PARENTS AS TEACHERS
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2017

FAMILY ENGAGEMENT:
MAKING CONNECTIONS MATTER

Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017 - Friday, Dec 1, 2017
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
1201 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 625-2900


CONFERENCE APP

New for the 2017 Conference!

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JUST ADDED!

2 NEW PRECONFERENCE SESSIONS

6 NEW WORKSHOP SESSIONS

Due to the overwhelming demand of this year's conference, we have added additional Preconference sessions and workshops. We want to accommodate as many attendees as possible. You don't want to miss out, as it is going to be our biggest one yet! Time is running out, so register today.


Registration for the Parents as Teachers 2017 International Conference is now open!

The 2017 Parents as Teachers International Conference is coming to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – a great place to make connections matter! This year’s conference is about engaging with families and increasing the impact of our work through knowledge and strengthening connections to families, the communities we serve and each other.

Together we can engage.

The 2017 conference will offer more than fifty cutting edge preconference and conference workshops which will inspire, train and add to your professional development toolkit to better engage with families and children. An innovative panel discussion and keynote speaker are sure to provide you with thought provoking awareness and understanding from experienced experts. The Parents as Teachers International Conference will allow you to cultivate lasting peer-to-peer relationships and contacts while at the same time gaining valuable and quality education.

Together we can motivate.

Experience a collaboration of worldwide experts and leaders with proven results you can use in your own professional educational programs. Our partnerships continue to grow year after year and will enlighten and coach you on the newest ways to be a child’s best first teacher. Discover several different tracks or attend the same track throughout!

Together we can make connections matter.

Outcomes based evidence will improve and impact future programs and development. Back by popular demand are sessions on Penelope, a powerful software to deliver consistent, timely and faster critical information to affiliates and program providers. Preconference sessions are once again available to further propel your learning opportunities into the future!


Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
1201 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 625-2900

MARRIOTT ROOMS ARE SOLD OUT. SEE OVERFLOW HOTELS BELOW.

 


Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown

 21 North Juniper Street  Philadelphia  PA  19107 

  • Free High Speed Internet
  • Fitness Center
  • Restaurants on Site

LOWES Philadelphia HOTEL

1200 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

  • Luxury Hotel for Business or Pleasure
  • Heated indoor pool
  • Steam Rooms and Saunas

Make a reservation by calling 1-800-235-6397.


Featured Speakers and Moderators

Parents as Teachers is pleased to have board member Kwesi Rollins as moderator for a special panel discussion at out Opening General Session. We are also excited to have Alison Gopnik as our Keynote Speaker for our Closing General Session Luncheon.



Conference Focus Group Sign-Up is NOW OPEN!

This year we are offering opportunities for conference attendees to be a part of four different focus groups. Sign up soon, space is limited