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Schedule at a Glance

Sunday, July 10
Registration / Badge Pickup (Edison Foyer) 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Welcome and Introductions 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Welcome from Office of Special Education Programs
Valerie Williams, Director
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm  
"Anatomy of a Hill Visit"
Myrna Mandlawitz, Kuna Tavalin
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm  
Break 4:45 pm – 5:00 pm

"Crafting Stories to Win the Hearts, Minds, and VOTES of Lawmakers"
Brad Fitch, Congressional Management Foundation

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wrap-up/ Next Day Overview 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

 

Monday, July 11
Breakfast (Edison Ballroom) 8:00 am – 9:00 am
"Washington Update"
Myrna Mandlawitz, Kuna Tavalin
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Issue Brief: Mental Health
Myrna Mandlawitz, Celeste Malone, Kenneth Polishchuk
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Team Time: Mental Health 11:00 am – 11:15 am
Break 11:15 am -11:30 am
Issue Brief: Educator Shortage
Kaitlyn Brennan, Jacqueline Rodriguez, Laurie VanderPloeg
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Team Time: Educator Shortage 12:30 pm – 12:45 pm
Lunch and Team Time 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
Issue Brief: Appropriations
Nicole Fuller, Emmanual Guillory, Kuna Tavalin
1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
Team Time: Appropriations 2:45 pm – 3:00 pm
Break 3:00 pm – 3:15 pm  
"Agenda of a Hill Visit"
Myrna Mandlawitz, Kuna Tavalin
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Final Team Time 4:15 pm – 4:45 pm
Wrap up/ Next Day Plans 4:45 pm – 5:00 pm
Break 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Association Reception (Edison Ballroom) 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

 

Tuesday, July 12
Grab-and-Go Coffee/Snack (Edison Ballroom) 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Hill Visits (See Separate Schedule) 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

Wednesday, July 13
Breakfast 8:00 am – 9:00 am
State/Group Recap
Kevin Rubenstein
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Break 10:00 am – 10:15 am

Showcasing State Advocacy
Facilitated by Kevin Rubenstein

10:15 am – 11:00 am
Wrap Up 11:00 am – 11:30 am

 

Location

The Westin Alexandria
400 Courthouse Square, Alexandria, VA 22314

Date

July 10, 2022 - July 13, 2022

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Last Updated:  11 July, 2022

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