2016 Washington Week

AACTE's Washington Week is held each June in the nation's capital and features three key events:

  • Day on the Hill – The signature component of Washington Week, Day on the Hill provides AACTE members an opportunity to meet with their representatives as well as the latest information on education policy from Capitol Hill. The event includes training and resources for members to conduct meetings with congressional offices, where they can showcase their successful programs and advocate for relevant legislation or funding. Download agenda
  • State Leaders Institute – Offered to current leaders of AACTE's state chapters, this program is the forum to discuss important trends in state policies related to educator preparation. Attendees interact with other leaders from across the United States, learning strategies and collaborating to increase their state chapters' capacity and advocate for the profession. Download agenda
  • Holmes Scholars Summer Policy Institute – Created for current AACTE Holmes Scholars®, this experience allows attendees insider experiences in the world of education policy. Students in attendance will learn about the implications of current policy on research and programming that focus on minority populations. Download agenda

Registration

Select your event:

State Leaders Institute: June 5-6, 2016

State Leaders Institute, June 5-6, 2016 – Offered to current leaders of AACTE's state chapters, this program is the forum to discuss important trends in state policies related to educator preparation. Attendees interact with other leaders from across the United States, learning strategies and collaborating to increase their state chapters' capacity and advocate for the profession.

Register

  Member Nonmember
Registration $200 $300

Holmes Scholars Summer Policy Institute: June 6, 2016

Holmes Scholars Summer Policy Institute, June 6, 2016 – Created for current AACTE Holmes Scholars®, this experience allows attendees insider experiences in the world of education policy. Students in attendance will learn about the implications of current policy on research and programming that focus on minority populations. Registration for this institute includes participation in Day on the Hill.

Register

  Member Nonmember
Holmes Scholar $250 N/A
(Members Only)

Day on the Hill: June 7-8, 2016

Day on the Hill, June 7-8, 2016 – The signature component of Washington Week, Day on the Hill provides AACTE members an opportunity to meet with their representatives as well as the latest information on education policy from Capitol Hill. The event includes training and resources for members to conduct meetings with congressional offices, where they can showcase their successful programs and advocate for relevant legislation or funding.

Register

  Member Nonmember
First registrant $125 N/A
(Members Only)
Second registrant (same university) $75 N/A
(Members Only)
Third registrant (same university) $75 N/A
(Members Only)
Fourth+ registrant (same university) $50 N/A
(Members Only)
Holmes Scholar FREE **
(if registering together with Holmes Scholars Summer Policy Institute)
N/A
(Members Only)
Teacher candidate $50 N/A
(Members Only)
Principal, PK-12 teacher, or other nonfaculty partner $50 N/A
(Members Only)

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Hotel

Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202

Conference rate is $229.
Space is limited; hotel rooms must be reserved by 6:00 p.m. May 16, 2016, to be eligible for the conference rate.

Registrations includes complimentary high-speed Internet in guest rooms and meeting spaces

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Schedule

State Leaders Institute (SLI) Holmes Scholars Institute Day on the Hill (DOH)

Sunday, June 5, 2016

8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.

SLI Breakfast

9:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

SLI General Sessions

12:30–1:15 p.m.

SLI Lunch

1:15–5:00 p.m.

SLI General Sessions

Monday, June 6, 2016

8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Holmes Scholars Institute Sessions

8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.

SLI Breakfast

9:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

SLI General Sessions

12:30–1:00 p.m.

SLI Lunch

1:00–5:00 p.m.

SLI General Sessions

5:00–7:00 p.m.

SLI & Holmes Reception

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

DOH Sessions

12:00–1:00 p.m.

Lunch (on your own)

1:15–2:15 p.m.

DOH Sessions

2:15–2:45 p.m.

Break

2:45–5:00 p.m.

DOH Sessions

5:00–6:30 p.m.

DOH Reception

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

7:30 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

Breakfast at the Hotel

8:45 a.m.

DOH Buses Depart for Capitol Hill

9:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

DOH Hill Visits

4:30–6:00 p.m.

Happy Hour Debrief

Thursday, June 9, 2016

8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Executive Committee Meeting

Location: Washington DC

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Washington Week Testimonial

“This was a wonderful opportunity to meet with our national leaders. All were very receptive!”