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.


Beyond School Hours National Education Conference

February 20-23, 2019 | Hyatt Recency, Atlanta, Ga.

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

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2019 Extra Learning Opportunities Conference: Promising Practices, Proven Strategies

March 13-15, 2019 | Hilton, 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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2019 Migrant Education Program and English Language Development Conference: Education Without Borders

April 2-4, 2019 | Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey, 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 30- May 3, 2019 | 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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