Webinars Overview

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On this page you'll find easy access to NCSL webinars ranging from sessions on how to improve your writing to a wide variety of public policy discussions.

On the top of the page, you'll find thumbnails of recent and popular webinars. At the bottom of the page is a robust search tool that allows you to look for webinars from NCSL programs or to search by keyword. You also can search a list of archive links by year below:

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Link Issue Topic Description Date
[Webinar] The Three Branch Institute Human Services Child Welfare NCSL's Three Branch Institute brings together leaders from all three branches of government to discuss and put a comprehensive action plan together around various child welfare issues. 11/07/2019
[Webinar] A Cornerstone of the Foster Care System: Foster Families Human Services Child Welfare Foster parents are the best advocates for the foster care system. Join us Thursday, Sept. 27, as we explore some of the many strategies available for recruiting and retaining the best. 08/21/2018
[Webinar] Addressing the Educational Needs of Children and Youth in Foster Care Human Services Child Welfare Learn how your state can create an education system to help overcome some of the barriers to success that children in care often face - such as multiple school changes, inconsistency, lack of communication, and delays in enrollment - so that children have positive school experiences and successfully transition into adulthood. 01/14/2019
[Webinar] The Cliff Effect: What Is It and What Are State Strategies to Address It? Human Services Welfare and Poverty This webinar is an opportunity to learn more about the cliff effect and related disincentives to work, while coming away with concrete options to address it in the states. 03/05/2018
[Webinar] School’s Out For Summer! Partnering Up to Feed Hungry Kids Human Services Hunger and Nutrition This webinar features insights and perspectives from USDA, as this is one of their major priorities in 2014, and the Texas Hunger Initiative as an active stakeholder. The panelists will share their thoughts on how state legislators can come to the table and be active participants 05/13/2014
[Webinar] Hunger Doesn't Take a Summer Break Human Services Hunger and Nutrition This April 22 webinar provides an overview of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), highlights best practices in the states and what role state policymakers can play to help alleviate hunger in the summer months. 04/04/2018
[Webinar] Supporting Children’s Social and Emotional Needs and Reducing Early Childhood Expulsions Human Services Early Care and Education This webinar will focus on how state legislatures can approach the current concerns with young children’s challenging behavior and recent expulsion data in early childhood setting. 11/19/2015
[Webinar] Approaches to State Prekindergarten Eligibility Policy: Considerations for Policymakers Human Services Early Care and Education This webinar will review key findings from a recent policy report by the Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes that provides information on state-funded pre-K program eligibility policies and considerations for policymakers as they review or revise eligibility to increase access for high needs children. 07/28/2015
[Webinar] Integrating Early Childhood Data: What Legislators Need to Know Human Services Early Care and Education This webinar focuses on how integrated early care and education data systems can inform policymakers and help answer questions about young children, families, programs, and services in their states. 09/17/2015
[Webinar] Equity Starts Early: Strategies to Consider in Promoting High-Quality Early Education Human Services Early Care and Education This webinar will highlight the Council of Chief State School Officers report Equity Starts Early: How Chiefs Will Build High-Quality Early Education and five identified key policy areas. 07/01/2016
[Webinar] The Costly Consequences of Not Being Socially and Behaviorally Ready by Kindergarten Human Services Early Care and Education This webinar will highlight the Johns Hopkins University/Baltimore Education Research Consortium study that measured the social-emotional skills of incoming kindergarten students. 09/15/2016
[Webinar] State Preschool Programs: Annual Yearbook Update Human Services Early Care and Education Hear from Steve Barnett with the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) about the key findings from the annual State Preschool Yearbook. 05/16/2016
[Webinar] Policy Strategies to Advance Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Human Services Early Care and Education Learn about early childhood mental health: what it is, why it’s important, and actionable strategies that policymakers can take to support the healthy development of young children. 10/20/2016
[Webinar] Brain Science: Interventions and Policy Implications Human Services Early Care and Education The webinar will highlight the latest brain research and the science behind the critical development that takes place during the first years in a child’s life. 04/11/2017
[Webinar] Early Care and Education 2017 Webinar Series Human Services Early Care and Education NCSL's Early Care and Education project is pleased to present you with its first ever webinar series which will include a total of five webinars over the spring and summer months on a wide range of early care and education policy topics such as adverse childhood experiences, dual language learners and much more. 08/16/2017
[Webinar] State Home Visiting: Enhancing Maternal and Child Health, Wellbeing and School Readiness Human Services Early Care and Education This webinar will highlight the benefits of home visiting, discuss funding options and provide examples of state initiatives and programs. 11/16/2017
[Webinar] Legislative Children’s Caucuses: A Road Map and Lessons Learned Human Services Early Care and Education This webinar will highlight the specific structure of a few existing children's caucuses and provide the opportunity for legislators to ask questions of their peers who are currently promoting such bodies in their own state. 11/16/2017
[Webinar] 2018 Early Learning Fellows Webinar Series Human Services Early Care and Education This two part webinar series will include a conversation about suspension and expulsion in the early years on July 12 and prekindergarten across the country on Aug. 16. 08/17/2018
Early Learning Fellows 2019 Webinar Series Human Services Early Care and Education This two part webinar series will include a conversation about early childhood data on July 11 and another topic to be selected shortly on Aug. 15 . 08/15/2019
[Webinar] Infant and Toddler Data to Support Ready Learners Human Services Early Care and Education The State of Babies of Babies Yearbook, an initiative of ZERO TO THREE and Child Trends, presents state-by-state data comparing 60 indicators across three policy domains: good health, strong families and positive early learning experiences for very young children. Understand the data and how it could support your legislative activities. 11/04/2019
[Webinar] Child Support 101 Human Services Child Support and Family Law Learn about Child Support 101 in this webinar that focuses on the child support process, including strategies to increase collections and help more children. 11/30/2012
[Webinar] Child Support 101 Human Services Human Services Learn about Child Support 101 in this webinar that focuses on the child support process, including strategies to increase collections and help more children. 11/30/2012
[Webinar] Opportunities to Partner with the Private Sector in Early Learning Human Services Human Services A new Committee for Economic Development (CED) report highlights the business sector call for more high-quality early learning opportunities for children from birth to age 8 to reduce the achievement gap and strengthen the workforce for a better economy and global competition. 08/10/2012
[Webinar] NCSL State Tribal Institute Webinar Human Services Human Services Members of the National Caucus of Native American State Legislators attended a November 28 – 30, 2012 NCSL State Tribal Institute on The Intersection Between Early Childhood and Child Welfare Policy Convening in Los Angeles. Participants learned about the core ingredients of healthy brain architecture and the risks that early adversity pose for later mental and physical health; were presented with an overview of the Indian Child Welfare Act; learned how other states and Tribes are working toget 12/19/2012
[Webinar] Expanding on the Science: Foundations of Early Childhood Development Human Services Human Services This 90 minute webinar will focus on Early Learning - specifically Expanding on the Science: Foundations of Early Childhood Development. 04/13/2012
[Webinar] Revolutionizing Early Childhood Teaching Human Services Human Services This 90-minute webinar focuses on Early Learning, specifically learning from Bob Pianta and his ideas around revolutionizing early childhood teaching. 06/08/2012
[Webinar] Reporting Child Abuse: Stopping the Silence Human Services Human Services Scandals prompt state lawmakers to examine laws on reporting abuse. 05/07/2012
[Webinar] School’s Out For Summer! Partnering Up to Feed Hungry Kids Human Services Human Services This webinar features insights and perspectives from USDA, as this is one of their major priorities in 2014, and the Texas Hunger Initiative as an active stakeholder. The panelists will share their thoughts on how state legislators can come to the table and be active participants 05/13/2014
[Webinar] The Three Branch Institute Human Services Human Services NCSL's Three Branch Institute brings together leaders from all three branches of government to discuss and put a comprehensive action plan together around various child welfare issues. 11/07/2019
[Webinar] State Prekindergarten Programs Human Services Human Services First of two webinars in the series for NCSL Early Learning Fellows. Steve Barnett with the National Institute for Early Education Research will highlight the key findings from the annual State Preschool Yearbook. 06/25/2014
[Webinar] Dual Language Learners: The Latest Social and Emotional Research Human Services Human Services Learn about the latest research related to dual language learners (DLLs) and their social and emotional well being through a presentation by Tamara Halle, Senior Research Scientist and Co-Program Area Director at Child Trends. 10/16/2014
