Join the Virtual AACTE 2020 Washington Week

2020 Washington WeekAACTE is excited to offer its virtual 2020 Washington Week experience this September. The event dates have changed to offer you more opportunities to participate. Here’s the lineup:

Holmes Advanced Policy Course: September 2-3
On September 2, attendees will learn what to expect during the event and hear from a keynote speaker. The September 3 activities will include interactive breakout sessions and a congressional panel.

Holmes Policy Institute: September 8-10
On September 8, attendees will participate in a welcome session and engaging breakouts. Keynote speakers and panelists will show participants how to advocate for educator preparation through lively discussions and group activities. On September 10, participants will enjoy a virtual reception, including interactive games, to conclude the event. 

Day on the Hill: September 9-10 and September 15-16
On September 9-10, attendees will enjoy an opening session, followed by breakout sessions that will include two tracks: 

  • Track A is recommended for those new or novice to Day on the Hill and/or advocacy, or for those seeking to refresh their advocacy skills.  
  • Track B is recommended for those who have attended two or more AACTE Days on the Hill and have previously met with their federal or state elected officials.  

Attendees will participate in virtual congressional visits to the House of Representatives on September 15 and to the Senate on September 16. The congressional visits will conclude with debriefing sessions to discuss the meetings and answer questions.  

State Leaders Institute: September 22-23 
On September 22, attendees will enjoy two keynote sessions discussing current education policy issues and challenges. The September 23 activities will offer attendees breakout sessions focusing on professional development.     

Plan now to join AACTE’s inaugural virtual 2020 Washington Week! Stay tuned to learn more about the speakers and registration fees at Follow us on Twitter and Facebook, and join the conversation using #AACTEWW20.

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