Alaska Afterschool Conference


Join us in Fairbanks, November 16th and 17th for the 2017 Alaska Afterschool Conference


The Alaska Afterschool Conference is designed to support the professional development of Alaska's out-of-school time providers, featuring more than 40 workshops. This conference is a partnership between the State of Alaska Department of Education & Early Development and the Alaska Afterschool Network. 


Early Bird Registration

Preconference STEM Institute

Workshop Proposals

Program Site Visits

Travel Scholarships

Sponsorship Opportunities

Hotel Accommodations

Early Bird registration will be live until September 30th! 

Early Bird ($75) registration closes at 11:30 pm on September 30, 2017.

General Admission ($100) registration starts at 11:31 pm on September 30, 2017.

NEW Preconference STEM Institute

New this year there will be a Preconference STEM institute for programs whose staff/volunteers are focused on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) learning. For more information on this , click the button below. 

Workshop Proposals

Interested in running one of the 45 workshops being held at the conference? Click the link below for a workshop proposal form! 

Email your workshop proposal form to

Deadline to apply: September 30, 2017

Program Site Visits

More information on Program site visits will be available before September 30th


Hotel Accommodations

A group block has been held at the Westmark Hotel in Fairbanks for conference attendees to book hotel rooms during their stay in Fairbanks. Availability is limited, please use our group code when booking your hotel rooms: AASC2017  


Book your hotel rooms by going online to the  Westmark Hotel website to make reservations using the conference's group code or

Individual reservations can be made by guests calling the hotel's reservation desk at 1- 800-544-0970


Travel Scholarships

Travel scholarships* are to assist Alaska Afterschool Network partners with travel to the Alaska Afterschool Conference, November 16-17, 2017, in Fairbanks, Alaska. 21st Century Community Learning Center grantees are not eligible to apply.


Scholarships are intended to cover travel cost (airfare, mileage) associated with travel to and from the conference. Scholarship recipients are asked to cover additional expenses, such as registration, per diem, and hotel accommodations. Partners receiving scholarships are expected to attend the entire two days of the conference while in Fairbanks, and to represent the Alaska Afterschool Network well. 


*All scholarship funds are provided by the Alaska Afterschool Network. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in sponsoring this event? Each sponsor receives recognition on all print, website and media promotional materials before, during, and after the conference. For more information: 

2017 Alaska Afterschool Conference
November 16-17 in Fairbanks

Pre-Conference STEM Institute — November 15

Hope to see you there!



The 2017 Alaska Afterschool Conference will be held on Thursday and Friday, November 16-17. Optional field trips will be held prior to the conference on Wednesday, November 15.


This year's conference will be held in Fairbanks, Alaska, at the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel & Conference Center.

More info?

For more information or questions about the conference, contact us.