10 reasons to register now for the 2016 Families Learning Summit 

This year’s Families Learning Summit will bring two-generation family engagement to life for hundreds of attendees on October 17-19, 2016, in Detroit, Mich. We’ve hand-picked sessions and speakers covering everything from early literacy to adult education, and digital learning to community coalitions and family engagement research.

Families Learning Summit
Register today!

Whether you’re a veteran attendee or new to the Summit, here’s 10 reasons why you should register today and join NCFL in the Motor City this fall:

  1. More than 90 concurrent sessions covering a wide variety of two-generation, literacy, and learning content
  2. Two high-powered panel sessions investigating the latest insights in navigating digital learning for young children and funding effective two-generation programming
  3. A live national webcast session, presented by NCFL and Urban Libraries Council, featuring a panel discussion and a new opportunity for libraries nationwide
  4. A very special Banquet Celebration and tribute to 25 years of NCFL-Toyota two-generation programming—highlighting what’s possible through exemplary nonprofit/corporate partnerships
  5. Our first-ever PNC Makerspace Lounge, full of tinker-inspiring, design-thinking, hands-on ideas and materials
  6. Eight featured sessions exploring the funds of knowledge, the vocabulary gap, coding apps for young children, what the distributions for opportunity mean for adult learners, and more—from PNC Grow Up Great, leading researchers such as Irwin Kirsch and Luis Moll, and PBS Kids
  7. Session strands curated and led by our partners: Commission On Adult Basic Education (COABE), GED Testing Service®, Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy, Literacy Funders Network and coalition leaders, and Wonderopolis’ Wonder Lead Ambassadors
  8. The incredible stories and outstanding family testimonies of parents who have experienced the power of families learning together firsthand
  9. Unique totes for each attendee handmade by the moms of San Pedro, California’s fINdings Art Center, Inc., a pioneer of today’s Family Service Learning model
  10. Networking dinners around Detroit and four NCFL-facilitated dinner discussions on the hottest topics in two-generation and digital, inquiry-based learning

Join us in Detroit this fall! The Families Learning Summit will take place October 17-19, 2016, at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. To register and find more information, please visit familieslearning.org/summit or email summit@familieslearning.org.