April 30 – May 2, 2019 | Toftrees Golf Resort, State College, Pa.
Network with Parents as Teachers colleagues, Children’s Trust Fund grantees and other family support professionals. Build your family support toolbox throughout interactive workshops on topics such as the Strengthening Families Protective Factors, brain development, supporting parent-child interaction, advocacy, and more.
This inaugural event will take the place of the CTF Annual Meeting and PAT State Conference. CTF grantees are required to send at least two staff members to this event. PAT providers are encouraged to attend – learning opportunities are provided for both supervisors and parent educators. Family support professionals, parents, and those utilizing the Strengthening Families™ approach are encouraged to join us on day two for engaging plenary sessions, networking and more than 20 interactive workshops on topics such as self-care, supporting children’s brain development, communicating with empathy, promoting literacy, and more.
This event is made possible by a partnership of Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning, Pennsylvania Strengthening Families™ Leadership Team, Pennsylvania Children’s Trust Fund, and Pennsylvania Parents as Teachers State Office at Center for Schools and Communities.