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Innovation Invitational: Innovation for Sustainability

Tuesday, March 5, 20248:00 amWednesday, March 6, 20243:00 pm
UNL Innovation Campus - Innovation Commons

Participants will learn strategies and interact with peers to develop practical plans for sustaining afterschool and summer programs, including:
- scaling down / building up according to your community’s needs
- engaging high school students as staff
- collaborating with existing district programs
- building sustainable community partnerships

Participants will learn about the key role out of school time programs can play in helping youth:
- enjoy exploratory learning / play,
- explore careers, and
- discover life-long passions.

Featuring key cross-cutting / future-oriented program platforms / topics including:
- career pathways - engineering, energy independence
- feeding the future - GrowELO
- re-engaging boys
- getting outside to experience nature
- re-imagining democracy
- impactful cross-sector partnerships
- new ways to collect / report data