ESSA State Collaboration Convening

Welcome to the online portal for the ESSA State Collaboration Convening hosted by the US Department of Education (Department) Office of State Support and the State Support Network. The convening will occur Wednesday, July 19, from 1:00 to 5:00 PM ET at the JW Marriott in Washington, DC. You can access logistical information and convening materials via this site.

This meeting will feature collaborative learning time for state staff to share their experiences and discuss key topics with peers and subject matter experts related to their consolidated state plans. Participants will have opportunities to preview new resources, learn about new and ongoing State Support Network activities to support states as they develop and begin to implement their plans in the 2017-2018 school year, and learn from other states’ work developed in communities of practice and peer to peer exchanges.

This meeting is one of a series of state meetings being held in the DC area the week of July 17-21, including the National Title I Association Federal State Directors Meeting and the Department’s Office of Special Education Leadership Conference. For questions, please contact Dana Chambers at