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Tuesday, October 30 • 10:15am - 11:45am
Funding ELO Systems (Systems Track-Closed)

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Funding for expanded learning opportunities and their backbone systems can be challenging, however, there are many public and private funding options available to states, local governments, programs, and school districts. Braiding a diverse portfolio of funding is not only allowable, but is the best method for sustainable and reliable resources. Join this panel of esteemed experts that have created funding structures at the local and state-levels to increase access to high-quality expanded learning opportunities for children and youth, and an infrastructure to support programming.

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David Beard

Policy & Advocacy Director, School’s Out Washington
David Beard is the Policy and Advocacy Director and Washington Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELO) Network Lead for School’s Out Washington. In this role he leads efforts to increase child and youth access to high-quality ELOs after school and in the summer. Throughout his career... Read More →

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Eric Gurna

CEO, LA's Best After School Enrichment Program
Eric Gurna joined LA’s BEST in 2015 as the second President and CEO in the organization’s history. He brings a deep commitment to positive youth development to his work at LA’s BEST, and a national reputation for thought leadership in the Expanded Learning movement. He also... Read More →
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Jennifer Peck

President & CEO, Partnership for Children & Youth
Jennifer Peck has led the Partnership for Children & Youth (PCY) since the organization’s founding in 2001.  During this time, she has grown PCY to be the leading California intermediary building access to high quality expanded learning opportunities for students living in our... Read More →
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Juliet Taylor

Program Officer, Raikes Foundation
Juliet Taylor joined the Raikes Foundation as a program officer in 2015 to lead the foundation’s Expanded Learning Opportunities strategy. Prior to joining the Raikes Foundation, Juliet spent six years at the Washington State Department of Early Learning leading the Race to the... Read More →
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Lisa White

Director of Afterschool Programs, Express School Age Child Care Programs and Summer STEM Camps, Spokane Public Schools
Lisa White is an Administrator in Spokane Public Schools with a career spanning the past 25 years including directorship in Express Child Care Programs, Career and Technical Education (CTE) and most recently in her current position is Director of Afterschool Programs, Express School... Read More →

Tuesday October 30, 2018 10:15am - 11:45am PDT
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