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Best Starts for Kids Grantees Amongst Bridge Conference Presenters

Posted under Best Starts for Kids OST, Bridge Conference, School's Out News

By Lex Gavin, BSK Program Quality Coordinator

The Bridge Conference is right around the corner! October 29th and 30th promise to be two full days of top tier professional development for front-line youth workers, and an incubator of strategic thinking for systems-level leaders like funders and policymakers.

Best Starts for Kids Out-of-School Time grantees are in the lineup of youth development experts presenting (which include many SOWA staff and trainers) at the conference.

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National Conference is SOLD OUT!

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The National Conference on Afterschool and Summer Learning is SOLD OUT. With 900 people registered, we can’t fit any more people into this conference if we wanted to. This will be the largest conference that either School’s Out Washington or our partners at the National Summer Learning Association have ever put on. If you wanted […]

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Bridge Favorites Coming to National Conference

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By now you’ve probably heard that our annual Bridge Conference is joining forces this year with the National Summer Learning Association’s annual conference to form the National Conference on Afterschool and Summer Learning. You might have wondered: With this conference bringing the top minds in afterschool and summer from around the nation to Seattle, will the engaging presenters you […]

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Learn How Partnerships Can Strengthen Communities at National Conference

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Partnerships are critical to the success of afterschool and summer programs, whether it’s with a school, community organization, funder, or policymaker. Despite the need for and benefit of partnerships, navigating the process of identifying and deepening partnerships can be challenging, especially with the demands we may face in our day to day roles working with youth. […]

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Boeing to Support STEM Learning at National Conference

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Wondering how you can bring science, technology, engineering and mathematics education into your community? Wonder no more. As part of Boeing’s centennial celebration, Boeing has launched 100 Days of Learning—an educational initiative designed to inspire the next generation of innovators to explore the wide world of STEM and beyond. With materials that are perfect for […]

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