2016 Summer Learning Seminar

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston After School & Beyond, in partnership with Boston Public Schools and Boston Opportunity Agenda, are pleased to invite you to From Research to Practice: Maximizing the Potential of Summer Learning—a seminar to unpack local and national data findings on summer learning.

Wednesday, November 2 | 8:30am – 12:30pm
YMCA of Greater Boston-Huntington Ave Branch
316 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

** The event has been extended by 30 minutes and will now end at 12:30pm **


Jennifer Sloan McCombs from the RAND Corporation will present findings from the most rigorous national study to date on the effects of voluntary summer learning programs.

And join us for a recap of findings from the 2016 Boston Summer Learning Community, which featured 127 summer sites surpassing Mayor Walsh and BPS Superintendent Chang’s goal of reaching 10,000 youth through data-driven summer experiences. Breakout discussions will focus on applying data to program practice.

Updated Agenda
Breakout Workshop Descriptions