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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 »

Making your case to attend the 2018 Families Learning Conference

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By now you’ve heard who’s keynoting the General Sessions. You’ve seen the concurrent sessions and presenters already confirmed. And your colleagues have told you just how great their experience was at the 2017 Families Learning Conference. You’re onboard to attend, but how do you convince your manager to pay for your trip to the 2018… Read more »

Nominations now accepted for the next Toyota Family Teacher of the Year

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The National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) is seeking educators to be nominated for the 2018 Toyota Family Teacher of the Year Award. This esteemed award recognizes the positive impact of teachers who engage families through exemplary practices in school and community-based educational programming. Click to review the selection criteria and to apply. Along with recognition,… Read more »

NCFL seeks adult learners to share their learning stories

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The National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) invites adult learners to apply to be a speaker at the 2018 Families Learning Conference, held from September 24 to 26, 2018, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Each year during our Conference, students share their learning stories with attendees during General Sessions (a time when all attendees are gathered… Read more »

Deadline approaching for 2018 Families Learning Conference session proposals

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Calling family engagement practitioners, educators, librarians, community stakeholders, and others who work to eradicate poverty through education solutions for families: NCFL invites you to share your best practices and effective strategies for engaging families in learning at the 2018 Families Learning Conference. The Call for Proposals to present a session closes Thursday, March 1. Presenters… Read more »

Submit your proposal to speak at the 2018 Families Learning Conference

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The National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) seeks high-quality, energetic, and engaging presentations for our 2018 Families Learning Conference, September 24-26, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. NCFL invites you to submit your presentation proposal by Thursday, March 1, 2018. To maximize your chance of selection to present, please submit a proposal that meets one of our… Read more »

2017 Toyota Family Teacher of the Year and runner-up honored at Families Learning Conference

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During last week’s Families Learning Conference, Toyota and the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) recognized and celebrated the 2017 Toyota Family Teacher of the Year, Mary Andrews of Chapel Hill, North Carolina. “We’re proud to recognize Mary Andrews as Toyota Family Teacher of the Year for the dedication to countless children and families through her unique literacy… Read more »

Join us in the Sunshine State in 2018!

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Mark your calendar for the 2018 Families Learning Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. From Monday, September 24 to Wednesday, September 26, the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) will host the premier family literacy and learning professional development event. Educators, family literacy staff, school administrators, education researchers, policymakers, and library staff are invited to attend… Read more »