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006: Comic-Con Educational Programming Track at San Diego Public Library

Comic-Con 2019 Toucan Tips

Returning for the fourth year, the Comic Conference for Educators and Librarians is a collaboration between Comic-Con and the San Diego Public Library that brings you FREE access to a five-day conference exploring the role of comics in promoting education and literacy for all ages. The conference will take place at the San Diego Central Library located downtown at 330 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101, from July 17–21. Panels will include perspectives from educators, librarians, and publishers, discussing the latest trends and tools that can be utilized for the integration of comics into classrooms ranging from K­–12 to even college classrooms.

Although these panels are FREE to attend, seats are limited and preregistration is recommended. You can view a full list of the panels for each day by clicking here, and also register by simply providing your name and an email address or phone number. The conference will take place in the Shiley Special Events Suite located on the 9th floor of the Central Library.

Conference Overview for Each Day
Wednesday, July 17: 4:00–6:00 PM

Teaching with Comics Workshop for Educators: A hands-on workshop for integrating comic books into your classrooms.

Thursday, July 18: 10:00 AM­–7:00 PM

Library Panels: Come and learn how to incorporate comics in libraries as a powerful way to connect to communities.

Friday, July 19: 10:00 AM–7:00 PM

Publisher Panels: Discover the latest publishing trends and recommendations in graphic novels and education.

Saturday, July 20: 10:00 AM–7:00 PM

Educator Panels: Learn exciting and effective tools for using comics in the classroom for grades K-12.

Sunday, July 21: 10:00 AM–4:00 PM

Geek-Ed Panels: Learn about how comics and nerd culture can greatly benefit college students socially and academically.

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