Building Success: Strategies for Effectively Advancing Your Governor’s Education Priorities

This joint webinar with EducationCounsel was designed to provide new Governors Education Policy Advisors (GEPAs) with an overview of our team and give them the opportunity to hear from experienced GEPAs. It also provided an overview of our joint gubernatorial transition memo.


  • Scott Palmer – Managing Partner and Co-Founder, EducationCounsel
  • Jon Alfuth – Policy Analyst, Education Division, National Governors Association
  • Lindsay Dworkin – Director of Policy Development and State Government Relations, the Alliance for Excellent Education
  • Nick Moore – GEPA, Governor Kay Ivey


  • Overview of NGA and EducationCounsel’s Transition Memo (EducationCounsel)
  • Federal Context and Update (EducationCounsel)
  • What NGA Education Can Do for You (NGA)
  • National Overview (NGA)
  • Experienced GEPA Discussion and Q&A (Lindsay and Nick)