Afterschool & Beyond is a statewide conference for the staff of programs and organizations serving youth during out-of-school time. This conference is open to all school-based and community-based programs, that cover youth in elementary through high school during the school year and/or summer. Topics during this year’s conference will include: Youth Leadership, Family Engagement, Trauma Informed Strategies, Volunteer Management, Career Readiness, STEM, Social Emotional Learning and much more!
STEM Summit 2019: This year's conference will include 'STEM Summit 2019', bringing afterschool together with industry, K-12 educators, higher education, policy makers and community organizations. This action-packed, participatory event will explore the existing strategies and remaining challenges for cultivating STEM learners in MT. You'll walk away with resources, relationships, and ideas that you can use in your immediate practice as well as help inform system-level action. STEM Summit 2019 is offered in collaboration with Montana State University and the Southwest Montana School Services and is included free with your registration for the 'Afterschool & Beyond Conference'
21st CCLC programs take note: 'Afterschool & Beyond' is your required state professional development conference. We'll be hosting a special meeting for all 21st CCLC programs Wednesday, August 7 from 1:00pm-3:00pm. Please add this option to your conference registration if you will be attending for your program.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Wednesday, August 7:
1:00 - 3:00 21st CCLC Grantees Meeting
(2019-2020 grant recipient representatives only)
3:15 - 5:00 STEM Summit Industry Panel
Thursday, August 8:
8:00 - 11:30 STEM Summit Unconference
12:00 - 1:15 Opening Luncheon
1:15 - 5:00 Breakout Sessions
Friday, August 9:
8:00 - 12:00 Opening & Breakout Sessions
12:00 - 1:15 Lunch - provided on campus
1:15 - 4:00 Breakout Sessions & Closing
Lodging: MSU dorm rooms and local hotel blocks are available on a first-come first-served basis. We HIGHLY Recommend that you make lodging arrangements ASAP. Info available on our website
Parking: You will need a permit to park on campus. There are several options available for parking and you can find out more information on our website