Dates: September 22 to the 24th, 2010
Location: Williamsburg, Virginia
Maybe the sweltering, record-breaking heat in Virginia was an indicator that inside the Colonial Williamsburg Lodge and Conference Center, the sessions and events of the 8th Annual NAME Conference were focused on all the hot topics affecting Medicaid in the Schools programs across the country.
In March 2010 the NAME Board of Directors feared the impact of budget cuts in school districts and state government would be very low attendance, but Conference Co-Chairpersons Teresa Pastore (MA) and Amy Edwards (VA) reported 215 registered.
Girls Incorporated is a national nonprofit youth organization dedicated to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. With roots dating to 1864, Girls Inc has provided vital educational programs to millions of American girls, particularly those in high-risk, underserved areas. Today, innovative programs help girls confront subtle societal messages about their value and potential, and prepare them to lead successful, independent, and fulfilling lives.