2022 ELECT Conference, March 29 through 31

The 2022 ELECT Conference is a unique opportunity to expose youth workers to research on trends and issues facing pregnant and parenting teens, best practices, resources, and strategies that can be incorporated at the program level to promote successful outcomes.

The event is open to Pennsylvania residents and out-of-state individuals who serve young people to facilitate their personal, social, and educational development from a variety of fields, including social work, education, public health, and community education.

Required Attendance
The program coordinator and one case manager are required to attend the conference in its entirety. All other staff, including data specialists and backup data staff, are welcome and strongly encouraged to attend.

Registration will be available in 2022.

Conference Schedule

Tuesday, March 29

8:00 a.m. Virtual Exhibits Open
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. ELECT Data Virtual Office Hours (optional, ELECT only)
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Concurrent Institutes

Wednesday, March 30

Virtual Exhibits Open
8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. ELECT Data Virtual Office Hours (optional, ELECT only)
8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Meet the Exhibitors
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Welcome and Keynote Address
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Lunch and Learn: Nutritional Nuggets
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Networking

Thursday, March 31

Virtual Exhibits Open Until 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. ELECT Data Virtual Office Hours (optional, ELECT only)
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
10:45 p.m. – 12:15 p.m. Keynote Address and ELECT Grantee Focused Address
12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Break
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Presentations and ELECT State Updates
2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Reflect and Refresh

Center for Schools and Communities, in coordination with the Division of Student Services at the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), strives to create and promote a safe space in which individuals are entitled to participate in all conference sessions and activities free of discrimination. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to our vision of providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment to all participants. We embrace the value of every person, regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, religion, national origin, ancestry, or differing abilities.

This event is sponsored by Pennsylvania’s Departments of Education and Human Services, in partnership with the Center for Schools and Communities.