Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

SCBWI-MI Community-Wide Webinar: How to Make Your School Visits More Multi-cultural with Tara Michener



Sunday, August 14th 3:00-4:00 pm est.

$10 for members, $15 for non-members

Click HERE to register.

Description: This Community-Wide Webinar focuses on the benefits of Multicultural author visits, the opportunities for authors, illustrators, and educators as well as the student community at large. Tara Michener will talk about the concept of windows and mirrors from the scope of representation and social-emotional learning. This featured program is designed to help the participants think outside of the box and to create inclusive and meaningful ways to engage readers and creators.

Bio: Tara is the author of six books from early readers to young adult that have an emphasis on social-emotional learning, diversity and self-esteem. Tara is a TEDx Speaker, Lecturer and has created curriculum, presentations and content for various organizations including Library of Michigan, Princeton Prize in Race Relations and more. Tara is a board-certified licensed professional counselor and is licensed in Michigan, New Jersey and Wisconsin. She has been awarded Diversity Champion by CORP! Magazine twice and has been deemed Young Alumni of the Year from both Oakland University as well as Madonna University.