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2018 NAFEPA Conference

Guide Their Journey…The Challenge of Student Success

Sunday, March 18 – Wednesday, March 21, 2018
(Pre-Conference Sessions on Sunday, March 18, 2018)

at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington DC.

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The majority of the presenters have confirmed their participation, but schedules may shift to accommodate schedules.

Opening Statement

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The NAFEPA Board of Directors has developed an impressive program to provide critical training on an array of important and timely topics presented by a remarkable lineup of speakers from across the nation.
Join us and get the most up-to-date information to help you provide the best education to your students and better fulfill your job requirements as administrators of federal education programs. Enjoy networking opportunities that will assist you in leading during this exciting time in education as we are: Guide Their Journey…The Challenge of Student Success.

Information at a Glance:

Conference Registration

Conference Cost:

$545 Early Bird Registration by February 1, 2018
Additional $100 for 1 Year NAFEPA Membership = $645

$645 Regular Registration after February 1, 2018
Additional $100 for 1 Year NAFEPA Membership = $745

$745 Late Registration after March 1, 2018
Additional $100 for 1 Year NAFEPA Membership = $845

Cancellation Policy:

  • Payment is due at the time of your registration and must be paid in full by February 23, 2018.
  • Registrations may be transferred to another attendee if the registered attendee must cancel.
  • You may cancel your registration by January 1, 2018 with no cancellation fee.
  • After January 1, 2018, a $75 cancellation fee will be charged (payable whether or not your registration fees have been paid or you attend).
  • Cancellations must be requested in writing.
  • Cancellations after February 23, 2018 will be considered on a case by case basis.
  • Membership fee is non-refundable.

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Pre-Conference Sessions (Optional)

Conference Check-In:

Sunday, March 18, 2018
7:30 AM – 7:30 PM

These are optional pre-sessions. Each session cost is $125.

Choose One AM Session:

AM SESSIONS (Optional)

Sunday, March 18, 2018
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Cost: $125.00

SESSION A: Not So New Directors Workshop
Facilitator: Dr. Denise Ling

Join this personalized learning opportunity to acquire information focused on what you want to know about most. After registering you will be asked to provide information about what topics regarding federal programs administration you want this session to address. Be ready to interact, collaborate, and learn.


Sunday, March 18, 2018
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Cost: $125.00

SESSION B: New Directors Workshop
Facilitators: TBD

Learn the most essential information about how to successfully lead federal programs in your school district from two people who have “been there”.  Meet colleagues who are new to the role of a federal program administrator and establish a valuable network of support that is essential to fulfilling your new role through NAFEPA. During this workshop you will learn more regarding Accountability systems, data management and organizational tips, federal parental involvement requirements, as well as additional ways to not just survive but thrive in your new role as a federal program administrator!


Only PM Option:

PM SESSION (Optional)

Sunday, March 18, 2018
1:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Cost: $125.00

Facilitator: Tiffany Winters Kesslar

This session will cover the hot topics that have come up since ESSA’s passage and implementation of state plans providing states and districts with the most up to date information on ESSA as well as an EDGAR update.

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Room Reservations:

Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert Street NW (at Connecticut Ave.)
Washington, D.C.

By booking your reservation online,

you will automatically feed a family of four for seven nights!


Click here to book online.

For Room Reservations at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, either:

Call 1-800-THE-OMNI (843-6664)
Ask for reserved block: NAFEPA2018


Click here to book online.

The NAFEPA Special room rates (plus 14.5% tax):

From $265

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