AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Search Institute®, the leading global innovator in discovering what children and adolescents need to succeed, will be the headlining sponsor at Communities for Change 2012, an annual leadership symposium hosted by nFocus Solutions™, October 10-11 in Houston.
Search Institute's Amy Syvertsen, research scientist, joins speakers from leading, nationally recognized organizations who will present at Communities for Change 2012. Syvertsen will showcase the strengths of using the organization's Development Asset Profile in youth programs, education and social work. The Development Asset Profile is composed of 40 building blocks, such as self-empowerment and boundaries, which individuals need to grow into healthy and happy young adults.
"Communities for Change 2012 is the perfect opportunity for leaders from youth and community organizations to unite under the goal of bridging the achievement gap through the exchange of success stories, opportunities and lessons learned," said Kent Pekel, the organization's chief executive officer. "We look forward to sponsoring this event in partnership with nFocus."
"Search Institute is the face of education and youth research and evaluation. The organizations' Development Asset Profile has led to unprecedented advances in youth outcomes – from cradle to adolescence. By learning more about this tool at Communities for Change 2012, attendees gain powerful insight into how children are progressing personally, socially and within their community," said Ananda Roberts, president of nFocus Solutions.
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