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February 03, 2017

Opening Workshop on Policy Academy on Power Sector Modernization

The NGA Center held an opening workshop as part of the Power Sector Modernization Policy Academy, providing information to state policymakers on the latest trends and policy ideas in the field, as well as targeted information for state-specific questions.


January 27, 2017

Cross State Convening: Leveraging Workforce Investment Strategies to Improve the Early Care and Education Workforce

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices hosted the Cross-State Convening for the Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) Workforce Project to provide an opportunity for state teams to hear from experts in the field on issues related to the early childhood workforce, allow state teams time to explore specific topics related to the early childhood workforce and to work with one another on common early childhood workforce issues in a peer learning environment.


January 26, 2017

Experts Roundtable on State Resiliency Assessment and Planning

The NGA Center hosted an experts roundtable to discuss key issues in state resiliency efforts and help inform the development of a new tool that states can use to identify, assess and begin to address key resiliency gaps.


January 10, 2017

Initiative for Resiliency in Energy through Vehicles Policy Workshop

The NGA Center held a workshop to convene state energy and emergency management policy officials with alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) experts to identify strategies to incorporate AFVs effectively into state energy assurance plans and emergency operations plans to improve state resiliency.


December 14, 2016

Preparing Students for Success in Today’s Global Economy: Exploring Innovative Opportunities and Models

The NGA Center hosted an institute for governors’ education policy advisors to grow their knowledge base on key educational issues; build capacity on skills that are critical for their role; and provide an opportunity for them to learn from each other and NGA staff.


December 12, 2016

State Technology & Policy Questions Around Highly Autonomous Vehicles

As the development of self-driving cars and trucks advances, states are at the forefront of revising rules to advance technology deployment, ensure safe and responsible operation and support related economic development.


December 08, 2016

Complex Care Programs Policy Academy: Developing State-Level Capacity to Improve Health and Reduce Cost of Populations with Complex Care Needs

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices Health Division hosted the closing meeting for its Complex Care Programs Policy Academy in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Participating states focused on the sustainability of the programs developed during the policy academy.


November 18, 2016

Intergovernmental Meeting with the U.S. Department of Energy

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices Federal Facilities Task Force met for the 15th combined intergovernmental meeting with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).


November 18, 2016

Learning Lab on Telehealth Strategies for Expanding Access to Opioid Addiction Treatment

The NGA Center hosted a kick-off meeting for a learning lab on telehealth strategies for expanding access to opioid addiction treatment. Teams from three states traveled to the ECHO (Extension for Community Health Outcomes) Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico to learn about how to implement a teleconsultation program to improve access to care in rural and underserved areas.


October 31, 2016

Policy Academy on Scaling Work-Based Learning

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices hosted a policy academy meeting focused on assisting state workforce and education leaders to scale high-quality work-based learning opportunities for youth and young adults.