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The 2013 NEA ESP National Conference takes place March 8-10, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky. The ESP National Conference is NEA’s premier event for ESP members nationwide. It is where we announce the recipient of the ESP of the Year Award and provide our members with additional opportunities for skills development and networking at the national level. The conference program offers 5 pre-conference training sessions and more than 48 workshops addressing ESP issues and Association leadership development. We expect over 1000 participants at this year’s conference.
The conference will be held at the Marriott Louisville Downtown, 280 West Jefferson Street, Louisville, KY 40202 (800) 533-0127.
2013 NEA ESP National Conference information and registration are available online: http://www.cvent.com/d/6cqzhy/4W
Registration deadline is February 8, 2013.
Funding and Nominations for 2013 ESP Emerging Leaders and ESP Presidents & Leaders
Each year NEA provides funds for ESP members nominated by their state president to attend the conference as follows:
NEA will reimburse up to $1,000 of actual conference expenses per NEA travel guidelines for two ESP members designated as “Emerging Leader Nominees” by the state president to attend the Emerging Leaders Workshop, March 7-8, 2013 and the ESP Conference, March 8-10, 2013. The two-day Emerging Leaders Workshop is open to two members from each state with less than five years of experience who have not held a leadership position in the Association. We request that you do not nominate a member who has attended this workshop before. Nominees are required to attend the workshop in its entirety. If a participant fails to do so, the participant will not be reimbursed for expenses.
ESP President and Leaders
NEA will reimburse up to $250 of actual transportation expenses for one ESP member and one ESP Local President nominated by the state president to attend the Presidents and Leaders Workshop, March 6-7, 2013 and the ESP Conference, March 8-10, 2013. The two Presidents & Leaders nominees are responsible for all other expenses, including the registration fee. We request that you do not nominate a member who has attended this workshop before. Nominees are required to attend the workshop in its entirety. If a participant fails to do so, they will not be reimbursed for transportation expenses.
Please use the attached form to submit your nominees to NEA ESP Quality. January 13, 2013 is the deadline for Nominations for Emerging Leaders and ESP Presidents and Leaders.
Please share this information with members and staff. If you need additional information please contact NEA ESP Quality at ESPConference@nea.org or call (202) 822-7131.