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InterActivity 2016

May 4, 2016

Runs Wednesday, May 4, through Saturday, May 7
Hosted by Stepping Stones Museum for Children

Mark your calendars! You won’t want to miss this conference where we will examine the roles children’s museums can play in driving community outcomes. To solve complex problems such as kindergarten readiness and the achievement gap, it takes a community-wide effort. Children’s museums are uniquely positioned to serve as community conveners, leaders, and contributors to help resolve these complex problems. They provide a neutral yet supportive space for an entire community to consider the issues that affect children and families. These practices and partnerships form the central theme of InterActivity 2016: Collective Impact.

Join Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) and Stepping Stones Museum for Children for a new kind of conference experience, one that gets attendees out into the local community as well as bringing the community into the conference. Programming will feature the museum’s collaborations with Norwalk ACTS—an integrated coalition of resources to improve children’s educational and social opportunities as well as their emotional and physical well-being—the Connecticut Energy and Efficiency Fund, Literacy How, and a public/private partnership between museum educators, health professionals, community leaders, schools, and volunteers to promote healthy lifestyles.

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Date:
May 4, 2016
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Website:
http://www.childrensmuseums.org/interactivity/interactivity-2016

Organizer

Association of Children’s Museums (ACM)

Venue