May 14-15, 2013 | Baltimore, MD
On May 14-15, 2013, the National Governors Association convened all of the states involved in designing state transformation plans as part of CMS’s State Innovation Model (SIM) Initiative.
April 29-30, 2013 | Washington, DC
On April 29-30th, the NGA Center for Best Practices hosted an Experts’ Roundtable on Modernizing the Electric Grid in Washington, DC.
January 14 – 16, 2013 | Raleigh, NC
The Common Core Postsecondary Collaborative (CCPC) is a joint project of the National Governors Association, National Association of System Heads and the Education Delivery Institute.
April 2-3, 2013 | Baltimore, MD
On April 2-3, 2013, the National Governors Association’s Health Division held a workshop to discuss the implementation processes and next steps for states that plan to proceed with a state partnership or federally facilitated health insurance marketplace.
To support states in their efforts to better understand energy trends, the NGA Center hosts the State Energy Learning Network (ELN). Through a series of monthly webinars, the ELN provides states with a forum to hear from experts and discuss energy policies and opportunities, share lessons learned and showcase best practices.
March 14-15th, 2013 | Philadelphia, PA
The NGA Center, in collaboration with the Council of Chief State School Officers, hosted a policy forum on Aligning and Implementing Birth-through-3rd Grade Learning Standards on March 14-15 in Philadelphia, PA.
March 11-12, 2013 | Baltimore, MD
On March 11-12, 2013, the National Governor Association’s Health Division held a workshop to discuss the implementation processes and next steps for states that will proceed with a state-based health insurance exchange.
March 4-6, 2013 | Philadelphia, PA
The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices recently hosted the Second Convening of the Policy Academy on Enhancing Industry through Energy Efficiency and Combined Heat and Power with support from the U.S. Department of Energy.
January 14 – 16, 2013 | Raleigh, NC
Education stakeholders from across eleven states as well as several research, policy, and practice experts convened in Raleigh, N.C. around the topic of connecting teacher and leader effectiveness.
On December 12-14, 2012, the NGA Center’s Federal Facilities Task Force (FFTF) met for the eleventh combined intergovernmental meeting with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
Over the past few years, governors have been leading their states to redesign policies and processes in an effort to reduce costs and improve efficiency. The summit will allow state teams to learn about best practices and share experiences around those efforts to reform and streamline state government.
Workshop #2 | November 29-30, 2012 | Phoenix, AZ
The NGA Center hosted a policy academy meeting on reallocating resources for high academic achievement in Phoenix, AZ on November 29-30. The workshop, open to the four states participating in the policy academy, focused on highlighting areas to increase educational performance and efficiency.
States across the country are continuing to deploy renewable energy through renewable energy portfolio standards (RPS). This webinar explored recent state trends and challenges in state RPS standards.
September 16-18, 2012 | Portland, OR
The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices recently hosted the Opening Convening of the Policy Academy on Enhancing Industry through Energy Efficiency and Combined Heat and Power with support from the U.S. Department of Energy.
Following the June 2012 Supreme Court decision, states are facing a choice about whether to expand their Medicaid programs.
September 19-21, 2012 | Phoenix, AZ
The Institute, which is open to governors’ education policy advisors and/or policy directors, will provide an opportunity to interact with leading education policy experts, network with peers from across the nation, share best practices, interact with NGA Center staff, and receive updates on federal legislation and policy.
September 19 – 21, 2012 │New Orleans, Louisiana
The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices held A Policy Institute for Governors’ Human Services Advisorson September 19th – 21st in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Updating energy performance contracting and efficient fleet management offer states cost-effective opportunities to ‘lead by example’ to reduce wasted fuel and unnecessary vehicle wear-and-tear.
The NGA Center, in cooperation with the Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice, hosted a webcast on policies and strategies states can adopt to provide inmate health care in more cost-effective ways.
July 19-20, 2012 │Washington, DC
The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) hosted a meeting, Health Care: Decision Points for States, on July 19-20th in Washington, D.C. The day and a half meeting brought together governors’ health policy advisors, state Medicaid directors, health insurance Exchange leads and other state officials from 39 states and territories.
July 10-11, 2012 Washington, DC
The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) hosted a State and Local Plug-in Electric Vehicle Workshop: Getting Ready Together, on July 10-11th in Washington, DC. The two-day Workshop brought together governors’ advisors and other state officials from 17 states with US Department of Energy (DOE) Clean Cities coordinators, and other stakeholders.
June 28-29, 2012│Leesburg, VA
The NGA Center hosted the Preparing for Public Safety Broadband national forum on June 28-29 in Leesburg, VA. The forum was designed to assist state teams of senior-level policy advisors and other state policymakers prepare for the building and operating of the nationwide public safety broadband network.
The NGA Center, in cooperation with the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, hosted a webinar on ways state homeland security and public health agencies can collaborate to improve their information sharing efforts.
June 28, 2012 | Washington, DC
The Experts Roundtable kicked off NGA’s Policy Academy to Industrial Energy Efficiency and Combined Heat and Power (CHP). The Policy Academy will assist teams from four states (TBD) in developing and beginning to implement strategic actions to advance the uptake of energy efficiency in one or more of their manufacturing sectors.
Workshop #1 | June 27-28, 2012 | Chicago, IL
The NGA Center hosted policy academy meeting on reallocating resources for high academic achievement in Chicago, IL on June 27-28.