2012 Because Kids Count Conference

Tuesday, December 04, 2012
2012 Because Kids Count Conference

December 4-5, 2012
Indiana Convention Center

Brochure  •  Workshop Descriptions  •  Schedule at a Glance  •  Registration Form     

We are excited to announce that Willis K. Bright, Jr., has accepted the opportunity to keynote at our conference.  For details about Mr. Bright, visit the Speakers and Sessions page. Due to a conflict with his teaching schedule at New York University that arose after Hurricane Sandy, Pedro Noguera will no longer be able to attend our conference.

Pre-registration for the Because Kids Count Conference is now closed.

If you would like to attend the conference, you may still register on-site for $200.  If you plan to register on-site, please bring your completed registration form and payment to the on-site registration booth on the first floor of the Indiana Convention Center, near the Maryland Street entrance.


Global Leader in 
Flawless Executionâ„ 
Willis K. Bright, Jr.
President, Bright Visions Inc.
Former Director, Youth Programs
Lilly Endowment Inc.

A valuable professional development experience
  • Offering more than 60 workshops
  • Addressing the six core competencies that outline best practices for individuals who work with youth 
  • Recruiting national speakers to cover the topics you want most: 
    • Working with kids 
    • Fundraising 
    • Parent engagement strategies 
    • Nonprofit management/organizational sustainability and much more!
Great Resources from the Vectren Resource Center
  • Visit with nearly 100 exhibitors 
  • Network with peers 
  • Purchase books from your favorite conference speakers 
  • Attend book signings with the featured speakers
  • Take home practical resources
Leadership Institute

Nonprofits need leaders who think strategically and who effectively engage staff, board members, funders, and partners. The Leadership Institute is an intensive professional development experience designed especially for executive directors, board members, and senior staff.  The Leadership Institute will provide your leadership team with the tools needed to increase the sustainability of your organization.

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Check out our prospectus for opportunities.


Contact Information

Payment Instructions

  • The preferred method of payment for this event is online via credit card or purchase order.

    If you do not wish to complete your registration online, please download the appropriate document and mail with your payment to the address below.

    Indiana Youth Institute
    603 East Washington Street
    Suite 800
    Indianapolis, IN  46204

    NOTE: If you choose to pay online with a purchase order, you must print out your invoice (via the link on your confirmation page) and mail it with your payment.  Failure to do so may result in duplicate billings.
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