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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 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.


October 28, 2016

Housing as Health Care: Wrapping Tenancy Supports into Your Housing Strategy

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.


October 19, 2016

State Policy Forum on Responsible Shale Energy Development

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.


October 07, 2016

Utah State Retreat on Public Private Partnerships

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.


September 27, 2016

Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) Webinar #3

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.


September 16, 2016

Commonwealth of Virginia Retreats on Energy Efficiency

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.