What makes the Families Learning Conference different?

In less than two months the Families Learning Conference 2017 will take place in Tucson, Arizona (October 9 -11). You do not want to miss the robust networking and professional development for those working with families in education, human services, and workforce fields. Here’s why you should join us:

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According to past attendees of the Families Learning Conference, their number one reason to attend is the vast range of sessions. There are over 100 to choose from at this year’s conference! Not only the range, but the depth of sessions, draws attendees back year after year. Each day’s schedule is thoughtfully assembled so that attendees can follow strands of sessions in early childhood education, adult education, research, library programming, and more.

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Unique focus on engaging all members of the family

NCFL and our partners in the field have long known that in order to break the cycle of poverty, all members of the family must be engaged in academic achievement. Our two-generation focus during the Families Learning Conference equips attendees with education solutions to issues commonly encountered in educators’ work with underserved families, practical ideas that they can take back and use right away in the classroom, and ideas for community-based partnerships that enhance their work.

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Networking events that inspire action

Attendees cite networking opportunities as the second most important factor in deciding to attend the Families Learning Conference. With all Conference sessions and events located at the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa, it’s easy and convenient to network and idea-share with education professionals throughout our three days together.

Monday, October 9, attend the Toyota-NCFL Banquet Celebration where Earvin “Magic” Johnson will deliver an energizing keynote and the Toyota Family Teacher of the Year will be announced.

Tuesday, October 10, view an exclusive screening of the film Screenagers while enjoying food truck cuisine at the resort’s beautiful outdoor space.

Wednesday, October 11, come together for the Closing Brunch to reflect on learnings and takeaways from Conference and to make lasting connections for your personal learning network.

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Secure your spot at the Families Learning Conference 2017 now!

October will be here soon. Register today and start getting excited for the connections you’ll make and the great tools and resources you’ll bring back to your community this fall! Visit conference.familieslearning.org for more information and to register.