Program of Work

Each year, NAPE’s Executive Committee incorporates the concepts of leadership, facilitation, and accountability into its Program of Work for the coming year.

NAPE Executive Committee at 2015 POW Meeting

NAPE Executive Committee at 2015 POW Meeting

Below are general initiatives from NAPE’s 2016-2017 Program of Work. Note that the proposed work of the Finance, Nominating, and Bylaws Committees are not listed.

Public Policy and Advocacy Committee

  • Issue monthly Public Policy Updates
  • Monitor Perkin’s reauthorization process and other relevant education/workforce legislation and policies addressing equity gap and intersectionality issues
  • Manage and maintain relationships with national partners
  • Attend/participate in CTE and equity-related conferences and those of Coalition partners
  • Develop position papers and white papers on public policy issues of importance to members, including the annual Public Policy Agenda
  • Nominate and select NAPE’s Annual Public Policy Leadership Award Recipients
  • Develop public policy track and select workshops for annual NAPE Summit
  • Extend Public Policy Day invitations to key policymakers and staffers
  • Develop Public Policy Day agenda for NAPE Summit and provide briefing on Hill Visit packets
  • Conduct a recorded webinar for Summit participants to prepare for Public Policy Day and provide different talking points for members for Hill Visits

Professional Development Committee

  • Develop and approve Call for Proposals for National Summit for Educational Equity (NSEE)
  • Review submitted proposals; develop agenda from selected proposals
  • Coordinate alternate transportation options for NSEE
  • Arrange digital publication of NSEE program

Member Services

  • Increase and strengthen partnerships between NAPE and other equity-oriented champions
  • Plan and host a new member reception at the NSEE
  • Increase knowledge about what materials are available to communicate the value of NAPE membership
  • Demonstrate value of NAPE membership

Awards Committee

  • Update application form to ensure that criteria are clear and that form screens out candidates who do not meet criteria
  • Update website with revised awards criteria and application form
  • Solicit nominations via NAPE website, trainer calls, Facebook, Twitter, NAPE Updates, and blasts to members
  • Meet to select award winners
  • Notify award winners and manage logistical arrangements for their travel to Summit
  • Arrange and manage Awards Ceremony