The National Summer Learning Association's (NSLA) Summer Changes Everything™ national conference in Pittsburgh is only 12 weeks away! Don't miss out on this educational and networking opportunity designed specifically for the summer learning community!

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Conference 2011 By attending this year's conference, you will...

- Be ready for Common Core State Standards
with workshop sessions such as, Common to the Core: A Shared and Active Interest in Student Learning, which will explore an innovative approach using best practices aligned with common core standards as the vehicle to close the achievement gap and impact education reform.
- Learn hands-on math activities at
Camping In: Math Style, in which you'll find out how to replicate this innovative event to engage students and families with an interactive "hike" to Trail Posts (math stations) and complete math themed problems. Conference 2011

- Find out the latest and most cutting edge in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) learning with The Curiosity Machine: Using the Web to Create Future Engineers which challenges children to assume the role of engineers and inventors as they make their way through a robust online curriculum of hands-on, kid-friendly engineering design projects. Through an interactive website and corresponding mobile phone apps, this workshop will introduce instructors to the technology, process, and experiments to show them how they can use the Curiosity Machine as a tool to keep students engaged in STEM.   


Experience any one (and more!) of these engaging educational workshops, by registering today at


Gain Exposure For Your Organization  

NSLA welcomes hundreds of program managers, administrators, youth workers, teachers, school district leaders, researchers, and policymakers from across the country to its annual national conference on summer learning.

Each one of these participants receives a program book with vital conference information. By advertising in the program book, your organization will be seen every time a participant opens the book.

CLICK HERE to learn more about program book advertising, or contact Nancy Levesque at [email protected] or 410-856-1370 ext. 200 for more information.

Interested in being an exhibitor? CLICK HERE to learn more.
Past participants tell what they learned at Summer Changes Everything™

"The value of project-based learning where kids decide exactly where a project is going."  

"I obtained sources to measure outcomes, learned how to use technology to reach youth, and how to keep youth active and engaged."

"How the San Francisco summer learning network has brought unlikely collaborators to the table--with real results."

"The idea of measuring the intangibles--confidence, happiness, resilience is becoming crucial."

Reserve your hotel room for conference at the NSLA group rate
  Westin Pittsburgh
Reserve your room at the Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh and get the $174/night NSLA rate (regularly priced at $305/night).

Don't delay! The NSLA group rate expires on Friday, 9/21.

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