Spring 2017 Conferences and Trainings (Updated)

posted on Tue, Dec 20 2016 8:00 pm by Daniel W. Hatcher, Director, Community Partnerships

Back in November, I posted a list of upcoming professional development events. Today, I'm excited to update our list of conferences for spring 2017. Many of these are in partnership with national and local collaborators.

I look forward to seeing many of you at these events!

If you can't make it, don't worry, you can always get individualized support by calling our member engagement team at 888-KID-HLTH.


January 5 - January 6: Maryland Out of School Time Network: Annual Conference (Ellicott City MD)

Exploring the Healthy Out-of-School Time Initiative (in collaboration with Maryland Out-of-School Time)

January 31 - February 3: Michigan Recreation and Parks Association Conference (Grand Rapids MI)

Commit to Health!  Ideas for Supporting a Healthy Culture with Youth and Families  

February 26 - March 1: Active Living Research Conference (Clearwater FL)

The Art of Implementation: How Partnership and Collaboration is Advancing Physical Activity in Out-of-School Time (in collaboration with CDC)

March 19 - 22: National AfterSchool Association Convention (Dallas TX)

Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in School-Based Out-of-School Time: New Opportunities (in collaboration with CDC and Boys and Girls Clubs of America)

Inexpensive DIY Ideas To Bring Learning To Life (in collaboration with YMCA of the USA)

Purposeful Partnerships: Who's On Your List? (in collaboration with the Partnership for a Healthier America)

Energize Your Next Staff Meeting: 3 Simple Tools

How Your Story Can Influence Policy (in collaboration with the California AfterSchool Network, Texas Alliance of YMCAs and the Afterschool Alliance)

April 18 - 20: National CACFP Sponsors Association Conference (San Diego CA)

The Healthy Out-of-School Time Movement CACFP Pre-Conference (in collaboration with the National Recreation and Park Association and YMCA of the USA)

Afterschool and Enrichment: A New Opportunity for CACFP Sponsors

Waste Not, Want Not, Save Money

Building a Brand: Why Promoting Child Nutrition Programs Matters

Win-Win Partnerships: School Nutrition and Out of School Time Programs- Working Together for Maximum Success

April 18 - 21: Best Out-of-School Time Conference (Palm Springs CA)

Librarians, Law Enforcement, and Children’s Hospitals: Innovative #PartnershipsWithPurpose

Simple Resources to Energize Staff, Children, and Families Through Nature (in collaboration with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology)

May 30 - June 2: 9th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference (San Diego CA)

Afterschool and Expanded Learning: Essential Partners in Children's Health (panel)