SYNERGY 2015 Conference


"I loved every part of Synergy!!!"
~2014 Synergy Conference Participant

SYNERGY XI Conference, March 23-25, 2015 in Greenville, NC.  This event will be held at the Greenville Convention Center.

NC CAP’s annual SYNERGY conference brings together afterschool and expanded learning providers and supporters for training and sharing of best practices.  NC CAP serves as the comprehensive, statewide network of afterschool stakeholders in North Carolina, bringing state agencies, state and local policymakers, afterschool providers and the private sector together to increase access to high quality afterschool programs for all children and youth in North Carolina.

Please direct all questions regarding the upcoming 2015 Synergy Conference to Tracey Greggs at 919.781.6833, xt 116 or tgreggs@ncforum.org.

 

2015 REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Registration is now available for the 2015 Synergy Conference.  To register, click HERE  We hope to see you there!!!!

You may complete the downloadable PDF Registration Form.  Mail to:  Public School Forum of NC   Attn:Tracey Greggs  3739 National Drive, Raleigh, NC 27612 

Synergy Scholarship Information Is Now Closed!

Scholarships to attend the Synergy Conference are now available to school-age child care providers in North Carolina.  Applicants must meet the criteria in order to be selected.  Download the Scholarship Criteria and Application forms and submit for consideration.  Click Criteria Form. to donwload.  Click Scholarship Application to download.

Hotel Information

For the first time NC CAP will be hosting the Synergy Conference in the city of Greenville. A special block of rooms at the rate of $120 per night is now available for those attending the conference. To reserve a room, please call the Hilton Greenville at (252) 355-5000 or to register online CLICK HERE  special code is "PSF". If you are making your reservation over the phone, please mention PSF (Synergy 2015) in order to recieve the discounted rate. Be sure to reserve your room by February 20, 2015 !!!

ATTENTION: ALL BLOCKED ROOMS HAVE BEEN FILLED AT THE HILTON GREENVILLE.  ROOMS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE HAMPTON INN & SUITES (252-355-7400) AND CITY HOTEL (252-355-8300) AT THE SAME DISCOUNTED RATE.  USE THE CODE PSF.

Please contact Tracey Greggs at tgreggs@ncforum.org for any registration questions.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Closed !!!

Thank you to all the proposals received this year.  

 

VENDOR APPLICATION & REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Closed !!!

Thank you to all the Vendors !!!

2015 Keynote Speaker

NC CAP is proud to announce that the 2015 Synergy keynote speaker will be 2014 Burroughs Wellcome Fund North Carolina Teacher of the Year and 2014 Charlotte Mecklenburg Person of the Year, James E. Ford.  James is a ninth-grade World History teacher at Garinger High School in Charlotte, North Carolina.  James began his teaching career in Rockford Public Schools in Rockford, Illinois.  He worked as a truancy intervention specialist in high schools.  Before becoming a classroom teacher, he was director of a teen center that provided educational and afterschool activities for youth at risk of dropping out of school. He has been a teacher in Charlotte since 2010.  He considers his work to be his "life-calling" and has dedicated himself to serving his community through education. He brings energy, enthusiam, and much information that will be beneficial for educators, as well as the afterschool and expanded learning community! 

 


2015 Synergy Conference At A Glance

Monday, March 23, 2015

9:00AM REGISTRATION FOR 21ST CENTURY COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTERS                                                                   

9:30AM-12:00PM  21ST CENTURY COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTER CENTERS MEETING, DIRECTORS ONLY                                                                              


9am - 10am   Pre-conference Registration Opens  

10:00am - 12:00 pm  Pre-Conference Workshops (select one)

10:00am - 1:00 pm  Building Leaders: The Responsible Person (Dr. Sanford Danziger)

12:00pm - 1:30pm   Box Lunch                                                                                   

1:30pm - 2:30pm   Pre-Conference Workshops (select one)

2:30pm-3:30pm     Conference Kick-off

4:00pm - 6:00pm   Enjoy Greenville * (Payment to be made on site)

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 (Complimentary breakfast served at Conference specific hotels.)

 

9:00am - 9:30am   General Session

 Morning Sessions (Select one)

 Luncheon

James E. Ford

 

An Evening With the Stars: Celebrating Pillars in the Expanded Learning Community

Speaker: Dr. Jim Johnson, Director, Urban Investment Strategies Center, Kenan Flagler School of Business, UNC Chapel HIll

Dr. Johnson garnered national accolades for the Durham Scholars Program, initiated at Kenan-Flagler in 1995.  Students with amazing promise and few advantages are educated, motivated and metored.  Students take place after school, weekends, and summer, grade six through high school graduation.  Durham Scholars Program funds their college tuitions.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 (Complimentary breakfast served at your Conference specific hotels.)
 

9:00am-9:45am    General Session

Morning Sessions (Select one session)

Closing 

This year there are over 40 information sessions from which to choose.

 

SYNERGY Planning Committee