Session

Preregistration Required: Afterschool Policy Advisor’s Network (APAN) Luncheon

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Date: March 13, 2022

Location: University of DC & Catholic University Room

Description

The Afterschool Policy Advisors’ Network (APAN) Luncheon is an opportunity for local elected officials to converse with national experts about city strategies to expand and improve afterschool and summer learning opportunities, get federal policy updates, and hear from peer city officials about their successful strategies to support young people during the afterschool hours and summer months. This year’s lunch will feature findings from NLC’s new afterschool survey and an interactive dashboard showing how cities utilized youth programs during the pandemic. The APAN Luncheon meeting is a FREE non-ticketed event providing participants with a hot plated lunch.

Advanced registration is now closed due to high demand, but limited walk-in spaces are available. Check in will open at 11:45am.

 

Guest speakers:

Shital C. Shah, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Education

Jodi Grant, Executive Director, The Afterschool Alliance

Aaron Dworkin, CEO, National Summer Learning Association

Audrey M. Hutchinson, Director, Education and Expanded Learning, National League of Cities

Bela Shah Spooner, Program Director, Education and Expanded Learning, National League of Cities

 

 

Speakers

  • Aaron Dworkin CEO - National Summer Learning Association
  • Jodi Grant Executive Director - The Afterschool Alliance
  • Bela Shah Spooner Program Director, Education and Expanded Learning - National League of Cities
  • Shital C. Untitled Shah Director of Strategic Initiatives - Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Education