Featured speakers include;
Director of the Cheshire Public Library
Ramona has worked in public and academic libraries in New England for twenty years. She holds a B.A. in Anthropology from Yale University, and a Master's Degree in Library Science from Southern Connecticut State University. In 2009 was faced with opposition by local residents for purchasing a controversial book about the 2007 murders of the Petit family.
Education Program Manager for the Mark Twain House since 2007
Prior to his time at the MTH he taught History at South Windsor High School (CT) for 33 years. He holds a B.A. in American History from Bates College, an M.A. in Educational Psychology from the University of Connecticut, a sixth-year certificate in World History, and an M.A. in American Studies, both from Trinity College.
Program Coordinator for the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
A member of the Education and Visitor Services team and her work at the Stowe Center is focused in the areas of public programming and community outreach. Sonya is a graduate of Trinity College in Hartford, CT and worked in fields of ministry and in both public and independent schools before joining the Stowe Center staff in 2007.