Advocacy Institute

February 2-4, 2020 | Marriott Marquis | Washington, DC

Election 2020: Champion Our Children

Meet our 2020 Keynotes

Eugene Robinson

Eugene Robinson

Pulitzer Prize-winning Columnist, The Washington Post and Political Analyst, MSNBC

Mark McKinnon

Mark McKinnon

Political Advisor and Television Producer

Join school board members from across the country on Capitol Hill to influence the legislative agenda and shape the decisions made inside the Beltway that directly impact our students.

Schedule At-A-Glance

3 – 5:30 p.m.  Registration 

7 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Registration 
8:30 – 11 a.m.  Pre-Institute Sessions 
1 – 2:30 p.m.  Opening General Session 
2:30 – 2:45 p.m.  Break 
2:45 – 3:45 p.m.  Issue Session I
4 – 5 p.m.  General Session 
5 p.m.  Adjourn* 

*To allow attendees the opportunity to enjoy the Super Bowl, there will be no reception following the Sunday programming.

7 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Registration 
7:15 – 7:45 a.m.  General Session 
8 – 11 a.m.  Issue Session II
11:15 a.m. – Noon  Special General Session 
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.  Congressional Luncheon** 
1:30 – 2:15 p.m.  Social Media Engagement & Coffee Break 
2:15 – 3:30 p.m.  Issue Session III 
3:30 – 3:45 p.m.   Break 
3:45 – 5:30 p.m.  Closing General Session 

**Ticketed Event

7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.  Federal Relations Network (FRN) Day on Capitol Hill 

Conference Registration

General  $695 
Networking Luncheon  Complimentary for conference registrants 
Guest ticket for Networking Luncheon  $75 

Purchase orders must be paid by January 10, 2020. Badges will not be printed onsite without full payment. To pay by credit card you must register online.

Cancellations: Please make requests for refunds (less $125 service fee per registration) in writing to the NSBA Registrar by Friday, January 10, 2020. No refund requests will be honored after that time.

Note: By registering and participating in this event, you consent to the recording of your likeness, image, and/or voice and authorize the National School Boards Association (NSBA) to use photographs, video, and audio recordings containing your likeness, image, and/or voice in any medium for any purpose. Contact us at to opt out.

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