[Webinar] The Correlation Between Executive Function and Achievement: Implications for ECE Policy Human Services Human Services This 60-minute webinar will focus on the relationship between executive function/self-regulation and learning in the early childhood classroom. 06/12/2013
[Webinar] Early Care and Education 2017 Webinar Series Human Services Human Services NCSL's Early Care and Education project is pleased to present you with its first ever webinar series which will include a total of five webinars over the spring and summer months on a wide range of early care and education policy topics such as adverse childhood experiences, dual language learners and much more. 08/16/2017
[Webinar] Brain Science: Interventions and Policy Implications Human Services Human Services The webinar will highlight the latest brain research and the science behind the critical development that takes place during the first years in a child’s life. 04/11/2017
[Webinar] Policy Strategies to Advance Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Human Services Human Services Learn about early childhood mental health: what it is, why it’s important, and actionable strategies that policymakers can take to support the healthy development of young children. 10/20/2016
[Webinar] State Preschool Programs: Annual Yearbook Update Human Services Human Services Hear from Steve Barnett with the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) about the key findings from the annual State Preschool Yearbook. 05/16/2016
[Webinar] The Costly Consequences of Not Being Socially and Behaviorally Ready by Kindergarten Human Services Human Services This webinar will highlight the Johns Hopkins University/Baltimore Education Research Consortium study that measured the social-emotional skills of incoming kindergarten students. 09/15/2016
[Webinar] Equity Starts Early: Strategies to Consider in Promoting High-Quality Early Education Human Services Human Services This webinar will highlight the Council of Chief State School Officers report Equity Starts Early: How Chiefs Will Build High-Quality Early Education and five identified key policy areas. 07/01/2016
[Webinar] Integrating Early Childhood Data: What Legislators Need to Know Human Services Human Services This webinar focuses on how integrated early care and education data systems can inform policymakers and help answer questions about young children, families, programs, and services in their states. 09/17/2015
[Webinar] Approaches to State Prekindergarten Eligibility Policy: Considerations for Policymakers Human Services Human Services This webinar will review key findings from a recent policy report by the Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes that provides information on state-funded pre-K program eligibility policies and considerations for policymakers as they review or revise eligibility to increase access for high needs children. 07/28/2015
[Webinar] Supporting Children’s Social and Emotional Needs and Reducing Early Childhood Expulsions Human Services Human Services This webinar will focus on how state legislatures can approach the current concerns with young children’s challenging behavior and recent expulsion data in early childhood setting. 11/19/2015
[Webinar] Hunger Doesn't Take a Summer Break Human Services Human Services This April 22 webinar provides an overview of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), highlights best practices in the states and what role state policymakers can play to help alleviate hunger in the summer months. 04/04/2018
[Webinar] Infant and Toddler Data to Support Ready Learners Human Services Human Services The State of Babies of Babies Yearbook, an initiative of ZERO TO THREE and Child Trends, presents state-by-state data comparing 60 indicators across three policy domains: good health, strong families and positive early learning experiences for very young children. Understand the data and how it could support your legislative activities. 11/04/2019
Early Learning Fellows 2019 Webinar Series Human Services Human Services This two part webinar series will include a conversation about early childhood data on July 11 and another topic to be selected shortly on Aug. 15 . 08/15/2019
[Webinar] 2018 Early Learning Fellows Webinar Series Human Services Human Services This two part webinar series will include a conversation about suspension and expulsion in the early years on July 12 and prekindergarten across the country on Aug. 16. 08/17/2018
[Webinar] A Cornerstone of the Foster Care System: Foster Families Human Services Human Services Foster parents are the best advocates for the foster care system. Join us Thursday, Sept. 27, as we explore some of the many strategies available for recruiting and retaining the best. 08/21/2018
[Webinar] Addressing the Educational Needs of Children and Youth in Foster Care Human Services Human Services Learn how your state can create an education system to help overcome some of the barriers to success that children in care often face - such as multiple school changes, inconsistency, lack of communication, and delays in enrollment - so that children have positive school experiences and successfully transition into adulthood. 01/14/2019
[Webinar] Legislative Children’s Caucuses: A Road Map and Lessons Learned Human Services Human Services This webinar will highlight the specific structure of a few existing children's caucuses and provide the opportunity for legislators to ask questions of their peers who are currently promoting such bodies in their own state. 11/16/2017
[Webinar] State Home Visiting: Enhancing Maternal and Child Health, Wellbeing and School Readiness Human Services Human Services This webinar will highlight the benefits of home visiting, discuss funding options and provide examples of state initiatives and programs. 11/16/2017
[Webinar] The Cliff Effect: What Is It and What Are State Strategies to Address It? Human Services Human Services This webinar is an opportunity to learn more about the cliff effect and related disincentives to work, while coming away with concrete options to address it in the states. 03/05/2018
[Webinar] Legislative Response Confronting Domestic Violence Civil & Criminal Justice Civil and Criminal Justice This page contains information on a webinar dealing with domestic violence and efforts by state legislators to find ways to curb this behavior. Learn about the changes states have proposed on the topic in areas from employment to criminal justice to education, as well as how states are updating their statutes to match changes in law since their original enactment. 06/14/2017
[Webinar] Supreme Court Roundup Civil & Criminal Justice Civil and Criminal Justice This page contains a link to an audio and PowerPoint presentation of a session on 2018 Supreme Court decisions that was presented at the 2018 NCSL Legislative Summit in Los Angeles. 07/31/2018
[Webinar] Juvenile Justice 2015 Webinar: Status Offense Reform Civil & Criminal Justice Civil and Criminal Justice Register now and plan to join us Friday, March 20 for this NCSL webinar and learn more about state legislative status offender priorities and reforms and the impact such policies have on juvenile populations and practitioners. 02/18/2015
[Webinar] Labor and Sex Trafficking: State Update Civil & Criminal Justice Civil and Criminal Justice This webinar will highlight the legal and legislative perspectives behind innovative state policies on labor and sex trafficking 02/10/2017
[Webinar] Juvenile Life Without Parole | Miller vs Alabama | States Respond Civil & Criminal Justice Civil and Criminal Justice Watch this webinar to learn more about states' responses to Miller v. Alabama 03/19/2013
[Webinar] Untested Sexual Assault Evidence: The Legislative Response Civil & Criminal Justice Civil and Criminal Justice Join us Friday, September 26, for this free NCSL webinar to learn how states are coordinating resources and addressing untested sexual assault evidence. 09/02/2014
[Webinar] Juvenile Life Without Parole State Action Civil & Criminal Justice Civil and Criminal Justice Watch this webinar to learn more about how states have taken action to address the questions left open by the Miller decision, which ruled that mandatory life sentences without the possibility of parole for juveniles violate the Eighth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. 04/14/2014
[Webinar] Corrections, Juvenile Justice and Drugged Driving Civil & Criminal Justice Civil and Criminal Justice Corrections, Juvenile Justice and Drugged Driving 02/17/2012
Top Issues Webinar Series 2013 | Reinvestment and Realignment Civil & Criminal Justice Civil and Criminal Justice Learn about policy innovations in adult corrections and sentencing, juvenile justice and pretrial release. Legislative interests and strategies include risk and needs assessments, improved community supervision, and state-local funding mechanisms. 02/13/2013
[Webinar] Results and Evidence in Criminal Justice Civil & Criminal Justice Civil and Criminal Justice In this webinar you will learn how good research and evidence is the foundation for many effective criminal justice policies. Lawmakers are increasingly using data to inform their policy decisions and requiring corrections programs to have evidence that they work to protect public safety and reduce recidivism 04/16/2012
[Webinar] Untested Sexual Assault Evidence: The Legislative Response Civil & Criminal Justice DNA and Forensics Join us Friday, September 26, for this free NCSL webinar to learn how states are coordinating resources and addressing untested sexual assault evidence. 09/02/2014
[Webinar] Juvenile Life Without Parole State Action Civil & Criminal Justice Juvenile Justice Watch this webinar to learn more about how states have taken action to address the questions left open by the Miller decision, which ruled that mandatory life sentences without the possibility of parole for juveniles violate the Eighth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. 04/14/2014
[Webinar] Affordable Care Act and Minority Health Population Groups Population Groups This webinar examines how the Affordable Care Act will affect health care for minorities. 06/26/2013
[Webinar] Social Determinants of Health Population Groups Population Groups Social Determinants of Health: reforming the health system to work smarter, not harder, to eliminate health disparities. 07/11/2012
