Conference Schedule

Schedule Highlights (subject to change)

New this year, the conference will incorporate a Day on the Hill to engage members in educating national leaders and elected officials on the essential role of alternative teacher certification. The NAAC Policy Committee is working with the board of directors to take the conference to the next level of engagement.

9:00 – 3:00
Grow Your Own Collective Preconference

1:00 – 4:00
Secrets to Grant Seeking and Funding Preconference

3:00 – 3:50
Committee Meetings
(Finance, Policy, Research and Publications, Marketing)

4:00 – 4:50
Committee Meetings
(New Educator Awards, Membership, Training and Professional Learning, Nominating and Elections)

5:00 – 5:45
Opening General Session: Action through Advocacy

6:00 – 7:30
President’s Reception

7:30 – 8:00
Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 9:00
Keynote – Mandy Manning, National Teacher of the Year

9:15-10:15
Policy Panel (led by Policy Committee)

10:30-11:30
Regional meetings (including practice sessions) and sharing local data (updates from the day before)

11:30-12:00
Box Lunch

12:15
Bus to Capitol Hill

1:30 – on
Capitol Hill Visits

3:30-5:00
Listening Session at U.S. Department of Education

5:30
Dine-Arounds

7:15 – 8:00
Breakfast

8:00 – 8:45
Membership Business Meeting

9:00 – 10:00
Breakout sessions

10:15-11:15
Breakout sessions

11:30 – 1:00
Luncheon and Scholarships Award Winners

1:15 – 2:15
Breakout sessions

2:30 – 3:30
Breakout sessions

3:45 – 4:45
Meetings – Board, state affiliates, etc.

7:00 PM
Moonlight Sight Seeing Tour

8:00 – 8:45
Breakfast

9:00 – 10:00
Breakouts

10:15 – 11:15
Closing General Session