Register now for our national conference, Summer Changes Everything™, October 21-23, 2019. Summer Changes Everything™ is the only national conference devoted to summer learning opportunities for youth. We look forward to welcoming you in Atlanta as experts and your peers share resources, best practices, and solutions for summer learning and afterschool programs.

This year, NSLA welcomes Dr. Steve Perry, one of the most sought after educators in America, as our keynote speaker. Dr. Perry’s unique and powerful voice is respected and has been featured on MSNBC, Fox, CNN, Al Jazeera, TV One, BET, and NBC as well as on the Oprah Winfrey Network in multiple shows.

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Our Vision

NSLA’s vision is that all children and youth have access to high-quality summer learning experiences to help them succeed in college, career, and life.

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We offer in-depth guides and resources, and can provide your next staff training, conduct a community landscape assessment or an evaluation of your program’s quality.

Programs & Events

National Summer Learning Week is a celebration dedicated to advocacy and awareness aimed at elevating the importance of keeping kids learning, safe, and healthy every summer, ensuring they return to school in the fall ready to succeed in the year.

Research & Policy

NSLA tracks and responds to policy issues that affect summer opportunities at the federal, state, and local levels, with the goal of ensuring high-quality summer learning opportunities reach as many youth as possible.