Workshops for Program Leaders and Managers



School’s Out, Make it Count  is just a few weeks away, and we are working to make sure it’s the best one yet–we are, after all, celebrating 25 years of the conference!

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Leading an out-of-school time program is full of both rewards and challenges. We are proud to offer youth program leaders these 8 high-quality workshops, presented by experts in the field, designed to help you effectively manage your programs and meet the needs of youth & families!


  • Improve Program Quality with a PD Plan Justin Hensley, Click2Science
  • The Winning Team: It’s Personal  Denisha Tate, Denisha Tate & Associates
  • Strategic Planning for Your Program Jeremy King, City of Tempe
  • Boosting Morale on a Minimum Budget Melanie Martin & Beth Jenkins, Children’s Museum of Phoenix
  • Design Thinking: Building Innovation Within Your Programs Courtney Klein, SEED SPOT
  • Coaching Staff to Success Jansen Azarias, Higher Ground
  • Strengthening Your Program through Community Partnerships Marge Pellegrino, Owl & Panther; Mariana Pegno & Morgan Wells, Tucson Museum of Art
  • Create the Path & Leave the Trail: How to Build a Team that Gets Results Larry Tracey, Youth4Youth


You can check out the workshop descriptions, the full list of workshops AND register for the conference here!
See you in October!