SYNERGY 2015 Conference

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

Save the date for 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


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

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 !!!

Please contact Tracey Greggs at for any registration questions.


NC CAP is currently accepting Requests For Proposals (CLICK HERE) for Session presenters until January 15th, 2015.  SYNERGY Sessions are formatted for either 45 minutes or 75 minutes. Hurry and submit your RFP to present !!!



NC CAP is also accepting both vendor applications and vendor request for proposals for the SYNERGY conference. Vendor application are available on a rolling basis; however, vendor request for proposals are due January 17th, 2015. We look forward to recieving your application!  Applications and RFPs can be found here.

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 Teacher 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

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)


James E. Ford

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

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

9:00am-9:45am    General Session

Morning Sessions (Select one session)




SYNERGY Planning Committee