New Your State School Boards Association

Advocacy Update: 2017 Legislative Preview


December 8, 2016

The NYSSBA Governmental Relations team hosted a webinar discussing the recent election results and previewing the 2017 session and budget and legislative priorities.  

If you were unable to participate, you can view the webinar and materials below.

In the weeks and months to come, NYSSBA Governmental Relations staff will be working to advance the associations priorities.


NYSSBA Provides Testimony on ELLs

On Monday NYSSBA Governmental Relations provided testimony to the Assembly Education Committee on ways the state could work with school districts to support students who are English language learners.

NYSSBA' s testimony can be read below.


NAI Registration Is Open

The National School Boards Association's National Advocacy Institute (NAI) will be held on January 29-31, 2017 in Washington, D.C. This federal conference and lobby day is open to all board members and community partners. NYSSBA will be scheduling appointments and sharing that information with registrants.

Registration information can be accessed below.


Save the Date - NYSSBA Capital Conference

Registration will be opening shortly for the 2017 Capital Conference. This year, the event will be held on February 12th and 13th. Be sure to save the date now!

Enjoy a NEW conference location - the New York State Museum and housing at the Renaissance Albany Hotel.

Hear informative speakers on Sunday with a special dinner speaker: Dana Goldstein, journalist and author.

For more information, visit our Key Issues Page, and be sure to follow NYSSBA on Facebook and Twitter.

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