Global Events


The annual Alliance Building & Training Session (ABTS) was held on October 8-10, 2017 in Washington, DC. Attendees learned BTE best practices, “what works,” and new strategies for continuous program improvement.  The following presentations are available:

General Information

  • Agenda (full)
  • Participant List
  • Flat Bzdak (Blank Template)

General Sessions 

  • Celebrating Our BTE Story: 25 Years, 25 Lessons (FHI 360)
  • Telling Your BTE Story (FHI 360)
  • BTE From the Rearview Mirror. Alumni Perspectives on College & Career Readiness

Site Spotlights 

  • Building on Strengths (Auckland, New Zealand)
  • Connecting with the Real World (San Diego, California, USA)
  • Exposing Students to a Range of Careers (High Wycombe, United Kingdom and Leeds, United Kingdom)
  • Getting Hands On (Santa Ana, California, USA)
  • Investing in Data & Continuous Improvement (Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA)
  • Investing in Planning & Building Buy-In (Yumbo, Colombia)