Staff from member centers are invited to gather at North StarĀ in Massachusetts for a three-day workshop each summer. Conference topics are gathered from the membership each spring. Topics discussed at previous conferences include:

  • initial meetings with families
  • building a board of trustees
  • managing the calendar and staff
  • it’s a business
  • budget, fundraising and development and
  • marketing and outreach.

Member centers receive two free admissions, with additional registrants as follows:

  • $100 per additional adult from the same group
  • $50 per teen