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Registration Now Open for the 2021 Virtual Young Authors’ Conference, Sat., March 6

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Calling all kindergarten through fifth grade students and their’s time for the VIRTUAL Young Author’s Conference! 


Sponsored by the P-H-M Education Foundation, the Young Authors’ Conference is an opportunity to meet and hear from multi-talented children’s author and speaker, Matthew Gollub.  Mr. Gollub has written over 20 picture books and will share his experiences as a writer during his engaging, grade-level presentations.


Participants will also enjoy an interactive music and movement experience with Horizon Elementary School’s very own music teacher, Jon West. 


Mr. West is a seasoned Elementary music teacher in the P-H-M School Corporation in addition to being the Executive Director of a local nonprofit community theater company, The Main Stage Inc.



  • FREE for any K-5 P-H-M Student.



  • Students MUST be registered and registration is limited!
  • Every student, including multiple students within the same family must have their own registration.
  • Register at YAC Virtual Registration.
  • Deadline for registration is Friday, February 19, 2021



Saturday, March 6, 2021       

9:00am – 10:30am

  • Prior to the conference at the beginning of March, participating students will receive the link for the virtual event and additional information.
  • This information will be sent to the email that was provided on the registration form.

  • If you have any questions, please contact Lindsay Schirripa at


Special thanks to our community partners who help make events like these possible: 


May Oberfell Lorber, Laidig Systems, Crowe Horwath, Gibson, Teachers Credit Union, Tuesley Hall Konopa, Lake CityBank,  Holiday Coral, EdwardJones – Joel Laidig & Barnes & Noble.