INDIANA SUMMIT ON OUT-OF-SCHOOL LEARNING 

April 13-14, 2015
JW Marriott, Downtown Indianapolis



Two days of exciting keynote speakers, networking events, exhibitors, and more than 50 innovative, engaging workshops on Out of School Learning. 

This year's conference, I AM INDIANA Afterschool, brings together our state's top talent to share the latest advances in our field. 

Join us for a special Project-based Learning Workshop and fun-filled Evening Reception featuring TROLLEY rides and the Purdue Racing Programs at the Indianapolis Zoo!

AND NEW for 2015-- Join us on Tuesday at 4:15pm for a Final Gathering of ALL Participants for Grand Prize Drawings & an Ice Cream Social!


Summit Sponsors

Our Sponsors and Exhibitors make this event a success and affordable for hundreds of participants. 

PLATINUM:

 

Gold:








Silver:



 

Bronze:

Pearl:
Balfour Scholars Program, Center for P-16 Research
Conner Prairie 
Diehl Consulting 
Project Lead the Way
Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Networking Event and Workshop Partner
Indianapolis Zoo

STEM Programming Partner

Media Sponsor
PBS LearningMedia / WFYI Public Media

 



SNEAK PEEK AT 2015 BREAKOUT CURRICULUM!
As you read this, our team is finalizing the 55+ innovative workshops lead by content experts across our great state! The full listing will be on the Summit Website NEXT WEEK!

In the meantime..... here is a sneak peek at the content areas AND some of the breakouts! Plus, click HERE for the Schedule at a Glance.

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
  • Essential Elements of an Afterschool STEM Program
  • Student Innovation Unleashed
College and Career Readiness
  • Academic & Out-of-School Time Create College and Career Ready Kids
  • Panel: Universities Share How to Prepare Youth for College
Leadership
  • Motivating and Leading Multi-Generational Teams
  • Panel: Maximizing Business Partnerships to Prepare Youth For the Future
Quality
  • Indiana Academy on Out-of-School Learning
  • Panel: Policymakers and Your Role in Advocacy
School Connectivity
  • Creating a Successful Learning Environment
  • Building Relationships With Schools
Family Engagement
  • Family Engagement: Beyond Parent Surveys
  • Engaging Urban Families
Social/Emotional
  • Reducing Challenging Behaviors in Kids
  • Recognizing the Signs of Abuse and Your Responsibility
Summer Learning
  • Keeping Kids Active During the Summer
  • Activities That Reach and Teach
  • Service Learning is the Key
  • Light a SPARK: Prevent Summer Learning Loss
Art
  • Connecting Standards Through The Creative Arts
  • Higher Order of Thinking and Music "Ed"
Don't Miss Out! SPECIAL HOTEL RATE
Book your hotel room at the JW Marriott before the March 16th deadline! Special rate = $129/night + taxes.
More HERE.

REGISTRATION 
Click HERE! 
Participant cost for the two day Summit includes all breakfasts and snacks on both days, PLUS lunch on day one-- $75 for all attendees.

Need a SCHOLARSHIP?
Thanks to Bright House Networks and Internet Essentials from Comcast, we have a limited number of scholarships. CLICK HERE to download the application.
 

 

For More Information on the Summit, CLICK HERE or contact:
 
Sara Beanblossom at:

Indiana Afterschool Network
445 North Pennsylvania, suite 945
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
(317) 822-8211



Photos by: Paul D. Best Photography