National Policy Seminar 2015
National Policy Seminar
Skills for the Hill
March 2-4 in Arlington, Virginia
Cultivate your advocacy skills and make a direct impact on Capitol Hill at the National Policy Seminar 2015! Voice your issues and policy priorities, and gather with more than 400 education professionals from across the country to:
Featured Keynote Speaker
- Hear the latest updates on legislative and regulatory issues impacting CTE from Washington insiders, including Administration officials, and other key education and workforce development leaders
- Join Members of Congress and congressional staff at the U.S. Capitol Visitor's Center Congressional Auditorium for a special offsite NPS event
- Influence CTE-related policy initiatives, legislation and funding through your visits with policymakers, including dedicated time for Capitol Hill meetings and "office hours" with staff of the Department of Education's Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education
- Educate your congressional leaders about local CTE programming needs, using tools and resources developed specifically for this meeting to help make your case
- Participate in engaging discussions on Perkins reauthorization and all the issues likely to impact your program in 2015
Chief Washington Correspondent, The New York Times
Known as the "Mayor of Capitol Hill," Carl Hulse is well-known to politicians and readers alike. Mr. Hulse will provide insights into the complex political landscape of the House, Senate and the Administration and address myriad dynamics affecting legislation and federal decisions. As a long-time Washington insider, his analysis of the politics and stories of real-world change agents will inform and inspire CTE advocates.
When: March 2 - 4 (Monday - Wednesday)
Where and Hotel Information: Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, Virginia 22202. The hotel rate is $254 single/double, and all rates are subject to Virginia tax of 10 percent per room per night. To secure your housing for NPS 2015, click here.
This agenda will be updated regularly as session information is finalized and speakers are confirmed.
NPS 2015 Registration rates
ACTE Member: $375
Register online today or register by mail.
Who We Are
The Association for Career
and Technical Education is the nation’s largest not-for-profit
education association dedicated to the advancement of education that
prepares youth and adults for successful careers. Founded in 1926, ACTE
has more than 25,000 members; career and technical educators,
administrators, researchers, guidance counselors and others involved in
planning and conducting career and technical education programs at the
secondary, postsecondary and adult levels. ACTE provides advocacy,
public awareness and access to information on career and technical
education, professional development and tools that enable members to be
successful and effective leaders.
What We Do
ACTE is committed to enhancing the job performance and satisfaction of
its members; to increasing public awareness and appreciation for career
and technical programs; and to assuring growth in local, state and
federal funding for these programs by communicating and working with
legislators and government leaders.
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