Closing General Session

Get ready for the finale of the 2023 Families Learning Conference, where innovation takes center stage. Our culminating event starts with an adult learner who will share the story of their learning journey. Dr. Walter Gilliam, executive director of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute and expert in early childhood health and education will provide our […]

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Lunch & Learn: A Path to Digital Equity

Join us for complimentary lunch as we delve into the crucial topic of digital equity. In this session, panelists from Digital Promise, World Education, and Chapman University will share their visionary insights on creating protective digital communities for children and families, particularly those furthest from opportunity. Attendees will gain valuable strategies and tactics to engage […]

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General Session

It’s day two of the 2023 Families Learning Conference! We hope you’re ready for another full day of learning and connecting. Tuesday kicks off with NCFL’s President & CEO, Dr. Felicia C. Smith, followed by a welcome from Spike Bighorn, Program Manager of Sovereignty in Indian Education with the Bureau of Indian Education. We’ll learn […]

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After Hours at #NCFL23

Join us as we gather for an evening of dinner, conversation, and celebration! We have a full program planned for this event, including a welcome by Cecily Darden, the U.S. Department of Education’s Special Assistant, Family Outreach. We’re joined by Inna Synia, a family literacy participant at Lincoln Public Schools. We’ll hear a thought-provoking keynote […]

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Opening Session

It’s the kick off to the 2023 Families Learning Conference! Grab a cup of coffee and take a seat for a warm welcome by the President & CEO of the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL), Dr. Felicia C. Smith as well as from Dr. Brian L. Maher, Nebraska’s Commissioner of Education. We’ll hear from […]

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