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2017 Education Conference

'Big and Bright' - Deep in the Heart of Texas

June 21 through June 24, 2017

Marriott Westchase Hotel 
Houston, TX

The National Foster Parent Association (NFPA) in partnership with the Texas Foster Family Association (TFFA) are pleased to present this education conference.

Conference Information

The annual NFPA convention is a gathering of foster, adoptive, and kinship parents, along with child welfare professionals from across the country.  It includes three days of educational workshops and keynote sessions.  Parents can earn up to (TBD) training hours.

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Conference Schedule

View the conference schedule and workshop listing


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Hotel and Area Information

Houston Marriott Westchase
2900 Briarpark Drive
Houston TX 77042


HOTEL RATE - 109.00 + TAX (1-4 OCCUPANTS)  -  Reservation cut-off 5-June-2017

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See the Marriott Westchase website for information about the hotel, rooms, restaurants, pool and fitness center, and the local attractions.  


The Call for Presenters for the 2017 NFPA Education Conference is CLOSED


You have a unique opportunity to both support the efforts of the National Foster Parent Association and get your organization's message out to NFPA's diverse constituents from the foster, kinship and adoptive communities.

Please consider becoming a Conference Sponsor - see the list of conference sponsor benefits.

Or perhaps you would like to be a full year sponsor for NFPA - see the list of NFPA sponsor benefits.

Please contact us with your interest or questions at 800-557-5238 or

Exhibitors & Sellers

Exhibit tables are available at the conference site for those wishing to get their message directly to a diverse audience of foster, kinship and adoptive families, as well as child welfare professionals.  The conference runs 3 1/2 days and has many breaks to allow attendees to stop by your table.

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Certain levels of NFPA and Conference sponsors (see info above) receive a free exhibit table.  Consider becoming a sponsor.



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