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National Policy Seminar 2017

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Forging New Paths
@National Policy Seminar 2017

March 13-15

Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, Virginia
 

Gain new insights and knowledge on the reauthorization of Perkins and the new Administration and Congress. Join more than 400 education professionals from across the county to hear the latest updates and projections on CTE-related policy initiatives, legislation and funding via keynote speakers, policy breakout sessions and opportunities to connect with policymakers.

Tentative NPS 2017 Agenda

Featured Keynote Speaker: Mike Vasquez, Politico Pro's Education Editor
Leading Politico Pro's education team, Mr. Vasquez came to Politico after 14 years at the Miami Herald, the last six spent covering education. His year-long investigation of Florida for-profit colleges, Higher-Ed Hustle, won multiple awards, including a National Headliner Award, an Education Writers Association Award, and a Florida Society of News Editors award.

SOLD OUT! Swiss-style Apprenticeships Pre-conference Event (offsite)
When: Sunday, March 12, 4-9 p.m.
 
Switzerland's vocational education and training system has stimulated great interest from the United States for its support of sustainable, highly skilled talent pool and the opportunities it offers students to obtain hands-on work experience and industry-specific knowledge. This pre-conference event taking place at the Embassy of Switzerland is limited to 100 NPS attendees and features the Swiss-style apprenticeship system as it is implemented in the United States.

Hotel Information
Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202

Phone: 703-920-3230
Rates: Single/Double $259; Triple $279; Quad $299 (note: all rates are subject to a Virginia tax of 10 percent per room, per night)
Mention NPS 2017/ACTE when booking your room at the Marriott. Make Hotel Reservations Online

Registration Information

NPS 2017 Registration Rates  
Early-Bird
(by 2/10)
 
Regular
(after 2/10)
ACTE Member   $385   $405
Non-member   $475   $505
Student   $130   $140
State Leadership Training Program   $25   $25

Cancellations and Refunds 
All cancellation requests must be emailed to registration@acteonline.org or faxed to 703-683-9367. Confirmed registrants may cancel and receive a full refund, minus $100 administrative fee, through Feb. 17. Cancellations received on or after Feb. 17 are non-refundable. 
 
Substitutions
Substitutions will not be accepted unless received in writing from the original registrant by Feb. 17. Registrants unable to attend may send a substitute. A letter from the original registrant authorizing the substitution must be emailed to registration@acteonline.org or faxed to 703-683-9367, along with the substitute’s completed registration form, by Feb. 17. The substitute’s registration fee will be subject to pricing based on her/his ACTE membership status.
 
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NPS 2016 Resources

Final Agenda 
Participant Feedback Form 
Sample Press Release

Hill Visit Report Form
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Leave Behinds
Perkins Reauthorization
Perkins Funding
HEA Reauthorization
Key Legislation
CTE Caucus Invite  

Presentation Materials
Opening Session: Tom Davis PowerPoint
ESSA General Session: Monique Chism PowerPoint
ESSA General Session: Noelle Ellerson PowerPoint
ESSA General Session: Mitch Coppes PowerPoint
ESSA Breakout Session: Kate Blosveren
Perkins General Session: Alisha Hyslop PowerPoint
Advocacy Training: PowerPoint
Advocacy Training: Handouts 

 

 

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