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Georgia Afterschool & Youth Development Conference

Join us for the 2018 Georgia Afterschool & Youth Development Conference in Columbus, September 26-28, 2018. This conference, being held for the fourth time in 2018, seeks to provide research-based best practices, information, tools and resources framed by Georgia’s ASYD Quality Standards and opportunities for networking, collaboration and partnership formation. All youth development and afterschool providers are invited to attend!

Conference Highlights

The 2018 Georgia Afterschool and Youth Development Conference has been approved for 6 clock hours from Bright from the Start! Register here.


Our keynote speakers are confirmed!

We are excited to announce Michael Brandwein and Byron Garrett as our keynote speakers for the 2018 ASYD Conference!

Michael Brandwein is an internationally recognized expert on teaching and leading young people. His highly engaging sessions always leave participants fired up and ready to put new practices into action. Find out more about Michael here




One of the most compelling voices of our time, Byron V. Garrett is Chairman of the National Family Engagement Alliance (NFEA), a nonprofit dedicated to transforming education through meaningful family engagement. Byron serves as the Director of Educational Leadership & Policy for Microsoft and a consulting author for Scholastic. Find out more about Byron here.