Institute focuses on Positive Youth Development

UPDATED: Registration for the Positive Youth Development Institute, to be held July 23-24, remains open. The early price of $110 has been extended through the conference, and full attendance provides educators with 1.5 Continuing Education Units.

The 2012 Positive Youth Development Institute will bring together professionals from the K-12 system, after-school and summer programs, and the juvenile justice system; students; parents and others to discuss and share practices that offer all children opportunities to succeed.

The Institute, called “Celebrating Maine Innovation in Learning,” takes place July 23-24 at Husson University in Bangor.

Sponsors include the Maine Department of Education, the Maine Afterschool Network, the Maine Juvenile Justice Advisory Group of the Department of Corrections, the Communities for Children and Youth partnership, Operation Military Kids and the University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s 4-H out-of-school educational program.

Register online.

Contact Erin Frati with questions at

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