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Free Webinars on Federal Issues, Advocacy

AACTE Government Relations Director Deborah Koolbeck will offer three free webinars this month for AACTE members. Register online to learn about the latest goings-on in Washington and how you can enlist policy makers to cosponsor legislation.

“Please Cosponsor This Bill”: Advocating on Legislation
Monday, March 21, 12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT

How do you reach out and ask a member of Congress to cosponsor a bill? What does cosponsorship mean, and why is it important? Do you have to ask in person or can you use e-mail? These questions and more will be covered in this webinar and in the context of a current bill in the Congress—you will get to put your new knowledge and skills to work right away! These same skills can also be applied to legislation moving through your state legislature.

March 2016 Federal Update
Wednesday, March 23, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. EDT
and Thursday, March 24, 5:00-6:00 p.m. EDT

Join AACTE Director of Government Relations Deborah Koolbeck as she covers the latest activity in Washington that affects educator preparation across the nation. The appropriations process is in full swing, conversations on Higher Education Act reauthorization are happening, Every Student Succeeds Act implementation is under way, and more.

All of the webinars will include time for Q & A and will be recorded and posted in the AACTE Resource Library for future reference.

To register, click on the hyperlinked dates above. If you have any questions, contact Deborah Koolbeck at dkoolbeck@aacte.org.