Instructions for Teachers


Dr. Tiffany Anderson and students

Due Dates for 2024 Festival


November 1-November 16, 2023

Online Registration of schools. 


November 15-16, 2023

 DeBartolo Hall, Second Floor - 2:30-5pm 

Registration payment due/pick up materials.

February 23, 2024

Student contest deadline for Candace Gay Memorial Essay, Festival Art Contest, Graphic Essay, Jeremy Salvner Memorial Music Award. 

 Final judge and monitor information as well as student attendance counts known at that time should be submitted online. Student attendance numbers may decrease but may not increase.

April 10 or April 11, 2024  

 Mandatory Training Session for Festival judges and monitors; YSU, Kilcawley Center, Rossi Room (formerly the Ohio Room), 4:00-6:00 pm

April 17-19, 2024

English Festival 

Welcome 9-9:10am
Session 1: 9:25-10:20am
 Session 2: 10:35am-11:30am
Lunch: 11:30am-12:30pm
Session 3: 12:30-1:10pm
Session 4: 1:25-2:05pm
Session 5: 2:20-3pm
Awards Ceremony 3:15-3:45pm  


Here are some general instructions for teachers to follow to prepare for the English Festival:Author Kekla Magoon and students in Maag Librar

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