[Webinar] A New Way to Talk about Social Determinants of Health Population Groups Population Groups A New Way to Talk about Social Determinants of Health webinar 12/14/2012
[Webinar] Opportunities and Obstacles in Rural Telehealth Population Groups Population Groups This webinar looked at the challenges in rural health care, where the workforce is stretched to its limits, and the opportunities offered by telehealth technology. 05/22/2013
[Webinar] Costs savings and care innovations for prisoner health care webinar Population Groups Population Groups This webinar highlighted Pew research findings and explore how states can use this information to create innovative policy solutions to increase efficiency and improve care within the prison health system. 11/01/2013
[Webinar] Opportunities and Challenges for Rural Hospitals Population Groups Population Groups Many policymakers are exploring innovative ways continue to provide essential health care services to rural communities. Join NCSL and state experts for a discussion of policy options. 06/03/2016
[Webinar] Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program: A Case Study in Evidence-based Policymaking Population Groups Population Groups This interactive webinar provided an opportunity for state legislators and legislative staff interested in evidence-based policymaking to learn more about teen pregnancy prevention and hear insights that could help inform state-level efforts. 05/27/2016
[Webinar] Coordinating Health Care in Rural America: A Profile of State Models Population Groups Population Groups This webinar will address strategies and policy considerations for coordinating care in rural America. 07/01/2015
[Webinar] Improving Behavioral Health Services Population Groups Population Groups Friday, May 15, this webinar discussed successful state models for integration, the challenge of implementing these models in rural America and the potential impact on Medicaid. 05/15/2015
[Webinar] Newborn Screenings Webinar Population Groups Population Groups This Dec. 12 webinar will explore state legislative efforts, how states add new screenings, and unexpected challenges states have encountered along the way. 11/08/2018
[Webinar] State Approaches to Addressing Health Disparities Population Groups Population Groups This webinar, sponsored by NCSL and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, discusses why state policymakers may consider addressing health disparities, and explore state policy approaches and examples. 06/06/2017
[Webinar] The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP): What’s Next? Population Groups Population Groups During this webinar you will learn more about CHIP, federal proposals and their impact on CHIP, and perspectives from expert congressional staff. 09/06/2017
[Webinar] Improving Systems of Care for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs and Autism Spectrum Disorder Population Groups Population Groups Recorded webinar explores barriers to accessing care and discusses strategies that states can implement to improve systems of care for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) and those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). 07/12/2017
[Webinar] State Approaches to Addressing Health Disparities Population Groups Health Disparities This webinar, sponsored by NCSL and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, discusses why state policymakers may consider addressing health disparities, and explore state policy approaches and examples. 06/06/2017
[Webinar] Social Determinants of Health Population Groups Health Disparities Social Determinants of Health: reforming the health system to work smarter, not harder, to eliminate health disparities. 07/11/2012
[Webinar] Improving Behavioral Health Services Population Groups Primary Care Friday, May 15, this webinar discussed successful state models for integration, the challenge of implementing these models in rural America and the potential impact on Medicaid. 05/15/2015
[Webinar] Coordinating Health Care in Rural America: A Profile of State Models Population Groups Rural Health This webinar will address strategies and policy considerations for coordinating care in rural America. 07/01/2015
[Webinar] Opportunities and Challenges for Rural Hospitals Population Groups Rural Health Many policymakers are exploring innovative ways continue to provide essential health care services to rural communities. Join NCSL and state experts for a discussion of policy options. 06/03/2016
[Webinar] Opportunities and Obstacles in Rural Telehealth Population Groups Rural Health This webinar looked at the challenges in rural health care, where the workforce is stretched to its limits, and the opportunities offered by telehealth technology. 05/22/2013
[Webinar] The State of Health Insurance 2017 Health Insurance Health Insurance This page contains details about a Jan. 6, 2017 NCSL webinar that looked at federal and state issues related to the present and future of the private health insurance market. 01/06/2017
[Webinar] Health Care Waivers Two-Part Webinars Health Insurance Health Insurance This webinar provided an overview of Medicaid waivers as a two part series. 08/01/2016
[Webinar] Health Insurance State Flexibility Health Insurance Health Insurance This April 24 webinar will provide an insightful and timely look at state options for health insurance. Several national experts will share 2015 perspectives on what consumers, state policymakers, regulators and industry professionals face. 04/17/2015
[Webinar] Health Care Waivers: 1332-State Relief and Empowerment Waivers Webinar Health Insurance Health Insurance This March 11, 2019 webinar was intended to help bring awareness to policymakers on how these waivers can help stabilize state marketplaces and help increase consumers’ access to coverage at a reasonable cost. 02/20/2019
[Webinar] Latest Ideas for Fixing Health Insurance Markets Health Insurance Health Insurance This page contains a link to an audio and PowerPoint presentation of a session on the latest ideas for fixing health insurance markets that was presented at the 2018 NCSL Legislative Summit in Los Angeles. 08/08/2018
[Webinar] The State of Health Insurance 2017 Health Insurance Health Insurance Regulations This page contains details about a Jan. 6, 2017 NCSL webinar that looked at federal and state issues related to the present and future of the private health insurance market. 01/06/2017
[Webinar] The State of Health Insurance 2017 Health Insurance Cost and Coverage This page contains details about a Jan. 6, 2017 NCSL webinar that looked at federal and state issues related to the present and future of the private health insurance market. 01/06/2017
[Webinar] Health Care Waivers Two-Part Webinars Health Insurance Cost and Coverage This webinar provided an overview of Medicaid waivers as a two part series. 08/01/2016
[Webinar] Newborn Screenings Webinar Population Groups Children and Adolescents' Health This Dec. 12 webinar will explore state legislative efforts, how states add new screenings, and unexpected challenges states have encountered along the way. 11/08/2018
[Webinar] The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP): What’s Next? Population Groups Children and Adolescents' Health During this webinar you will learn more about CHIP, federal proposals and their impact on CHIP, and perspectives from expert congressional staff. 09/06/2017
[Webinar] Improving Systems of Care for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs and Autism Spectrum Disorder Population Groups Children and Adolescents' Health Recorded webinar explores barriers to accessing care and discusses strategies that states can implement to improve systems of care for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) and those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). 07/12/2017
[Webinar] Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program: A Case Study in Evidence-based Policymaking Population Groups Women's Health This interactive webinar provided an opportunity for state legislators and legislative staff interested in evidence-based policymaking to learn more about teen pregnancy prevention and hear insights that could help inform state-level efforts. 05/27/2016
[Webinar] Health Care Waivers Two-Part Webinars Medicaid & CHIP Medicaid and CHIP This webinar provided an overview of Medicaid waivers as a two part series. 08/01/2016
[Webinar] Financing Medicaid: Running the Numbers Based on 2017 Policy Proposals Medicaid & CHIP Medicaid and CHIP This free NCSL webinar provided participants with an opportunity to study and discussed recent policy proposals under consideration for the Medicaid program. We will review block grants and per capita caps and hear an update on Congressional activities. 02/28/2017
[Webinar] Improving Medicaid Program Integrity: State Strategies to Combat Fraud and Abuse Medicaid & CHIP Medicaid and CHIP This page contains an archived webinar, "Improving Medicaid Program Integrity: State Strategies to Combat Fraud and Abuse." 01/30/2013
[Webinar] Containing Medicaid Costs: State Strategies to Fight Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Medicaid & CHIP Medicaid and CHIP This webinar focuses on strategies for states in fighting Medicaid fraud and abuse. 03/08/2012
[Webinar] Containing Medicaid Costs: Moving Toward Medicaid Managed Care Medicaid & CHIP Medicaid and CHIP 2012 Webinar - Containing Medicaid Costs: Moving Toward Medicaid Managed Care 03/23/2012
[Webinar] Coverage Options: Outreach and Enrollment Medicaid & CHIP Medicaid and CHIP This webinar will describe requirements for health exchanges, summarize outreach and enrollment efforts across the country, and highlight lessons learned about effective outreach and enrollment approaches. 03/14/2014
[Webinar] Coverage Options: Outreach and Enrollment Medicaid & CHIP Medicaid Reform, Innovations and Waivers This webinar will describe requirements for health exchanges, summarize outreach and enrollment efforts across the country, and highlight lessons learned about effective outreach and enrollment approaches. 03/14/2014
[Webinar] Financing Medicaid: Running the Numbers Based on 2017 Policy Proposals Medicaid & CHIP Medicaid Reform, Innovations and Waivers This free NCSL webinar provided participants with an opportunity to study and discussed recent policy proposals under consideration for the Medicaid program. We will review block grants and per capita caps and hear an update on Congressional activities. 02/28/2017
