Passionate Professionals. Afterschool professionals are the most passionate people we know – and we're committed to helping you grow. Convention offers exceptional learning opportunities with more than 150 workshops, poster and express presentations, receptions, the Afterschool for All Challenge, and other opportunities to make new connections and enhance your skills.

Powerful Stories. We all have a story – and it's time to share yours. Storytelling is fundamentally human. Using storytelling techniques in your professional life can help others remember what you say, learn from what you do, and even inspire them to join your cause.

 The Afterschool for All Challenge – Tell Your Story to Policymakers.
afterschoolalliancelogoHosted by the Afterschool Alliance, this annual event brings afterschool leaders and champions of all ages from communities across the nation to Capitol Hill to meet with their representatives.

Now more than ever, Congress needs to hear from us. Tell them your stories and about the critical importance of afterschool and out-of-school time programs in your community. Learn more.

Register today – space is limited at the Afterschool for All Challenge!


Sounds Great! But I Need My Supervisor's Approval.
Download our toolkit and make the case to attend convention. We've developed talking points, a cost/benefit worksheet and a sample letter to help you get the funding and time to attend convention – and invest in your professional development. Our attendees learn methods, techniques, tools, and insights that help improve their organizations.


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