• Welcome to the BOOST Conference!

    Welcome to the BOOST Conference!

    Inspire Youth. Inspire Learning. Inspire Change.

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APRIL 28 - MAY 1, 2020

BOOST Conference

Join the largest, most recognized and comprehensive global convening for after school, expanded learning, and out-of-school time professionals. Set in a retreat-like atmosphere, this annual, extraordinary event will rejuvenate your passion, boost your direction for quality programming and provide tools and resources that will inspire you to create change.

We invite you and your team to experience the most invigorating blend of:

  • Networking and team building opportunities - more than 2,500 global in and out-of-school time professionals
  • More than 175 exceptional workshops to help you learn and grow
  • The latest trends and research in innovative and quality in and out-of-school time programming
  • In-depth learning sessions through our 1-day Pre-Conference Academies
  • Opportunities for targeted conversations and learning through Inspiration Station Workshops
  • Master Classes taught by world-class experts of a discipline
  • BOOST Nation: Town Hall - public meetings with national leaders and public figures
  • Connections with over 100 Exhibitors sharing the newest resources, products, and services to enhance your programs
  • BOOST Film Festival featuring films highlighting relevant topics in the education field including issues relating to today's youth
  • Options to earn transferable college credits through the University of California, Irvine (UCI) Extension
  • Opportunities to experience guest speakers, authors, special events, and entertainment that will inspire you to create change
  • Healthy meals and plenty of sunshine in beautiful Palm Springs, California


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Looking for a way to keep in contact with BOOSTers the other 51 weeks of the year? Visit our FREE out-of-school time community: BOOST Cafe! The site features an interactive forum to share promising practices, up-to-date funding opportunities, a comprehensive list of tools and resources for your programs, weekly blogs from field professionals, and MORE! Click here to visit!

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BOOST Collaborative | 1286 University Ave #739 | San Diego, California 92103 | 619-23-BOOST (619-232-6678)