The Grand Hyatt Washington | 1000 H Street, NW | Washington, DC 20001
$221 plus tax per room (single/double)
Held every February in the nation’s capital during National Magnet School Month, the Policy Training Conference assists magnet school professionals in understanding the complex federal, state and local policy issues that influence magnet school programs. Guidance from the experts:
Hard-hitting discussions on legal rights, civil rights.
Hear from top Members of Congress and Agency officials.
Attendees visit Capitol Hill and meet with their congressional representatives to raise awareness on the need for and value of magnet schools.
Opening General Session 3:00PM Fireside Chat: What has happened to equity in education? 3:15PM John King, President of the Education Trust Former US Secretary of Education Todd Mann, Executive Director, Magnet Schools of America —
Education Policy Update4:30PM Reg Leichty, Founder and Partner Alex Perry, Policy Advisor Foresight Law + Policy
Networking Reception 5:30PM – 7:00 PM
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6
Transportation to the Hill 7:50AM
Hill Welcome What you need to know on your Hill visits? Alex Perry, Policy Advisor Foresight Law + Policy
Congressman Joe Wilson to receive MSA’s Magnet Champion of Excellence Award 9:30AM
Round-table discussion (late afternoon @ The Grand Hyatt DC) 5:00PM – 6:00PM
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7
AM General Sessions 8:30AM We’re Someplace We’ve Never Been: Race, Diversity and the New America Eugene Robinson, Pulitzer Prize-winning Columnist, The Washington Post and PoliticalAnalyst, MSNBC *Sponsored by DKH Consulting Services, Inc. and Discovery Education —
Civil Rights in 2020 for Magnet Schools9:30AM Maree Sneed, Partner Ray Li, Associate — Dr. Anna Hinton,Director, Parental Options and Improvement 11:00AM Jennifer Todd, Supervisory Education Program Specialist for the Office of Evidence Based Practices Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education
MSA finds that it is spending five or more months collecting tens of thousands of registration dollars from attendees. We are too small to accommodate the effort required. So, we appreciate your understanding our adopting the policies below.
Payment must be received prior to the start of the conference. OR
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MSA provides a guaranteed head count to hotels 2 weeks in advance of the conference. Therefore, no cancellation refund will be provided within 2 weeks of the conference start. If the registrant has not yet submitted payment and has canceled within the 2-week period, payment will still be due.
If cancellation occurs prior to 2 weeks before the conference, a $150 administrative fee will be assessed.
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