Phoenix Regional Meetup

Photo courtesy of Visit Phoenix/photo by dspaz.com

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

Join us on December 2nd 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

Sheraton Phoenix Downtown
340 North 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Room rate: $249 plus 12.57% tax
Room block cutoff date: Weds., Nov. 2
Book through the NCFL personalized booking link:
National Center for Families Learning – Start your reservation (passkey.com)

Or call Sheraton reservations +1 866-837-4213, supply the group name (2022 NCFL Families Learning Conference) with the corresponding dates.

Agenda

Thursday, Dec. 1
Phoenix Convention Center, West 211, 212, and 213
100 N 3rd Street Ac, Phoenix, AZ 85004

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, Dec. 2
Phoenix Convention Center, West 211, 212, and 213
100 N 3rd Street Ac, Phoenix, AZ 85004

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.