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2018 Advocacy Institute (2/04/2018 - 2/06/2018, Washington DC)


2018 Advocacy Institute pre-registration (step 1 of 2)

February 4-6, 2018

The Advocacy Institute, hosted annually by the National School Boards Association, is an opportunity for school board members across the country to meet with their congressional representatives in Washington, D.C. to discuss federal education issues.

Registration – 2 Step Process

California delegates must pre-register with CSBA (step 1 of 2) before registering with NSBA (step 2 of 2). By doing this, CSBA staff will be able to make your Capitol Hill appointments. When you finish registering with CSBA you will receive a confirmation with a link to NSBA’s Advocacy Institute Web page for registration (step 2 of 2). It is vital that you register on both websites. For pricing and more information please click here to visit the National School Boards Association Advocacy Institute website.


The Advocacy Institute will be held at:

Marriott Marquis Washington, DC
901 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001

All hotel reservations must be made through the Advocacy Institute housing site.


Dates: February 4-6, 2018

Sunday, Feb. 4: Early Bird Sessions, CSBA hosted-lunch, and keynote address.

Monday, Feb. 5: Legislative seminars, breakout sessions and general sessions.

Tuesday, Feb 6: Day on the Hill - please plan to spend the entire day in D.C.

If you have any questions, please contact CSBA Governmental Relations staff member Rachel Patteson at