The conferences on this page have been approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) program officer. Before registering and attending for any of these conferences, you must seek approval from PDE.

21st CCLC Summer Symposium

July 17-18, 2019 | Washington Hilton Hotel, Washington, DC

The primary purpose of the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) program, as expressed in Title IV, Part B, is to support the creation of community learning centers that provide academic enrichment opportunities during non-school hours for children, particularly students who attend high-poverty and low-performing schools. To ensure that the U.S. Department of Education (ED) is responsive to the needs of State education agencies, ED is pleased to announce the 21st CCLC 2019 Summer Symposium.

We will be meeting in Washington, DC, July 17-18, 2019, to discuss the program as well as what practitioners in the field need, what you can show us and how we can work together to improve the 21st CCLC Program. We are pleased to invite State Education Agency (SEA), Local Education Agency (LEA) staff, 21st CCLC Grantees, Evaluators and others to join us for an opportunity to learn together.

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Beyond School Hours National Education Conference

February 26-29, 2020 | Caribe Royale, Orlando, Fla.

The nation’s premiere conference for educators and leaders serving K-12 students in school, afterschool, summertime and beyond.

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2020 National AfterSchool Association Annual Convention

March 15-18, 2020 | Gaylord National, Washington, DC

NAA Annual Convention is where afterschool professionals and leaders gather to get inspired, connected, learn, and share! Each convention includes four days of networking, learning, and inspiration: special events, workshops, daily keynotes, and an interactive Learning Expo—all designed to meet the needs of the developing professionals and emerging and current leaders of afterschool.

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2020 Extra Learning Opportunities Conference: Promising Practices, Proven Strategies

March 2020 | Harrisburg, Pa.

The conference will focus on advancing the systems that support and promote collaboration, youth success and key elements of high-quality extra learning opportunities. Learn about the development, implementation and sustainability of a vision of learning that is shared and supported by schools, youth, parents and the community at large. Please note that the conference is only open to current 21st Century Community Learning Centers grantees.

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2020 Migrant Education Program and English Language Development Conference: Education Without Borders

Spring 2020 | Harrisburg, Pa.

Attend and discover promising practices to support the educational success of Pennsylvania’s English learners and migrant education students. The conference is designed to provide a space for parents, teachers, administrators, scholars and Pennsylvania Department of Education staff to engage in professional practices of knowledge sharing, discussion, critical analysis, and re-visioning of educational policies and practices for the purpose of advancing the quality of educational experiences for migrant education and English learner students and families.

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BOOST Conference

April 28- May 1, 2020 | Palm Springs, Calif.

BOOST, Best of Out-of-School Time — Join the largest, most recognized and comprehensive global convening for afterschool, expanded learning and out-of-school time professionals. Set in a retreat-like atmosphere, this annual, extraordinary event will rejuvenate your passion, boost your direction for quality programming and provide tools and resources that will inspire you to create change.

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