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Join us in beautiful Burlington, Vermont in Spring 2021 (dates TBA) at the Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain for the 2020 Central National Service Training Conference. This event is hosted by America's Service Commissions (ASC) in partnership with SerVermont, the Vermont state service commission.
Come together with national service program colleagues, state service commission staff, CNCS and volunteer engagement partners for an educational and inspiring training opportunity!
Registration for the conference is $350 per attendee.
However, the following discount codes may apply:
Registration is open until Tuesday, May 5th or when capacity is reached. Click here to view event details, book your hotel, and register.
Payment/Refund Deadline: May 12th. This is the deadline for all Burlington conference registration payments, as well as the deadline for when conference registration cancellations can be made with a refund. Any cancellations after this date will not be eligible for a refund.
Please note: To register for the conference, you will first need to create an ASC profile or log-in to your existing ASC account using the event registration link provided. If you are a new user, enter your email under "New Users" to create an account. If you already have an ASC account but do not know your password, click "Forgot Password" and enter your work email address. You'll then be prompted to create/update your password in the system.
Once you are logged in, please return to the conference registration link at the top of this page to finish registering. Click "register myself" to go through the process.
Download detailed log-in instructions here.
Keynote Speaker: Ashley C. Ford
We are excited to announce our 2020 keynote speaker for all three regional conferences - author, host, and AmeriCorps Alum, Ashley C. Ford!
Ashley C. Ford lives in Brooklyn by way of Indiana. She is currently writing her memoir, Somebody's Daughter, which will be published by Flatiron Books under the imprint An Oprah Book. Ashley is the current host of Fortune Favors the Bold, a podcast by Mastercard. She is the former host of Buzzfeed News’ PROFILE and the Brooklyn-based news & culture TV show 112BK. She is also working on a collection of interviews (B-Side Chats) with her husband, Kelly Stacy. Ford has written or guest-edited for The Guardian, ELLE, BuzzFeed, OUT Magazine, Slate, Teen Vogue, New York Magazine, Lenny Letter, INTO and various other web and print publications. As an interviewer and on-camera host, Ashley has been in conversation with top talent including: Roxane Gay, Jordan Peele, Samantha Bee, Jeff Daniels, Lupita N'yongo, Jesse Williams, Serena Williams, Stacey Abrams, and Maria Shriver.
Ashley is a proud AmeriCorps alum of the Midwest Campus Compact Citizen Scholar Program (M3C), an education award-only AmeriCorps program administered by Wisconsin Campus Compact which served 10 states, including Indiana. The program supported low-income and first-generation college students, and sought to develop a peer network that enabled these students to serve as agents of civic engagement to respond effectively to local community issues. Ashley served as an M3C AmeriCorps member from 2005-2006 as part of an afterschool literacy tutoring site in Muncie, Indiana.
Download the 2020 Atlantic-Southern National Service Training Conference agenda here or view below. Agenda subject to change.
For planning purposes, please note the start/end times:
GOLDEN RULE SPONSOR:
CHANGE MAKER SPONSORS:
COMMUNITY BUILDER SPONSORS:
Dialogues in Action
Do Good, Be Good
Head, Heart and Hands Engagement (HHE) Collective
The Service Nerd
Event Location and Headquarters Hotel:
Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain
60 Battery St
Burlington, VT 05401
Situated on the waterfront, the Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain offers expansive views of scenic Lake Champlain and the picturesque Adirondacks.
Attendees are responsible for their own transportation to and from the event.
All conference sessions will take place at the Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain located at 60 Battery St, Burlington, VT 05401.
Click here to make your hotel reservation by Tuesday, May 5th >>
Attendees may also book rooms via our Call Center at (407) 583-6049 from Monday-Friday between 8:30AM - 5:30 p.m. Eastern. For special requests or to book a block of rooms, please email reservations@ASCHotels.com.
Please note: when booking your room on the link above, the credit card provided is used only to guarantee the reservation and is not charged at the time of booking. If you will not have a credit card to provide at check-in, please contact us at (407) 583-6049 or reservations@ASCHotels.com and we will assist you with setting up prepayment for your room(s). The card used to guarantee your reservation may be charged in the event that the guest no-shows or cancels within the cancellation penalty.
Hotel Cancellation Policy: Cancellations of an entire reservation on or after May 26, 2020 will be subject to one night's room and tax penalty by hotel.
We will make every reasonable effort to provide effective accommodations for conference participants. Accommodation requests including dietary requests must be made at the time of registration. If you have an accommodation request or special need (e.g., dietary restrictions, service animal relief area, interpreter, or Braille) for the conference, please indicate so when you register in the space provided or email us for further assistance.
For accommodation requests that are related to your hotel room, please contact our Official Hotel Partner for all National Service Training Conferences, DF Meetings & Events at (407) 583-6049 M-F 8:30-5:30pm or Reservations@ASCHotels.com
If after reviewing all the information available, you have questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
W-9 Form. Download a completed W9 for the Association of State Service Commissions.