NCFL is excited to welcome two dynamic keynote speakers to the 2022 Families Learning Conference virtual portion on Oct. 25 and 26!
Candy Magaña, MPA, Director of Health Equity Advancement, Innovation and Training at Humana, will be headlining our Opening Session on Tuesday, Oct. 25. A nationally respected practice facilitator, master trainer, and public health professional, Ms. Magaña will explore the intersection between health equity and education. Drawing on her work focused on capacity building, Ms. Magaña will share how health literacy, digital literacy, and literacy serve as core pillars in our healthcare landscape and as strategies in bridging disparities. Learn more about Candy Magaña.
Taking the digital mainstage on Wednesday, Oct. 26, is Sharlonda Buckman-Davis, author of “The Ardent Advocate” and Assistant Superintendent of Family and Community Engagement for Detroit Public Schools. An expert consultant for national and local organizations on family engagement and youth development, Mrs. Buckman has discussed her parent engagement work both in local and national media, having been a featured panelist and regular guest during MSNBC’s “Making the Grade” series of televised town hall meetings as well as the cable network’s “Education Nation” broadcast series. Her book, “The Ardent Advocate”, is a practical guide for those of us who love children, work with children, and have their best interest at heart. Learn more about Sharlonda Buckman-Davis.