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February 20-23, 2013
Beyond School Hours XVI will be held February 20-23 at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront in Florida. Conference participants will learn how to successfully engage older youth, see best practices in action and connect with education leaders. Ron Clark, the 2000 Disney American Teacher of the Year and two-time New York Times bestselling author, will be the keynote speaker. More information is available online.

May 1-4, 2013
The Best of Out-of-School Time (BOOST) Conference is one of the largest and most comprehensive professional development opportunities in the country for those who serve youth in the out-of-school-time hours. More than 2,000 professionals will attend the conference in Palm Springs, Calif. The all-inclusive event supports California’s After School Education & Safety Program, 21st Century Community Learning Centers programs, and High School ASSETS programs. For more information, visit

This story originally appeared in the Afterschool Advocate (Vol. 13, Issue 11).

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