The summit and festival is called “The Hybrid” because you can attend workshops and concerts in person, online, or both.
Hint of what recently happened May 8-11, 2023
Details to be updated for 2024 soon!
2023 Featured Tellers
TAHIRA (DE), Norm Brecke (OR), Julie Barnson, Alan Griffin, Ginger Parkinson, Nannette Watts, Lynn Wing, Cherie Davis, Carol Esterreicher, Clive Romney, John Adams, Annie & Dan Eastmond, Charlotte Starks
2023 Featured Professors & Experts
Tēvita O. Kaʻili, Ph.D. – “Language of Story: Tongan” – Brigham Young University – Hawaii
Delanna Reed, Ph.D. – “Immersed in Performances” – Storytelling Masters Program, East Tennessee State University
John Alba Cutler, Ph.D. – “Making Space through Storytelling in The House on Mango Street” – University of California, Berkeley
Included in ticket – hybrid 5-hour workshop (in-person, virtual-live, or enjoy recording) guided by Norm Brecke – see hint here
2023 State of the Art Presenters
Liz Paige is a diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging and social justice educator and advocate. For the past 33 years, she has been a teacher and administrator in independent schools in Salt Lake City. In July, Liz will begin her new position as the Associate Director of the United Jewish Federation of Utah. Throughout her life, Liz has made Judaism and Jewish culture accessible to Jews and non-Jews alike. She welcomes all who want to learn to ask questions, which is a very Jewish thing to do.
Pamela Mower was born deaf and grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah. She earned her BA in Communication Studies and MS in Administration and Supervision from Gallaudet University, the only Liberal Arts University for the Deaf in the World. Pamela now works at the Division of services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (also known as Sanderson Community Center of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing) as the manager for the Continuing Education and Outreach Department.
Dr. Kaleem Mohammed serves as a youth director at Islamic Society of Greater Salt lake and academic director at Iqra Academy of Utah. He loves teaching and reading about Islam and Science. He grew up in Hyderabad, India and worked as an assistant professor at school of medicine, University of Utah teaching pharmacology to MD students. He feels fortunate to own two pharmacies, where his focus is patient care and medication therapy management.
Summit & Festival Ticket Prices*
|Ticket Type||Early Bird Price |
(Before May 1, 2023)
*Tickets may be used for in-person and/or virtual attendance.
Virtual Field Trip
Whether you’re involved with a school, homeschool or another organization such as a senior center, you can signup for a virtual field trip. Public and private schools as well as homeschool.
In-Person Field Trip
If you are in the Salt Lake County, Utah area, then you can come to our in-person days on Monday and Tuesday, May 8-11, 2023. You fill out the same registration as virtual field trips though indicate your intention to come and have seats ready.
If you prefer another format for the schedule, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Schedule subject to change.
TWO FREE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES!
* Language of Story: Tongan – shared by Tēvita O. Ka’ili, Ph.D. followed by Questions & Answers
Thursday, May 11, 2023 from 10:30am-11:30am MDT (UTC -6)
Participate for Free through Story Crossroads YouTube Channel streamed at http://youtube.com/@StoryCrossroads/streams.
* Teachers! Stories Do Work – taught by Nannette Watts
Thursday, May 11, 2023 from 4:30pm-5:30pm MDT (UTC -6)
Time Zone Converter HERE
Participate for Free through Zoom (register here to receive link)