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  1. 1. The 2009 Youth Development & Outcomes Conference Improving Youth Development through Positive Youth Program Outcomes March 23-24, 2009 | Washington, DC Optional Pre-Conference Workshop March 23, 2009 Earn up to 11 CPE Credits Optional Post-Conference Workshops March 25, 2009 You Will Learn How to: Leverage Funding and Resources to Develop Performance Measures that Sustain Your Youth Services Programs Align with Your Program Mission Implement strategies to win grants and comply Learn measures to develop performance and with key federal financial standards increase results for your organization Forge Public-Private Partnerships to Identify Key Performance Indicators in Enhance Program Capacity School, Work and Intervention Programs Collaborate effectively with local business and Hear about positive outcome results in programs community organizations to enhance your for all youth including those with disabilities and program success juvenile crime records www.YouthServicesSummit.org www.YouthServicesSummit.org
  2. 2. Building Talent through Youth Training Programs and Education Optional Pre-Conference Top 5 Workshop: March 23, 2009 Reasons to Attend: Pre-Conference Workshops are hands-on, interactive sessions with specially designed exercises and projects that have immediate 1. Design outcome application. With this full day application session, you will enhance measures to improve your training experience by establishing a reference point of knowledge, language and methodologies for the rest of the event. performance, reporting This seminar will dive deep into the process or winning and managing and funding outcomes grants to help improve your expertise and gain knowledge of practical tools to implement from field experts. Enrollment space is limited, so 2. Utilize new and existing register today to reserve your place. partnerships to enhance awareness of your 8:30 Pre- Conference Registration & Continental Breakfast youth program 9:00 Pre-Conference Workshop: 3. Create a strategic plan Grants Management, the Winning Move: Strategies that helps you work for Youth Services Programs toward outcome goals and financial responsibility As youth service organizations increasingly move towards performance-based grants, more emphasis will be placed 4. Learn to use Web 2.0 on the application and evaluation processes. Agencies and to enhance your youth organizations will be under increasing pressure to measure, evaluate and improve the results of their grants. Performance program and target hard to management is an important tool for your grant programs reach youth to ensure clearly defined outcomes and accountability. In this workshop, explore all aspects of grant and proposal 5. Develop indicators of development and develop a framework for measuring and success to meet the needs reporting the performance of youth service programs your of all youth enrolled in organization or agency provides. your programs • Understand emerging accountability and transparency issues in grants management • Discover best practices for grant writing • Create grant applications that set your organization apart by linking performance measures to the effectiveness of “Great conference! It was your grant • Acquire and utilize strategies to evaluate your grants and very relevant to the needs report back to the funder of WIA programs” • Target agencies that can help you reach your goals as well as focus on methods of fostering these relationships to ensure Angela Collins, Youth Program that partnerships are long-lasting Coordinator, East Central Georgia • Link performance-based grants to organizational Consortium performance measures Elizabeth Holden President and CEO, PrimePoint LLC Senior Fellow, The Performance Institute www.YouthServicesSummit.org 12:00 Workshop Adjourns/Conference Registration
  3. 3. Implement New Training Programs and Build Youth Skills Sets Day One: March 23, 2009 Who 1:00 Keynote Address: Through Their Eyes: Should Attend? The State of Today’s Youth • Youth Employment Today’s youth need guidance, support and opportunities more than ever before. By developing the skills to be self- sufficient Program Managers and self-assured, today’s youth will turn into the leaders • Program Directors of tomorrow. Hear about ways to improve outcomes and opportunities for youth by helping them to shape their lives • One-Stop Career Center and stay engaged in the world around them. Also learn ways Managers you can implement positive change in the lives of today’s youth community through the mission of your programs. • Education Program • Identify how to prepare youth with essential skills to meet Administrators trends and demands in today’s society • Hear ways to work together to create opportunities for growth • Youth Service Organization • Close the communication gap and engage all youth Directors Maureen Sedonaen • Regional Workforce Offices President and CEO Youth Leadership Institute • Counseling Directors • Transition Coordinators 2:00 Break & Refreshments • Workforce Development Develop a Strategic Plan for Your Youth Program 2:15 Boards • Define your mission and program outcome goals • Workforce System Youth • Establish outcome goals to drive mission-aligned organizational results Program Developers • Ensure that responsible fiscal management is a priority in • Nonprofits and Community- your strategic plan Based Organizations Elizabeth Holden President and CEO, PrimePoint LLC Senior Fellow, The Performance Institute ‘It was interesting receiving Build Partnerships by Engaging Employers 3:15 many different points of • Learn how to raise community awareness of youth view on outcomes.’ employment issues, enhance existing business partnerships and foster new relationships with the private sector Dan Leibowitz, Project Coordi- • Discover the insiders’ perspective as to what employers are nator, Isles YouthBuild Institute looking for in potential employees • Identify the challenges and solutions to building effective employer-community relationships Daniel Horgan Executive Director, Pittsburgh Cares Senior Fellow, The Performance Institute www.YouthServicesSummit.org 4:15 Adjourn
