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TBD for 2021US STEM Solutions Conference
U.S. News & World Report STEM Solutions Presents: Workforce of Tomorrow, is the preeminent conference for leaders across multiple industries, from corporate CEOs to university presidents, and influential board chairs to top policymakers. Committed to examining the complexities of developing a workforce skilled in science, technology, engineering and math, these leaders bring their key insights, innovative strategies, and industry best practices to develop solutions for advancing this effort. An executive-level event with significant impact, Workforce of Tomorrow, April 4-6, 2018 in Washington, DC, aims to ensure a strong future for STEM education and employment.
Washington, D.C.
November 7-10, 2021Mayflower HotelNational Conference on Afterschool and Summer Learning
Do you believe smarter summers equal brighter futures? Join hundreds of out-of-school time leaders from across the nation through this three day convening of networking, interactive sessions, and inspiring youth performances.
Washington, D.C.11/7/2021
TBD for 2021855-228-8780Science in the Rockies
Steve Spangler will take the fear out of teaching science and help you become a more effective STEM teacher… guaranteed! You’ll leave this experience with the knowledge, presentation skills, confidence, and tools to make science the favorite part of your teaching day. Oh, and you’ll participate in more than 75 of Steve’s favorite demonstrations and experiments.
Denver, CO
February 17-20, 2021Beyond School Hours 2021
Grapevine, TX2/17/2021
April 27-30, 2021TBDBOOST Conference
Join the largest, most recognized and comprehensive global convening for after school, expanded learning, and out-of-school time professionals. Set in a retreat-like atmosphere, this annual, extraordinary event will rejuvenate your passion, boost your direction for quality programming and provide tools and resources that will inspire you to create change.
Palm Springs, CA4/27/2020
TBD for 2021Ready by 21

Every year, the Ready by 21 National Meeting brings together hundreds of leaders from around the country who are working to get all young people ready by 21 – for college, work and life. These leaders have dedicated themselves to improving the odds for children and youth through collective impact initiatives, policy alignment and program quality improvement.


There will be dozens of stimulating workshops and sessions from top leaders in education, policymaking, advocacy and out-of-school time. With the goal of ensuring all children and youth are ready by 21, essential topics such as defining and ensuring readiness, promoting equity, increasing shared commitments and impact, improving program quality and supporting social and emotional learning (SEL) skills will be highlighted.

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2021: Virtual Professional Learning Communities (will not be considered national training by DESE in 2021)

2022: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA | March 20 – 23, 2022 | Caesars Palace

2023: ORLANDO, FLORIDA | March 19 – 22, 2023 | Gaylord Palms

2024: DALLAS, TEXAS | March 17 – 20, 2024 | Hyatt Regency Dallas

July 20-22, 2021VirtualN/AN/AN/A
Registration and more information will be coming in the next couple of months.
Theme: Exploring New Horizons
Topics: Closing the Achievement Gap Through 21st CCLC
Engaging Families and Partners in 21st CCLC
Career Pathways to Prepare Students to Develop Employability Skills
The Fundamentals of Flexibility - The Wide World of Creative Thinking
Building Equity and Unity