Past Conferences

Each year, CARD hosts a conference focused on Adolescence in the 21st Century. Conference participants include educators, agency personnel, private practitioners, and parents.

2017

Theme: Bridging the Cultural Divide
Keynote Speaker: Christopher Emdin, author
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2016

Theme: Teachers as Leaders: Reclaiming our Schools
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2015

Theme: Tough Topics for Tough Times
Keynote Speakers: Alan Singer, PhD and Tatyana Kleyn
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2014

Theme: Moving Beyond Tolerance: Creating school experiences that honor all students
Keynote Speaker: Paul Gorski
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2013

Theme: Adolescence in the Digital Age
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2012

Theme: Adolescence in the 21st Century: Constants and Challenges in Emerging Adulthood
Keynote Speaker: Jeffrey Arnett, PhD
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2011

Theme: Adolescence in the 21st Century: Fostering Agency, Purpose, and Engagement
Keynote Speaker: William Damon, PhD
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2010

Theme: Adolescence in the 21st Century: Constants and Challenges for the Next Generation
Keynote speaker: David Elkind
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