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REGISTER TO ATTEND
 BOOST CONFERENCE

    May 1 - May 4, 2013  

   Palm Springs Convention Center

Palm Springs, California

FEATURING:

Paul Tough 
Bestselling Author of How Children Succeed



Christopher Emdin   

Professor of Science Education Columbia University

 

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 
Basketball Legend, Media Star, Community Activist



2013 BOOST EXHIBITORS  

 

Check out the 2013 Exhibitors registered for the BOOST Conference Exhibit Hall:

 

   A+ Educational Tours 

 Afterschool Alliance

 

     

 

 EZ-CARE2/SofterWare, Inc. 

 

EZ Reports   

   

 


GeoMotion Group 

 

Grand Canyon University   

 

Healthy Kids Out of School

High 5 Adventure Learning Center 

JUST RUN Youth Fitness Program 


Kids 4 Broadway  

 

 Kids Included Together      

                      

 

Natural High

Nature-Watch
 
Newshounds Journalism Club

Palos Sports Inc.

PCS Edventures 

 
Playbooks Reader's Theater

 

Playworks 


Revolution Foods

Roadtrip Nation

Scholastic 

Scout from University of California

Skillastics


Spinitar      

 

STAR Education 

 

STEMfinity

 
Teacher Created Materials  

              
      

 

 

(*List current as of 4/1/2013)    

 

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS  

 

Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel, Hilton Palm Springs Resort, Hotel Zoso, Courtyard Marriott, & The Ace Hotel: 

        

    

 

 

Click here to view up-to-date hotel accommodations.

 

PRESENTER PROFILES ON WEBSITE
 

 

MEET THE 2013 BOOST CONFERENCE SPEAKERS & PRESENTERS!

 

Click here to view their profiles!
 

 

 

 

COMPLIMENTARY MEETING SPACE 
 

Looking to host a breakfast or business meeting with your colleagues at the upcoming BOOST Conference? We offer complimentary meeting space for up to 15 people in the Palm Springs Convention Center Boardroom. If your group is larger than 15, we also have larger rooms available to accommodate your group.  

 

Please Note: The space does not include Audio Visual or food and beverage.  Please let us know if you would like to order food or A/V.


 

  Board Room PSCC

  

 

Please contact Alex Cameron to reserve your space alex@boostcollaborative.org 

 

For more information, click here!

 

EARN COLLEGE CREDITS AT BOOST 
 

Did you know that you can earn 9 transferable upper division units through the University of California Irvine (UCI) 

by attending 6 BOOST Conference workshop sessions and completing follow-up course work?   

 

If you are interested in participating in this program, you will need to register and attend the mandatory orientation on Thursday May 2, 2013 

from 7:45am - 8:15am, Mesquite H room, Palm Springs Convention Center.

 

  

 

For more information, click here.

 

 


 

CHECK OUT THE  2012 BOOST CONFERENCE PHOTO GALLERY
 

First time attending the BOOST Conference? Get a sneak peek at what happens by clicking here to check out last year's photos! 

   

 

 2012 Attendees, feel free to tag yourself in these photos.  


 

GET YOUR BOOST CALENDAR   

Add some color to your office desk or computer desktop with the BOOST Calendar!  Make sure to Save-The-Date on your calendars for the BOOST Conference May 1st-4th.  See you in Palm Springs!  


 

   

    

 

Download your free calendar here.

 

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Support the BOOST Conference by placing our Save The Date Web Banner on your site! Copy and paste the HTML code in the text box into the HTML of your site.


 

      

    

 

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Dear BOOSTers,

The excitement is building! The 2013 BOOST Conference is now only four weeks away, and the BOOST office is hard-at-work to ensure your BOOST experience is a success before, during and after the conference!  This newsletter has important information in regards to registration deadlines and new updates about conference events.

Looking forward to seeing everybody May 1st-4th in Palm Springs!

The BOOST Conference Leadership Team

 

STANDARD REGISTRATION STILL OPEN


10 DAYS LEFT TO REGISTER ONLINE! 

 

Only $440 per person!

  REGISTER NOW

Conference Registration Includes: 
  • Access to Workshop Sessions & Inspiration Stations
  • Admission to Film Festival
  • BOOST Nation: Town Hall Participation 
  • Meals (breakfast & lunch provided Thursday and Friday, breakfast provided on Saturday)
  • Access to All Conference Sponsored Events
  • Exhibit Hall Pass
  • Networking Reception
  • Post Conference Trip Report
  • Certificate of Attendance
For more information on registering for the 2013 BOOST Conference, click here

 

Already registered? Click here to view the conference schedule at-a-glance.

The Largest Global Convening of Out-of-School Time Professionals  

 

IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES  



DEADLINE TO REGISTER ONLINE: 
FRIDAY APRIL 12TH*   
 

Click here to register. 

 

*After Friday April 12th, you will have the opportunity to register on-site during the conference, but you will responsible for paying the on-site registration rate of $550.  Click here for more information.

