Convene and Counsel


We bring education leaders together within their states and across states to interact, collaborate and learn from each other. 

Signature Events
Sep. 9 – 17

AEP is excited to celebrate at the Virtual Gathering its 25th year of serving the arts education field, and in recognition of the access barriers resulting from the pandemic, AEP is offering free registration to make it easier for those interested in attending.

Dec. 1 – 4

The 2020 Winter Commissioners Meeting will be held Dec. 1-4 at the Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego, CA. More information to come!

Save the Date!

We look forward to seeing you July 7-9, 2021, in Washington, D.C. More information to come!

Upcoming Ancillary Meetings

Pre K to K State Transitions Policy Academy – Oct. 28
Virtual, Invitation Only

P-3 Policy Academy – Nov. 10
Virtual, Invitation Only

Early Learning STEM Policy Academy – Dec. 15
Virtual, Invitation Only

We are available to provide trusted advice on policy plans, consult on proposed legislation and testify at legislative hearings and interim committees as third-party experts. 

Request Assistance

As your education policy team, Education Commission of the States is available to all states – at any time – to provide expert counsel on education policy. We stand ready to support you.