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The 2016 National Leaders Conference will be held March 13-15, 2016, at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Arlington, VA.

PRELIMINARY AGENDA

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Sunday, March 13  
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm State Executive Directors Session
5:00 pm General Assembly
     State of the Association
     Candidate Speeches
     Other Items of Business
6:30 pm Welcome Reception
7:30 pm Dinner on your own
   
Monday, March 14 Breakfast on your own
8:00 am - 9:00 am Zone Meetings
9:00 am -  9:15 am Break
9:15 am - 9:30 am Welcome
9:30 am - 10:00 am Ary Amerikaner, Deputy Asst. Secretary, U.S. Department of Education
10:00 am - 11:00 am Implementing ESSA: State and Local Perspectives on Major Policy Shifts
11:00 am - 11:15 am Break
11:15 am - 12:00 pm Facilitated Discussion - Developing an Action Plan on ESSA Implementation
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch on your own
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm NAESP State Representatives Lunch and Membership Activity (State Reps Only)
1:30 pm - 1:45 pm Break
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm Education Policy and the 2016 Presidential and Congressional Elections
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm Preparation for Visits on Capitol Hill
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm Break
3:45 pm - 4:15 pm Role Playing/Advocacy in Action - Getting Your Message Across
4:15 pm - 4:45 pm State Team Work
   
   Dinner on your own
   
Tuesday, March 15 Breakfast on your own
7:30 am - 8:30 am State Editors Meeting and Breakfast (State Editors Only)
8:30 am Buses begin departing for Capitol Hill (subject to change)
10:30 am Last bus departs for Capitol Hill
4:30 pm NCL program concludes
   
Thursday, March 17  
2:00 pm EST Conference Call Debrief (Federal Relations Coordinators)

 

Reimbursement Guidelines

Federal Relations Coordinator (click here for reimbursement guidelines)
President (click here for reimbursement guidelines)
President-elect (click here for reimbursement guidelines)
State Representative (click here for reimbursement guidelines)