SPEAKING – Author Assemblies

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Speaking Events

The following is a partial list of confirmed Matthew Gollub speaking events. Some schools have re-started in-person events as of the spring semester of 2022. For the latest info on both live and virtual presentations, please drop Matthew a line through the contact page. Note: if you wish to piggy-back a speaking date on the day before or after an in-person event, please inquire soon as dates may fill in faster than shown here.

CALENDAR YEAR 2022

3/3/2022  El Nido Elementary School, in person author assemblies, El Nido, CA

3/4/2022  N. Fig Child Development Center, in person bilingual family reading night, Escondido, CA

3/14/2022  Hickory Center Elementary School, “The Age of Jazz,” virtual author assemblies, Fort Wayne, IN

3/15/2022  Purdue University, Fort Wayne. Virtual workshops for Departments of Education and Music Education: 1) Techniques for a Dynamic Storytime with Music; 2) How to Engage Students with Literature, Starring Foreign Words!, Fort Wayne, IN

3/17/2022  Southwick Elementary School, “The Age of Jazz,” virtual author assemblies, Fort Wayne, IN

3/19/2022  F.A.M.E. (Fine Arts & Music Education) Festival virtual presentation: “The Age of Jazz,” Fort Wayne, IN

4/25-27/2022  Texas Library Association, in person exhibits, booksigning and storytelling, Fort Worth, TX

5/4/2022  Bay School Elementary School, virtual author assemblies, San Lorenzo, CA

5/14/2022  Workforce Solutions, Early Childhood Conference, virtual workshops in Spanish: 1) Manteniendo a los niños pequeños emocionalmente seguros, contentos y ávidos de aprender; and 2) Preparando a los niños pequeños para aprender las 19 mil palabras que necesitan para tener éxito en la escuela en los años por venir. McAllen, TX

CALENDAR YEAR 2021

1/21/2021  Wilson Elementary School, virtual author assemblies, Coppell, TX

2/3/2021   Ysleta Independent School District, virtual bilingual family reading night, El Paso, TX

3/2/2021  Del Valle Elementary School, virtual bilingual author assemblies, El Paso, TX

3/6/2021  Mishawaka Young Authors Fair, virtual keynote / storytelling, Mishawaka, IN

3/10/2021  Capistrano Elementary School, virtual bilingual author assemblies, El Paso, TX

3/19/2021  Bay School, virtual author presentations, San Lorenzo, CA

3/24/2021  Bay School, virtual family reading night, San Lorenzo, CA

4/9/2021  Mountain View Elementary School, virtual author assemblies, Santa Rosa, CA

4/14/2021 Nokomis Elementary School, virtual author assemblies, Ukiah, CA

5/1/2021 Bakersfield City USD Migrant Education, virtual bilingual family reading night, Bakersfield, CA

5/4/2021  Cole Elementary School, virtual author assemblies, San Antonio, TX

5/12/2021  IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards Celebration, Finalist’s acceptance speech for Jazz Fly 3: The Caribbean Sea, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nb_teppUHFk Manhattan Beach, CA

5/20/2021  San Lorenzo Unified School District, virtual bilingual family reading night, San Lorenzo, CA

6/21/2021 Bakersfield City USD Migrant Education, virtual bilingual family reading night, Bakersfield, CA

7/21/2021  Workforce Solutions Early Childhood Conference two virtual workshops, “Cultivando el gusto por la lectura en todos los niños“. McAllen, TX

9/18/2021  Stockton Family Day in the Park, virtual storytelling, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8BrW4_1EF0&t=201s  Stockton, CA

11/9/2021 Biblioteca Pública, in person Spanish language storytelling and family reading night, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

12/11/2021 Bakersfield City USD Migrant Education, virtual bilingual family reading night, Bakersfield, CA

CALENDAR YEAR 2020

2/10-12/2020 Garden City Public Schools. 16 schools and early childhood centers participating including Garfield Early Childhood Center; Florence Wilson School; Abe Hubert School; Finny County Public Library. Garden City, KS

2/11/2020  Garden City Public Schools Family Reading Night; Garden City, KS

2/13-14/20 TMEA (Texas Music Educators Association) conference, book signings, San Antonio, TX

2/29/20  Barnes and Noble storytelling and book signing, 11:00 AM, downtown Santa Rosa, CA

3/2/20 Park Avenue Elementary School (Dual Language), bilingual author assemblies, Yuba City, CA

3/4/20  Caswell Elementary School, bilingual author assemblies, bilingual family reading night, Ceres, CA

3/6/20 Albany Park Elementary School, author assemblies, Delano, CA

3/7/20 Santa Clara Unified School District, Young Authors Celebration, keynote presentation, Santa Clara, CA

3/11/20  Brookside Elementary School, author assemblies, Willits, CA

3/13/20  Wright Elementary School, author assemblies, Santa Rosa, CA

(Following events cancelled and / or re-scheduled due to Covid-19)

3/23/20  Santa Rosa French-American Charter School, author assemblies, Santa Rosa, CA

3/29/20  NCIBA (Northern California Independent Booksellers) Spring festival, storytelling and booksigning, Presidio, San Francisco, CA

4/1/20  Bay School (Dual Language), bilingual author assemblies, San Lorenzo, CA

4/9-11/20 CABE (California Association for Bilingual Education) Spanish language literacy talk for parents, book signing, San Francisco, CA

4/13/20 Boldt Elementary School, Author assemblies, San Antonio, TX

4/14/20 Lewis Elementary School, Author assemblies, San Antonio, TX

4/15/20 Lewis Elementary School, Author assemblies, San Antonio, TX

4/16/20 Cole Elementary School, Author assemblies, San Antonio, TX

4/17/20 Knowlton Elementary School, Author assemblies, San Antonio, TX

4/17/20 Braun Elementary School, Author assemblies, San Antonio, TX

4/20/20 Wilson Elementary School, Author assemblies, Coppell, TX

4/21/20 Denton Creek Elementary School, Author assemblies, Coppell, TX

5/9/20 Spring Creek Park, Moonlight Storytelling Performance, Santa Rosa, CA

9/12/20  Workforce Solutions Conference, Early Literacy and Creative Writing Workshops in Spanish, McAllen, TX

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