[Webinar] Health Care Waivers Two-Part Webinars Medicaid & CHIP Medicaid Reform, Innovations and Waivers This webinar provided an overview of Medicaid waivers as a two part series. 08/01/2016
[Webinar] State-based Strategies to Address Prescription Drug Abuse: Spotlight on Methadone as a Pain Treatment Pharmaceuticals Pharmaceuticals This free NCSL webinar explores policy options states may explore to reduce the risks associated with the use of methadone for pain, including strategies that West Virginia has used to address the problem. Instant viewing of the Nov. 17, 2015 archive. 11/30/2015
[Webinar] Surprise Billing and Pharmaceuticals: Two Health Care Cost Factors – Part One of a Three-Part Series Pharmaceuticals Pharmaceuticals This Nov. 12 webinar will examine the various factors that drive health care costs and provide attendees with various policy options to address cost drivers, specifically focusing on prescription drug pricing and surprise billing. Subsequent webinars will dive deeper into these two issues. 10/25/2019
[Webinar] Surprise Billing and Pharmaceuticals: Two Health Care Cost Factors – Part One of a Three-Part Series Pharmaceuticals Costs and Pricing This Nov. 12 webinar will examine the various factors that drive health care costs and provide attendees with various policy options to address cost drivers, specifically focusing on prescription drug pricing and surprise billing. Subsequent webinars will dive deeper into these two issues. 10/25/2019
[Webinar] State-based Strategies to Address Prescription Drug Abuse: Spotlight on Methadone as a Pain Treatment Pharmaceuticals Safety, Marketing and Regulations This free NCSL webinar explores policy options states may explore to reduce the risks associated with the use of methadone for pain, including strategies that West Virginia has used to address the problem. Instant viewing of the Nov. 17, 2015 archive. 11/30/2015
[Webinar] Spotlight on Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Best Practices Public Health & Prevention Public Health and Prevention This webinar reviews best practices and highlight ways states can maximize the return on investment with their program. 08/17/2015
[Webinar] Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program: A Case Study in Evidence-based Policymaking Public Health & Prevention Public Health and Prevention This interactive webinar provided an opportunity for state legislators and legislative staff interested in evidence-based policymaking to learn more about teen pregnancy prevention and hear insights that could help inform state-level efforts. 05/27/2016
[Webinar] Opportunities and Challenges for Rural Hospitals Public Health & Prevention Public Health and Prevention Many policymakers are exploring innovative ways continue to provide essential health care services to rural communities. Join NCSL and state experts for a discussion of policy options. 06/03/2016
[Webinar] Using State Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs to Reduce Drug Overdoses: State Success and Promising Practices Public Health & Prevention Public Health and Prevention This page contains information about a webinar, "Using State Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs to Reduce Drug Overdoses: State Success and Promising Practices," that was held July 25, 2014. 06/30/2014
[Webinar] Cost-Effective Investments in Children's Oral Health Public Health & Prevention Public Health and Prevention Cost-Effective Investments in Children's Oral Health Webinar 05/24/2012
[Webinar] Oral Health and Value Based Care: Connecting the Dots Public Health & Prevention Public Health and Prevention This webinar will cover value-based care as it relates to oral health. Speakers will focus on examples of legislatures supporting value-based care in oral health. Lawmakers will also learn how to identify opportunities for and challenges to value-based oral health care in their states. 12/14/2018
[Webinar] Understanding Patient Barriers to Seeking and Accessing Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Public Health & Prevention Public Health and Prevention This webinar will highlight barriers to care identified through qualitative research in Indiana and Wisconsin, including focus groups with experts in policy and treatment, as well as individuals and families affected by the opioid crisis. 06/11/2018
[Webinar] Opioids and Early Adversity: Connecting Childhood Trauma and Addiction Public Health & Prevention Public Health and Prevention This April 6, 2018 webinar will explore the connection between ACEs and the opioid epidemic. Speakers will discuss how ACEs can affect later substance misuse, including the intergenerational impacts on families. Experts and legislators will highlight potential policy options and innovative state strategies. 04/10/2018
[Webinar] Opioids and Early Adversity: Connecting Childhood Trauma and Addiction Public Health & Prevention Injury Prevention This April 6, 2018 webinar will explore the connection between ACEs and the opioid epidemic. Speakers will discuss how ACEs can affect later substance misuse, including the intergenerational impacts on families. Experts and legislators will highlight potential policy options and innovative state strategies. 04/10/2018
[Webinar] Using State Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs to Reduce Drug Overdoses: State Success and Promising Practices Public Health & Prevention Injury Prevention This page contains information about a webinar, "Using State Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs to Reduce Drug Overdoses: State Success and Promising Practices," that was held July 25, 2014. 06/30/2014
[Webinar] Spotlight on Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Best Practices Public Health & Prevention Injury Prevention This webinar reviews best practices and highlight ways states can maximize the return on investment with their program. 08/17/2015
[Webinar] Oral Health and Value Based Care: Connecting the Dots Public Health & Prevention Oral and Dental Health This webinar will cover value-based care as it relates to oral health. Speakers will focus on examples of legislatures supporting value-based care in oral health. Lawmakers will also learn how to identify opportunities for and challenges to value-based oral health care in their states. 12/14/2018
[Webinar] Understanding Patient Barriers to Seeking and Accessing Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Public Health & Prevention Wellness, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention This webinar will highlight barriers to care identified through qualitative research in Indiana and Wisconsin, including focus groups with experts in policy and treatment, as well as individuals and families affected by the opioid crisis. 06/11/2018
[Webinar] Opportunities and Challenges for Rural Hospitals Providers & Facilities Providers and Facilities Many policymakers are exploring innovative ways continue to provide essential health care services to rural communities. Join NCSL and state experts for a discussion of policy options. 06/03/2016
[Webinar] New Scope of Practice Website: A Resource for Policymakers Providers & Facilities Providers and Facilities In this webinar, participants will have an opportunity to: Explore the ways state policymakers address health care practitioners’ scope of practice requirements, examine the role of state health agencies in scope of practice and discover how federal agencies impact scope of practice matters. 05/01/2017
[Webinar] Health Care Workforce: Increasing Diversity to Meet Your State’s Needs Providers & Facilities Providers and Facilities This webinar will outline why policymakers may want to increase the diversity of their state’s health care workforce and highlight policy strategies available to states. 07/15/2014
[Webinar] Best Practices for Improving Cultural Competency in the Health Care Workforce Providers & Facilities Providers and Facilities Webinar: Best Practices for Improving Cultural Competency in the Health Care Workforce 04/18/2013
[Webinar] Health Care Workforce: Increasing Diversity to Meet Your State’s Needs Providers & Facilities Health Workforce This webinar will outline why policymakers may want to increase the diversity of their state’s health care workforce and highlight policy strategies available to states. 07/15/2014
[Webinar] New Scope of Practice Website: A Resource for Policymakers Providers & Facilities Health Workforce In this webinar, participants will have an opportunity to: Explore the ways state policymakers address health care practitioners’ scope of practice requirements, examine the role of state health agencies in scope of practice and discover how federal agencies impact scope of practice matters. 05/01/2017
[Webinar] Substance Use Disorders and Mental Health: The Role of the States Diseases & Conditions Diseases and Conditions This webinar will highlight the crucial role of states in the treatment of substance use disorders and mental illness, two conditions for which state financing is key through a combination of state general funds and the state portion of Medicaid spending. 07/10/2015
[Webinar] State-based Strategies to Address Prescription Drug Abuse: Spotlight on Methadone as a Pain Treatment Diseases & Conditions Diseases and Conditions This free NCSL webinar explores policy options states may explore to reduce the risks associated with the use of methadone for pain, including strategies that West Virginia has used to address the problem. Instant viewing of the Nov. 17, 2015 archive. 11/30/2015
[Webinar] Wise Women: Sage Advice from Seasoned Lawmakers for New Female Legislators Women's Legislative Network Women's Legislative Network Archive of the NCSL webinar in which experts provide new legislators with tips on how to master the rules, carry legislation, provide constituent service, and earn the respect of fellow lawmakers. 12/18/2012
[Webinar] Federal Budget Activity NALFO National Association of Legislative Fiscal Offices (NALFO) Webinar on Federal Budget Activity 01/09/2012
[Webinar] Understanding Fiscal Notes NALFO National Association of Legislative Fiscal Offices (NALFO) This webinar will explore important questions for legislative staff preparing or reviewing fiscal notes. Some of the questions discussed include: What assumptions do staff make when producing a fiscal note? How far into the future do offices calculate the fiscal impact? What are the challenges to producing fiscal notes that include broad economic effects of legislation, rather than just revenue impact on the state? 06/17/2014
