Conferences and Training Opportunities
Mizzen by Mott – Summer Lawn Series Part II (7/25)
July 25, 2021 | 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM EST
Come one, come all and bring a friend! Dig out your dancing shoes and join Mizzen’s first-ever Summer Lawn Series. You’ll hear jazz greats, pick up a few new dance moves and discover a one-of-a-kind curriculum in Mizzen developed by Jazz at Lincoln Center and Foundations Inc. that melds music, literary arts and math. The series takes place on July 25 and August 8 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. EDT. Save your spot now for a toe-tapping good time this summer!
50 State Afterschool Network Re-Boot Camp (Until 8/1)
Virtual | Available Until Aug. 1
The 50 State Afterschool Network Re-Boot Camp was developed in partnership with afterschool networks in Connecticut, Utah, Maine, Missouri, Illinois, and Oregon, in collaboration with the 50 State Afterschool Network.
This free program consists of a four week intensive summer virtual training series. Like many of the virtual conferences that the 50 Statewide Afterschool Networks have hosted in the past, these training sessions will help prepare programs to meet their full potential to serve the children and families in communities this summer. The Re-Boot Camp will be broken into thematic weeks with six pre-recorded (asynchronous) sessions per week.
Mizzen by Mott – Summer Lawn Series Part III (8/8)
August 8, 2021 | 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM EST
Come one, come all and bring a friend! Dig out your dancing shoes and join Mizzen’s first-ever Summer Lawn Series. You’ll hear jazz greats, pick up a few new dance moves and discover a one-of-a-kind curriculum in Mizzen developed by Jazz at Lincoln Center and Foundations Inc. that melds music, literary arts and math. Save your spot now for a toe-tapping good time this summer!
IYI Webinar: Back to School Time: Focus on Social Emotional Learning (8/18)
August 18, 2021 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
As we prepare to welcome students back for the new school year, our school communities should focus on the social-emotional well-being of all our students. Given the challenges we have faced in the last two years, we need to plan our approach to understand and address our students’ social-emotional and academic needs so that all scholars experience a successful re-entry to schools.
Presenter: Dr. Paul Cruz, The University of Texas at Austin
Indiana Youth Services Association (IYSA) 2021 Development Retreat (8/31-9/1)
August 31 - September 1
The Indiana Youth Services Association has announced their 2021 development retreat: "Reconnecting with Your Inner Child - Play, Bond, Image!" This overnight-optional retreat in Underwood, Indiana will offer time for participants to train, play, bond, imagine, laugh, and relax.
Child & Youth Care Foundations & Training for Trainers Courses (Begins 9/14)
Sept. 14 - Oct. 28
The Academy of Competent Youth Work and the Indiana Youth Services Association present the Child & Youth Care Foundations Course and the Training for Trainers Course. Participants will receive training across all youth work competencies, modules that meeting training requirements for Entry Level CYC certification, guidance through the CYC certification process, between-class activities, access to supplemental modules, and more! Email Jeananne Reich for more information, at [email protected]
IYI Webinar: Off to a Strong Start: The Building Blocks of Reading in Early Childhood (9/15)
September 15, 2021 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
Early childhood is a time of amazing growth and tremendous opportunity for reading readiness. Key building blocks of reading include vocabulary, concepts of print, and phonological awareness. This session will examine each of these areas with the lens of research-to-practice, as we consider ways to ensure ALL students get off to a strong start!
Presenter: Laura Stewart, National Director, The Reading League