Pre-Conference: 21st CCLC Session

Pre-Conference: 21st CCLC Session

Sponsored by the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 | 7:30 am – 2:00 pm

Space limited; pre-registration required

Augment your professional development experience with this exclusive pre-conference session for 21st CCLC leaders and program practitioners only! Learn more about developing, implementing, and sustaining quality afterschool programs today and into the future with hands-on workshops, engaging panels, and informative keynotes. We’ll focus on developing literacy skills, engaging young people in entrepreneurial education, integrating the arts into your program — and more!


7:30 to 8:00 am

Check-in and Networking Breakfast

8:00 to 8:15 am

Welcome Remarks
Miriam Lund

8:15 to 9:00 am

Supporting Literacy in K-5 Afterschool Programs
Dr. Paige Pullen, University of Florida Lastinger Center; Jenn Faber, Florida Grade-Level Reading Campaign

9:00 to 9:15 am

Afterschool and the 2020 Census
Jodi Grant, Afterschool Alliance

9:15 to 10:00 am

Engineering Design Challenges: Prepare for Takeoff!
Maria Arredondo and Dr. Jomill Wiley, NASA

10:00 to 11:15 am

60 Seconds That Can Change a Young Person’s Life
Jessie Jones, Young Entrepreneur Institute

11:15 to 11:45 pm

Multi-Perspective Arts Integration Panel
Gwynn Hughes, Mott Foundation; Sheila Hayes, Tendaji 21st CCLC Program; Theresa Timmons, Timmons Art Foundation; Dr. Sylvia Lyles, U.S. Department of Education

12:00 to 1:00 pm

Networking Lunch

1:00 to 2:00 pm

Arts Integration Breakout Sessions
Foundations, Inc.
Space is extremely limited and will be assigned on a first-come/first-served basis.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required. You must register for the Beyond School Hours conference in order to sign up for this complimentary pre-conference session.

After the pre-conference, you can drop by Office Hours with Miriam Lund, Group Lead for the 21st CCLC Program, from 2:30 – 5:00 pm. Miriam is available for you to talk about issues and concerns — or just to drop by and say hello!