[Webinar] The Power of Podcasting LINCS Legislative Information & Communication Staff Section (LINCS) As technology continues to transform how we communicate, podcasts have exploded onto the scene as a great tool for engaging audiences. Learn best practices for podcasting, from how to decide on topics and conduct interviews to the nuts and bolts of audio storytelling. 12/14/2018
[Webinar] Manufacturing as a Career Path: Opportunities and Insights for State Legislators Fiscal Policy State Revenues and Tax Policy This May 30 webinar will engage two thought leaders in workforce and talent development to discuss trends and opportunities in manufacturing careers and steps that legislators and other state leaders can take to raise awareness and stakeholder engagement. 05/30/2019
[Webinar] Fiscal 50: How Does Your State Rank? Fiscal Policy State Revenues and Tax Policy This March 9 webinar will demonstrate an online tool, Fiscal 50, from The Pew Charitable Trusts that lets you plot your state’s key fiscal and economic trends. Pew’s Fiscal 50 researchers will demonstrate the tool and explain key fiscal and economic trends that are shaping state budgets. 02/16/2018
[Webinar] Forecasts Hazy for State Marijuana Tax Revenue Fiscal Policy State Revenues and Tax Policy The National Conference of State Legislatures and The Pew Charitable Trusts will host a webinar about a new report on state marijuana tax revenue. The report focuses on the challenges that forecasters face when trying to estimate collections from this new revenue source: a lack of historical data, unknown price and demand, and the dynamics of a new and emerging market leave state forecasters with limited information on which to base their estimates. 10/14/2019
[Webinar] A Simulation Model for Estimating the Benefits and Costs of Incentives Fiscal Policy State Revenues and Tax Policy Estimating the costs and benefits of economic development incentives can be a challenging task. But a recently developed tool can help you think through some of the most important questions to ask and produce high quality quantitative estimates. 10/15/2019
[Webinar] Opportunity Zones: State Strategies to Support Investments Fiscal Policy State Revenues and Tax Policy Opportunity Zones are a new federal tax credit designed to stimulate investment in distressed communities across the United States. While the program is administered by the federal government, states took the lead in nominating zones for designation and have a role to play in implementation. 06/11/2019
[Webinar] Approaches to Considering Proposed Tax Incentives Fiscal Policy State Revenues and Tax Policy When state legislators consider proposals for new economic development tax incentives, they face hard choices. Research by the Pew Charitable Trusts has identified three practices that can guide considerations: establishing principles for designing tax incentives; developing procedures to consider proposed incentives in a deliberative manner and conducting upfront analysis to forecast program effectiveness. 09/10/2019
[Webinar] Making the Costs of Tax Incentives More Predictable Fiscal Policy State Revenues and Tax Policy This page contains a link to a webinar archive on new research from the Pew Charitable Trusts that shows how states can avoid budgetary surprises while using tax incentives to achieve economic goals. 01/15/2016
[Webinar] How States and the Federal Government Support Higher Education Through the Tax Code Fiscal Policy State Revenues and Tax Policy This webinar will highlight a recent report from The Pew Charitable Trusts that provides information on characteristics and costs of federal and state higher education personal income tax benefits (like the deductions and credits that help students and families afford college). 02/21/2017
[Webinar] Labor and Sex Trafficking: State Update Civil & Criminal Justice Violence and Victimization This webinar will highlight the legal and legislative perspectives behind innovative state policies on labor and sex trafficking 02/10/2017
[Webinar] State Forestry Policies for Carbon Benefits Environment & Natural Resources Climate Change and Air Quality A number of states have developed policies to promote forest health, protect forestland and increase carbon sequestration. This free NCSL webinar on March 17, 2016, will explore the current landscape of forests, the role of forests in sequestering carbon and highlight policy opportunities and state action. 02/19/2016
[Webinar] State Forestry Policies for Carbon Benefits Environment & Natural Resources Land Use A number of states have developed policies to promote forest health, protect forestland and increase carbon sequestration. This free NCSL webinar on March 17, 2016, will explore the current landscape of forests, the role of forests in sequestering carbon and highlight policy opportunities and state action. 02/19/2016
[Webinar] State Forestry Policies for Carbon Benefits Environment & Natural Resources Natural Resources A number of states have developed policies to promote forest health, protect forestland and increase carbon sequestration. This free NCSL webinar on March 17, 2016, will explore the current landscape of forests, the role of forests in sequestering carbon and highlight policy opportunities and state action. 02/19/2016
[Webinar] Disaster Response and Recovery: How Research Improves Preparedness, Response and Recovery Environment & Natural Resources Natural Resources The webinar will highlight the ongoing efforts of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other federal partners, members of Congress, and other stakeholders in developing strategies to enhance disaster preparedness, coordinate response, and improve the recovery process. 11/05/2019
[Webinar] Small Modular Nuclear Reactors — Can the Latest Nuclear Technology Transform the Nuclear Industry? Environment & Natural Resources Waste This webinar will address small modular nuclear reactors. Growing domestic electricity demand and a drive to use low-emission technologies bode well for the future of the domestic nuclear energy industry. 05/19/2014
Radon Policies and Programs-A Webinar for State Legislators and Legislative Staff Environment & Natural Resources Environmental Health an April 5, 2013 Webinar on Radon Policies and Programs for State Legislators and Legislative Staff. 04/05/2013
[Webinar] Safe School Environments: Chemical Safety Environment & Natural Resources Environmental Health This archived webinar introduces legislators to efforts by the CDC, ATSDR and EPA to ensure that chemicals used in schools are handled safely and responsibly by the students. 10/19/2015
[Webinar] Healthy Housing State Policies Environment & Natural Resources Environmental Health This webinar will discuss the impacts of housing policy on the public’s health, with a review of healthy housing concerns, the limited federal requirements, various state and local provisions related to healthy housing, and efforts to refine codes to better protect public health needs. 01/05/2015
[Webinar] Disaster Response and Recovery: How Research Improves Preparedness, Response and Recovery Environment & Natural Resources Environmental Health The webinar will highlight the ongoing efforts of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other federal partners, members of Congress, and other stakeholders in developing strategies to enhance disaster preparedness, coordinate response, and improve the recovery process. 11/05/2019
[Webinar] Lead in the Water: Financing Options to Replacing Lead Service Lines Environment & Natural Resources Environmental Health With water from lead service lines being identified as a common source of lead exposure in children, states are looking for approaches to replace these lines. Some states have committed funding to replacing lead service lines through a combination of grants and/or rate increases. This webinar will discuss financing options for replacing lines. 11/20/2017
[Webinar] Lead in the Water: Disclosing Lead Service Lines Environment & Natural Resources Environmental Health Many homeowners are unaware of whether their homes are serviced by lead pipes. Several states have begun exploring the disclosure of lead service lines in private homes. This webinar will present successful approaches states have undertaken to promote the disclosure of lead service lines to owners and buyers of properties. 12/14/2017
[Webinar] Biomonitoring: Measuring Chemicals in People Environment & Natural Resources Environmental Health This webinar will discuss how the state labs in New York, New Hampshire and at the CDC use biomonitoring to determine how and which chemicals may be affecting the public’s health. 06/08/2017
[Webinar] Lead in the Water: Policy Options to Replacing Lead Service Lines Environment & Natural Resources Environmental Health This webinar will explore policies for states to address lead-service lines and options for replacement, providing policy makers insight into the tools and approaches states have undertaken to address lead in drinking water. 10/06/2017
[Webinar] Soaking Up the Sun: Policy Options to Achieve State Solar Goals Energy Energy Sources and Delivery In 2016 alone, the U.S. solar market nearly doubled its annual record for installations—with 14,800 MW of new solar PV installed. Presenters during this Sept. 28 webinar will explore a number of policy options that have been effective in achieving state goals and will present case studies highlighting these efforts. 09/11/2017
[Webinar] Planning for the Evolving Electric Grid Energy Energy Sources and Delivery Sept. 14 free one-hour NCSL webinar will explain how utilities and public utility commissions are just beginning to focus their attention on distribution grid planning. Presenters will discuss why distribution grid planning is needed and explore state efforts to implement planning and policies that support a modern energy grid. 08/30/2017
[Webinar] Energy Storage: Evolution and Revolution on the Electric Grid Energy Energy Sources and Delivery Storing Energy—Evolution and Revolution on the Electric Grid is a fre webinar being offered by the Energy Program of NCSL. It will be held March 29, 2018 at 3-4 p.m. EST. This webinar will investigate the value proposition of energy storage, growth trends and the role of state policy in the storage market. 01/03/2019