  4. 4. Develop strategic Partnerships to Gain Resources and Improve Youth Outcomes Day Two: March 24, 2008 8:30 Continental Breakfast Report Outcomes to Stakeholders 11:15 Keynote Address: Social Networking 9:00 • Maintain an open communication line 101: The Importance of Engaging Youth between the organization and outside stakeholders through Web 2.0 and Beyond • Engage donors and non-donors in examining Today’s youth are often referred to as the your outcome measures “Internet Generation.” They use the computer • Use your measures data to convey not only to do research or homework but to accountability and results to new and existing download music, network with peers and donors and other stakeholders update their blogs. With the influence of Web Daniel Horgan 2.0 and beyond there has been a shift in the way today’s youth seeks information, communicates Executive Director, Pittsburgh Cares and responds. Hear about ways to employ Senior Fellow, The Performance Institute Web 2.0 technologies to promote your youth program and contact even the hardest to 12:00 Lunch reach youth. Also learn how to enhance youth creativity and engagement through web based initiatives. Recruit and Retain: Positive 12:45 Employment Outcomes for Regina Mahone The Foundation Center Young Adults • Examine the link between socio-economic 10:00 Break & Refreshments status and successful employment for youth • Learn ways to encourage educational Select the Right Performance Measures and technical programs to help with job 10:15 preparedness for Your Youth Program • Determine barriers to employment and how • Learn to develop quality performance youth can overcome them and be successful measures that help drive results in in today’s uncertain economy your agency Joe Carbone • Identify and define intermediate and end President and CEO outcomes for your financial management The Workplace Inc. framework • Analyze ways to audit and evaluate your measures to build a more successful 1:45 Break management system Jon Desenberg Senior Consulting Director The Performance Institute www.YouthServicesSummit.org
  5. 5. Adopt New Innovative Strategies to Recruit Youth to Your Program Day Two: Continued Out of School Time: Success Indicators 3:45 for Youth in After School Programs Improve Results in the Juvenile 2:00 Justice System through Early • Link after school programs to proven results for improving academic achievement and Intervention Initiatives attendance • Development measures to increase the • Learn to promote your after school program effectiveness of your youth prevention program as a stepping stone to academic and • Learn how to maximize monetary resources employment success and personnel to target delinquency before • Show how after school programs foster it starts coping skills, conflict resolution and fair play • Understand how to lessen the effects of rules within today’s youth delinquency through mentoring, employment Rivka Burstein-Stern and after school activities Field Outreach Coordinator TeNeane P. Bradford MAMNGT, MAHRDV The Afterschool Alliance Intensive Supervision State Coordinator/Reentry SC DJJ 4:30 Conference Adjourns Office of Community Justice Address School to Work Transition 2:45 Outcomes for Youth with Disabilities Post-Conference • Determine secondary education trends impact youth with disabilities Webinar: • Deploy a coordinated effort of resources to promote positive planning and outcomes for transitioning youth Our post-event webinars are a great way to continue • Identify ways to meet the needs of this the learning experience – or, if you can’t attend the population through the creation of event, gain knowledge on the subject. a transition services and meaningful Date: April 2, 2009 employment Time: 2:00-3:30 PM EST Jennifer Ridder Speaker: Elizabeth Holden Program Director Identifying Funding Sources to Sustain and Partners for Youth with Disabilities Enhance Youth Programs During this interactive webinar, you will learn techniques to identify unique funding sources to enhance the execution of your youth program and build the capacity of your organization. Register for this webinar by visiting www.YouthServicesSummit.org or by calling Melvin Hall at 703-894-0481. www.YouthServicesSummit.org
  6. 6. Engage All Stakeholders to Promote Positive Youth Development Optional Post-Conference Workshops: March 25, 2009 8:30 Workshop Registration & Continental Breakfast Post-Conference Workshops are practical, supplementary application sessions which incorporate and review tools, techniques and methods presented during the event. Participants will obtain a further understanding of how to use newly acquired tools and cutting-edge strategies. Through group exercises and scenario-based learning, you’ll walk away with the expertise and resources needed for immediate and practical application. Enrollment space is limited, so register today to reserve your place. Workshop A: Developing Performance Workshop B: Designing and 9:00 Measures: The Logic Model Approach Implementing a Successful Recruitment Marketing Plan In this session, you will establish and utilize performance measures to develop a tactical plan This workshop will provide you with all the to improve positive youth development services, tools that are necessary to design a marketing as well as develop a framework for measuring plan to attract youth to your program. Harness and reporting the performance of youth successful marketing principles so you can development programs. Use “logic modeling” penetrate and communicate with your targeted as a tool for establishing clear intermediate audience to ensure success of your initiatives. and end-outcome goals and measures. Align • Ensure your marketing activities are tailored your performance indicators so that they are to fit your specific program needs consistent with long-term development goals of • Study recruitment methods including youth service programs and mission. Build your advertising campaigns, career fairs and organization’s capacity for strategic planning successful community initiatives and achieving youth performance outcomes • Learn how to conduct a successful online • Learn how to link organizational recruitment advertising campaign and resources to results identify what makes an website effective • Implement strategic planning and goal Doug Knight setting into your agenda Vice President • Manage your workforce to produce Hoop Dreams Scholarship Fund positive outcomes Jon Desenberg Senior Consulting Director The Performance Institute 12:00 Workshop Adjourns www.YouthServicesSummit.org
