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Register by July 15 and save with early bird pricing

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This October 9-11, the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) and our partners in the field will bring expert professional development supporting family literacy and learning to Tucson, Arizona. With early bird pricing ending on July 15, there’s no time like the present to register for the Families Learning Conference 2017! Are you a prospective… Read more »

3 things you won’t want to miss at NCFL’s conference

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This October, the Families Learning Conference will bring a wide array of professional development opportunities to attendees. From now until July 15, save 20% and register at $399! Find all the details you need to know at conference.familieslearning.org. Our schedule of over 100 concurrent sessions is being finalized, but in the meantime, here are three… Read more »

5 reasons why your boss should send you to NCFL’s conference

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It probably comes as no surprise that professional development helps you improve your work. Getting away from your daily routine and learning what others in your field are doing can renew your enthusiasm and arm you with fresh ideas. But convincing your boss to let you go can be hard. There are budget constraints to… Read more »

NCFL seeks adult learners to speak at the Families Learning Conference

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The National Center for Families Learning is seeking student speakers for the Families Learning Conference to be held in Tucson, Arizona, October 9 – 11, 2017. Eligible speakers are fluent in English and must have attended a family literacy or family learning program that has a two-generational learning component and completed at least one or… Read more »

Submit your nominee for the $20,000 Toyota Family Teacher of the Year Award

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Do you know an educator making great strides in family engagement? Nominate them for the 2017 Toyota Family Teacher of the Year Award! This prestigious award, made possible by Toyota, recognizes teachers who are positively impacting families by engaging them in school- and community-based educational programming. NCFL is accepting nominations now through Friday, June 9,… Read more »

Inspire others and share your success at the Families Learning Conference

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NCFL recognizes that in order to build communities that prosper, we must pool our strengths and share our strategies to help lift our neighbors from poverty and into educational and lifelong success. That’s why we’re calling on literacy staff, educators, librarians, thought leaders, researchers, policymakers, and others to submit proposals for this year’s Families Learning… Read more »

Discover family engagement resources from NCFL

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NCFL is fresh off a trip to the Title 1 Conference and we are bursting with new ideas and connections. We had many insightful conversations with educators and administrators and found that the need for family engagement resources is great. We offer many such resources for educators, literacy programs, libraries, and community-based organizations. Below, we’ve… Read more »

NCFL’s conference is headed west!

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It’s time to begin planning your trip to Tucson, Arizona, for the Families Learning Conference 2017! From Monday, October 9 to Wednesday, October 11, we’ll explore promising practices and innovative strategies in family literacy, learning, and engagement. REGISTRATION INFORMATION Take advantage of early bird pricing and save 20% by registering today! Register online or download the… Read more »

2016 Toyota Family Teacher of the Year & Runner-up Announced

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When Jean Ciborowski Fahey of Weymouth, Mass., joins a circle of moms and newborns, she condenses decades of knowledge about brain development into a 20-minute message that’s straightforward and provides parents ways to help their children develop a strong foundation for learning. “It’s important that parents of all income and education levels understand the benefits… Read more »

Exploring ‘Funds of Knowledge’ at 2016 Families Learning Summit

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Dr. Blaire Willson Toso, Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy at Penn State University, shares what Families Learning Summit attendees can expect from featured researcher Dr. Luis Moll.  Dr. Luis Moll, a professor (emeritus) at the University of Arizona, has been working with parents, children, and teachers since 1978. He is well-known for his collaborative… Read more »