This July, the NC Center for Afterschool Programs will host four Regional Convenings in various locations across the state. Each of the convenings will be held at Community Colleges that offer School-Age Career Certificates or Degree Programs. Specific dates and host community colleges are as follows:

July 10, 2018 – Edgecombe Community College (Tarboro, NC)
July 12, 2018 – Durham Tech Community College (Durham, NC)
July 17, 2018 – Blue Ridge Community College (Flat Rock, NC)
July 18, 2018 – Central Piedmont Community College (Charlotte, NC)

Policy & Practice Regional Convenings will provide an opportunity for attendees to engage in meaningful dialogue pertaining to the 2018 Roadmap of Need. The annual Roadmap of Need uses data on economic development, education, health and youth behavior & safety to take a whole child needs assessment of what youth living in each of North Carolina’s 100 counties must have in order to thrive in school and in life. In addition to dialogue centered on the recently released Roadmap, attendees will be afforded an opportunity to explore a range of STEM-specific strategies through enrichment activities presented by partnering organizations and STEM experts.  Details regarding each convening’s STEM spotlight is forthcoming. Lunch will be provided at each convening and attendees can register free of charge. Space is limited so secure your spot by registering today!

The agenda for each of the Regional Convenings will be as follows:

8:30 am: Registration/Coffee
9 am: Welcome/Roadmap of Need Dialogue
11 am: Lunch
11:30 am: STEM Enrichment
12:30 pm: Adjournment

To register for a Policy & Practice Regional Convening, click here. The deadline to register is Sunday, July 8th.