National Forum on Education Policy

Education Commission of the States’ annual National Forum on Education Policy is the leading education policy event of the year. By bringing education leaders together from across the aisle and across the states, this gathering provides opportunities to interact, learn and collaborate.

Information for Our 2018 Forum

Save the Date! The 2018 National Forum on Education Policy will be held June 27-29, 2018 in Washington, D.C.

Resources from Our Past Forums

2017

The 2017 National Forum on Education Policy was June 28-30 in San Diego, Calif.

  • See the event program.
  • View a roster of attendees.
  • Access session resources and PowerPoints.
  • Watch videos of the plenary presentations.

2016

The 2016 National Forum on Education Policy was June 29-July 1 in Washington, D.C.

  • See the event program.
  • View the roster of attendees.
  • Watch videos of the plenary presentations.

2015

The 2015 National Forum on Education Policy in Denver, Colo. celebrated Education Commission of the States’ 50th anniversary of supporting state education leaders. More than 600 attendees enjoyed plenary sessions with renowned speakers like Pedro Noguera, panels on hot topics like assessment and standards, intimate concurrent sessions, and plenty of reception and networking opportunities!

  • See the event program.
  • Access the presentations and corresponding resources from the plenary and concurrent sessions.
  • Watch videos of the plenary presentations.
  • View the roster of attendees.
  • See photos from the event.

For questions about the National Forum on Education Policy, please contact Antionette Garcia at agarcia@ecs.org.