Session Resources

2019 National Forum on Education Policy session resources and PowerPoints.

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Ancillary Meetings
Wednesday Opening Plenary
Wednesday Breakout Sessions
Thursday Morning Plenary
Thursday Morning Breakout Sessions
Thursday Afternoon Plenary
Thursday Afternoon Breakout Sessions
Thursday Ed Roundtables and Ed Lounge
Friday Opening Plenary
Friday Breakout Sessions
Friday Closing Plenary


Ancillary Meetings

Executive Directors Policy Forum

Governors’ Education Policy Advisors Forum

Legislative Education Staff Network Summer Seminar

State Teachers of the Year Meeting


Wednesday Opening Plenary



Wednesday Breakout Sessions


STATE SPOTLIGHT – Developmental Education Reform in Arkansas


STATE SPOTLIGHT – Postsecondary and Workforce Alignment in Missouri


STATE SPOTLIGHT – Tennessee’s Teacher Micro-Credentialing Pilot


STATE SPOTLIGHT – A Look at Maryland’s Implementation of Alternative School Discipline Strategies


STATE SPOTLIGHT – Lessons Learned From Three Years of School Funding Reform in Idaho


STATE SPOTLIGHT – Minnesota’s Efforts to Define College Affordability


WORKSHOP – Innovations and Policy Challenges in the Transition From High School to College


WORKSHOP – Strategies for Growing Your State’s STEM Workforce


Thursday Morning Plenary



Thursday Morning Breakout Sessions


CONCURRENT – Asking Consumers About Postsecondary Education


CONCURRENT – Education Governance and Why It Matters


CONCURRENT – Improving Quality and Outcomes in the Preschool-to-Third-Grade Continuum


CONCURRENT – Reforming High School


CONCURRENT – Review of Recent Education Litigation


CONCURRENT – The Future of School Choice


CONCURRENT – Trends From the 2019 Legislative Sessions


Thursday Afternoon Plenary



Thursday Afternoon Breakout Sessions


STATE SPOTLIGHT – Developing South Carolina’s Workforce Through Apprenticeships


STATE SPOTLIGHT – Indiana as a Model for School Safety Approaches


STATE SPOTLIGHT – Virginia Is for All Learners


STATE SPOTLIGHT – Evolution and Implementation of Arizona’s Third-Grade Reading Policy


STATE SPOTLIGHT – Georgia’s SLDS Training Team’s Impact on Effective Data Use


STATE SPOTLIGHT – Sharing Local Revenue With Charter Schools in Colorado


WORKSHOP – Achieving Educational Goals in a Time of Limited Resources


WORKSHOP – Transforming Teacher Licensure Systems to Support Ongoing Learning and Growth


Thursday Ed Roundtables and Ed Lounge


ED ROUNDTABLE – AIR: Using Place-Based Decision-Making to Build an Education-to-Workforce Pipeline


ED ROUNDTABLE – Edmentum: Deploying Virtual Learning Capabilities to Address Teacher/Course Shortages


ED ROUNDTABLE – KnowledgeWorks: State Policy Framework for Personalized Learning


ED ROUNDTABLE – MetaMetrics: Perception Versus Reality of School Performance


ED ROUNDTABLE – NWEA: Creating Innovative Assessment Systems That Efficiently Meet State and District Needs


ED ROUNDTABLE – Project Lead The Way: Demonstrating Student Career Readiness to Employers


ED ROUNDTABLE – Renaissance: Evidence-Based Research on Literacy


ED ROUNDTABLE – SAS: Beyond the Classroom – Supporting the Whole Child Through Cross-Agency Collaboration


ED ROUNDTABLE – Teachers of Tomorrow: Career-Changers as Teachers


ED ROUNDTABLE – Western Governors University: State Data Systems, Data Culture and Impact on Institutions


ED LOUNGE – Ed Lounge Social Hour and Gives Back[packs] Campaign


Friday Opening Plenary



Friday Breakout Sessions


CONCURRENT – Access, Quality and Policy Considerations for Individualized Learning


CONCURRENT – Blending Education and Social Services Policies in Community Schools


CONCURRENT – Elevating the Teaching Profession in a Time of Nationwide Strikes


CONCURRENT – Financial Transparency Under ESSA


CONCURRENT – Measuring School Quality


CONCURRENT – State Policies to Support STEAM Education


Friday Closing Plenary