2014 BOOST Conference Accolades
"I always enjoy BOOST. It really is a one of a kind conference. I value the networking component and it is always great to see what other programs are doing to support youth in our communities. Quality professional development is highly needed in the out-of-school time field. BOOST is a place to experience quality professional development!"
"Always a great conference and getting better each year."
" I liked the variety of workshop topics that were available this year. I thought it was the best variety in the past 4 years."
"This conference is an opportunity to learn about the policies and strategies related to after school programs around the country."
"This was my first year attending, and it was great being there, meeting people from all over the state and hearing how their programs run."
"I enjoyed the conference very much and I look forward to being able to return next year."
"Each year BOOST out-does itself. Job well done."
"The conference was very educational and correlated with our state's core standard."
"I <3 BOOST!"
"The best so far."
"The workshop diversity was amazing! I felt I picked up great nuggets of information in each session. The keynotes were inspiring and thought-provoking. Thank you BOOST team for a job well done."
"Another great conference! It is worth the coast-to-coast travel."
"BOOST was such an amazing experience! I loved everything about the whole event! It was well structured, organized, and so much FUN! It was my first year attending the conference and I learned so much from networking with people, to the workshops, to the keynote speakers! I loved the fact that social media contest was a big part of the event because it allowed us to be more modern and engaged, and interested (Plus, since my group won the BOOSTSELFIE! :)) I loved the fact that I so many people from different states and countries were able to unite as one and enjoy and embrace the passion we have for servicing the youth in our communities! I was left completely INSPIRED and ready for some AMAZING CHANGES to happen! I complete soaked in the whole event and was ready to take it back to site and implement all the amazing things I learned. I greatly appreciated the opportunity to attend the conference and I REALLY hope that I get the same opportunity to attend next year! #BOOSTYourself :)"
"Just a fun, informative conference...really had a blast! Thanks!"
"Excellent, Excellent, Excellent."
"GREAT JOB AGAIN! WONDERFUL CONFERENCE"
"Great conference...I always come away with information to use to make me better!"
"It was great! I learned and had fun at the same time!"
"This was a terrific conference and I am looking forward to attending next year."
"I loved the conference I am looking forward to having some staff members attend next year."
"The BOOST Conference was an enjoyable experience. I highly recommended any and everyone to attend this conference it is awesome. There was so much for you to do. You got to meet a lot of interesting people. All the exhibitors were interesting. It was truly and simply amazing."
"Thank you, Tia, and thank you to your team! BOOST is the best conference in the Nation!!! Hands-down. The layers of opportunities, offerings, and environments are so appreciated. I always feel like I am coming home to a place I belong - where we are all loved for what we do. I learn so much...and give my expertise too... It is the BOOST I need at just the right time of year. Thank you for your leadership and generosity. :-) You have changed my life in so many ways... and the lives of so many more who are reaching the lives of young people all over the world. Amazing Legacy :-) Peace - Love - BOOST! See you next year!"
"Great Energy! Thank you for all the hard work!"