Registration Now Open! 


Accepting Workshop Proposals

The Maine Event: Creating Positive Climates for Youth is now accepting proposals for workshops.  Deadline for submission of proposal is Friday, March 24, 2017.  Download form here: 2017 Learning Session RFP Form


About Creating Positive Climates for Youth
The Maine Event: Creating Positive Climates for Youth is the 2017 combined annual conference of the Positive Youth Development Institute (PYDI) and the Collaborative for Perpetual Innovation (CPI). For professionals interacting with youth in or out of school, this conference offers the latest in research and practice in creating climates positive for everyone and strategies in social trust and youth development. Come visit the beautiful state of Maine this June and attend.2017


About Summer Training Academy 

The Summer Training Academy is a premier pre-conference opportunity sponsored by Bolster Collaborative to improve your work with young people by learning from nationally recognized trainers. These sessions strengthen skills, expand knowledge, and improve practice through the in-depth exploration of content that is not possible in a conference setting.

This year’s offerings are being finalized. Watch for updates here, with a full list of offerings being posted by March 1, 2017!



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