Friday, November 13, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 4:45 PM PST
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There is a two part registration process - 

1. Register and Pay through the REGISTER NOW link below

2. You will receive a confirmation email with instructions and a link to register via Zoom

3. Both registrations must be completed!


Kim Heredia
Kids at Hope/ASU Center for the Advanced Study & Practice of Hope

Featured Sessions

  • The World of HOPE – Past, Present and Future
  • Daring to Dream in Public
  • From Research to Practice and Practice to Research -Understanding and Unleashing Hope
  • Hope Through an Equity Lens
  • A World View of Hope-A Global Dynamic and Strategy
    Voices from:
    • Uganda, Africa
    • Alberta, Canada
    • Bangalore, India
    • Whiteriver School District
      White Mountain Apache Tribe of the Fort Apache Reservation, AZ
    • Red Cloud School District in Pine Ridge SD, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Oglala Lakota Indian Nation (pending)
  • A MOMENT of HOPE – A Celebratory Observance -Slowing down the world to collectively reflect on the power of hope.

Additional Featured Presenters

  • Dr. Crystal Bryce, assistant clinical professor and research director, Arizona State University Center for the Advanced Study and Practice of Hope
  • Dr. Paul Tighe, Superintendent, Saddle Mountain Unified School District, AZ
  • Mr. Joseph Kelroy, Director Juvenile Justice Services Division, Arizona Supreme Court
  • Dr. Rosemarie Allen
    President & CEO, Center for Equity and Excellence, Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • Dr. Andrea Ettekal
    Assistant Professor, Recreation, Parks & Tourism Science, Texas A&M
  • Mr. Rick Miller, Founder, Kids at Hope, Professor of Practice, Arizona State University Center for the Advanced Study and Practice of Hope



Science, Strategy & Practice 

Join researchers, thought leaders, and practitioners
from around globe

Hope is recognized as the most consequential dynamic cognitive skill set required for success. It is the energy that frames resiliency, self-regulation, social emotional learning, optimism, grit, self-efficacy, and success. Hope is critical to well being in all its forms.

Be part of this powerful one day scientific, personal, organizational, and cultural examination and discussion of hope.

Featured Speakers

Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings
Former Kellner Family Distinguished Professor and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University of Wisconsin. Author - The Dreamkeepers: Successful Teachers of African American Children

Dr. Matthew Gallagher 
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Co Editor Oxford Handbook on Hope


Dr. Valerie Calderon
Former Senior Education Research Consultant Gallup Inc, Director, Gallup Student Poll


Register Now! Early Bird Registration Now Open through October 9, 2020

Partial Scholarships Available

Contact kim.heredia@asu.edu for more information