Manatee Learning Academy
6210 17th Ave W
Bradenton, FL 34209
1st Thursday of the month
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Childcare is available. Please be sure to RSVP with number of children so we can be sure we have enough coverage.
Meals are occasionally provided. We are reaching out to local establishments to see if they would be willing to donate to our monthly meeting. We will let you know when a meeting includes a meal.
Interested in sponsoring a meal?
Upcoming Meetings & Events
Thursday, February 6- Meeting and Training by Selah Freedom, Sex, Lies and Media
Thursday, March 5- Meeting and Training by Prevent Child Abuse Florida, Protective Factors 101
Thursday, April 2- Meeting and Training on Recognizing the Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression in Children
Thursday, May 7- Meeting and Training on Coping with Grief and Loss in Foster Care
Thursday, June 4-Training topic to be announced, soon!
Thursday, July 9- Training topic to be announced, soon!
Thursday, August 6- Meeting and Training by Children's Therapy Solutions on Sensory Processing Disorder
Thursday, September 3- Meeting Location Change, this month only! We invite you to join as Manatee County hits the road for a visit to All Star Children's Foundation in Sarasota for a tour and training on their programs/services. Limited child care will be available on the All Star Campus.
Thursday, October 1- Meeting and Training provided by Steve Hurwitz, Chief Legal Officer for SCC and David Silverstien, Managing Attorney for CLS as they present Legal Rights of Foster Parents/Caregivers
Thursday, November 5- Training topic to be announced, soon!
Thursday, December 3- Join us for our annual Christmas Celebration, complete with some surprise brought to us by Santa's Elves! Training topic for this evening to be announced, soon!
Please remember to RSVP to our monthly meeting by sending an email to