First Announcement of 2017 Conference Presenters

The 2017 School’s Out, Make it Count! Conference is just three months away and we are working to make sure it’s the best–we are, after all, celebrating 25 years of the conference!

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Here are some of the great presenters and their workshops for our conference this year!

Gail Hutchison, Museum of Science & Industry, Chicago

Gail J. Hutchison is an Educator with the Museum of Science and Industry in the Center for the Advancement of Science Education. At School’s Out, Make It Count she will presenting two sessions, “Using STEM & Film to Foster Youth Voices” & “Learning Your Way: Multiple Intelligences & STEAM,” both of which were recognized as Top 25 workshops at the 2017 National Afterschool Association Conference.

Jess Wadleigh, Skillastics, Corona CA

As National Account Manager for Skillastics, an award-winning organization whose programs and products have been adopted by over 25,000 schools nationwide, Jess Wadleigh brings fun, high-energy and inspiring workshops to educators across the country. Don’t miss “The Laws of Motion – Integrating STEM in Physical Activity” at School’s Out, Make It Count!

Amy Maschue, Words to Grow On

Amy Maschue is a speech language pathologist with over 15 years experience working with Arizona youth. A School’s Out, Make It Count favorite, this will be Amy’s 5th year presenting an interactive workshop that helps staff to create inclusive and supportive environments for youth with special needs.

Jansen Azarias, Higher Ground

The Executive Director and Founder of Tucson’s Higher Ground Resource Center, Jansen Azarias was recently recognized as a 2017 Next Generation in Afterschool Honoree by the National Afterschool Association. At School’s Out, Make It Count Jansen will share his proven techniques and best practices for program and staff management.

Jeremy King, City of Tempe Kid Zone and
NAA’s Arizona Afterschool Ambassador

NAA Afterschool Ambassador Jeremy King will present “Strategic Planning for Your Program,” an interactive workshop that will help program leaders craft a strategic plan that will maximize resources, energize staff with a shared vision, and create the best possible program for youth!

More to be announced soon!

Register or reserve your spot now to secure the early bird rate!