[Webinar] Lowering Energy Costs With Non-wires Solutions Energy Energy Sources and Delivery Lowering Energy Costs With Nonwires Solutions is a free one-hour webinar from NCSL scheduled for Sept. 18 at 2 p.m. ET. View the archived recording of this webinar. 09/26/2019
[Webinar] Lowering Energy Costs With Non-wires Solutions Energy Renewable Energy Lowering Energy Costs With Nonwires Solutions is a free one-hour webinar from NCSL scheduled for Sept. 18 at 2 p.m. ET. View the archived recording of this webinar. 09/26/2019
[Webinar] Planning for the Evolving Electric Grid Energy Renewable Energy Sept. 14 free one-hour NCSL webinar will explain how utilities and public utility commissions are just beginning to focus their attention on distribution grid planning. Presenters will discuss why distribution grid planning is needed and explore state efforts to implement planning and policies that support a modern energy grid. 08/30/2017
[Webinar] Driving Economic Development through Energy Efficiency Energy Renewable Energy This free webinar will explore how states can support innovative financing and public-private partnerships to drive efficiency upgrades in publicly owned buildings and street lighting. 07/31/2017
[Webinar] The Growing Offshore Wind Market Energy Renewable Energy This one-hour webinar will discuss state action around offshore wind and explore state policies, incentives and financing structures to encourage and support the development of the U.S. offshore wind industry. 02/07/2019
[Webinar] Growing America’s Economy with Energy Efficiency Energy Energy Efficiency This Thursday, Sept. 6 NCSL free one-hour webinar will detail how Efficiency has become a major job driver, employing more than two million Americans and accounting for more than half of the jobs added in the energy sector last year. 09/07/2018
[Webinar] Driving Economic Development through Energy Efficiency Energy Energy Efficiency This free webinar will explore how states can support innovative financing and public-private partnerships to drive efficiency upgrades in publicly owned buildings and street lighting. 07/31/2017
[Webinar] Soaking Up the Sun: Policy Options to Achieve State Solar Goals Energy Energy Efficiency In 2016 alone, the U.S. solar market nearly doubled its annual record for installations—with 14,800 MW of new solar PV installed. Presenters during this Sept. 28 webinar will explore a number of policy options that have been effective in achieving state goals and will present case studies highlighting these efforts. 09/11/2017
[Webinar] Planning for the Evolving Electric Grid Energy Energy Efficiency Sept. 14 free one-hour NCSL webinar will explain how utilities and public utility commissions are just beginning to focus their attention on distribution grid planning. Presenters will discuss why distribution grid planning is needed and explore state efforts to implement planning and policies that support a modern energy grid. 08/30/2017
[Webinar] Lowering Energy Costs With Non-wires Solutions Energy Energy Efficiency Lowering Energy Costs With Nonwires Solutions is a free one-hour webinar from NCSL scheduled for Sept. 18 at 2 p.m. ET. View the archived recording of this webinar. 09/26/2019
[Webinar] Encouraging Efficiency: Policies to Promote Utility Energy Efficiency Energy Energy Efficiency This is a free webinar for encouraging Energy Efficiency from NCSL on Aug. 28. Presenters will explore a variety of state policy solutions, including energy efficiency resource standards (EERS), decoupling mechanisms and performance incentives. 09/05/2019
[Webinar] An MPG Sticker for Houses: Home Energy Labeling Energy Energy Efficiency Some states and localities are creating a more transparent market through home energy rating and labeling programs. This webinar will discuss state and local approaches to home energy labeling as well as case studies. 04/11/2017
[Webinar] The Next Wave of Energy Efficiency Energy Energy Efficiency Presenters of this webinar will discuss research findings that states can cost-effectively meet 30 percent of their electricity needs with efficiency over the next 10 years, a level far higher than most state targets. 06/15/2016
[Webinar] Federal and State Pre-emption Basics RELACS Research Editorial Legal and Committee Staff(RELACS) This archived webinar provided an overview of the fundamentals of the constitutional doctrine of federal pre-emption; introduced state pre-emption of local laws; and discussed best practices for navigating legislative draft requests that may be pre-empted by federal law. 07/09/2016
Webinars and Other Electronic Programs for Legislative Staff RELACS Research Editorial Legal and Committee Staff(RELACS) The Research, Editorial, Legal and Committee Staff (RELACS) and NCSL produce a number of webinars each year for legislative staff. These webinars are archived so that staffers who are unable to view the live presentation can still benefit from the training. 02/16/2018
[Webinar] Drafting in Plain Language: Leaving Legalese Behind RELACS Research Editorial Legal and Committee Staff(RELACS) Webinar: Drafting in Plain Language: Leaving Legalese Behind 06/01/2016
[Webinar] Client Interaction for Legislative Drafters RELACS Research Editorial Legal and Committee Staff(RELACS) This page contains information and a link to a webinar on Client Interaction for Legislative Drafters 12/22/2015
[Webinar] Active Supervision After NC Dental RELACS Research Editorial Legal and Committee Staff(RELACS) This webinar looks at the need for active supervision of many state boards and commissions following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. FTC 12/20/2015
[Webinar] Need a Well-Structured Sentence? Use an Old Tool for a Modern Job RELACS Research Editorial Legal and Committee Staff(RELACS) Webinar on sentence-diagramming. In their professional capacity, legislative editors must ensure that proposed legislation is clearly, concisely, and accurately drafted. Legislative editing is language-intensive work. Learning to diagram sentences can help editors do their jobs better. 11/28/2011
[Webinar] Conducting 50-State Research RELACS Research Editorial Legal and Committee Staff(RELACS) Webinar: Conducting 50-State Research, presented Cheryl Rae Nyberg, and sponsored by the Research and Committee Staff Section. 11/02/2009
[Webinar] Remaining Nonpartisan in an Increasingly Partisan Environment RELACS Research Editorial Legal and Committee Staff(RELACS) This webinar will address the challenges faced by non-partisan staff in an increasingly partisan environment. 06/20/2014
[Webinar] New Drafter Training | What Does that Mean? Crafting and Using Definitions in Statutes RELACS Research Editorial Legal and Committee Staff(RELACS) This hour-long webinar is meant to introduce new legislative drafters to the topic of using definitions in statutes. 06/06/2014
[Webinar] Legislative Oversight of Federal Funds: Contingency Planning RELACS Research Editorial Legal and Committee Staff(RELACS) View this presentation on the legal roles of legislatures in the federal grant-in-aid system. 06/27/2013
[Webinar] Bill Drafting: Using Shall Carefully for Clearer Laws RELACS Research Editorial Legal and Committee Staff(RELACS) Listen to the archived webinar - Bill Drafting: Using Shall for Clearer Laws 11/25/2013
[Webinar] May Statutory Annotations be Copyrighted? RELACS Research Editorial Legal and Committee Staff(RELACS) Webinar on Georgia v Public.Resource.Org, Inc 11/01/2019
[Webinar] The American Court System RELACS Research Editorial Legal and Committee Staff(RELACS) Learn how cases proceed through the courts. 03/23/2018
[Webinar] Sports Gambling is Legal Now What RELACS Research Editorial Legal and Committee Staff(RELACS) The Supreme Court has ruled that that Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, which prohibited states from authorizing sports-gambling, is unconstitutional. Hear a discussion of how legislatures may regulate this industry. 05/14/2018
[Webinar] Cybersecurity Inside State Legislatures NALIT National Association of Legislative Information Technology (NALIT) This NCSL webinar focuses on how legislatures are dealing with cyber threats, including what kinds of funding, staffing, training, preparation and policies are needed to respond. Join us to discuss the current challenges legislatures face and actions they are taking to protect the institution. Presented by the National Association of Legislative Information Technology 04/25/2019
[Webinar] ESSA State Plan and Legislation Database Education Federal Issues | Education The Elementary and Secondary Education Act, reauthorized as the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015, required states to outline their plan to implement the federal education law. NCSL has reviewed the approved ESSA Consolidated State Plans and compiled select provisions into an online database that permits users to access individual state profiles, sort and filter elements of the State Plans and locate relevant state legislation. NCSL’s Dan Thatcher, Colleen Brooks and Ben Erwin will share 01/15/2019
[Webinar] EdWeek Quality Counts: Takeaways for Legislators Education Federal Issues | Education In January, Education Week released its new report, Quality Counts 2017: Under Construction – Building on ESSA’s K-12 Foundation. The 21st edition of the annual report examines the challenges and opportunities policymakers face in putting ESSA into practice. As always, Quality Counts’ annual report card also evaluates the states across a range of indicators. The Education Week Research Center will conduct a webinar to discuss findings with NCSL members. 01/25/2017
[Webinar] ESSA: Ensuring Meaningful Stakeholder Engagement Education Federal Issues | Education NCSL partnered with the Hunt Institute and the National Association of State Boards of Education to host a series of webinars related to stakeholder engagement for the new federal Every Student Succeeds Act. 12/21/2016
[Webinar] Afterschool Program Quality: What States are Doing to Help Drive Quality Forward Education Time and Learning This webinar looks the quality of afterschool programs and steps states can take to improve quality in their states. 05/17/2018
[Webinar] Natural Resources and Infrastructure Committee's 2017 Spring Webinar Series SCAGEE Natural Resources and Infrastructure Standing Committee 2017 NRI Committee Webinar Series, with webinars on: Real ID; Food Waste; PHMSA State Damage Prevention Laws; Transportation Infrastructure; Grid Modernization and Reliability; Water Efficiency and State Revolving Funds; and Use and Funding of State Parks. 05/08/2017
