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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!


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 »

Fiberworks creates hundreds of totes for the Families Learning Conference 2017


When you look around at the Families Learning Conference, you’ll likely see something unique to conferences: attendees storing conference items in handmade totes made from a variety of fabrics and patterns. For the third year, NCFL has enlisted the help of our community to create totes for attendees of the Families Learning Conference. This year’s… Read more »

Heading to the Families Learning Conference? Final details below!

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You’ve registered. You’ve made your flight and hotel reservations. Now here’s how to make the most of your #NCFL2017 experience: Getting to the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa with ease NCFL has chosen Adobe Transportation to provide attendees with direct shuttle service between the Tucson International Airport and our hotel at the… Read more »

Latest research in family literacy explored at the Families Learning Conference

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What is the latest research in family literacy and learning, and how can it inform your work? The Families Learning Conference 2017 will feature a research strand of concurrent sessions, including three featured researchers invited by the Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy. These sessions will explore data in family literacy, adult education, family… Read more »

Free #NCFL2017 registration up for grabs!


Two weeks—that’s all that is standing in the way of the premier family literacy and learning event for educators, family literacy staff, school administrators, library staff, researchers, and policy makers. Haven’t registered for the Families Learning Conference? You could go for free! Attend our two free webinars this week for the chance to win a free registration and… Read more »

Enjoy dinner and a movie under the desert stars at #NCFL2017

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The evening of October 10, Families Learning Conference attendees will enjoy food truck cuisine while participating in an exclusive viewing of the film Screenagers and taking part in a discussion—under the stars and in the desert, no less! For anyone wrestling over screen time debates, this event will provide some much needed information and reflection…. Read more »

Five weeks out from the Families Learning Conference 2017—have you registered?

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In five weeks, October 9-11, hundreds in the education field will be joining us in Tucson, Arizona, for NCFL’s Families Learning Conference. You don’t want to miss out! These three days will be packed with outstanding speakers and education experts who will share trends in research, new models for educating, and information that will help you further… Read more »