Funding available for the 2015 NEA ESP Conference

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The 2015 NEA ESP National Conference and the Emerging Leaders and ESP Advanced Leaders Workshops will take place March 6-8, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana.   This conference provides our members with additional opportunities for skill development and networking at the national level.  The conference program offers pre-conference training sessions and more than 50 workshops addressing ESP issues and Association leadership development.  Over 1,000 participants are expected at this year’s conference.

Funding Available

ESP Emerging Leaders
NEA will pay all conference expenses per NEA travel guidelines (single room) for one ESP member nominated by their state president to attend the Emerging Leaders Workshop, March 5-6, 2015 and the ESP Conference, March 6-8, 2015.  The Emerging Leaders Workshop is open to members 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.  Selection will be made from members who submitted a “Request for funding” application.

ESP Advanced Leaders
NEA will pay all conference expenses per NEA non-staff travel guidelines (single room) for one ESP member nominated by the state president to attend the Advanced Leaders Workshop, March 5-6, 2015 and the ESP Conference, March 6-8, 2015. The Advanced Leaders Workshop is geared towards members who have some Association leadership experience.  Selection will be made from members who submitted a “Request for funding” application. We request that you do not recommend a member who has attended this workshop before.

IEA Request for Funding to Attend 2015 NEA ESP Conference
IEA will pay conference expenses up to $1,200 per IEA travel guidelines (double room occupancy) for 4 ESP members nominated by the state president to attend the NEA ESP Conference, March 6-8, 2015. We request that you do not nominate a member who has attended the conference before. Selection will be made from members who submitted a “Request for funding” application.

Nominees are required to attend the conference and in its entirety.

Members must be notified ahead of time that they are being recommended so that, if selected to participate as an IEA nominee, they can be prepared to make arrangements to attend the pre-conference workshops (March 5-6) as well as the conference (March 6-8).

Request form for NEA ESP Conference

Recommendations must be submitted using the attached recommendation form.  Deadline to submit all requests is Tuesday, January 6, 2015.

Questions?

If you need additional information, please contact Arlene Criglar with the form below or call (847) 241-2805.