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2014 GW/NASP Public Policy Institute (PPI)

3-Day Basic Training, July 16-18 for NASP-approved CPD

The 3-day training focuses on how federal and state education policy and grassroots advocacy shapes positive school climates and strengthens student resilience.

  • Examine how student resilience can be supported in policy and practice.
  • Understand how IDEA, ESEA/NCLB, emerging national policies, and current federal legislation promote student success.
  • Learn how to develop grassroots advocacy campaigns to effectively influence legislation, administrative policy, and professional practices.
  • Engage with national leaders and experience firsthand how legislation is created and advanced on Capitol Hill.
  • Examine how school administrators, teachers, counselors, school psychologists and other stakeholders can more effectively collaborate to provide comprehensive student learning supports.
  • Earn up to 12 hours of NASP-approved CPDs.

Watch past participants of the GW/NASP Public Policy Institute describe their experience in Washington, DC and the impact the Institute has had on their careers.

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Registration questions for the 5-day Advanced PPI for GW Graduate Semester Credit: