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Chris is available for conference keynote presentations and professional development
workshops for educators. He also loves to visit K-12 schools for an Author Visit event.

To meet Chris in person, see if he is making an appearance near your area.
To piggy-back his Author Visit with your school; please fill out the


or write to visitmyschool@soentpiet.com

Colorado Council International Reading Association (CCIRA)
Denver, CO
February 2015

Campbell University
Buies Creek, NC
November 2014

Shenandoah University Children's Literature Conference
Winchester, VA

June 2014

Smithsonian Institution
Washington, DC

May 2014

Marshall University College of Education
Huntington, WV
April 2014

State of Maryland IRA Conference (SoMIRAC)
Baltimore, MD
April 2014

Whole Language Umbrella (WLU)
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY
July 2013

Literacy in Motion
Judson University
Elgin, IL
June 2013

Scenic City Literacy Conference
Chattanooga, TN
June 2013

International Reading Association
San Antonio, TX
April 2013

Kutztown University
Kutztown, PA
April 2013

Barnes and Noble
Mishawaka, IN
March 2013

Bethel College
Mishawaka, IN
March 2013

Hollins University
Roanoke, VA
July 2012

Storyopolis Speaker Series
Texas Rangers Ballpark Stadium
Arlington, TX
May 2012

Western Suffolk BOCES
Dowling College
Oakdale, NY
May 2012

New Jersey Association of School Librarians
Long Branch, NJ
May 2012

Fordham University
Lincoln Center Campus
New York, NY
February 2012

Nassau Reading Council
Molloy College
Rockville Centre, NY
November 2011

Celebration of Children's Literature
College of Notre Dame
Baltimore, MD
June 2011

Northeastern State University
College of Education
Tulsa, OK
June 2010

Charlotte S. Huck Children's Literature Festival
University of Redlands School of Education
Redlands, CA
March 2010

Claire's Day Author Visit Book Festival
Maumee Library
Maumee, OH
May 2009

Young Authors' Conference
Lewiston-Porter Schools
Youngstown, NY
April 2009

West Virginia Book Festival
Charleston Civic Center, WV
October 2008

Florida Reading Association
Orlando, FL
September 2008

Staff Development for Educators
Las Vegas, NV
July 2008

International Reading Association
Atlanta, GA
May 2008

North Carolina Reading Association
Greensboro, NC
March 2008

Palmetto Reading Council
Rock Hill, SC
March 2008

South Carolina IRA
Myrtle Beach, SC
February 2008

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
Javits Convention Center
New York, NY
November 2007

Children's Literature Festival
Keene State College
Keene, NH
October 2007

The Pennsylvania Writing and Literature Project
West Chester, PA
September 2007

Young Authors' Celebration
Iola, KS
April 2007

37th Annual Conference on Children's Literature
University of Georgia
Athens, GA
April 2007

Young Authors Conference
Pittsburgh State University
Pittsburgh, KS
March 2007

SC Young Writers' Conference
Ballentine, SC
March 2007

Illinois Reading Council
Springfield, IL
March 2007

University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
March 2007

Hastings Community Reads
Hastings, MN
February 2007

Booktenders' Secret Garden Bookstore
Doylestown, PA
November 2006

Oswego Reading Council
Oswego, NY
May 2006

Young Author's Conference
Converse College

Greenville, SC
May 2006

Nassau Reading Council
Nassau, NY
March 2006

Colorado Council IRA
Denver, CO
February 2006

Community Reads
Stevens Point, WI
February 2006

Beginning With Books Author Visit
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
September 2005

Teachers are the Guiding Light
Richland School District One
Columbia, SC
August 2005

Mazza Summer Institute
University of Findlay
Findlay, OH
Summer 2005

International Reading Association
Teacher's Choices Institute
San Antonio, TX
May 2005

Pennsylvania School Librarian Association
Hershey, PA
April 2005

North Dakota Reading Association
Alerus Center
Grand Forks, ND
April 2005

Michigan Reading Association
Grand Rapids, MI
March 2005

Children's Literature Conference
College of Education
Northern Illinois University
Dekalb, IL
March 2005

Oregon Reading Association
Double Tree Hotel
Portland, OR
February 2005

South Carolina IRA
Myrtle Beach Convention Center
Myrtle Beach, SC
February 2005

Southeast Regional IRA
Savannah, GA
November 2004

Alabama Reading Association
Decatur, AL
October 2004

International Reading Association
Reno, NV
May 2004

Authors Under the Florida Sun
Kid Connection
Coral Springs, FL
May 2004

Fox Valley Reading Council
affiliate of Illinois Reading Council
Chicago, IL
April 2004

Authors on the River
Kid Connection
Decatur, AL
April 2004

Barnes and Noble Author Visit
Union Square, NY
February 2004

Vermont Center for the Book
Montpelier, VT
October 2003

Tennessee Reading Association
Gatlinburg, TN
November 2003

Vermont Center for the Book
Montpelier, VT
October 2003

30th Plains Regional IRA
Iowa Reading Association
Des Moines, IA
October 2003

Authors on the Beach
Myrtle Beach, SC
September 2003

Asian Pacific American Program
Smithsonian Institute
Washington, D.C.
July 2003

Rose A. Berry Literature Festival
University of Arkansas
Little Rock, AR
July 2003

Lessons from Leonardo
Shenandoah University
June 2003

Children's Literature Conference
Tennessee Technological University
Cookeville, TN
March 2003

Middle Level Focus Conference
New York State Education
Nassau, NY
March 2003

Virginia State Reading Conference
Roanoke, VA
March 2003

Mary Lois Staton Reading Conference
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC
February 2003

Pathways to Literacy
Western Carolina University
Asheville, NC
November 2002

International Reading Association
Utah State Reading Conference
Salt Lake City, UT
November 2002

Children's Literature Festival
Keene State College
Keene, NH
October 2002

The Changing World of Children's Books
Webster University
St. Louis, MO
October 2002

Novello Festival of Reading
Charlotte, NC
October 2002

Eastern Suffolk Reading Council
Riverhead, NY
June 2002

SC Young Authors' Conference
Columbia, SC
April 2002

Illinois State University
Normal, IL
April 2002

Georgia Reading Association
Atlanta, GA
Sheraton Hotel
March 2002

Illinois Reading Council
Springfield, IL
March 2002

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
Baltimore, MD
November 2001

South Carolina IRA (SCIRA)
Hilton Head, SC
November 2001

Festival of Books
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA
November 2001

Nassau County Library Association
Long Island, NY
May 2001

South Carolina IRA (SCIRA)
Hilton Head, SC
February 2001

Wisconsin State Reading Association
February 2001

West Virginia IRA
December 2000

Phyllis Yager Celebration of Multicultural Education
Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Cedar Rapids, IA
November 2000

The Kennedy Center's
Fifth Annual Multicultural Children's Book Festival

Kennedy Center Atrium and South Gallery
Washington, D.C.
October 2000

Virginia Westerberg Conference
Boulder, CO
October 2000

27th Plains IRA Regional Conference
St. Louis, MS
October 2000

Indiana's Young Author's Conference
Warsaw, IN 46580
October 2000

2000 Summer Literacy Conference
Kutztown, PA
August 2000

Young Author's Conference
Wyandotte Area Council of the IRA
Carey, OH 43316
April 2000

44th Annual Michigan Reading Association
Detroit, MI
March 2000

Suffolk Reading Council
Ronkonkoma, NY
October 1999

28th Sandberg Children's Literature Institute
University of Toledo
Toledo, OH
June 1999

United Federation of Teachers
Professional Development

260 Park Avenue South
New York, NY
May 1999

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
128 E. 63rd Street
New York, NY
May 1999

International Reading Association
San Diego, CA
May 1999

Texas Library Association
Dallas, TX
April 1999

South Carolina Book Festival/ Young Writers Conference
Columbia, SC
April 1999

Worlds of Wonder in Children's Literature Conference
Gresham, OR
February 1999

International Reading Association
South Carolina State Council
Hyatt Regency Hilton Head Hilton Head, SC
February 1999

Children's Literature '99 Conference
Ohio State University
Hyatt Regency
Columbus, OH
February 1999

Children's Literature Conference
Butler University
Indianapolis, IN
January 1999

*** The events listed above are organized for specific audience or group and may not be open to the public.  To find out more, e-mail:  visitmyschool@soentpiet.com

 
 

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