Conferences & Professional Development with Margriet Ruurs

With a Master’s Degree in Education and many books for children and teachers to her name, Margriet Ruurs is a popular speaker at literature conferences, Pro-D workshops and other events. Book early for the next school year.

Margriet has taught writing classes through Iowa Writing Project and conducted guest lectures at Wartburg College and other teachers’ training institutes.

She has presented at:
• EARCOS (East Asia Regional Conference of Schools)
• Saskatchewan Reading Conference
• Association of American School Libraries
• Reading For The Love of It Conference, Toronto
• ILA Global Conference
• IBBY World Congress
• Montano, Iowa, Colorado, California, Michigan and Wisconsin State Reading Conferences
• BC Teachers Federation Conference
• Vancouver International Writers Festival
• Nanaimo Children’s Fest and many more.

“Wow! In a star studded line-up including Lois Lowry and Gloria & Jerry Pinkney, everyone talked about Margriet. They loved her!”
Barb May, Iowa IRA President

Conference Handouts
Alliteration – 45Kb PDF
List Poems – 35Kb PDF
How to Organize a Young Authors’ Conference – 3,155Kb PDF
How to start a ‘Teachers As Readers’ book club – 66Kb PDF