The 2023 NYSACCE4-HE Annual Conference will be November 15 -16, 2023 at the Greek Peak Mountain Resort in Cortland, NY. This year's theme is “Reaching New Peaks”.
What sparks and fuels your work in 4-H Youth Development? The Professional Development Committee invites you to share your experience by leading a workshop or poster session during the Annual Conference. Workshops are one hour and fifteen minutes long and will be offered Wednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon, and Thursday morning.
Submit your workshop and poster session proposals here. Proposals are due May 8.
Looking for workshop ideas or trying to decide what you'd like to share with our community of 4-H Youth Development professionals? Recent feedback about professional development needs highlights Educator’s interest in these topics:
Learning about current research
Issues that are most affecting youth today – current research and trends
Volunteer engagement, including training and risk management
Program ideas, program sharing
Youth mental health and emotional development. Supporting youth through big emotions
Support for new staff
Facilitation tips and strategies
Diversity, equity, and inclusion. Engaging new audiences and increasing accessibility for all youth.
Program design and development. Logistics of starting new programs.
Enrollment process and systems
Funding opportunities for programs
Networking and team building
Program work teams
Dealing with challenging situations with volunteers and families. Navigating conflict and having difficult conversations.