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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), the Fellows’ front row seat to inside the beltway look at federal education policy and national landscape. The 2023 year marks our 59th annual WPS! The upcoming WPS will be open to IEL’s 2022-23 EPFP cohort of Fellows, as well as invited alumni on a first come, first served basis due to capacity. Current Fellows will be able to register starting in December and will receive registration priority.

Save the Date

The 59th Annual WPS will be March 20-22, 2023 at the Marriott Washington Georgetown and will include site visits across Washington, D.C.!

Become a Sponsor or Exhibitor

The WPS provides an outstanding opportunity for organizations to access the current EPFP cohort of over 250 participants from eight states (CA, GA, MI, MS, NC, OH, SC, and TX) 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 Mary Kingston Roche, National EPFP Director at