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National Policy Seminar 2018


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National Policy Seminar 2018
March 5-7, 2018
Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA  

Education advocates matter and make a difference!

  • Learn how to craft and communicate your CTE message, programming priorities, and local education needs to your policymakers.
  • Engage your Members of Congress and their staff on Capitol Hill to advance local and national CTE policy initiatives.
  • Hear the latest information on Perkins reauthorization, funding opportunities, and CTE-related legislation.
  • Benefit from a half-day special focus on improving the image of  CTE through public awareness and local advocacy.
  • View draft NPS Agenda

Hotel Information

Crystal Gateway Marriott
Address: 1700 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: (703) 920-3230
Rate: $259 
Group Code: ACT

To make a reservation online, please click here.


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NPS 2018 Registration Rates

    Early Bird   Regular
    (by Feb. 2)   (after Feb. 2)
ACTE Member   $385    $405
Non-member    $475   $505
Student      $130   $140
State Leadership Training Program   $25   $25

10% Group Discount:
When you register five or more individuals from the same institution, you can receive a 10 percent group discount.

Cancellations: ACTE will grant refunds, minus a $100 fee, for all cancellations received prior to Feb. 9. Please submit your refund request to registration@acteonline.org. No refunds will be issued after Feb. 9.

Substitutions: Registrants unable to attend may send a substitute. Please send an email with the substitute's contact information to registration@acteonline.org by Feb. 16.

By registering, you grant permission for the use of your name, words, voice and/or likeness related to your participation in any event affiliated with National Policy Seminar 2018. You waive all rights to any compensation and to approve the images, video, audio and/or printed and electronic material in which they are used, and you release ACTE and its employees and agents from any claims, damages or liability.

NPS 2017 Attendees: Download your Certificate of CTE Professional Development  

Check out information from NPS 2017 
Forging New Paths at National Policy Seminar 2017
March 13-15

Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, Virginia

Final Agenda  

Attendee Press Release Template
Hill Visit Report Form
Complete Electronically

Leave Behinds
Perkins Reauthorization Priorities
HEA Reauthorization Priorities
Federal CTE Funding
CTE Caucus Information
CTE Today Fact Sheet

Presentation Materials
First Timer's Orientation PowerPoint
Presenting Data to Promote CTE PowerPoint
Federal Funding Session PowerPoint - Coppes
Federal Funding Session PowerPoint - Kaleba
Federal Funding Session PowerPoint - Abernathy
Perkins Reauthorization Session PowerPoint
Teacher Pipeline Symposium PowerPoint - Stange
Teacher Pipeline Symposium PowerPoint - Brown
Teacher Pipeline Symposium - Hawaii Video
Teacher Pipeline Symposium PowerPoint - Kreamer


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