Washington Update – February 15, 2019

Dear Colleagues: The threat of the federal government shutdown is officially over and this should open the door for a new policy agenda to move forward in 2019! 1.      Government Shutdown Averted as Deal is Reached With today as the deadline for the Congress to reach [...]

Washington Update – February 15, 20192019-02-18T14:38:00+00:00

Washington Update – December 14, 2018

My holiday celebrations are underway with my Christmas tree brightly filling up my living room and the stockings hung in anticipation!  I hope you are deep into your holiday events with friends, shopping and enjoyment of decorations cheering up your city or town.  Meanwhile, back [...]

Washington Update – December 14, 20182018-12-14T10:39:08+00:00

2018 Annual Summit: Schedule-at-a-Glance

As many of you know, the HECSE 2018 Annual Summit is coming up quickly. The Conference will be held January 16-19 in Washington, D.C. Click here to view the "Schedule-at-a-Glance."

2018 Annual Summit: Schedule-at-a-Glance2018-11-27T15:29:00+00:00

Washington Update – November 16, 2018

Welcome back to Washington Update!  We have been on break since Congress recessed for the election.  But now they are back and so are we!  Expect about 3 more installments of Washington Update before the end of the year as the 115th Congress closes out, [...]

Washington Update – November 16, 20182018-11-19T09:22:01+00:00

Washington Update – September 28, 2018

Dear Colleagues:   I have rarely been rocked by the goings-on on Capitol Hill the way I was this week watching the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing with Dr. Blasey Ford and Judge Kavanaugh.   I imagine many of you feel the same way.  Education and schooling [...]

Washington Update – September 28, 20182018-10-07T02:57:39+00:00

Washington Update September 21, 2018

Dear Colleagues:   Once again Washington is swirling in chaos.  What will happen with the Kavanaugh SCOTUS nomination and the Ford allegations of sexual assault? Is it possible we could be headed for another government shutdown right before the midterm elections?  Never a dull moment [...]

Washington Update September 21, 20182018-10-07T02:50:34+00:00

Washington Update – September 14, 2018

Dear Colleagues:   In a mind-blowing development, the Congress became ultra-functional this week and completed conference on an FY 2019 funding bill for education and other sectors!  This is a shocker considering past last-minute down–to-the-wire shenanigans.  And there is some good news for education!   [...]

Washington Update – September 14, 20182018-10-07T02:43:02+00:00

Washington Update – September 7, 2018

Dear Colleagues: Happy September!  I hope you are refreshed and recharged after a fine respite this summer.   I know I am and I am raring to go!  It’s already a wild and crazy September in DC with rampant speculation about the mysterious Trump insider OpEd [...]

Washington Update – September 7, 20182018-09-10T18:01:56+00:00

Legislative Update: Personnel Development

Please see the attached power point slides from Jane West’s update at the OSEP Project Director’s Meeting. Please click the link. OSEP Project Directors Slides - J West

Legislative Update: Personnel Development2018-08-27T08:57:15+00:00
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