Workforce Development Board Member?
Opportunity Youth Advocate?
Out of School Youth Researcher?
Education Policy Maker?
There's the one event that brings all of these leaders together to share best practices and create networks to solve America's most intractable education issues - The Alternative Accountability Policy Forum.
The 2016 Alternative Accountability Policy Forum provides 28 sessions with over 40 presenters from all regions of the Country to discuss ways to improve services to "at promise" youth. Whether you work for a school, a local government, a state agency, or a think tank, you'll find sessions and experts with insight on how cutting edge policies improve outcomes in the field of working with opportunity youth.
Here is a Sample of AAPF16 Conference Presenters
Tony Simmons, High School for Recording Arts. Tony Simmons is the Executive Director of High School for Recording Arts in St. Paul, Minnesota and RAPSA Board Member. Learn how a focus on strategies to help students think critically, collaborate, do and make supports low-income former dropouts embrace challenge.
Robert Sainz, City of Los Angeles. Robert Sainz is the Assistant General Manager for Operations who was instrumental in developing Los Angeles' YouthSource System in partnership with the Los Angeles Unified School District. This cutting edge program impacts the lives of thousands of young people, creating opportunities for them to return to school, enter employment, and start careers.
For information about the other sessions and presenters, view the 2016 AAPF presenters page.
Between August 1 and September 30 we will be accepting nominations for three awards that focus on the courage, vision and heart of reengaged students and the adults who serve them. We are encouraging nominations.