School Visits: Interesting Statistics
Author visit hosts: 54% are librarians and 24% are teachers.
According to 600 surveyed author visit hosts, the main benefits of an author visit are motivating students to read more (91%), inspiring creativity and expression (74%), and motivating students to write more (68%).
According to the same surveyed hosts, the main obstacles for hosting an author are money (87%) and the time it takes to organize a visit (44%).
Source: SCBWI Bulletin, spring 2017