What: The Maine Event: Fostering Equity and Justice for Youth!
Join us again this summer for our ANNUAL “MAINE EVENT” national conference!! This year’s event will feature exciting and useful trainings in extremely timely issues like: SCHOOL SAFETY; SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL LEARNING; EQUITY of ACCESS; the EDUCATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE of CONNECTEDNESS; POSITIVE SCHOOL CLIMATE/CULTURE; SUPPORTING SPECIAL POPULATIONS (ELL; LBGTQ; Indigenous youth; students living in poverty or experiencing homelessness; pregnant and parenting youth…) and MUCH MORE!! Keynote presentations by Shakti Butler and Maine Inside Out!!!
When: Conference is June 28-29, 2018 / Pre-Conference June 27, 2018
Where: Cross Center, Bangor, Maine
Please note that after you begin the registration process you will be able to choose from the following registration packages:
|Registration Type||Registration Price|
|The Maine Event Conference||$350|
|The Maine Event Conference (Early Bird)||$250|
|The Maine Event Conference Group Rate (Per-person rate for 5 or more)||$315|
|Pre- Conference Summer Training Academy||$199|
|The Maine Event Conference WITH Pre-conference Summer Training Academy||$549|
About Early Bird Pricing: The early bird registration price for The Maine Event Conference is $250 for the first 50 registrations (this includes registrations adding Summer Training Academy).
About Group Rates: To receive the group code for Fostering Equity and Justice for Youth for: group pricing, student pricing, or Americorp Members pricing, contact Donna Duffey at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-294-4322.
About The Conference: This national conference, sponsored by the Positive Youth Development Institute (PYDI) and the Collaborative for Perpetual Innovation (CPI), brings together professionals and volunteers who interact with youth, regardless of setting. The conference offers the latest research, effective practice strategies, and peer networking resulting in renewed commitment and motivation by participants.
About The Pre-Conference Training Academy: This premiere pre-conference session offers opportunity to improve your work with young people by engaging with nationally recognized trainers in a small group setting. These sessions strengthen skills, expand knowledge, and improve practice through the in-depth exploration of content that is not possible in a conference workshop.
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KIND WORDS FROM ATTENDEES of past conferences
Ed Cervone, Executive Director of Educate Maine
Moving us to tears and laughter, frequently in the same session, the presenters modeled the profound impact that connections between school adults and students can make. It was simply my favorite conference of the decade…reminding us all about why we do this work, in both inspiring and full of practical take-aways!”
Jodi McGuire, Director of Instructional Support, Yarmouth Maine Schools
Joshua Ottow, 2015 Maine Assistant Principal of the Year
Stephen Avery, Teacher, SAD 6
Charity Williams, Teaching Principal, Princeton Elementary School