Phoenix Regional Meetup

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This fall educators, librarians, parent leaders, and family-facing staff will convene in Phoenix to explore strategies and resources in family literacy, family engagement, and family leadership.

Join us on December 2nd for in-person, shared professional development and networking. Our planning team has thoughtfully curated a day of presentations with evidence-based, highly relevant content that you can use right away in your work with families.

Secure your spot soon—the deadline to register for Phoenix is Friday, Nov. 25.

Hotel accommodations

Sheraton Phoenix Downtown
340 North 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Room rate: $249 plus 12.57% tax
Room block cutoff date: Weds., Nov. 2
Book through the NCFL personalized booking link:
National Center for Families Learning – Start your reservation (

Or call Sheraton reservations +1 866-837-4213, supply the group name (2022 NCFL Families Learning Conference) with the corresponding dates.


Thursday, Dec. 1

Phoenix Convention Center, West 2nd floor Foyer outside of 213B
100 N 3rd Street Ac, Phoenix, AZ 85004

5:30 p.m., Welcome Reception

7:15 p.m., Dine-Arounds

Friday, Dec. 2

Phoenix Convention Center, West 211, 212, and 213
100 N 3rd Street Ac, Phoenix, AZ 85004

7:45 a.m., Registration opens

8:15 a.m., Arrival, registration and breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m., Welcome and opening remarks

9:40 a.m. – 10:55 a.m., Breakouts #1

11:05 a.m. – 12:20 p.m., Breakouts #2

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Lunch and Learn Sponsored by Heising-Simons Foundation

1:40 p.m. – 3:10 p.m., Deep-dive Breakouts #3

3:20 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Facilitated table talks

4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m., Closing Remarks

*Regional Meetup attendance will be limited to the first 150 registrants to sign up. A waitlist will be created for each meetup as needed.

The Families Learning Conference is the signature event of the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL), a nonprofit that supports family success and well-being through education. Partnering with educators, literacy advocates, and communities, NCFL has worked for over 30 years to eradicate poverty through education solutions for families.