Registration for the Parents as Teachers 2017 International Conference is now open!

The 2017 Parents as Teachers International Conference is coming to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – a great place to make connections matter! This year’s conference is about engaging with families and increasing the impact of our work through knowledge and strengthening connections to families, the communities we serve and each other.

Together we can engage.

The 2017 conference will offer more than fifty cutting edge preconference and conference workshops which will inspire, train and add to your professional development toolkit to better engage with families and children. An innovative panel discussion and keynote speaker are sure to provide you with thought provoking awareness and understanding from experienced experts. The Parents as Teachers International Conference will allow you to cultivate lasting peer-to-peer relationships and contacts while at the same time gaining valuable and quality education.

Together we can motivate.

Experience a collaboration of worldwide experts and leaders with proven results you can use in your own professional educational programs. Our partnerships continue to grow year after year and will enlighten and coach you on the newest ways to be a child’s best first teacher. Discover several different tracks or attend the same track throughout!

Together we can make connections matter.

Outcomes based evidence will improve and impact future programs and development. Back by popular demand are sessions on Penelope, a powerful software to deliver consistent, timely and faster critical information to affiliates and program providers. Preconference sessions are once again available to further propel your learning opportunities into the future!


 

PARENTS AS TEACHERS
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2017

FAMILY ENGAGEMENT:
MAKING CONNECTIONS MATTER

Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017 - Friday, Dec 1, 2017
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
1201 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 625-2900


Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
1201 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 625-2900

 

The Philadelphia Downtown Marriott hotel offers intuitively designed accommodations, luxury amenities and an unparalleled location in the city's vibrant downtown district. Each hotel room showcases deluxe bedding, a flat-screen TV, premium bathroom products and room service. Additional perks include a fitness center, a heated indoor pool and exceptional on-site dining options. 


Featured Speakers and Moderators

Parents as Teachers is pleased to have board member Kwesi Rollins as moderator for a special panel discussion at out Opening General Session. We are also excited to have Alison Gopnik as our Keynote Speaker for our Closing General Session Luncheon.



LOSOS PRIZE APPLICATION

Everything you need to know about how to apply for the 2017 Losos Prize for Excellence and the Losos Prize for Innovation.


PARENT EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR APPLICATION

Parents as Teachers National Center is pleased to honor three to five parent educators each year through the Parent Educator of the Year Award. Individuals have until August 1, 2017 to nominate a parent educator for this award.

This award honors parent educators who show exemplary work supporting the Parents as Teachers mission.

Learn how to nominate a parent educator for this award here.

This photo is not an accurate representation of the award or a parent educator.

This photo is not an accurate representation of the award or a parent educator.