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


21st CCLC 2021 Summer Symposium

Tuesday, July 20 – Thursday, July 22, 2021 | Virtual Event

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Elementary and Secondary Education is pleased to announce the Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant Program 2021 Summer Symposium. This conference, hosted by the Office of School Support and Accountability.

The virtual Summer Symposium is a three-day event focused on providing state education agencies and their grantees with relevant plenary sessions and workshops on successful strategies in implementing and managing all components of a program.

Register here for the 2021 Summer Symposium


2021 Pennsylvania EMPOWER Afterschool Conference

Saturday, November 13 – Wednesday, November 17, 2021 | Lancaster Marriott | Lancaster, PA

EMPOWER 2021 will offer professional development focused on out-of-school time programming. Pennsylvania and national experts will present the latest research and trends in out-of-school time programming, STEAM, barriers to entry for marginalized groups, advocacy, mental health and much more.

*The 2021 Pennsylvania EMPOWER Afterschool Conference is a Nita M. Lowey 21st CCLC nationally approved conference. Pre-approval from your program officer is required to attend.

Additional information, including registration materials, will be available soon.