NOTE:  You can still log-on to your Online Account to make a payment after Friday April 12th. 

To login to your account to make a payment click here.

 
  
DEADLINE TO CHANGE/UPDATE AN ATTENDEE CONTACT INFORMATION:      

FRIDAY APRIL 12TH  

 

 

Follow these easy steps below to change an attendee's information:

 

  • Click here to access our registration website.  
  • Log-in into your a Online Customer Account.
  • Click on "View/Edit Forms."
  • Click on the "view/edit" option under the  name of the attendee whose contact information you want to change/update.

 

Questions?  Email registration@boostconference.org 

  

UPDATED CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
 

Start planning your BOOST Conference experience now so you can take advantage of all our exclusive events and opportunities!
 

Click on the picture below to see our updated conference schedule at-a-glance. 

 



 

 

PRE-CONFERENCE ACADEMY:
REGISTER TODAY


10 DAYS LEFT TO REGISTER ONLINE!

Click here to register for a Pre-Conference Session!



Beyond the Bell: Collaborating, Planning, and Implementing Quality Afterschool and Youth Development Programs

 

Session Schedule:  11:00am-5:00pm  
(Lunch and materials included) 
Registration Fee: $175


 



The Common Core State Standards: Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking in the Content Areas


Session Schedule:  11:00am-5:00pm
(Lunch and materials included)
Registration Fee:  $100.00


    




*If you have already registered for the conference and would also like to register for the Pre-Conference Academy ,click here to log-in into your Online Account.  Click on the tab labeled "Buy."  You can then choose and purchase a Pre-Conference session.

BOOST TOWN HALL

BOOST NATION Town Hall
meetings are informal public meetings scheduled throughout the conference.  Everybody in the out-of-school time community is invited to attend, voice their opinions, share issues and challenges, share promising practices and hear the responses from public figures and elected officials about shared subjects of interest in your community.


 

Bring your voices and expertise as we engage in intellectual conversations with national leaders in the out-of-school time field including the California Department of Education, Afterschool Alliance, Partnership for Children and Youth, and more!

 

 Click here to view our Town Hall schedule. 
 
MEET THE AUTHORS


Thursday, May 2  
9:45 am - 10:15 am 
 

Paul Tough
Bestselling Author of
How Children Succeed 


  

 

                                      

 

 

 

                                     Thursday, May 2
                                     1:30 pm -2:30 pm 


Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Basketball Legend, Media Star, Community Activist

 

 

 

 

  

 

  

  

  

  

  

  

 

 


Friday, May 3 

12:00 pm- 1:00 pm

Christopher Emdin
Professor of Science Education

Columbia University

 

 

 

 

 

WHAT'S THE BUZZ

"Like it or not, the Common Core is just about everywhere in

education.  Tech tools are marketed as 'compliant with Common Core' or 'aligned to Common Core standards' and such. But as either a teacher or student (the two big groups of wonderful people who read Edudemic), you care less about the marketing and more about what it means for you and the classroom..." Read more 
 

  


STEM:
Removing Obstacles to STEM Education is Critical to U.S. Vitality
"Embracing technology is critically important, as 21st-century jobs will increasingly require an educated and highly skilled workforce. Over the next 10 years, 5 out of 8 new jobs and 8 out of 10 of the highest paying positions in the United States will be in careers related to science, technology, education, and math (STEM) subjects...." Read more
 


PD TIP OF THE MONTH:
7 Vital Habits Of The Successful Professional
Careerealism.com counts down the seven essential habits of a successful professional.  See how you can incorporate each of these habits into your own career growth... Read more




For more resources on STEM, Common Core, and other cutting-edge topics in the out-of-school time field click on the picture below to access our free BOOST Resource Center!  
 

 

BOOST FRIDAY EVENT
 

BOOST Friday

Friday, May 3rd 2013

2:30pm-3:30pm

Exhibit Hall 

 

 

 

 

 


Enjoy one hour of exclusive promotions and discounts from selected vendors in our Exhibit Hall.
 
Check out the vendors with the above logo next to their company name in the final conference brochure to see which booths to visit.  Shop 'Til You BOOST! 
   

 

Click here to see a detailed description of all the exciting events happening at this year's conference! 

 

 

TOUR DE BOOST 5 MILE BIKE RIDE


   

Tour de BOOST  
Friday May 3rd 
7:00am-8:30am (during Morning Recess)

 

Get up! Wake up! Rejuvenate! Bring your friends (and meet new friends) at the Morning Recess session. Maximize your morning and set the tone for the day

 

*Please pre-register for this event on-site at the Information Booth outside of the Exhibit Hall.  

 

For more information  about this event, click here.  

 

BOOST VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
The BOOST Conference Leadership Team Needs YOU

Looking to experience some exclusive behind-the-scenes action at the BOOST Conference
?  Want to get a group of co-workers together and help out a good cause? Then, we have just the job for you...


Click here to find out more information about being a Volunteer or Room Host at the BOOST Conference!


 


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