The APOST Fall Conference for Out-of-School Time (OST) is a free professional development conference that shares best practices in youth development. The conference is open to youth practitioners who want to increase their skills in working with youth in out-of-school time programs or mentoring relationships.
Diana was a secondary social studies teacher for 16 years, and currently serves as the Executive Director for Inquiry Schools, a non-profit she started in partnership with Chris Lehmann, to create and support student centered learning environments that are inquiry driven, project based, and utilize modern learning techniques. Diana was featured on TED.com for her “How to Learn? From Mistakes” talk, and recognized for earning National Board Certification. Her publications include a featured piece on the New York Times Learning blog, co-authoring a chapter in an educational leadership book, and an article in the Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy. As an expert in the field, Diana will discuss the benefits Experiential Learning and how to incorporate more opportunities for youth to do so in your programs.
8:00 Breakfast and Registration
8:30 Keynote by Diana Laufenberg
9:20 AM-10:50 AM Session One
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Session Two
12:30 PM – 1:20 PM Lunch
1:20 PM – 2:50 PM Session 3
Experiential Learning Track:
Positive Spaces Track:
Engaging Activities Track
Theory in Practice Track
Learn more about the conference, including full descriptions of sessions, and register online.