State Affiliate Events

ALABAMA
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ARIZONA
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CALIFORNIA
Leadership Intensive Retreats
When out-of-school time providers increase their skills and confidence as leaders, it benefits the young people they work with and their programs as a whole. CalSAC’s leadership and management training deepens the knowledge, skill and abilities of out-of-school time professionals, helping them lead and manage high-quality programs that bring out the best in the young people they serve.

Training: Onsite & Online
As Requested
CalSAC provides a diverse array of free and low-cost experiential, interactive training and learning opportunities that build the skills and confidence of youth development professionals at all levels, from line staff and practitioners to managers and program directors. From STEM to social and emotional learning to equity-based leadership, CalSAC has over 800 hours of curriculum available to meet a range of interests and needs. To get started, simply choose from an array of onsite or online training topics or programs and select your preferred date and time.

COLORADO
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CONNECTICUT
Fun Fridays
Multiple Dates
TGIF! After school professionals will come together with context experts in a friendly and engaging conversation about one key area of after school program quality. Explore tools and strategies, try new activities and games, share ideas, and network with colleagues. Join us for Fun Fridays, and leave inspired and equipped to make your program shine!

Deep Dives
Multiple Dates
These intensive sessions blend fun, engaging content with a richer, more in-depth exploration of the most challenging issues facing after school program staff. Join us as we go deep, building reflective practice and making best practices and inspiring ideas into realistic, feasible changes to your programs. Build expertise and skill that will translate into improved outcomes for your children, your families, and your program.

2020 Tri-State After School Fall Conference
November 2020 | Virtual
A tri-state conference with the best from Connecticut, New Jersey & New York with both live and recorded sessions so folks can watch anytime.

DELAWARE
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FLORIDA
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GEORGIA
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IDAHO
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ILLINOIS
Mental Health Discussion for Spanish Speaking Parents
Sesion Café de Padres de Ian – Tema: Salud Mental
Febraury 13, 2021 | Virtual
The Illinois AfterSchool Network Parent Café is a place where parents/families of all types gather and share their stories, their experiences, their worries, their fears, their wisdom, and find community and strength together on a topic of conversation. Through open communication, they become places of affirmation where they can learn that they are not alone in their struggles with managing their families and households. Parent Cafes also provide an opportunity to help connect parents to resources to help solve problems they might face.

The goals of the Parent Cafes are as follows:

  • Being more resilient as parents
  • Forging positive social relationships
  • Learning to create concrete support networks
  • Increasing their knowledge of parenting and child/youth development
  • Improving their communication skills

Parent Cafe sessions are offered FREE to all families. During each session, we will have professionals in the field to help parents with questions and share resources.

Empathy, Racism, and Bias to find your ART in Leadership
February 24, 2021 | Virtual
Engaging your creative potential to enhance your leadership. This session is designed to combine leadership development concepts with theatre arts framework that will enhance your leadership quality in life and the workplace. This session is where you will explore how to be an effective communicator, become an active listener, evoke empathy through a professional lens; understand bias so that leaders are providing equitable and inclusive leadership that is anti-racist. We want to implement a more effective workplace environment for both the educator, colleagues and youth. Let’s lean in to the discomfort that promotes change!

IAN 35th Annual Spring Virtual Conference
April 7-9, 2021 | Virtual
The IAN 35th Annual Spring Virtual Conference is for after school and youth development professionals representing many sectors of the field in Illinois. The virtual conference will take place from April 7 - 9, 2021. Developing leaders in the field by offering QUALITY professional development opportunities and events. After School ROCKS in Illinois!

INDIANA
Training Opportunities
Multiple Dates
IAN supports strong teams and programs by establishing standards and best practices, and offering tools for professional development with ways to measure success.

KENTUCKY
Self-Care for Advocates
November 4, 2020 | Virtual
Like all Kentuckians, advocates have been experiencing a lot of stress over the past few months. As we battle the pandemic, support the community, experience personal and professional uncertainty, and sift through election news, it is important that we continue to care for ourselves. Dr. Joe Bargione from the Bounce Coalition will lead us through a self-care workshop to help us maintain the energy we need to continue our advocacy on behalf of Kentucky kids.

MAINE
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MARYLAND
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MASSACHUSETTS
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MICHIGAN
Lunch and Learn Series
Multiple Dates | Virtual
The Michigan AfterSchool Association supports statewide regional workshops for out of school time professionals per year. These workshops meet in different regions throughout the state of Michigan. Specific topics will vary from workshop to workshop, but they will be facilitated with a common goal of providing quality professional development training and resource sharing to members of the out of school time field.

MISSOURI
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NEVADA
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NEW HAMPSHIRE
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NEW JERSEY
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NEW YORK
Annual Conference
April 23-24, 2021 | Troy, NY
Save-the-date!

NORTH CAROLINA
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NORTH DAKOTA
ND Out-of-School-Time Conference
June 29-30, 2021 | Fargo, ND
High-quality professional development for afterschool professionals throughout North Dakota. This 2-day learning opportunity is open to any teachers, program directors/coordinators, leaders and staff working in out-of-school time settings. Keynotes and a variety of breakout sessions will focus on coaching, quality, student engagement, program & staff management, STEAM, social emotional learning, 21CCLC and more.

OHIO
Ohio Afterschool Network Best Foot Forward Conference for Afterschool and Summer Learning Professionals
February 25-26, 2021
Save the date for the OAN annual statewide OST conference.

Join the Conversation
Multiple dates
As we all face challenges and opportunities in light of new child care regulations, school district closures, and recommended social distancing, staying connected is more important than ever. Join the Ohio Afterschool Network in weekly calls with the Afterschool and Summer Learning field to share news, talk about ideas, hear advocacy updates and connect! Topics and dates listed here.

OKLAHOMA
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OREGON
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PENNSYLVANIA
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RHODE ISLAND
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SOUTH DAKOTA
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TEXAS
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UTAH
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VERMONT
Vermont Afterschool Conference
November 6, 2020
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VIRGINIA
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WASHINGTON
Exploring Structural Racism and Cultural Responsiveness: An Inclusive Approach for Youth Programs
Multiple Dates | Virtual
School's Out Washington developed these foundational trainings for all staff working directly with young people. Since these trainings build upon one another, we highly recommend starting with Exploring Structural Racism before moving on to Cultural Responsiveness.

WISCONSIN
WCCAA Annual Conference
February 17-19, 2021
Save the date for what will be another outstanding gathering of child care administrators, directors, owners and champions of the child care industry.

WYOMING
The Wyoming Nonprofit Conference
August 2021
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