NAGC 2017 Leadership & Advocacy Conference

Mar 12, 2017 07:30am -
Mar 14, 2017 05:00pm
(GMT-5)
Washington, DC

Event Description

NAGC 2017 Leadership & Advocacy Conference
Sunday, March 12 - Tuesday, March 14, 2017
 

The Liaison Capitol Hill
415 New Jersey Avenue NW | Washington DC

 

 

Join your fellow leaders of state gifted education associations to:

  • Discuss concerns in gifted education
  • Share solutions to common challenges faced by state and local associations
  • Receive updates on state and federal legislative activity
  • Learn advocacy techniques
  • Visit the offices of your Congressional representatives

Who should attend?

  • State association presidents
  • State association legislative chairs (or those responsible for legislative policy)
  • State association executive directors
  • Parents
  • Gifted advocates

AGENDA

SUNDAY, MARCH 12

7:30 am – 5:00 pm                      Registration Open                                                                                        

7:30 – 8:30 am                             Continental Breakfast                                                                                

8:30 – 8:45 am                             Morning Welcome

8:45 – 9:30 am                             Overview of Federal Grassroots Advocacy Strategy: 2017 and Beyond

9:30 –10:30 am                            Power of Affiliates to Shape Change – Minds, Policies, and Practices

10:30 – 10:45 am                         Break

10:45 – 11:45 am                         Influence of Parents and Third Party Validators to Drive Change

12:00 – 1:00 pm                           Lunch Keynote: Building, Supporting, & Implementing a Successful Grassroots Culture

1:15 – 2:15 pm                             Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and the new Administration

2:15 – 2:45 pm                             Dessert Break                                                                                                         

2:45 – 3:30 pm                             Importance of Equity: Lessons Learned from Special Education & Delivering Your Message to Elected Leaders                                                                                               

3:30– 4:15 pm                              Using Research to Inform Federal Advocacy

4:15 – 4:45 pm                             Hill Advocacy: Best Practices

4:45 – 5:15 pm                             Wrap-up, Questions and Feedback, and Congressional Packet Pick-Up                      


Dinner and Evening Activities On Your Own

MONDAY, MARCH 13

7:30 – 8:30 am                             Breakfast

8:30 – 8:45 am                             Welcome                                                                                                         

8:45 – 9:30 am                             Report from the National Center for Research on Gifted Education

9:30 – 11:30 am                           Nuts and Bolts of Running a Non-Profit: Three 30 Minute Rotating Sessions

                                                          (Conference participants will pick which breakout sessions they want to attend)

                                                          Four topics from which to choose:

                                                          Board Governance, Conferences, Engagement, and Technology

                                                          Session One: 9:30 – 10:00 am

                                                          Session Two: 10:15 – 10:45 am

                                                          Session Three: 11:00 – 11:30 am

11:30 am – 12:10 pm                 Communications and Messaging with the Media

12:10 – 1:30 pm                           Lunch (Plated lunch to allow for informal dialogue)                         

1:30 – 2:30 pm                             Gifted Education: Latest Polling and Data Trends                          

 2:30 – 3:30 pm                           State & Local Policies Make a Difference:  Panel & Group Discussion

3:30 – 3:45 pm                            Wrap-up

3:45 – 4:15 pm                            Dessert Reception

4:15 – 5:15 pm                            Technical Assistance Session for First Time Advocates         

(Optional)                                     Informal Opportunity to Discuss Concerns, Best Practices, and Share Stories

 

Dinner and Evening Activities On Your Own

                                                                                                                                                                                     

TUESDAY, MARCH 14

8:00 – 9:00 am                             Continental Breakfast                                                                              
9:00 – 4:00 pm                             Congressional Visits (For individuals who would like to walk over as a group, we’ll meet in      the hotel lobby at 9:00 am)  

Registration is open through February 28, 2017.

Have questions?
Please contact Bill Knudsen (wknudsen@nagc.org) at the NAGC national office, or call us at 202/785-4268.


Event Type:Conference
Early registration ends on Dec 20, 2016.
Regular registration starts on Dec 21, 2016 and ends on Feb 09, 2017.
Late registration starts on Feb 10, 2017.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)