Legislative Conference 2020: Schedule at a Glance

Legislative Conference 2020: Schedule at a Glance

On March 22-24, 2020, state board of education members from across the nation will gather at the Madison Hotel in Washington, D.C., for NASBE’s 2019 Legislative Conference. Focused on national and state education policy, the legislative conference will engage national experts and education leaders on topics that are front and center for state boards. Participants will also hear from influential members of Congress and meet with their state’s congressional delegation and/or staff as part of NASBE’s annual Capitol Hill visit on Tuesday, March 24.

*The schedule below is in development. Content and exact times of sessions may change.*

Sunday, March 22 – (Closed to Press)

8:00 am – 5:00 pm – Registration

9:00 am – 12:00 pm – NASBE Board of Directors Meeting

1:00 pm – 4:30 pm – NASBE Government Affairs Committee Meeting 

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm – NASBE Board of Directors Committee Meetings

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Opening Reception with CCSSO

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Opening Dinner (Keynote Speaker TBD)

Monday, March 23

7:00 am – 5:00 pm – Registration

7:30 am – 8:15 am – Networking Breakfast

8:15 am – 8:30 am – Transition Break

8:30 am – 8:50 am – Opening General Session: Welcome by NASBE Board of Directors Chair Brooke Axiotis and NASBE President and CEO Robert Hull. 

8:45 am – 10:00 am – General Session: A Special Look at NAEP Results (Confirmed Speakers: Peggy Carr, NCES; David Steiner, Maryland State Board of Education; Ary Amerikaner, The Education Trust; Robert Hull (as moderator) )

10:00 am – 10:30 am – Congressional Speaker TBD

10:30 am – 11:40 am – General Session: Elevating the Teaching Profession: The Missouri Story (Vic Lenz, Missouri State Board Member; Paul Katnik, Missouri Department of Education; Margie Vandeven, Missouri Commissioner of Education; and Ryan Saunders, Learning Policy Institute)

11:45 am – 12:15 pm – Remarks by Frank Brogan, Assistant Secretary of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm – Lunch 

1:15 pm – 1:45 pm – General Session: Career Pathways 

1:45 pm – 2:00 pm – Transition Break

2:00 pm – 3:15 pm – General Session: Career Pathways and CTE Deep Dive (Margaret “Macke” Raymond, Hoover Institution; Matt Tibbits, Massachusetts Student Board Member) 

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm – Networking Break

4:30 pm – 5:15 pm – General Session: Elections 2020: Insights and Projections (Confirmed Speakers: Reg Leichty, Foresight Law + Policy; Carl Cannon, RealClearPolitics; Anna Kimsey Edwards, Whiteboard Advisors)

5:30 pm – 6:45 pm – Networking Reception

Tuesday, March 24

7:00 am – 3:00 pm – Registration and Baggage Storage

7:30 am – 8:15 pm –  Breakfast

8:30 am – 8:45 am  – Day Two Welcome by NASBE Board of Directors Chair Brooke Axiotis and NASBE President and CEO Robert Hull

8:45 am – 9:15 am – Congressional Speaker TBD

9:15 am – 10:30 am – General Session: Literacy (Confirmed Speakers: Julia Kaufman, RAND Corporation)

10:30 am – 10:45 am – Break

10:45 am – 12:00 pm – General Session: Peer to Peer Learning

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm – State Meetings with Representatives/Senators (Lunch on your own)

5:00 pm – Conference Adjourns

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