$70 – $130

Believe it. Build it. The Conference Edition

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University of Minnesota

Continuing Education and Conference Center

1890 Buford Ave

St Paul, MN 55108

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Ignite Afterschool’s 3rd biennial conference, “Believe it. Build it. The Conference Edition” is April 4 – 5, 2019, will offer a variety of sessions, trainings, and more featuring the following themes:

  • Workforce,Youth Employment, and STEM
  • SEL (Social-Emotional-Learning)
  • Health & Wellness
In 2016, Ignite Afterschool published Believe it. Build It., Minnesota's Guide to Effective
Afterschool Practices. Since then, we have developed a STEM addendum and created new programming around this guidebook that has gained national attention in the afterschool field. We are thrilled to host our 3rd biennial conference centered around the effective practices in the guidebook. Research shows that only quality programs get results. Believe it. Build it. is uniting the MN afterschool community around quality.

Target Conference Audience Attendees
  • Afterschool educators (both formal and informal)
  • Youth workers
  • Program developers (STEM, arts, music, sports, youth employment, etc.)
  • Afterschool program providers (interested in workforce skills, STEM, SEL, and/or health and wellness)
  • Employer, funder, & industry partners interested in out of school time learning
  • Additional attendees: allied partners, i.e. policy makers, teachers, mentors, school administrators, opinion leaders, other adjacent networks)

FAQs

Interested in presenting at the conference?

Submit Here

Submission deadlines:

  • Priority Deadline – End of day, Jan 21st, 2019
  • Final Round Deadline – End of day, February 15th, 2019

Interested in advertising, exhibiting or sponsoring?

Please email matt@igniteafterschool to request for more information.

Sponsorship opportunities start at $500

Exhibiting Opportunities start at $250

Advertising Opportunities start at $120

Wanting to pay by check or invoice?

You can! There's an option under 'payment method' once you select which ticket you are buying to "pay by invoice" or "pay by check". Please make checks out to Ignite Afterschool and mail to 970 Raymond Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55114 and include in the memon line: Bibi Conf - [name(s) of attendee]

Are CEU's offered?

The past two conferences Ignite has worked to secure this opportunity for attendees, and intend to secure CEU's for attendees again. More info to come.


Handicap Parking & Access to Event?

There is handicapped parking in lot S104 which is adjacent to the building and there is an ADA entrance to the building directly off the parking lot. Ramps and elevators will be noted in the conference program as well.


Are meals included with registration?

Yes. breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snacks will be provided for each registered attendee. Gluten-free and vegetarian options will be available. If you have additional needs, please contact us.


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

More info coming soon.

Needing a room to pump?

On the upper lobby (the unisex bathroom has a lock (inside) chair and outlet for pumps) in the lower level there is a room off 55 that is a pump room and this can be opened by a AV staff person (it does lock on the inside for privacy) - please check-in with front desk staff if you have questions or need assistance.


Looking for a gender neutral private restroom?

Next to the registration desk area on the main floor there is a gender-neutral restroom.


Is there Wi-Fi?

Wi-fi is complimentary and does not require a password.

  • Select "UofM Guest" from the Wi-Fi network options
  • Launch internet browser
  • Agree to the Terms of Use


What's the refund policy?

Cancellations will be possible up until 30 days prior to the event with a full refund. Name exchanges can happen up until the week before the event with no fee.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

info@igniteafterschool.org and you should receive an email back within 48 hours.


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University of Minnesota

Continuing Education and Conference Center

1890 Buford Ave

St Paul, MN 55108

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

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