School’s Out, Make It Count!

| August 26, 2017
Don’t miss these exciting workshops from leading Arizona youth organizations at School’s Out, Make It Count!
Early bird rate expires September 15th – Register or reserve spots for your program today!
$90 or $85/each for groups of 10+
The Be Kind People Project – Join The Be Kind People Project for “Kindness for All,” an interactive session that will give you the tools to engage youth with special needs in your OST programming. Featuring the energetic Be Kind Crew, you’ll learn how the inclusion of kindness can help all youth succeed!
Playworks Arizona – For over 20 years Playworks has been transforming schools and programs throughout the country, creating fun, safe and supportive spaces for youth. In “Power of Play,” a hands-on, interactive workshop, Playworks Arizona trainers will teach you new games, activities and strategies that will create healthy and fun play in your program!
Arizona 4-H Youth Development – A School’s Out, Make It Count favorite is back for 2017! “STEM on the Cheap 4.0” will introduce you to all-new STEM activities for your program! This session is hands-on from start to finish, and will provide you with everything you need to lead these fun (and affordable!) activities – including a CD with all of the activities and curriculum!
Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona – For more than 20 years Free Arts has been successfully delivering creative and therapeutic arts programs to thousands of Arizona youth who have faced abuse, neglect and homelessness. In “Art Heals: Combining Art with Intention,” you’ll learn how to use the Free Arts model in your program to encourage mental and emotional growth, self-expression, skill development, hope and resilience in youth.
Childsplay – Childsplay is a nationally and internationally respected theatre company that provides high-quality arts education in dozens of communities throughout Arizona. Join Katie’B Jarvis and other top Childsplay presenters for “Strengthening Social & Emotional Learning through Drama,” a highly-interactive workshop that will give you techniques and activities to support SEL through creative play and storytelling!
At the School’s Out, Make it Count conference, you will:
  • Learn the newest activities, curriculum & strategies for afterschool, before school and summer youth programs!
  • Gain over 4 hours of professional development from your choice of 44 workshops, covering topics such as STEM, Social & Emotional Development, Literacy, Leadership, Health & Fitness and more!
  • Network with over 750 Out-of-School Time Professionals from across Arizona!
  • Interact with dozens of exciting programs, services and products in our Exhibit Hall!

This conference will happen October 28 at the Phoenix Convention Center, sponsored by Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence. Register Today!

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