The Write to Learn Conference offers attendees a chance to interact with a variety of exhibitors, from publishers of textbook materials, to sellers of professional books, to retail exhibitors.  Here’s the list of this year’s exhibitors:

Conference Sponsor: Corwin Press

At Corwin Press, we have one objective and one objective only: to help educators like you make the greatest impact on teaching and learning.  We offer a host of independent and integrated professional learning options that conform with your budget, your timeline, and your objectives: from books and resources, to on-site consulting and Visible Learningplus, to online solutions, and more. Consider this your official invitation to begin the journey.

Contact: Willy Wood
Phone: 573-356-1572
Email: teachingthatsticks@gmail.com
Website: www.writetolearnconference.com

Arkansas State University

Arkansas State University grants bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees through its various colleges. With cutting-edge research capabilities, Arkansas State is building on its first hundred years and looking to the future.

Contact: Anthony Medina
Email: anthony.medina@apdegrees.com
Website: www.astate.edu

Educational Solutions International

Educational Solutions International LLC is a company dedicated to supporting teachers through high-quality professional development opportunities, as well as providing educators with the best professional books through our partners at Stenhouse, Corwin, and Scholastic.  Educational Solutions also runs the annual Write to Learn Conference (for K-12 language arts teachers) in Missouri.

Contact: Willy Wood
Phone: 573-356-1572
Email: teachingthatsticks@gmail.com
Website: www.writetolearnconference.com


Publisher of professional resources and provider of educational services for teachers.

Contact: BK Educational Resources, Kerry Williams
Phone: 636-384-0447
Email: kerry@bkedresources.com
Website: www.heinemann.com


Lori Bledsoe carries LuLaRoe simply comfortable clothing for women and children.  I carry the styles and sizes for real women and children.  Let me help you find something to let you feel comfortable while looking like a million bucks.

Contact: Lori Bledsoe
Phone: 816-809-8493
Email: loribledsoe82@gmail.com

Origami Owl

Let me help you tell your unique story with a Living Locket from Origami Owl!

Contact: Aimee Johnson
Phone: 573-202-0942
Email: acharmingstory@gmail.com
Website: www.charmed.origamiowl.com

Simply Sophisticated Oils

Simply Sophisticated Oils is a wellness company focusing on DōTERRA essential oils and empowering women to live their best life. As a mom and entrepreneur, Nicole Gibson has a passion and calling to show other’s that they have the power to control their health and wellness.

Contact: Nicole Gibson
Email: nikki.m.gibson@gmail.com
Website: simplysophisticatedoils.com


Representing over 150 different publishers, Booksource is dedicated to making it easy and cost-effective to grow classroom libraries that engage readers.

Contact: BK Educational Resources, Kerry Williams
Phone: 636-384-0447
Email: kerry@bkedresources.com
Website: www.booksource.com

Front Porch Boutique

Teacher t-shirts and signs, jewelry, women’s and kids apparel.

Contact: Lisa Stubblefield
Phone: 573-259-8900
Email: frontporchaa@yahoo.com
Website: www.frontporchboutique.com

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Providing comprehensive learning solutions to help all students achieve their maximum potential, HMH serves as the leading source for personalized, flexible, and dynamic instruction. From the first day of Pre-K to graduation day, HMH programs offer teachers, families, and administrators a path for raising student achievement.

Contact: Jo Wolken
Phone: 314 223-0018
Email: jo.wolken@hmhco.com
Website: www.hmhco.com 

MSTA Reading Circle

The Reading Circle of the Missouri State Teachers Association seeks to instill a love of reading in children. The committee assists educators in suggesting books for school and classroom libraries, encouraging summer reading programs and planning literature programs. The members read thousands of new books each year and enter the top choices into a searchable database to help educators and parents who are looking for good reading suggestions.

Contact: Sarah Kohnle
Phone: 800-392-0532 ext. 1407
Email: skohnle@msta.org
Website: www.readingcircle.org

Readerbound Books

Readerbound™ editions are reinforced hardcover novels bound to withstand repeated use by students.

Contact: Jesse Villanueva
Phone: 800-875-9911
Email: bookcompany@mrsnelsons.com
Website: www.mrsnelsons.com

Southwest Baptist University

Whether you are a visionary teacher or an aspiring leader within education, Southwest Baptist University Graduate Education has a degree program for you.

Contact: Todd Earl
Phone: 417-328-1700
Email: tearl@sbuniv.edu
Website: www.sbuniv.edu/graded

Center for the Collaborative Classroom

Strengthening the society of tomorrow by making classrooms collaborative today.

Contact: Mimi Vatterott
Phone: 314-616-6143
Email: mimivatterott@charter.net
Website: www.collaborativeclassroom.org

Graceland University

Graceland University is recognized by the Princeton Review as a “2019 Best College in the Midwest.” Graceland is a spirited community of higher learning that puts relationships with students first. We offer a quality education to students throughout the country through our accredited online learning program.

Contact: Susan Freeze
Phone: 816-423-4746
Email: sfreeze1@graceland.edu
Website: www.graceland.edu

IPA Educational Supply

Games, Manipulatives, Classroom supplies, Children’s Books.

Contact: Amy Greene
Phone: 417-887-1154
Email: info@ipaeducational.com
Website: www.ipaeducational.com

Northwest Missouri State University

Northwest Missouri State University, originally established in 1905, is a state-assisted, four-year regional university that also offers graduate degree programs.

Contact: Dr. Ashley D. Black
Phone: 660-562-1853
Email: adavis@nwmissouri.edu
Website: www.nwmissouri.edu

SeneGence (LipSense)

LipSense is the premier product of SeneGence.  Get 4-18 hours of beautiful long-lasting lip color!  Smudgeproof, waterproof, kissproof;  Spend your time focusing on your students, NOT worrying about your makeup!

Contact: Erika Garcille
Email: egarcille@yahoo.com


Professional resources for Pre-K to 12 teachers.

Contact: Mimi Vatterott
Phone: 314-616-6143
Email: mimivatterott@charter.net
Website: www.stenhouse.com

If You Wish to Exhibit…

If you are an exhibitor who would like to exhibit at the 2019 Write to Learn Conference, click on the links below to get more information (“Exhibitor Letter”) or to fill out the paperwork to become an exhibitor (“Exhibitor Form”).  We would love to have you meet our teachers!