Beat the Odds
February 18-19 | Fargo
Beat the Odds
is a program that focuses on using rhythm and drumming to teach social emotional learning to elementary students. This training provides teachers and other professionals with the training needed to implement this program in their school, afterschool, and early learning programs. Cost is $30. Find
registration information here
Quality Management Practices: SEL for Managers and Administrators
February 19 | Webinar 1pm CDT
How can programs create a culture that supports continuous social and emotional learning? Join the Weikart Center's design team to explore how managers & administrators can create environments that support adult SEL skill development, so that those adults can create environments that support SEL skill development in young people.
for free webinar.
Beyond School Hours Conference
February 26-29 | Orlando, FL
National conference for educators and leaders serving K-12 studnets in school, afterschool, summertime and beyond. Hear from powerful keynote speakers, exhibits that engage and inform, and over 200 content-rich workshops.
National Afterschool Association Convention
March 15-18 | Washington, D.C.
Join over 2,300 out-of-school time professionals for networking, learning and inspiration including special events, workshops, daily keynotes, and interactive Learning Expo all designed to meet the needs of the developing professionals & emerging and current leaders of afterschool.
Youth Voice & Leadership
March 18 | Webinar 1pm CDT
The most meaningful way to support SEL skill development in youth is to share power with young people in school and afterschool programs by elevating youth voices. This webinar will focus on strategies to incorporate youth voice and provide youth with meaningful leadership roles.
for free webinar through Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality.
Crisis Prevention in the Classroom
March 19 | Fargo
Opening session with State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler. Keynote speaker Dr. Ross Greene will discuss Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (CPS) based on the premise that challenging behavior occurs when demands & expectations exceed the child's capacity to respond. Focus is put on identifying the skills the child is lacking with the goal of helping the child to solve problems rather than modify behavior through rewards or punishment. $30 Early Bird Registration through Jan 31.
Info & Registration
April 28 - May 1 | Palm Springs, CA
Join the largest, most recognized and comprehensive global convening for afterschool, expanded learning, and out-of-school time professionals. This annual event will boost your direction for quality programming and provide tools & resources that will inspire you to create change.
Save the Date! 2020 ND Out-of-School Time Conference
July 28 - 29 | Fargo
This 2-day learning opportunity for any out-of-school time professional will focus on social emotional learning, student & parent engagement, 21CCLC, STEAM, and more! Registration will open March 2020.