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Saturday, February 23
 

7:45am

State of the Nation in Gifted Education
Limited Capacity seats available

The National Association for the Gifted Children's (NACG) Director of Government & Affiliate Relations will connect the dots, offering a nationwide perspective on Gifted Education policy development featuring interesting policies from other states and insight into the Federal initiatives that may impact Gifted Education services in California

Speakers
avatar for William Knudsen

William Knudsen

Director, Government and Affiliate Relations, National Association for Gifted Children
William Knudsen serves as the Director of Government and Affiliate Relations for the National Association for Gifted Children. He works at both the Federal and local levels with NAGC’s advocacy partners to break the impediments obstructing services for our gifted and talented students.  Previously... Read More →


Saturday February 23, 2019 7:45am - 8:45am
Mesquite H Room

10:30am

How LCAP & LCFF Work
Limited Capacity seats available

Gifted Education in California is funded solely through California's Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) and must be included in each district’s Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP). Gain understanding about how money is allocated from the state to local districts, and what this means in your community for gifted learners. This session by CAG’s Legislative Advisors will provide a clear understanding of LCFF & LCAP.

Speakers
avatar for Lee Angela Reid

Lee Angela Reid

Partner, Capitol Advisors Group
​Lee Angela has served as the Senior Legislative Advocate since the firm was founded in 2012, afterspending 23 years in the State Capitol working on K-12 education issues. Previously, Ms. Reidserved as a consultant on state and federal education issues in the Senate Office of Research,providing... Read More →
avatar for Barrett Snider

Barrett Snider

Partner, Capitol Advisors Group
Barrett Snider has spent nearly two decades working in California politics and is a founding partnerof Capitol Advisors Group, where he manages the daily government relations operations of the firm.His diverse experience in both legislative advocacy and political campaigns provides... Read More →


Saturday February 23, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
Mesquite H Room

1:00pm

Grass Roots Policy Advocacy 101
Limited Capacity seats available

Gearing up for change in your educational community requires collaboration and positive engagement. Learn strategies for developing a grass-roots effort to support gifted learners -- what to say, what not to say, where to find collaborators, and the best ways to reach out to leaders. This session, facilitated in partnership with the National Association for Gifted Children, shines a light on practices that work nationwide.


Speakers
avatar for William Knudsen

William Knudsen

Director, Government and Affiliate Relations, National Association for Gifted Children
William Knudsen serves as the Director of Government and Affiliate Relations for the National Association for Gifted Children. He works at both the Federal and local levels with NAGC’s advocacy partners to break the impediments obstructing services for our gifted and talented students.  Previously... Read More →


Saturday February 23, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mesquite H Room

2:15pm

California Political Update Forecasting
Limited Capacity seats available

Times they are a changing! The new state governor, newly elected officials and political promises about cradle to grave support for Californians! Where might gifted education fit into this new future and what other changes might be on the horizon? This session by CAG’s Legislative advisors will unpack predictions about political initiatives and budget implications.

Speakers
avatar for Lee Angela Reid

Lee Angela Reid

Partner, Capitol Advisors Group
​Lee Angela has served as the Senior Legislative Advocate since the firm was founded in 2012, afterspending 23 years in the State Capitol working on K-12 education issues. Previously, Ms. Reidserved as a consultant on state and federal education issues in the Senate Office of Research,providing... Read More →
avatar for Barrett Snider

Barrett Snider

Partner, Capitol Advisors Group
Barrett Snider has spent nearly two decades working in California politics and is a founding partnerof Capitol Advisors Group, where he manages the daily government relations operations of the firm.His diverse experience in both legislative advocacy and political campaigns provides... Read More →


Saturday February 23, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Mesquite H Room
 


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