Global Events


The 19th annual ABTS was held on October 4-6, 2015 in Washington, D.C. and featured the following best practices and research. These resources can be shared upon request.

General Information

  • Agenda
  • Participant List


  • Learning for Change: Making Significant Impact (Nadra Franklin, FHI 360)

General Sessions

  • Social Math: Using Evaluation (John Strand, FHI 360)
  • Site Coordinator Management Tips (Ambler, Pennsylvania USA)
  • Telling Your BTE Story (Allison Bozniak, FHI 360)
  • Building Youth Foundational Skills (Lara Goldmark, FHI 360)

Local BTE Showcase Sessions

  • Providing Career Coaching & Internships (North Plainfield, New Jersey USA)
  • Hosting a Week-long BTE “Out of School” Experience (Nairobi, Kenya)
  • Launching the BTE Program: Organizing Outstanding Events (Gurabo/Manati, Puerto Rico)
  • Maximizing Local Operating Company Resources (Taunton, Massachusetts USA)
  • Offering Applied Learning Projects (New Brunswick, New Jersey USA)
  • Building a Mentoring Program (Sydney, Australia)
  • Connecting with the Broader Community to Support BTE Students (Naples, Italy)
  • Promoting Innovation & Building Skills (Bucharest, Romania)
  • Engaging Parents (Mumbai, India)