[Webinar] 2016 Spring Webinar Series SCAGEE Natural Resources and Infrastructure Standing Committee 2016 NRI Committee Webinar Series, with webinars on: rural broadband; public-private partnerships; water infrastructure; traffic safety; GMO labeling; and distributed solar energy. 04/28/2016
[Webinar] Clean Power Plan Implementation | What You Need to Know SCAGEE Natural Resources and Infrastructure Standing Committee NCSL Webinar highlighting what state's need to know related to implementation of the EPA's Clean Power Plan. 01/12/2015
[Webinar] NRI Committee 2015 Spring Webinar Series SCAGEE Natural Resources and Infrastructure Standing Committee NCSL’s NRI Committee is pleased to present a series of free webinars that will cover pressing state-federal issues in the areas of agriculture, energy, environment, and transportation. Check out the schedule for these upcoming webinars in this series! 06/10/2015
NCSL Agriculture and Energy and Environment Committees 2012 E-Learning Webinar Series SCAGEE Natural Resources and Infrastructure Standing Committee This is a series of three webinars presented by the NCSL Agriculture and Energy and Environment Committees. 06/13/2012
[Webinar] Alternative Vehicles and Fuels SCAGEE Natural Resources and Infrastructure Standing Committee Representatives from the federal government and private sector discuss the latest programs geared toward the introduction of alternative vehicles and fuels as well as what policies would be helpful in moving these vehicles forward. 07/10/2012
[Webinar] Child Care and Development Block Grant: Opportunities and Challenges Created by Reauthorization SCHEALTH Health and Human Services Standing Committee Rachel Schumacher, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Child Care discussed key components of the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) law and final rule, the timeline for effective dates, as well as important considerations for state legislators during this Nov. 15, 2016 webinar. The webinar allowed for participants to ask their important and pressing questions as they prepare for the 2017 legislative session. 11/17/2016
[Webinar] Family First Prevention Services Act SCHEALTH Health and Human Services Standing Committee The HHS and Budget and Revenue Committees will be getting a briefing from majority and minority staff from Senate Finance and House Ways and Means Committees on the Family First Prevention Services Act. 04/11/2018
[Webinars] Returning Veterans Webinar Series SCLABORECON Labor & Economic Development Standing Committee This page contains archive links to a series of webinars on issues facing veterans as they return home after deployment. The series focuses on housing and homelessness, education, access to care, and workforce training and jobs. These webinars were a collaborative effort conducted by NCSL, ICMA, NGA, NACo, and NLC. 09/02/2014
[Webinar] What’s Next after North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. FTC? SCLAW Law, Criminal Justice ... Standing Committee Discuss on the practical implications of this case for states’ hundreds of agencies, boards, and commissions with Hashim Mooppan, Jones Day, who argued this case on behalf of North Carolina’s Dental Board. 03/10/2015
[Webinar] Supreme Court Tax Cases SCLAW Law, Criminal Justice ... Standing Committee Supreme Court cases webinar. Andrew Brasher, Alabama Solicitor General, will discuss a case he argued before the Court, Alabama Department of Revenue v. CSX Transportation involving the Railroad Revitalization and Regulation Reform Act. A discussion involving Maryland’s personal income tax scheme there will also be a discussion on Direct Marketing Association v. Brohl, involving the Tax Injunction Act and featuring the notable Justice Kennedy concurrence in Quill v. North Dakota. 05/21/2015
[Webinar ] What’s New with New Member Orientation? SCLEGEFF Legislative Effectiveness Standing Committee Webinar: What’s New with New Member Orientation? Friday, March 30, 2012 02/13/2012
[Writing/Publication] Report Writing (Stenersen Webinar) NLPES National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) Webinar (90 minutes) 01/10/2012
[Webinar] The Power of Pivot Tables: Number Crunching Made Easy NLPES National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) Learn to use Excel pivot tables to do frequency counts, cross-tabulate data, calculate subtotals and averages by grouping categories, plus much more. 10/10/2012
[Webinar] Ethics Training for Program Evaluators and Performance Auditors NLPES National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) Ethics Training for Program Evaluators and Performance Auditors is a webinar sponsored by the National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES). 07/01/2015
[Webinar] NLPES Webinar on Data Analysis Hurdles and Solutions NLPES National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) This page contains information about a webinar on data analysis hurdles and solutions sponsored by the National Legislative Program Evaluation Society on April 15, 2016. 03/03/2016
[Webinar] Pivot Tables Are Easy NLPES National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) This page contains information about a Dec. 4, 2014, webinar that will provide hands-on instruction in constructing and modifying pivot tables. Concepts will be introduced one at a time, accompanied by an exercise. 11/13/2014
[Webinar] NLPES Webinar on Confidential Data Access Issues NLPES National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) This is the webpage for information on a webinar about confidential data access issues being held by the National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES). 12/01/2016
[Webinar] Utah Methods to Test Payday Lending Regulation NLPES National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) This is the homepage for the NLPES webinar on Utah's award-winning methods to test payday lending regulation 04/02/2018
[Webinar] NLPES Webinar on Planning and Scoping NLPES National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) This is the website for a webinar on planning and scoping, sponsored by the National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES). 11/01/2018
[Webinar] NLPES Webinar on Publishing Reports Online NLPES National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) Moving to online reports involves cultural, process and technological change. During this webinar, staff from Washington JLARC will share lessons learned and discuss processes involved with publishing reports online. 05/03/2019
[Webinar] Innovative Evaluation in New Mexico NLPES National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) This webinar will cover New Mexcio LFC innovative research methodology and its work with MIT's J-PAL. 10/11/2019
[Webinar] NLPES Webinar on Data Visualization NLPES National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) The webpage for a webinar on data visualization being presented by the National Legislative Program Evaluation Society 02/28/2018
[Webinar] NLPES Webinar on Two Outstanding Research Methods NLPES National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) National Legislative Program Evaluation Society webinar featuring outstanding research methods used by the two offices that received 2016 NLPES Excellence in Research Methods Award 04/05/2017
[Webinar] Beyond the Hashtag: Effective Two-Way Communications With Constituents LSS Leadership Staff Section (LSS) A one-hour Webinar for an audience of 50-100 people. In this multimedia webinar, you’ll explore key questions and some cutting-edge techniques that can help keep your legislators and constituents better connected and better able to help one other tackle difficult issues both during and outside of session. 12/20/2018
[Webinar] From Chaos to Collaboration: Discovering Consensus Among Competing Interests LSS Leadership Staff Section (LSS) In this Sept. 13 webinar, participants will learn about both the art and science behind finding consensus to address challenging public policy issues by exploring effective methods and proven techniques that produce agreement to policy challenges. 09/17/2018
[Webinar] Public Service in Difficult Times LRL Legislative Research Librarians (LRL) This webinar explores various ways in which legislative staff can expand their capacity and practice self-care in challenging times. The key is to transform our mindset from one that is in “survival mode” to one that seeks ways to be helpful and solution oriented. 12/12/2017
[Webinar] Researching Legislative History and Intent LRL Legislative Research Librarians (LRL) Webinar on Researching Legislative History and Intent produced by the Legislative Research Librarians Staff Section 10/25/2010
[Webinar] Creating Legislative Member Databases LRL Legislative Research Librarians (LRL) Webinar on Creating Legislative Member Databases produced by the Legislative Research Librarians Staff Section 12/01/2010
[Webinar] Copyright Issues for a Legislative Audience LRL Legislative Research Librarians (LRL) This webinar looks at the rights and wrongs of copyright for a legislative audience. 12/18/2012
[Webinar] Authoritative Informational Resources in an Age of Social Media LRL Legislative Research Librarians (LRL) LRL Webinar: Authoritative Informational Resources in an Age of Social Media: Or, Does the Truth Matter Anymore? 11/09/2012
[Webinars] LRL Webinars Archive LRL Legislative Research Librarians (LRL) This page contains links to webinars presented by the Legislative Research Librarians (LRL). 01/19/2018
[Webinar] State Government Information and the Copyright Conundrum LRL Legislative Research Librarians (LRL) State Government Information and the Copyright Conundrum is a webinar that explores the issues related to copyright protection for state documents and how it limits their inclusion in digitization of historic state records. The recorded webinar and PowerPoint slides are now available. 04/12/2014
[Webinar] Making Readers Care about Your Writing LSCC Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee(LSCC) Attend this webinar and learn to connect with legislative audiences in this one-hour session on writing designed for legislative staff. 05/04/2014
[Webinar] Tools for Management Coaching LSCC Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee(LSCC) Legislative staff who supervise others will benefit from this introductory webinar on coaching and the tools for shifting the focus of interactions with others. 12/18/2013
