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March 2019

NAFIS Spring Conference

Conference registration is open. The hotel block has been released. If you are still looking for accommodations, can contact "A Room with a View" (a free hotel room locater service) for nearby options. Call toll-free at 1-800-780-4343. Download the tentative agenda.   Conference resources: 2019 Spring Conference Program Book 2019 Spring Conference Talking Points Pre-Conference Webinar Slides Infrastructure Picture Project Customizable Communications Templates: Telling Your DC Story Back Home

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April 2019

Federal Relations Outreach (FRO) Meeting

Tentative Agenda Conference Registration Host Hotel: Hyatt Place Washington DC/US Capitol (conference confirmation email will contain information on reserving a room)

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September 2019

NAFIS Fall Conference

Materials: Program Workbook At-A-Glance Agenda Pre-Conference Webinar Slides Talking Points for Capitol Hill One-Page Overview of Impact Aid Impact Aid Payments Overview Communications Templates to help explain the importance of Impact Aid and your participation in the NAFIS conference to your community   Presentations: US Department of Education Impact Aid Program Director's Update US Department of Education IAGS Breakout Session Slides Crucial Conversations About America's Schools Keynote Address Career Opportunity Programs That Work Breakout Session Slides Body and Brain Breakout…

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March 2020

2020 NAFIS Spring Conference

  March 11, 2020, Update: The 2020 NAFIS Spring Conference has been canceled. This afternoon, NAFIS Board President Chad Blotsky and Executive Director Hilary Goldmann sent the following message to NAFIS members and conference attendees. Dear Colleagues, The NAFIS Board of Directors, by a unanimous vote, has made the difficult decision to cancel our upcoming Spring Conference, which was scheduled to be held March 15-17 in Washington, DC. We have also canceled the pre-conference FISEF workshop scheduled for March 14.…

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September 2020

2020 NAFIS Fall Conference

2020 NAFIS Virtual Fall Conference - Impact Aid: Advocacy, Learn, Connect Thanks to those who attended! If you were not able to participate, slides and/or recordings for some conference sessions are available: Keynote: COVID, Elections, and Funding: Where Education Stands in Washington and Nationwide slides Legislative update slides and video Slides and video for the 70th anniversary of Impact Aid U.S. Department of Education Director's update slides and video Introduction to virtual advocacy video Special education in the time of…

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March 2021

2021 NAFIS Spring Conference

Registration is now closed.  The conference theme – United in a Changing World – is a nod to the current context. As the nation comes together after a divisive election and continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, the NAFIS Family will unite in our support for Impact Aid during this changing time. Together, we will educate a new Congress on Impact Aid and advocate for our shared goal: a strong Impact Aid program. We continue to miss the gathering of the NAFIS…

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September 2021

2021 NAFIS Fall Conference

Thanks to those who attended the conference, whether in person or virtually! Conference materials will be posted soon.   Historical Information In-Person Capacity Restrictions Due to social distancing restrictions of Hyatt World Hotels, in-person attendance will be limited. In addition, some aspects of the conference (such as the conference lunch, which will be boxed rather than plated, and the opening and closing receptions) will look different as we adjust to social distancing and constantly evolving health and safety guidelines. To…

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March 2022

2022 NAFIS Spring Conference

Thanks to those who attended the 2022 NAFIS Spring Conference! Find some of the resources shared below: Impact Aid Overview Basics of Impact Aid Booklet and Slides Policy & Advocacy 101 Slides Breakout: How to Survive an Impact Aid Field Review Slides Breakout: Let's Talk About Federal Education Dollars & How to Advocate Successfully to Get Them OASIS Slides COVID Relief Slides Spring 2022 NAFIS Talking Points Slides and Handout Impact Aid Office Director Faatimah Muhammad's Update Slides   Archived…

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