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National Conference on Science Education

Get ready for an exhilarating four days of innovation, inspiration, and connection at NSTA KC23! Come together with other educators of all experience levels and backgrounds to gain new insights, discover new trends, and bring back innovative ideas that promote imaginative learning and student engagement. Expand your knowledge, share experiences with peers, and rejuvenate your […]

How Afterschool Can Reduce Absenteeism in Schools


We know that school attendance is key to student success. “Students who attend school regularly are more likely to master academic content, get good grades, feel connected to their community, develop healthy habits, and ultimately graduate from high school.” The COVID pandemic resulted in a spike in school absenteeism. Before the pandemic, about 8 million […]

National Diversity in STEM Conference

"The largest multidisciplinary and multicultural STEM diversity event in the country, the SACNAS conference is a gathering which serves to equip, empower, and energize participants for their academic and professional paths in STEM. Over the course of the event, college-level through professional attendees are immersed in cutting-edge STEM research, professional development sessions, motivational keynote speakers, […]

Lights on Afterschool Kentucky

Kentucky State Capitol 700 Capitol Avenue Loop, Frankfort, KY, United States

It's time to recognize the power of afterschool programs that light up young minds across Kentucky. The Kentucky Out-of-School Alliance is excited to invite you to a Lights On Afterschool Kentucky event, a morning dedicated to the incredible impact of afterschool programs in our community. Lights on Afterschool is the only nationwide event celebrating afterschool […]

Business Practices for Out-of-School Time Child Care


In order to provide quality supports to families and their school-age children, child care providers must view their meaningful work as a business and plan and prepare for its sustainability and growth. This interactive webinar, hosted by the Office of Child Care’s National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment (NCASE) and National Center on Early […]

kid-grit Series: Creative Writing for Mental Wellness


Join kid-grit for a free virtual workshop series on different topics surrounding SEL, educator wellness and professional development! Each month, they will feature a new kid-grit ambassador to present a unique topic for leaders, educators & frontline staff!

Foundations & Self-Awareness of Cognitive Development


In this workshop, youth workers will take time to identify their own strengths, needs, interests, and constraints related to learning and cognitive development. Additionally, participants will strengthen their understanding of how their background, experiences, privilege, bias, and/or discrimination have affected their attitudes toward learning and their expectation about other’s learning.

Youth Risk Protection

Metro United Way 334 E. Broadway, Louisville, KY, United States

This training will cover mandatory reporting obligations and how to report known or suspected abuse of a child. Most importantly, the training identifies behaviors that are and are not appropriate when working with minors and calls out red flags for predatory conduct and abuse. Awareness of these issues can be a powerful tool to prevent […]

Wondering through Winter: Engaging Activities for School-Agers


Cost: $5 Core Content Subject Area: 4 – Learning environment and curriculum CDA Subject Area: 2 – Advancing children’s physical and intellectual development Audience: School-Age Training Level: 2 Description: Do you and your school-agers have the winter blues? Bring back the smiles, fun and learning into your environment though intentional planning with open-ended materials. Participants […]

Grants 101 & 201 Workshop: Elizabethtown

KNN and Grant Ready Kentucky are proud to present this two-day grant workshop in Elizabethtown on February 15 and 16. The workshop will take place in the Central Kentucky Community Foundation's Community Hall. This Grants 101 & 201 Workshop series, led by grant professional Melissa Vermillion, GPC, MBA, will teach participants how to research and […]