Featured speakers announced for ​​#NCFL19

The National Center for Families Learning will present the 2019 Families Learning Conference Nov. 4-6 in Louisville, KY. This year’s Conference will be one for the books, as NCFL celebrates 30 years of empowering families through education solutions. We will officially begin our exciting time together Monday morning with Dr. Karen L. Mapp at our Opening Session. For […]

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It’s time for a back-to-school flash sale! ⚡

It’s that time of year—time to save BIG on the 2019 Families Learning Conference! We’re celebrating Back to School by offering a major discount on one 3-day registration for a limited time only. Register by Friday, August 23 and save $100 by entering the discount code BACK2SCHOOL upon checkout. This year’s Conference will feature 100 concurrent […]

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Introducing the #NCFL19 Referral Program!

Are you looking for a way to save on your Conference registration fee? Have a knack for social media and email communications? Help recruit new attendees to the 2019 Families Learning Conference and earn referral money when you become an NCFL Conference Ambassador! Here’s the gist: • Promote the 2019 Families Learning Conference to your colleagues, […]

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Three tips for making the most of #NCFL19

This guest blog post is authored by Kendra Smiley, Arizona Statewide Family Engagement Center Director at the National Center for Families Learning. Before I was an employee at the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL), I attended and presented at NCFL’s annual Families Learning Conference. This year, the Conference is being held November 4-6 in […]

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Tips [and template!] for making your case to attend

This November 4-6, the Families Learning Conference is returning to Louisville, Kentucky to celebrate the 30-year anniversary of the National Center for Families Learning! We want YOU to join our celebration and to discover evidence-based strategies and innovative practices in education.  But how do you convince your manager to let you attend? Here are some […]

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Sessions, speakers added to #NCFL19 schedule!

The 2019 Families Learning Conference schedule of sessions has been published and we’re excited for what’s in store! This year, the Conference will offer concurrent sessions in seven content strands—Adult Education, Early Childhood Education, Funding and Sustainability, K-12 Education, Library, Parent Leadership, and Research & Policy. Click here to view the schedule and to start […]

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Look who’s kicking off #NCFL19!

It’s official—Dr. Karen L. Mapp will take the 2019 Families Learning Conference mainstage at our Opening Session Monday, Nov. 4, 2019! Dr. Mapp is a senior lecturer on education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) and the faculty director of the Education Policy and Management Master’s Program. Over the past twenty years, Dr. […]

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Why attend #NCFL19? Hear from your peers!

This year is a BIG year for the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL)—we’re celebrating 30 years of helping families get out of poverty! For nearly as long, we’ve also hosted the Families Learning Conference for educators, literacy practitioners, family service workers, and others who help families meet their educational and economic goals. We know […]

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Tim Shanahan to present early childhood pre-con

The National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) is excited to offer a pre-conference session on early childhood reading achievement ahead of the 2019 Families Learning Conference! The session will be free for the first 200 Conference registrants to sign up. “How to Improve Reading Achievement” will be presented by Timothy Shanahan, Distinguished Professor Emeritus at […]

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Expand your knowledge at #NCFL19

Registration is now open for the 2019 Families Learning Conference, held in Louisville, Kentucky, Nov. 4-6! The Families Learning Conference aims to equip educators, program staff, librarians, parent leaders, and others with best practices, strategies, and resources to help families succeed in accomplishing their educational goals. Why attend the Families Learning Conference? Keep reading to […]

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Reminder: Call for Proposals closes March 1

  Do you have an effective or innovative way of addressing challenges families face in education? Have learning strategies or resources to share with your peers? Apply to present at the 2019 Families Learning Conference! The National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) is calling on our network and peers to submit presentation proposals reflecting best […]

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