Power of Play
Virtual Conference On-Demand
On-demand access to 40+ sessions through May 2022
Registration now closed. Contact AmandaKloo@inclusionproject.org for more information.
Are you ready to LEARN, ADAPT and INCLUDE? Join the Power of Play Conference On-Demand! Sessions are available thru May 2022 and provide participants with the strategies, resources, and best practices needed to make inclusion possible across all settings, in all activities, for children with and without disabilities. This virtual format not only expands our reach to recreation programs and professionals across the globe, but offers flexible options for engagement and a wide variety of learning opportunities in both live and asynchronous formats.
Registration to Power of Play includes recorded traditional LEARN sessions full of information aligned to the Standards for Inclusive Recreation Programs, short recorded ADAPT sessions with tips and tricks to add to your toolbox, as well as recorded INCLUDE Q&A sessions from all the presenters.
Traditional conference sessions in which speakers share content, information, research, strategies, etc. via slide presentations. These are recorded for asynchronous learning at your own pace with handouts available for download to supplement the video and use for reference.
Mini-sessions demonstrating an inclusion strategy, inclusive game, creative craft, accessible activity or adaptation tip recorded for learning on your own schedule. These are hands-on and practical sessions designed to provide resources you can add to your “bag of tricks”.
Recorded Q&A sessions from Wed. Nov 10th featuring the LEARN and ADAPT presenters & inclusion experts. These discussion forums were a place for participants to ask all their questions about a presentation, ask for advice about issues impacting the field, or brainstorm ideas relevant to their work.
WHO SHOULD REGISTER?
- Recreation Professionals
- Teachers & Educators
- Parents & Advocates
- Therapists & Clinicians
- Recreation & Community Organization Directors
- Afterschool Program Staff
- Camp Counselors
- Teaching Assistants
- Inclusion Specialists
- Anyone passionate about inclusion & the power of play!
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT?
- Unlimited access up to 6 months (or thru May 2022) to all recorded conference presentations and inclusion strategy sessions
- Downloadable session materials, activity guides, games, & tip sheets, etc. to add to your repertoire
- Direct connections to all speakers through email and social media
- Networking opportunities & social connections on the private POP 2021 FB Group
PRESENTATIONS & SPEAKERS
Speakers from 3 countries and 10 states are preparing sessions just for POP participants. Speaker backgrounds include non-profits, Parks & Recreation Departments, Schools & School Districts, Childcare Centers, Community Centers, Research Centers, Consultants, National & International Associations, Fitness Centers, Universities, Camps and more! There is something for everyone and you're not going to want to miss out! These are all recorded so participants can watch them on their own schedule. See session descriptions and speakers below...
CEUs/CEs will not be awarded or processed by NIP directly. However, we will provide documentation of conference attendance upon participant request. This completion certificate will include a brief description of the conference, dates of attendance, confirmation of contact hours, and signature/contact details from Dr. Amanda Kloo, NIP's Director of Inclusive Recreation. Participants should follow the guidelines established by their professional organization or licensing body for earning continuing education units/credits. Participants are individually responsible for understanding these guidelines, securing, and submitting relevant documentation.
Have questions about the conference? Have a group of 5 or more? Just want to talk through the logistics with someone to make sure it's the right fit for you? Give our Director of Inclusive Recreation Dr. Amanda Kloo a call @ 919-314-5540 or shoot her an email at email@example.com.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
"Awesome ability to connect with other providers. Learning others' tips and tricks is beneficial."
"I heard lots of creative ideas. I prefer in person conferences but POP is out of state and I am not financially able to go very often so [virtual] was a super beneficial and cost effective way to engage!"
"I wasn’t able to join live. I’ve been really enjoying Power Of Play On Demand. I can watch when I’m able and ALL the sessions are available when I am!"
"Honestly, I love that the entire conference is inclusion focused!"
"I came away with a better perspective of what inclusion truly is and ways to present it to my staff."
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