We would like to give special thanks to our sponsors. Your support helped facilitate a very empowering educational experience for our participants.

  • Sheri N. Everts, Chancellor, Appalachian State University, for sponsoring the WIELS opening meeting reception
  • Melba Spooner, Dean, Reich College of Education, for generously sponsoring the conference
  • Chair, Department of Leadership & Educational Studies, for generously sponsoring the conference
  • Dane Ward, Dean of Libraries, Appalachian State University
  • Rachel Butts & Carrie Henderson of ASU Camps & Conferences for facilitating registration & tackling the many organizational details
  • Connie Woolard and Jane Maddocks for facilitating the WIELS Mosaic Project
  • Damiana Pyles for coaching sessions focused on professional online presence
  • Lori Dean for the WIELS website
  • Jackie Ward and Lynn Church for handling the budgetary processes
  • Patti Levine-Brown for conference silent auction items and oversight
  • Rebekah Saylors for conference promotion
  • Contributors to the WIELS Scholarship Program for sponsoring several participants this year!