Thank you for your interest in attending the 2022 Families Learning Conference. The following are frequently asked questions. If you do not see the answer to your question below, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The virtual component of the Families Learning Conference will take place Tuesday, Oct. 25 and Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022. Two Regional Meetups will occur on Friday, Nov. 4 in Nashville, Tennessee and on Friday, Dec. 2 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Please view the schedule page for times.
The concurrent presentations will be broadcast virtually Tuesday, Oct. 25 and Wednesday, Oct. 26, and will be followed by Regional Meetups on Friday, Nov. 4 in Nashville, Tennessee and on Friday, Dec. 2 in Phoenix, Arizona.
The Families Learning Conference is for passionate people looking for innovative family learning strategies and practices to support families in reaching their academic and economic goals. Attending will provide exposure to a network of peers and funders, industry knowledge, and new teaching methods that contribute to a holistic approach to family engagement.
The Families Learning Conference attracts educators spanning preschool to adult learning, literacy practitioners, staff of community-based organizations and coalitions, librarians, parent leaders, funders, policymakers, researchers, and anyone with a vested interest in improving the lives of families.
NCFL is committed to language justice and will provide interpretation based on the needs of our attendees. During the registration process, registrants have the opportunity to indicate their language preference.
NCFL is committed to serving all attendees who have disabilities and adheres to the guidelines set forth in the Americans with Disabilities Act. Attendees requiring special accommodations should contact email@example.com or call Sara Ulliman, conference manager, at (502) 584-1133 x206.
Yes. For information and pricing, contact Jenna Maxwell, firstname.lastname@example.org.
NCFL is pursuing CEU certification and will publish the information when it is available. Additionally, attendees will have the opportunity to download a certificate of attendance through the virtual platform.
Attendees will have the opportunity to download a certificate of attendance through the virtual platform.
Registrants will be emailed instructions for accessing the virtual platform before the event start. Once you are registered, ensure you receive this notification by adding @cvent-planner.com to your email provider’s list of safe senders.
Registrants will be able to access parts of the virtual platform before the event start. On Tuesday, October 25, presentation content will be accessible. Registrants will receive email notification when access is available. Once you are registered, ensure you receive this notification by adding @cvent-planner.com to your email provider’s list of safe senders.
Email email@example.com for help accessing the platform.
The virtual event platform is compatible with the latest versions of Firefox, Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Safari. For best results, use Chrome. Not sure which browser you’re using? Find out by clicking here. Using an outdated browser can leave you more vulnerable to security risks, slow down performance, and cause some websites to behave incorrectly. Download the latest version for Firefox, Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Safari.
First, please confirm that you are registered for the event. You should have received a confirmation email. Check your spam/junk folder for the verification code. Make sure you logged in with your registered email address. Another option is to click on the “didn’t receive code link.” If all else fails, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yes. The platform is mobile friendly and responsive but you’ll have the best viewing experience on a larger screen.
For privacy reasons, your login only stays valid for 72 hours. You will also be logged out after 24 hours of inactivity. You will need to request a new verification code once your login expires.
To ensure the best viewing experience, make sure you have a strong internet connection. Check for browser updates, disconnect from your VPN if you have one, clear browser cookies and cache, and check for Zoom platform updates.
It also helps to close non-essential tabs in your browser and other applications on your device. If you experience buffering or your video freezes, reload the session page before contacting the Help Desk. Please use the supported browsers mentioned above.
Your session experience is designed to be immersive. Just like an in-person session, if you leave the room you can’t hear the speaker! If you navigate to another event page, your session will stop. Simply click back into the session to return to the livestream.
The platform runs best on Google Chrome. If you are using a different web browser we recommend you switch. If you’re still experiencing the error, refresh your webpage, clear your cache and cookies, or try going into incognito mode.
Check your bandwidth speed to make sure you’re not having issues with your connectivity. Logging out and logging back in and disconnecting from the VPN can help. If all else fails, sign on to the session from a different device.
There will be a variety of ways to network with attendees, including chat during presentations and discussion forums.
The cost of the two-day virtual conference is $395. The cost of one Regional Meetup is $125. The virtual conference registration must be purchased in order to register for a Regional Meetup.
The virtual conference two-day registration fee includes admission into the conference virtual platform to view concurrent presentations taking place Tuesday, October 25 and Wednesday, October 26. Also includes on-demand access to all recorded presentations for 90 days after the event.
The Regional Meetup registration includes either the Nashville Meetup on November 4 or the Phoenix Meetup on December 2, as well as the Welcome Reception held the evening of November 3 or December 2. The fee also includes breakfast and lunch during the Meetup.
Virtual events have associated costs to produce. Even though some things are being eliminated—food and beverage for example—a lot of learning content is being added. Whereas an attendee would have only been physically able to attend a dozen presentations in person, they’ll now have access to all presentations for 90 days after the event.
Discount codes apply to one $395 registration only until 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time on the date specified. No more than one discount code can be used per order.
Online registration is at conference.familieslearning.org/register.
To pay by purchase order or check, registrants may either register online or download and complete the registration form located at conference.familieslearning.org/register.
If registering online and paying by check, mail check to National Center for Families Learning, ATTN: Conference, 325 W. Main St., Ste. 300, Louisville, KY 40202. Make sure to include the name of registrant and confirmation number.
If registering online and paying by purchase order, a copy of the actual signed purchase order must be submitted to email@example.com, faxed to 502-212-4840, or mailed to National Center for Families Learning, ATTN: Conference, 325 W. Main St., Ste. 300, Louisville, KY 40202. Make sure to include the name of registrant and confirmation number.
Registrations will not be approved until the signed purchase order or check is submitted. Purchase orders and checks submitted without registration forms or registrant’s name and confirmation number cannot be processed.
A full refund less a $75 administration fee will be issued if NCFL receives cancellation from the registrant in writing by Monday, September 26, 2022. NCFL will not be held responsible for, nor issue refunds based on, illness, travel or weather-related interruptions, or other independent issues requiring cancellation after September 26, 2022. Registration substitutions are permitted.
Reach out using one of the following methods with the registrant name and confirmation number.
National Center for Families Learning
ATTN: Conference dept.
325 W. Main St., Ste. 300
Louisville, KY 40202
In 2022, the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) is curating all presentation content and not opening a Call for Presentation Proposals. Presenting concession sessions will be on an invite-only basis this year.
Tuesday, Oct. 25 and Wednesday, Oct. 26 kick off with a General Session. Afterward, concurrent sessions divided into time blocks will begin.
The format for the Regional Meetups on Nov. 4 and Dec. 2 and the full schedule of sessions will be announced in the summer of 2022.
The Conference’s strands are currently being finalized.
The Conference’s session lengths are currently being finalized.
The finalized schedule will be posted at conference.familieslearning.org/schedule in the summer of 2022. Updates regarding speakers and special sessions will be posted as they are confirmed.