The 2018 Fall into Place conference was a success!
More than 300 OST staff and advocates attended the 8th Annual Fall into Place Conference at the Embassy Suites Hotel on October 19th and 20th. It was a high energy conference with excellent national and local speakers, networking and learning. In addition to a morning of training and support for 21st Century Community Learning Center personnel, the conference featured more than 30 breakout sessions on: Health, Nutrition and Physical Activity; Social and Emotional Learning (SEL); Family Engagement and Community Partnerships; Culturally Responsive Practices; Program Design, Management and Evaluation; Administration and Organizational Development; and STEM.
Saturday's agenda kicked off with welcoming statements from May Sagbakken, Executive Director of NMOST, and Tim Sheahan, Chair of NMOST. Dr. Gale Gorke, a veteran educator, trainer, and author, led an uplifting and engaging keynote encouraging attendees to get out of their seats, raising the energy in the room. Albuquerque Mayor, Tim Keller, followed by reasserting the importance of quality OST programs and the need for OST expansion.
Video montage of the event
How you can continue your engagement with NMOST:
1) DONATE to the Advancing Young Women in STEM Legacy Scholarship Fund
2) Interact with our OST Story Maps and Infographics
3) End Childhood Hunger through Afterschool Programs
4) Explore the many resources available on the NMOST website
5) Let us know how you would like to work with us by filling out an NMOST Engagement Form
Fall into Place ultimately brought together administrators, site directors, education staff and community partners to celebrate and transform afterschool and summer learning programming. With fun and cutting-edge workshops, and engaging speakers, the Fall into Place Conference provided members of the OST community with new ideas, new partnerships, renewed energy, and skills on how to implement innovative and high-quality programming.
2018 Workshop Presenter Materials