Nebraska Afterschool Conference

October 11, 2019
Younes Conference Center
416 W Talmadge Rd
Kearney, NE

The Get Connected 2019 Nebraska Afterschool Conference provides an opportunity to learn more about planning and implementing a quality afterschool or summer program. Sessions offered throughout the day target a variety of audiences including program leaders, program staff, teachers, school administrators, community partners, and others interested in afterschool and summer learning opportunities for children and youth.

Request for Proposals (RFP)

NEW DEADLINE: Proposals accepted until June 27, 2019
Registration deadline for presenters is August 23, 2019

Walk N Talk Proposals

Walk N Talk display tables are for organizations to informally connect with afterschool leaders and staff. Agencies and organizations that will be accepted to host a Walk ‘N Talk display table will be those who provide resources and support at no cost or minimal cost to afterschool and summer programs across Nebraska. There is no charge to host a Walk ‘N Talk table.

The majority of conference attendees will be afterschool program leaders and staff, representatives of community agencies and organizations, and school administrators and teachers. There will be approximately 400 in attendance the day of the conference.

Hours for the display are 7:45 AM until 12:00 PM. It is expected your agency or organization will have one representative available to provide information throughout this time period. This person will receive a complimentary conference registration and lunch.

Registration fee:

Attendee – $60 if paid by October 11, 2019
Presenter – $30 if pay by October 11, 2019 (2 presenters per session)
Walk ‘N Talk Host – FREE registration

A late processing fee of $10 will be assessed if not paid by October 11, 2019

All registration fees include conference materials, luncheon, and refreshments.  Once the form is completed and submitted, Carolyn Koch ESU 7 will email the invoice for registration fees.  Checks should be made out to ESU 7 and mailed to:

Educational Service Unit #7
Attn: Carolyn Koch
2657 44th Avenue
Columbus, NE 68601-8537
Federal Tax I.D. #47-0499223
Phone: 402.564.5753, Extension 1039
Fax: 402.563.1121

Individual Registration

Group Registration Form
If registering more than one individual, complete the Group Registration form. If names are not known at the time the registration form is completed, insert a place holder name (e.g., Staff #1, Staff #2). Email completed Group Registration form to Sherri Landis, Please email Sherri Landis with attendee names once they are known.  If you are using the group registration and your School/Organization Name is not on the drop-down list, leave the field blank and add the name to the body of your email when submitting the form.

Name Changes
Name changes on registrations are allowed.  Email Sherri Landis, with the updated information.

Late Registration
If space is available, registrations will be accepted the day of the conference.  All registrations will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.  Space is limited so register early!

Cancellations received by Friday, October 4, 2019 will be refunded.  No refunds are available for cancellations or no-shows after that date.

We have reserved a block of rooms for the conference.  You may make reservations by calling the Fairfield Inn & Suites (510 Talmadge Rd) at 308-236-4200 and requesting the 2019 GetConnected Afterschool Conference block.

The discounted group room rate is $109.95 per night, plus taxes and will remain open until 9/30/2019.  After this date, any remaining guest rooms will be released back to the hotel to sell.

There are several other hotels within the vicinity.  Please feel free to use any of them.

Updated June 7, 2019 10:35am