Families Learning Summit: Student Speaker Nominations

ncfl 20140218 120319NCFL is looking for family literacy program students to share their stories and insights at our annual Families Learning Summit in Houston, Texas. We are particularly interested in students who have developed strategies for supporting their children’s academic development, have begun to accomplish some of their employment or vocational goals, and/or have developed supportive strategies to include their extended family. Before nominating a student, please review the following information for an overview, timeline, and criteria. The deadline to apply is January 4, 2014.

Student speakers for the Families Learning Summit (March 16-18, 2015) must have:

  • Attended a four-component family literacy program or family learning program (a program with a 2-generational learning component) and completed 1 or 2 years in the program
  • Completed at least 3 speaking engagements in their class, local groups and/or state family literacy conferences with at least one of these groups being 50 – 100 people
  • Demonstrated that he/she is fluent in English

The student speaker must be supported by the staff of the family literacy/family learning program as the student writes and perfects the speech. The student speaker must be willing to travel to Houston, arrive on March 14, 2015, and be available for an on-site practice session on Sunday, March 15 prior to the opening session on March 16.

Student Speaker nomination form can be found here. For more information, contact summit@familieslearning.org.