Advocacy Workshop and Resources for 2017

 

 IOWA ASCD AGENDA:  Impacting Learning "On the Hill"

FEBRUARY 8, 2017

8:00 - 4:00 with Continental Breakfast and Networking at 7:30

Morning at the Downtown Marriott and Afternoon "On the Hill

 

 

7:30-8:00    Continental Breakfast and Networking

 

8:00-8:15    Welcome (Iowa ASCD President Pam Ziegler)

 

8:15-9:00    Dr. Ryan Wise - Iowa Director of Education

 

9:00-10:30    Margaret Buckton - Lobbyist - Iowa School Finance Information Services

 

 

10:30-10:45    Break  

 

10:45-11:15    Dr. Elaine Bright-Smith - Making Meetings Meaningful - Creating Our Message

 

  • Dr. Randal Peters and Allen Eckelman - Leadership in Legislative Advocacy 2017 (LILA)

 

  • Iowa ASCD Legislative Committee - Legislative Agenda 2017

    • Preparation and Process

 

11:15-12:30    Dr. Susan Pecinovsky - Making Meetings Meaningful - Personalizing Our

 

Message

 

12:30-1:00    Preparation for “on the Hill” (Working lunch)

 

  • Finalizing Your Ask

 

1:00-1:20    Trip to Capitol

 

1:20-3:00     Education Committees - Room 304 - Capitol Building

 

  • House Education Committees - 1:20-2:05

  • Senate Education Committee - 2:10-2:55

 

3:00-4:00    Participants Meet with Their Iowa Legislators  

 

3:45-4:00    Meet on First Floor (Table Area) and Debrief Our Visit

 

4:00-           Shuttle back to Marriott Hotel

 

 

 

Tools for Advocacy:

  • ASCD Educator Advocates:  Sign up today for Educator Advocates from ASCD!  Stay informed about the education policy and politics that affect your day-to-day work.
  • Iowa ASCD Rubric for Advocacy:  This rubric allows you to identify your level of skill and knowledge as well as practices in advocacy.