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Schedule

​January 28 | South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC)

12–5 p.m.
Minnaert Center Lobby
REGISTRATION
Theater opens for seating at noon.

1–2:35 p.m.
Minnaert Theater
GENERAL SESSION

1–1:15 p.m.
WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS
Steve Webb, Ed.D., President, WASA
Marnie Maraldo, President, WSSDA
Cal Brodie, President, WASBO

1:15–1:40 p.m.
STATE OF THE STATE OF EDUCATION
Chris Reykdal, Superintendent of Public Instruction, OSPI

1:40–2:05 p.m.
SCHOOL FACILITIES/CAPITAL BUDGET
Brian Sims, WSSDA Consultant; Former Ways & Means Capital Budget Staff

2:05–2:35 p.m.
MCCLEARY LITIGATION UPDATE
Mike Dunn, Ed.D., President, NEWS
Thomas Ahearne, Attorney at Law, Foster Pepper PLLC; Lead Counsel, NEWS

2:35–3:20 p.m.
Minnaert Center Lobby and Black Box
REFRESHMENT BREAK

3:20–5:15 p.m.
Minnaert Theater
GENERAL SESSION

3:20–4 p.m.
EHB 2242 IMPLEMENTATION PANEL
Bill Keim, Ed.D., Executive Director, WASA
Tim Garchow, Executive Director, WSSDA
Cal Brodie, President, WASBO

4–4:30 p.m.
HOT TOPICS BRIEFING
Dan Steele, Assistant Executive Director, Government Relations, WASA
Jessica Vavrus, Deputy Executive Director, Director of Governmental Relations, WSSDA

4:30–4:45 p.m.
GOVERNOR INSLEE'S EDUCATION PRIORITIES
Governor Jay Inslee, Governor, State of Washington

4:45–5:15 p.m.
CLOSING REMARKS AND TRANSITION TO REGIONAL PLANNING MEETINGS
Dan Steele, Assistant Executive Director, Government Relations, WASA
Jessica Vavrus, Deputy Executive Director, Director of Governmental Relations, WSSDA

5:15–6:15  p.m.
Various Campus Classrooms
DAY ON THE HILL REGIONAL PLANNING MEETINGS

6:15–8 p.m.
Building 27 Student Union Building
CONFERENCE RECEPTION
Attendees are welcome to invite their legislators to join them at the reception. 

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