The conferences on this page have been approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) program officer.

Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grantees: Pre-approval from your program officer is required to attend.

 

EMPOWER 2022: Pennsylvania’s Out-of-School Time Conference

Nov. 30 – Dec. 2, 2022 | Lancaster, Pennsylvania

EMPOWER 2022 will offer professional development focused on out-of-school time (OST) programming. Pennsylvania and national experts will present the latest research and trends in OST programming, STEAM, barriers to entry for marginalized groups, advocacy, mental health and much more.

Register for EMPOWER 2022

 

Beyond School Hours 2023

Feb. 9–12, 2023 | Orlando, Florida

The conference provides vital professional development opportunities for educators and leaders working with students of all ages, across the learning day, all across America. Refresh, renew, and have fun connecting with peers and experts. Take home skills, tools, and a renewed passion for improving learning outcomes for young people.

Register for Beyond School Hours 2023

 

National AfterSchool Association Convention 2023

March 19–22, 2023 | Orlando, Florida 

The National Afterschool Association’s (NAA) Annual Convention brings together approximately 1,000 afterschool professionals for the premier learning, networking, and professional development event in the field.

NAA is committed to helping these professionals grow, share, and connect. Our annual convention offers more than 150 hands-on workshops and learning opportunities, as well as daily networking events to help develop a national community of afterschool professionals who together can support the academic, social, emotional, and physical development of children and youth.

Save the Date NAA Convention 2023

 

2023 BOOST Conference

April 25–28, 2023 | Palm Springs, California 

Join the largest, most recognized, and comprehensive global convening for afterschool, expanded learning, and in 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.

Register for 2023 BOOST Conference