What will the Advocacy and Leadership Summit be like?

This event is FREE to all NCTE members and includes:

  • One-and-a-half days of workshops, featured speakers, and other learning opportunities focused on teacher impact on education policy
  • Visits to legislative offices on Capitol Hill
  • The opportunity to network with members from across the country
  • Complimentary dinner, breakfast, and lunch
  • A personalized certificate of participation


Participants are responsible for securing their own lodging and transportation to and from the summit.

Featured Speakers



Agenda (Tentative)


Monday, April 8

Location: TBD
2:00 p.m.     Welcome and Overview

2:30–5:00 p.m.     Learning Sessions

Location: TBD
5:30–7:00 p.m.     Dinner and Keynote Address


Tuesday, April 9

Location: TBD
9:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.  Breakfast and Logistics from NCTE

10:00–11:30 a.m.     Hill Visits

12 p.m.–1:30 p.m.     Lunch and Briefing

2:00 p.m.–3:30     Guided tours of the Capitol / Hill Visits

4:00 p.m.     Closing



Advocacy Day 2018 Recap


Take a peek at what last year’s event entailed. We look forward to more great experiences this year!