September 14, 2023

Annual Student Conferences

Each year, Resource Training & Solutions coordinates multiple student conferences to engage, equip, and empower students beyond the classroom. We invite and encourage each member district in our region to participate in these very special events.

Mark your calendar or jump on our early bird pricing for our Spark STEM Conference! 

Project Earth - POSTPONED

Project Earth is is a hands-on science and nature conference for  6th - 8th grade students. Resource Training & Solutions will not be hosting our Project Earth conference this year.

Spark STEM Conference

This conference is open to all Resource Training & Solutions associate and full member school districts. The halls of the Wick Science Building on the campus of St. Cloud State University are filled with future mathematicians, engineers, and computer programmers as nearly 700 students, STEM educators, and experts participate in this annual student conference in early January. Learn more about this conference.

Conference Date:

Thursday, January 4, 2024 at St. Cloud State in St. Cloud

Participation Fees:

Take advantage of our early bird pricing on this conference! 

Early Bird Rates: 

Full Member: $50 / Student

Associate Member: $83 / Student

Early bird rates are good through November 1, 2023

Register Now!

Young Authors Young Artists Conference

Young Authors Young Artists Conference is for 3rd - 8th graders and includes opportunities for students to explore their creativity through writing, drawing, music, acting and a variety of other artistic experiences. Learn more about this conference.

New in 2024 we have expanded our offerings to include sessions for middle school students.

Conference Dates:

Choose to attend either: Thursday, May 16th or Friday, May 17th.

Participation Fees and Registration:

Registration for YAYA will open later this year.

For More Information: 

Please contact Kelsey Harps, Education Manager at

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