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Ten days out–Here’s what you can expect at the 2018 Families Learning Conference

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It won’t be long now! The 2018 Families Learning Conference is little more than a week away and we’re putting the final touches on the event. Here’s what you can expect this year:   The 2018 Families Learning Conference kicks off with the Opening Session on Monday, Sept. 24, featuring keynote speaker Dr. Sharroky Hollie… Read more »

Only one month to go! Register now for #NCFL18

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The countdown has begun! September 23-26, hundreds of educators, family engagement workers, librarians, and social service providers will descend upon Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, for the 2018 Families Learning Conference. Will you be joining us? The Families Learning Conference is the premier event focused on innovative education strategies and practices in family literacy and learning, two-generation… Read more »

Guest Post: World’s greatest teacher

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The following is part of a series of guest posts by leaders in the field of literacy and family learning. This guest post is by Brad Meltzer, bestselling author and television host, and keynote speaker at the upcoming 2018 Families Learning Conference. The teacher who changed my life didn’t do it by encouraging her students… Read more »

What’s new at the 2018 Families Learning Conference?

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As the premier professional development event in family literacy and learning, attendees to the Families Learning Conference have come to expect high quality sessions with practical strategies to use in their communities across the country. In addition to providing excellent content, this year’s Conference, held September 23-26, features many new opportunities. Keep reading to learn… Read more »

Guest Post: 3 new literacies for the innovation economy

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The following is part of a series of guest posts by leaders in the field of literacy and family learning. This guest post is by Tom Vander Ark, author and CEO of Getting Smart, and keynote speaker at the upcoming 2018 Families Learning Conference. In the old days (like two years ago), you had to… Read more »

Guest Post: Being grateful for your students’ cultural behaviors

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The following is part of a series of guest posts by leaders in the field of literacy and family learning. This guest post is by Dr. Sharroky Hollie, executive director of The Center for Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning, and keynote speaker at the upcoming 2018 Families Learning Conference.   How frequently do you acknowledge… Read more »

Pre-conference session and special events announced for 2018 Families Learning Conference

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This September, join the 2018 Families Learning Conference for best practices and innovative strategies in serving families through education. On top of our robust offering of concurrent sessions, this year’s event is hopping with plenty of featured sessions and special events! Some of these have limited capacity, so register now to secure your spot.  … Read more »

It’s here! Schedule published for the 2018 Families Learning Conference

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The full schedule of concurrent sessions, general sessions, and special events is available on the 2018 Families Learning Conference website. Check out who’s presenting and what topics will be addressed! This year’s Conference will feature content in six educational strands: Adult Education, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Early Childhood Education, English Learners, Research and Policy, and Two-Generation… Read more »

Win funding to attend the 2018 Families Learning Conference

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The National Literacy Directory continues its Innovation Grant series with funding to attend the 2018 Families Learning Conference. This latest round of funding will send a representative from two organizations to National Center for Families Learning (NCFL)’s annual conference at Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa, occurring Sept. 24-26, 2018. This grant will… Read more »

Dynamic keynote speakers to ignite 2018 Families Learning Conference

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This September 24-26, the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) presents the 2018 Families Learning Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Each year, NCFL enlists inspiring and thought-provoking leaders in education and literacy to keynote General Sessions. We’re excited to reveal this year’s lineup of keynote speakers!       Dr. Sharroky Hollie Opening Session, September… Read more »