Join Us Oct 26-28, 2017

spftredsmileIt’s not too early to get excited about the world’s best conference on Parent Teacher Home Visits.

In addition to inspiration, influence and best practices, we will be celebrating our 20th Anniversary in the ‘Farm to Fork Capitol”, Sacramento, CA,  with a special Gala honoring Carrie Rose (Fri Oct 27)

Date: October 26-28, 2017
Location: Sheraton Grand, Sacramento, CA

Keynote speaker: Dr. Kevin Kumashiro, “Questioning Common Sense: Five ways to build democracy through education.”  The former dean of the School of Education at the University of San Francisco is an award-winning author and editor of ten books, including Troubling Education (recipient of the 2003 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award), Against Common Sense: Teaching and Learning toward Social Justice (now in its Third Edition), and Bad Teacher!: How Blaming Teachers Distorts the Bigger Picture.

Results and tools from Phase I of the PTHV National multi-site evaluation

Dr. Karen Mapp, Harvard Graduate School of Education, on how the PTHV process changes implicit bias

Tips from experienced visitors about PTHV in the age of immigration and sanctuary issues

Self-care, fun, regional caucuses and networking!


Important deadlines
  • Sept 1 – 22: Registration with earlybird discount rate of $345
  • Sept 1: 20th Anniversary Gala tickets on sale
  • Sept 23-Oct 13: Regular registration $395
  • Oct 13: Last day to register
  • Oct 26: Conference begins
  • Oct 27: 20th Anniversary Gala
  • Oct 28: Conference ends


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Highlights of 2016 Conference video


About the conference

What: Connect with home visit heroes and share best practices from diverse communities throughout the US.

Why: A peer-led opportunity for reflection, inspiration, refining our model and resource development.

Who: Teachers – Administrators – Union and Community Leaders – Parents and Grandparents – Students – Anyone seeking a deeper understanding and practice of family-school partnership

Plenary sessions and breakout workshops will focus on strategies, data and resources that will help us:

  1. deepen and strengthen our practice in local circles
  2. bring our transformative approach in public education to regional and national spheres of influence

Special Event: 20th Anniversary Gala – Friday, October 27, 6:00-9:00 pm


For more info:  Gina Martinez-Keddy, Executive Director, gina @ or (562) 481-6565

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