Adelaide L. Sanford Institute


Annual Conference

Beginning in 2007, the ASI has conducted an annual Fall Conference; Creating A Culture of Success for Students of African Ancestry. Each year the conference has an average registration of 500 participants consisting of teachers, elementary, middle and high school administrators, higher education faculty, parents, caregivers and students. 


Participants are engaged in professional workshops, panel discussions, featured speaker presentations, as well as, workshops for high school students. 



Workshops cover the following strands: Leadership; Early Childhood / Elementary; Middle School; High School; Higher Education; and parents and community.



The ASI also sponsors a seminar series that focus on specific topics of identified interest. The seminars are designed to broaden the knowledge base of participants as well as engage them in school related problem solving activities. The seminars are held on Saturday mornings and week day evenings.