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Washington Policy Seminar

The Washington Policy Seminar (WPS) is the national meeting for the Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP). WPS provides participants the opportunity to get the latest information on and deepen their knowledge of national education and related policy issues.

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Washington Policy Seminar

Washington Policy Seminar

The Washington Policy Seminar (WPS) is the capstone event of the Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP) year. WPS provides an unparalleled opportunity to hear the latest information on national education and related policy issues straight from experts, legislative staff, researchers, and association leaders. It is also a tremendous opportunity to network with the EPFP community. The conference is a required event for all current EPFP Fellows. All EPFP alumni and coordinators are invited to participated to reengage with the community and continue to enhance their understanding of national policy issues and the federal policy process.

The four-day conference begins with an opening plenary session, followed by two and a half days of focused breakout sessions, exhibits, plenary speakers, and panels. View the 2014 WPS agenda

Save the Date

The 2015 WPS will be held April 19-22, 2015 at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. Check back for updates on the conference theme, agenda and registration details.

Become a Sponsor or Exhibitor

The WPS provides an outstanding opportunity for organizations to access the current EPFP cohort of over 250 participants from fourteen states (CO, CT, GA, LA, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NY, NC, OH, PA, and SC) and the District of Columbia, as well as our alumni participants. EPFP is a rapidly growing, diverse group of leaders representing the fields of education, youth development, health and human services, higher education, family support, neighborhood and community development, government, philanthropy and others who work at the local, state and national levels.

To sponsor or exhibit at the WPS, please contact Dr. Helen Janc Malone, Director National EPFP at maloneh@iel.org or 202-822-8405 x139.