The 2020 Nita M. Lowey 21stCCLC Multi-State Conference is a two-day virtual experience providing professional development to individuals from the State Education Departments and youth development experts from West Virginia, Indiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee.  This event scheduled for October 5th and 6th, 2020, will share best practices and innovations in afterschool programming serving low-performing students in high poverty areas.  The conference will feature three keynote speakers, a networking session, exhibitors, and over 20 workshops.  Conference strands will include Middle and High School Programming, Elementary School Programming, Equity, Strong Foundations, Partnerships and Sustainability, and Resiliency.

This year’s conference is the first year for the Nita M. Lowey 21stCCLC Multi-State Conference to go virtual. The 2020 event is being hosted by the West Virginia Statewide Afterschool Network and the West Virginia Department of Education.  Additional co-hosts are the Indiana Department of Education, the Kentucky Department of Education, and the Tennessee Department of Education.

Registration

Conference workshops are to be interactive, informative, inspiring and focused on one or more of the following six conference strands:

Conference Sessions

  • Speakers will be informed by August 15, 2020 if they have been selected for a concurrent workshop.

  • Conference workshop sessions are limited to 21 workshops.

  • Speakers will be provided training by DCPV360 prior to the conference on how to present using the online system.

  • All sessions will be recorded and available to all attendees for a limited time after the conference.

Networking Session

  • There will be a networking session for all to attend.

Exhibitor and Sponsorships

  • For information to be a sponsor or exhibitor, please contact Molly Kestner at molly.kestner@mail.wvu.edu

  • Exhibit Area will be limited to 20 exhibits.