The National Title I Conference is now the National ESEA Conference


The National Association of ESEA State Program Administrators (NAESPA) is holding the 2019 National ESEA Conference (formerly the National Title I Conference) in Kansas City, MO, January 30 – February 2.

“Building the capacity of education professionals to provide children served by ESEA programs with a high-quality education.”  That’s the mission of NAESPA–formerly the National Title I Association.

In addition to six powerful keynote messages and the conference content as a whole, the following sample of breakout sessions are of particular interest:

  • Leveraging Federal Funds to Meet Student Needs PRESENTERS: US Department of Education
  • ESSA Title I EL Requirements for All Title I Funded Districts PRESENTERS: David Holbrook, Executive Director, Federal Programs, TransACT Communications 
  • Addressing the Needs of Immigrants and Refugees: Towards a Model of Inclusive Practices PRESENTERS: Monica Handyside, Instructional Specialist, PGCPS; Andrea Phillips Hughes, Instructional Supervisor, PGCPS; Stacey Montgomery, Technology Teacher, PGCPS; Neftali Ortiz, Family and Community Engagement Specialists, Prince George’s County Public Schools 

Visit the NAESPA 2018 Conference website to learn more, including the complete list of breakout sessions with connections to ESEA (and related) programs which can be downloaded from the schedule page within the Conference portion of the website.

About The Author

Dr. David Holbrook is a nationally recognized leader in federal programs administration and monitoring with expertise in Title I, Title III,Native American Education, and Federal Programs. Dr. Holbrook has also worked as a consultant with Title III of the US Department of Education and now serves as Executive Director, Federal Compliance and State Relationships.