Nashville Regional Meetup

Photo courtesy of Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp

This fall educators, librarians, parent leaders, and family-facing staff will convene in Nashville to explore strategies and resources in family literacy, family engagement, and family leadership.

Join us on November 4th for in-person, shared professional development and networking. Our planning team has thoughtfully curated a day of presentations with evidence-based, highly relevant content that you can use right away in your work with families.

Hotel accommodations

Loews Vanderbilt Hotel
2100 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203
Room rate: $239 plus 15.25% tax
Room block cutoff date: Monday, Oct. 3
Book through the NCFL personalized booking link: https://www.loewshotels.com/vanderbilt-hotel/group-2022-ncfl
Or call Loews reservations 800-336-3335, supply the group name (2022 NCFL) with the corresponding dates.

Agenda

Welcome Reception
Thursday, November 3rd 5:30pm-7:00pm CT
Loews Vanderbilt Hotel
2100 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203

Dine-Arounds
Thursday, November 3rd 7:15pm CT
Variety of restaurants within walking distance
Registrants will have the opportunity to sign up for these ahead of time.

Regional Meetup
Friday, November 4th
Vanderbilt University Student Life Center
310 25th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37240
8:15am CT – Breakfast and networking
9:00am CT – Event start
5:00pm CT – Event closing

Thursday, Nov. 3

TimeActivityDescription
5:30 p.m.Welcome Reception and registrationLight refreshments and entertainment
7:15 p.m.Dine-AroundsRegistrants sign up to attend dinner with small group of attendees at local restaurants; dinner is self-pay

Friday, Nov. 4

TimeActivityDescription
7:45 a.m.Registration opens
8:15 a.m.Arrival, registration and breakfastCoffee, light breakfast, and networking
9:00 a.m.Opening SessionWelcome and opening remarks
9:40 a.m.Breakouts #175-minute workshops in family literacy, family engagement, and family leadership delivered by NCFL staff
11:05 a.m.Breakouts #275-minute workshops in family literacy, family engagement, and family leadership delivered by community partners
12:30 p.m. Lunch and Learn
1:40 p.m.Deep-dive Breakouts #3
3:20 p.m.Facilitated table talksIdea exchange and solution sharing
4:20 p.m.ClosingAgenda wraps at 5:00 p.m.

*Regional Meetup attendance will be limited to the first 150 registrants to sign up. A waitlist will be created for each meetup as needed.

The Families Learning Conference is the signature event of the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL), a nonprofit that supports family success and well-being through education. Partnering with educators, literacy advocates, and communities, NCFL has worked for over 30 years to eradicate poverty through education solutions for families.