Annual IAN Spring Conference celebration
Greetings to our friends in the field of afterschool and youth development!
SAVE THE DATE!! Please join us on Saturday, April 29, 2017 for the 31st Annual IAN Spring Conference celebration that will be held at the Sheraton Hotel and Executive Meeting Center, 3000 Warrenville Road, in Lisle, Illinois 60532.
This year we will sponsor a one-day only SUPER-SATURDAY conference in which you can earn up to six hours of quality training sessions for the day.
**Overview of 2017 Spring Conference Schedule
7:30am – Registration Opens – Continental Breakfast – Market Place Opens
8:15 – 9:15am – Session One-
Welcome and ACT Now Coalition Public Policy Meeting
Continental breakfast is sponsored by the ACT Now Coalition
9:35 am – 11:05 am – Session Two – First Block of Workshop Sessions
11:25am – 12:55pm- Session Three- Second Block of Workshop Sessions
1:15pm – 2:45pm – Session Four-
Luncheon (Keynote address and Awards Presentation)
Luncheon is sponsored by Champions, a division of KinderCare Education
3:00pm -4:30pm – Session Five – Third Block of Workshop Sessions
4:30pm – Conference Adjourned – Giveaways in the Market Place Area
**2017 Spring Conference highlights:
✔ Luncheon keynote speaker – Keith Neuber, M.S. –Author/President/Motivational Speaker
✔ Shelley Bromberek-Lambert – National Board Chair – National AfterSchool Association (NAA)
✔ Malik Jones – Youth Speaker – Gary Comer Center, Chicago
Other highlights of the day includes the following:
• A diverse array of workshop sessions to choose from many sectors of afterschool and youth development.
• Workshop track for seasoned professionals.
• Workshop session dedicated to Family Child Care Providers that work with children and youth in afterschool.
• Over 25 workshop sessions to choose from in many sectors of afterschool.
• Presentation of the Rich Scofield, IAN Best Practice and Deb Nelson Board Leadership awards.
• Active Market Place with a plethora of resources.
✔ View the spring conference registration form and frequently asked questions .
✔ Because this year’s conference is a one-day event, we have reserved a small block of rooms on the evening of Friday, April 28, 2017 at the rate of $89 plus tax. Please call the Sheraton Hotel and Executive Meeting Center at 630-505-1000 to make your reservation today.
✔ For more information, please visit our website at www.ianetwork.org..