Public Policy Day

NAPE 2014 Public Policy Day Agenda at a Glance

Public Policy Day is part of NAPE’s annual Professional Development Institute, which will next be held April 21-23, 2015, in Arlington, VA.

NAPE really puts everything into perspective…a big picture of how policy will eventually trickle down and affect practice.—State member
Senator Bob Casey opens Public Policy Day

Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) opens Public Policy Day

8:00: Buses depart for Capitol Hill
8:30: Arrive at U.S. Capitol Visitor’s Center
8:40-9:15: Networking and Continental Breakfast
9:15-9:25: Welcome and Opening Remarks by Mimi Lufkin, NAPE CEO
9:35-9:50: Congressional Opening with Senator Bob Casey

L to R: Naomi M. Barry-Pérez, Latifa Lyles, and Brenda Dann-Messier

L to R: Naomi M. Barry-Pérez, Latifa Lyles, and Brenda Dann-Messier

10:00-10:40: Federal Policy Panel Update, “Making Gender Equity a Priority: Expanding Access and Opportunity in CTE”

  • Brenda Dann-Messier, Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education;
  • Latifa Lyles, Director, Women’s Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor; and
  • Naomi M. Barry-Pérez, Director, Civil Rights Center, U.S. Department of Labor (Moderator)

10:40-11:15:CTE in the United States and Its Impact on Global Competitiveness”

  • Congressman James R. Langevin (D-RI), House CTE Caucus Co-Chair
    L to R: Fatima Goss-Graves, Tim Kaine, and Jim Langevin

    L to R: Fatima Goss-Graves, Tim Kaine, and Jim Langevin

  • Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA), Senate CTE Caucus Co-Chair
  • Fatima Goss Graves, Vice President for Education and Employment, NWLC (Moderator)

11:15-11:25: Break
11:25-11:50: Advocacy Education Prep with Lisa R. Ransom, NAPE Director of Public Policy

Rep. Bobby Scott with NAPE CEO Mimi Lufkin (L) and NAPE President Elect Terri Boyer

Rep. Bobby Scott with NAPE CEO Mimi Lufkin (L) and NAPE President Elect Terri Boyer (R)

12:15-1:30: Luncheon and Keynote speech  2014 Public Policy Leadership Award Recipient, Congressman Robert “Bobby” C. Scott (D-Va)

1:30-5:00: Disburse state-specific briefing packets and begin State Delegation Hill Visits

A packed room for Public Policy Day 2014 on Capitol Hill

A packed room for Public Policy Day 2014 on Capitol Hill