The AASA Bookstore, located in Lobby A of the convention center in New Orleans, will host seven book signings by authors on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 2-4, during the 2017 AASA National Conference on Education.
Nearly 250 of the latest titles in educational leadership and student achievement will be offered at discounted prices for attendees. The bookstore is organized by section into 11 categories, covering leadership, social media, professional growth, student achievement, technology, data use and the personal favorites of AASA Executive Director Daniel Domenech.
Attendees also can pick up AASA merchandise, including ties, scarves, polo shirts, baseball caps and reading pins.
On Thursday, March 2, Jamie Vollmer, author of Schools Cannot Do It Alone, will sign copies from 12:30-1 p.m.; and Denny Dearden, author of Monkey Business for Leaders at all Levels, will sign books from 4-4:30 p.m.
On Friday, March 3, Domenech will sign Personalizing 21st Century Education: A Framework for Student Success, a book he co-authored with Mort Sherman, from 10-10:30 a.m.; Sherman will sign from 1:30-2 p.m.; Monique Morris, author of Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools, will sign from 2-2:30 p.m.; and Tyrone Howard, author of Why Race and Culture Matter in Schools: Closing the Achievement Gap in America's Classrooms, will sign from 4-4:30 p.m.
On Saturday, March 4, James Carville and Mary Matalin will sign Love and War, Twenty Years, Three Presidents, Two Daughters and One Louisiana Home, from 12-12:30 p.m.
As an added benefit, AASA will cover the full cost of shipping anywhere in the continental U.S. for any bookstore purchase of $200 or more.
The bookstore is open Wednesday, March 1, from 2 to 5 p.m.; Thursday, March 2, from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday, March 3, from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, March 4, from 7:30 a.m. to noon.
(By Liz Griffin, senior reporter for Conference Daily Online.)