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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices hosted a webinar on October 28, 2016 to discuss the role of housing as a health care intervention.
Governors provide essential oversight of shale energy production and are actively pursuing ways to manage its development responsibly. The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices hosted a forum designed for governors’ advisors—including policy directors, energy advisors, commissioners and agency directors—to learn about the wide array of issues in the field of shale gas and light tight oil development.
The retreat focused on how the funding model created through the Six County Infrastructure Coalition can be uniquely leveraged to capitalize on specific financing or delivery mechanisms.
This webinar explored considerations around financing PACE programs (including whether and what forms of seed capital to use to capitalize the program), types of bonding structures available, possible types of credit enhancements and more.
The objectives of this retreat were to analyze the benefits, policy design considerations and solicit stakeholder feedback regarding enabling legislation to allow localities to pass ordinance that require energy benchmarking and disclosure for private buildings and to explore benchmarking for state facilities to facilitate energy upgrades and retrofit. The retreat examined the benefits of benchmarking and disclosure policies and allowed stakeholders to explore potential policy designs and the role of the state in supporting municipal ordinances.