Thursday 13th May, 2021 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. at the Helen Mackie Library, The Geelong College in Newtown.
Join FOUR of our Victorian based Judges for a discussion on the books nominated on the Shortlist for 2021 CBCA Book of the Year Awards.
The event will include two break-out sessions to allow participants to hear from
Karys McEwen (Older Reader Judge)
or Marissa Caluzzi & Julie Faulkner (Early Childhood & Picture Book Judges)
These sessions will be followed by Ruth Woolven (Younger Reader Judge) speaking in person on this year's YR Shirtlist.
Teaching notes and activities for selected books will be available to take home.
THIS IS A FREE EVENT FOR CBCA VIC BRANCH MEMBERS
Non members will be asked to pay $10.00
To reserve your place, kindly email me - Jo.Panckridge@geelongcollege.vic.edu.au