Featuring the:

NYS Community Schools Resilience & Equity Conference  
April 17 & 18

21st Century Community Learning Center Conference
April 19

 April 19 & 20

This is THE event for education professionals to push the boundaries and create high-quality expanded learning and development opportunities that support New York’s youth. Join in on an exciting four days of innovative learning, engagement, and fun with the New York State Network for Youth Success!



VIP Dinner
April 17
NYS Community Schools Resilience & Equity Conference  
April 17 & 18
(Wed, Thurs)
School’s Out, Make it Count! Conference
April 19
School’s Out, Make it Count! Conference
April 20
School’s Out, Make it Count! Conference
April 19 & 20
(Fri & Sat)
Ticket Type Dinner Only Two-Day Ticket One-Day Ticket One-Day Ticket Two-Day Ticket
Member Rate $165.00 $165.00 $280
Non-Member Rate $250.00 $185.00 $185.00


◆ Member Rates apply to ONLY those individuals holding a current Network for Youth Success Membership.  Click here to join or renew your membership.

◆ Conference rates do not include transportation, lodging, or other expenses.

◆ Lunch is included on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.


Photo of Hilton Garden Inn - Troy

Hilton Garden Inn, Troy, NY 
Book your room here or by calling the hotel at 518-272-1700 and reference your group code: NYNYS.
The room block will be open until March 17, 2024 or until it fills up.

Accommodations in Troy, NY
Best Western Plus Franklin Square
Courtyard by Marriott – Troy/Waterfront

Find other area Accommodations HERE.


Hilton Garden Inn | Troy, NY


Want to stay up-to-date on best practices for high-quality afterschool programs? The School’s Out, Make it Count! 2024 Annual Conference is designed to inform and connect the many organizations that make these programs better.

Let us help you “Make the Case” to fund your trip to our 2024 Annual Conference by copying or downloading this tool & updating with your personal interest and information to send to your administrators.


The Network for Youth Success is dedicated to building a youth-serving system that increases the quality and availability of afterschool and expanded learning programs across New York. Our annual conference, Schools Out! Make it Count!, is the one of the largest training and networking events for afterschool and expanded learning program providers in the state.

If you have any questions about our sponsorship or vending opportunities, please contact Erin Broderick, (518) 486-8567 or erin@networkforyouthsuccess.org.


Seeking Energetic Presenters
for School’s Out, Make it Count! 2024

Looking to share your knowledge of the field?  Come present at School’s Out, Make it Count! 2024, New York State’s statewide conference for afterschool professionals.

We are accepting proposals in the following topics, but are open to new and innovative ideas.  Sessions are either 30 or 90 minutes long.
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Virtual Programming
  • Social and Emotional Learning
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM)
  • Guiding Children’s Behaviors
  • Program Sustainability
  • Program Quality Improvement
  • Leadership Development for Professionals
  • Family Engagement
  • Trauma-Informed Care
  • Arts
  • Self-Care
  • Health and Safety
  • Culturally Responsive Programming and Practices
  • 21st Century Skills

Submit Your Proposal Today!

All submissions are due by November 17, 2023 and selected presenters will be notified by December 31, 2023.