Please note: Name badges are required to attend all BOOST Conference events including all meals and all workshops.
BOOST NATION Town Hall meetings are informal public meetings scheduled throughout the conference with national leaders. Everybody in the out-of-school time community is invited to attend, voice their opinions, share issues and challenges, share promising practices and hear the responses from public figures and elected officials about shared subjects of interest in your community.
Wednesday, April 19
Expanding Student Success: The State of Expanded Learning in California
Michael Funk, Director, Expanded Learning Division; Heather Williams, Strategic Initiatives Coordinator, Expanded Learning Division, California Department of Education, Sacramento, CA
What another awesome year in Expanded Learning! Come hear the highlights and Michael's plan for the upcoming year to continue to realize the vision that Expanded Learning programs are paramount to a good education for California students. Join Michael for an interactive discussion with time for Q&A.
Thursday, April 20
Washington Update: The State of Afterschool Following the 2016 Elections
Jodi Grant, Executive Director, Afterschool Alliance, Washington, DC
Our nation is on the brink of significant change in the wake of the 2016 elections. What is the outlook for afterschool and summer learning programs in this new political environment? The Afterschool Alliance’s Jodi Grant will share her insight on the new presidential administration and Congress and discuss strategies her organization is using to advocate for afterschool in Washington, DC. Come with questions and advocacy success stories as we brainstorm ways to advocate for our programs.
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