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Highlights from the Horizons National Annual Conference

One of the most powerful things about the Horizons Network is the community of leaders who thrive by supporting each other. That is why one of the most important things we do at Horizons National is convening Network staff and Board members - through monthly calls, Communities of Practice, and at our Annual Conference & Meeting. This year's conference, held in Albuquerque, NM in partnership with Horizons Albuquerque, included opportunities for professional development (PD), networking, peer-to-peer learning, and celebrating the extraordinary leaders across the Horizons Network.

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Celebrating our Lyn McNaught Teacher Award Winners!

Each year, Horizons National honors educators with the Lyn McNaught Teacher Award, recognizing those who have excelled in Horizons classrooms by providing exemplary opportunities for young people. In 2023, these remarkable educators brought whole-child centered, culturally responsive teaching to their students. They share a love of learning that inspires joyful classrooms, support of fellow educators, and a dedication to students and families that spans year after year.

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Expanding Equity During Black History Month and Beyond

February is Black History Month! While we celebrate Black history year-round, this time is dedicated to honoring the countless Black individuals, past and present, whose work continues to inspire others, drive positive change, and advocate for equity for all. As we acknowledge this month with our Black Voices in Education and Future History Makers series', we're also reflecting on our work to advance equity in communities across the country.

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