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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.