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Summer Author Institute

We are very excited to announce an excellent line-up of award-winning authors for Summer Author Institute 2015!



Learn more about the attending authors here:

Matt Phelan         Marty Figley          Sue Fliess

Registration Information

To enrol in the course please visit The course is listed as the following:

Frostburg State University

July 6th - 10th 2015

EDUC 490 021 / EDUC 590 021: Special Topics in Education, with Dr. Jodi G. Welsch


July 13th - 17th 2015

EDUC 490 221 / EDUC 590 221: Special Topics in Education, with Dr. William S. Bingman

EDUC 490/590

3 Credit Option: Be one of 50 participants to spend a week with three well-known children’s authors this summer, studying their work and participating in small group discussions.

Non-credit Option: Register for the Institute only, and you will be invited to share in three days of author presentations, discussions, and sessions involving trends and practices in children’s literature.

Class Details

The Summer Author Institute offers the participants the following activities:

  • Meet three children's authors and illustrators
  • Purchase children's books and have them autographed
  • Receive three graduate or undergraduate credits in one week
  • Learn more about how you can share authors and illustrators in your classroom
  • Work individually and in groups with other educators