  7. 7. Logistics Venue & Hotel A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott at the prevailing rate of $209.00 until February Sponsorship 23, 2009. This rate is based on the Government Per Diem and is subject to change. Please call the hotel directly and reference code “Youth Outcomes” when making reservations to get the discounted rate. The hotel is conveniently located three blocks from the Rosslyn Metro station. Please Opportunities ask the hotel about a complimentary shuttle that is also available for your convenience. Conference Address: The Performance Institute As a conference and training provider, The 1515 N. Courthouse Rd. Performance Institute is an expert in bringing Suite 600 Arlington, VA 22201 together leaders to share and discuss best A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Arlington Rosslyn practices and innovations. We connect decision- Courtyard by Marriott at the prevailing rate of $209.00 until February 23, makers with respected solution providers. 2009. Please call the hotel directly and reference code “Youth Outcomes” when making reservations to get the discounted rate. The hotel is The Institute offers five different pre-designed conveniently located three blocks from the Rosslyn Metro station. Please ask the hotel about a complimentary shuttle that is also available for your sponsorship packages: convenience. • Event Co-Sponsor Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott 1533 Clarendon Blvd. • Session Sponsor Arlington, VA 22209 • Luncheon Sponsor Phone: 703-528-2222 www.courtyardarlingtonrosslyn.com • Cocktail Hour Sponsor • Exhibit Booth Sponsor Tuition & Group Discounts For more information on sponsorships or to get The tuition rate for attending The 2009 Youth Development and Outcomes Conference is as follows: started, contact Jessica Ward at 703-894-0481 or Early Bird Rate Regular Rate Ward@PerformanceWeb.org Conference Only $599 $699 One Workshop -------- $399 Two Workshops -------- $599 Post-Conference Webinar -------- $299 * For the Early Bird Rate, Register By: January 12, 2009 For more information on group discounts for The 2009 Youth Development and Outcomes Conference please contact Melvin Hall at 703-894-0481 or email him at Hall@PerformanceWeb.org CPE Credits Delivery Method: Group-live Program Level: Beginner Prerequisites: None Advanced Preparation: None CPE Credits: Up to 11 The American Strategic Management Institute (ASMI) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37219-2417. Website: www.nasba.org. Cancellations and Quality Assurance The Performance Institute strives to provide you with the most productive and effective educational experience possible. If after completing the course you feel there is some way we can improve, please write your comments on the evaluation form provided upon your arrival. Should you feel dissatisfied with your learning experience and wish to request a credit or refund, please submit it in writing no later than 10 business days after the end of the training to: Tara Shuert, VP of Education Services, The Performance Institute, 1515 N. Courthouse Road, Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22201. We will evaluate individual complaints in a context of collective comments from the event. Note: A $150 service fee will be charged on cancellations received less than four weeks from the date of the event. A credit memo will also be sent reflective of that amount, which can be used for a future conference. If you do not cancel your registration before the day of the event, you will be charged for the full conference amount. As speakers are confirmed six months before the event, some speaker changes or topic changes may occur in the program. The Performance Institute is not responsible for speaker changes, www.YouthServicesSummit.org but will work to ensure a comparable speaker is located to participate in the program. If for any reason The Performance Institute decides to cancel this conference, PI accepts no responsibility for covering airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by registrants, including delegates, sponsors and guests.
  8. 8. Registration Registration Form Upcoming To register, call 703-894-0481; Fax this form to: 703-894-0482 or Visit www.YouthServicesSummit.org. Events Yes! Register me for The 2009 Youth Development and Outcomes Conference О Add the Pre-Conference Workshop О Add a Post-Conference Workshop: (circle one) A B Youth Services Summit О Add the Virtual Forum Please call me. I am interested in a special Group Discount for my team July 29-31, 2009 For More Information Please Delegate Information Contact Melvin Hall at 703-894-0481 at Hall@PerformanceWeb.org Name Title Office Organization Address City State Zip Telephone Fax Email Payment Information Training Form/Purchase Order Check (accepted by mail only) Credit Card Credit Card Number Expiration Date Name on Card Card Verification Number Billing Address Please make checks payable to: The Performance Institute Note: Payment must be secured prior to the conference. If payment is not received by the conference start date, a method of payment must be presented at the time of registration in order to guarantee your participation at the event. Priority Code: S260-WEB www.YouthServicesSummit.org