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2021 Extra Learning Opportunities Conference: Promising Practices, Proven Strategies

Tuesday, Feb. 23 – Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 | Virtual Event

The 2021 ELO Conference will focus on advancing the systems that support and promote collaboration, youth success and key elements of high-quality extra learning opportunities — effective strategies around equity in education, summer learning, STEM, professional development needs of staff, online education, building relationships virtually, character education, and needs of youth and their families in the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The conference is only open to current 21st Century Community Learning Centers grantees (cohorts 8-10) who work on behalf of children and youth, including administrators, grant writers, evaluators, program directors, coordinators and staff. Two staff per grant are required to attend the 2021 ELO conference to be in compliance with grant requirements.