Want to Have a Webinar? Here's How to Get Started! LSCC Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee(LSCC) Want to Have a Webinar? Here’s How to Get Started! is a user-friendly guide to producing one. The guide, developed and written by NCSL’s Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee, answers important planning questions. 08/06/2013
[Webinar] Courteous and Effective Communication Social Media and Email LSCC Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee(LSCC) This page contains information about a webinar, Courteous and Effective Communication: Social Media and Email, presented by Anna Post. 06/13/2013
New Staff Section Officer Orientation Webinar LSCC Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee(LSCC) To learn more about NCSL, LSCC and your role as a staff section officer, plan to attend this free orientation webinar. 12/28/2012
[Webinar] Writing for the Legislative Audience LSCC Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee(LSCC) This page contains information about and a link to an archived recording of a webinar on Writing for the Legislative Audience 02/01/2010
[Webinar] Career Ladder: Move Up the Rungs the Right Way LSCC Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee(LSCC) Most young professionals (YPs) are ambitious, enthusiastic and want to make a difference at work, but many struggle with how to do that the right way—without appearing grabby, impatient and unappreciative. In this webinar, career coach Betty Lochner speaks on the generational gap in the workplace and how YPs can get what they want while respecting generational differences. 02/23/2012
[Webinar] LinkedIn for Legislators and Legislative Staff | Webinar LSCC Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee(LSCC) Join the NCSL Young and New Professionals group and LinkedIn on a how-to 101 session to bolster your LinkedIn profile. 11/04/2016
[Webinar] Speaking With Authority LSCC Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee(LSCC) Learn to increase your self-awareness and your personal brand when communicating daily. We are very excited to have Catherine Johns, communications expert, leading a webinar for all young and new legislators and legislative staff. 11/20/2017
[Webinar] REAL ID: An Update from DHS and Next Steps for States Transportation Transportation Full Implementation of REAL ID is only one month away. Join NCSL and the Department of Homeland Security for an in-depth discussion on next steps and what states should know as they head into the new year and new legislative session. 12/12/2017
[Webinar] Sustainable State Transportation Funding and Spending Transportation Transportation In this interactive NCSL webinar, experts will share big-picture trends and the ever-important details of recent state efforts to keep transportation budgets sustainable and transparent into the future. 04/29/2014
[Webinar] MAP-21 | Performance Measures: the Future of Federal Traffic Safety Grant Funding Transportation Transportation Watch this webinar entitled MAP-21 – Performance Measures: the Future of Federal Traffic Safety Grant Funding. 09/09/2013
[Webinar] Technology to Combat Drunken Driving: Ignition Interlocks Transportation Transportation This webinar discusses the technology that combats drunken driving with state ignition interlocks legislation. 11/15/2018
[Webinar] A Mission to Serve: State Activities to Help Veterans Access Transportation Transportation Transportation In January 2013, NCSL produced an analysis of state activities that help military veterans access transportation, based on nationwide survey research. This webinar provides an overview of the report and highlight the ways in which states support veterans' transportation. 10/02/2013
[webinar] Fiscal 50: State Trends and Analysis Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy Register for this webinar that demonstrates a new tool from The Pew Charitable Trusts. "Fiscal 50" is an interactive tool that allows you to sort and analyze data on key fiscal, economic, and demographic trends in the 50 states and understand their impact on your state’s long-term fiscal health 12/17/2013
[Webinar] Federal Tax Reform and the Impact on States Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy This webinar discusses federal tax reform proposals and how they could affect states. 05/21/2013
[Webinar] Funding Levels of State Pension Plans: Are Things Improving? Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy View archived 2014 webinar on state pension plan funding levels. 04/17/2014
[Webinar] Building the Case for a Better State Rainy Day Fund Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy This NCSL webinar will feature two state legislators who will talk about what sparked their interest in revenue volatility and state budgeting, policy actions they’ve taken, and effective ways to talk about these topics. The Pew Charitable Trusts will also provide highlights of its new research on how to best build state rainy day funds. 09/05/2014
[Webinar] Evaluating Tax Incentives: Using Evidence to Inform Policy Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy Watch this webinar to learn more about how to evaluate tax incentives. 10/01/2013
[Webinar] State Budgets, Federal Deficit, Pensions and Jobs Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy Feb. 6 webinar on state budgets, federal deficit, pensions and jobs 01/09/2012
Top Issues Webinar Series 2013 | Federal Budget: Tiptoeing Along the Cliff Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy The deficit and the debt ceiling have Congress scrambling, and legislatures in a state of uncertainty as they begin to plan for their 2013 budgets. You’ll be updated on the FY 2013 and FY 2014 federal budget process, actions taken by Congress to reduce the federal deficit and how this will impact federal aid states. 02/13/2013
[Webinar] Top Issues Webinar Series 2013 | Budgets, Taxes and Jobs Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy While most states continue to report stable conditions—with solid revenue performance and spending in line with budgeted estimates through the first few months of fiscal year (FY) 2013—state legislatures continue to face tough choices. Many will be looking for ways to more jobs by offering tax credits, supporting the growth of small businesses, increasing the availability of capital. 02/18/2013
[Webinar] State Budget Update: Spring 2012 Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy May 11 fiscal webinar 05/11/2012
[Webinar] Federal Spending in the States Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy This NCSL webinar features a 50-state analysis of federal spending from The Pew Charitable Trusts. Pew's fiscal federalism initiative draws on several sources to fill in the significant data gap left when the U.S. Census Bureau discontinued the Consolidated Federal Funds Report in 2012. 11/12/2014
[Webinar] A State Budget Update and a Look at Long-Term Trends through Data Tools Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy This March 13 NCSL webinar will provide a state budget update as well as a presentation on how data can be useful in determining long-term trends. This webinar will include a demonstration of The Pew Charitable Trusts' "Fiscal 50," an interactive tool. 02/02/2015
[Webinar] Hybrid Plan Designs in State and Local Pensions Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy State and local budget constraints have prompted policymakers across the country to take a closer look at alternative ways to design retirement plans for public employees. This webinar will provide an overview of hybrid plan designs in the states and discuss related policy issues. 05/18/2015
[Webinar] Who Governs? A Look at the Demographics of State Legislators Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy This webinar will present findings from the 50-state assessment of the demographics of the nation’s state legislators, including new data on race/ethnicity, gender, education, occupations, age and religion. 01/12/2016
[Webinar] Building a Framework for Evidence-based Policymaking Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy Join us for this free NCSL webinar that provides policymakers and staff with an opportunity to learn more about evidence-based policymaking, using definitions to enact reform and asking the right questions can give lawmakers the power to uncover new information and invest in what works. 01/22/2016
[Webinar] Making the Costs of Tax Incentives More Predictable Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy This page contains a link to a webinar archive on new research from the Pew Charitable Trusts that shows how states can avoid budgetary surprises while using tax incentives to achieve economic goals. 01/15/2016
[Webinar] Confronting the Opioid Crisis at the State Level Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy Several states have taken steps to prevent opioid and heroin addiction and expand recovery and treatment options for those suffering from it. During this webinar, state officials will share their experiences with combatting opioid addiction. 05/23/2016
[Webinar] Investment Policy for State Budget Reserves: What Legislators Should Know Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy This webinar will inform legislators about the considerations states should weigh when managing and investing reserves, including rainy day fund balances and trusts designed for long-term spending needs. 05/23/2016
[Webinar] Tools to Help States Manage Their Debt Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy Now is a critical time for state policymakers to learn the nuances of debt management. This webinar will explore issues such as how to think about the affordability of state debt, the benefits of debt affordability studies, and what debt liabilities fall under a state’s responsibility. 07/25/2017
[Webinar] How States and the Federal Government Support Higher Education Through the Tax Code Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy This webinar will highlight a recent report from The Pew Charitable Trusts that provides information on characteristics and costs of federal and state higher education personal income tax benefits (like the deductions and credits that help students and families afford college). 02/21/2017
[Webinar] Fiscal 50: How Does Your State Rank? Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy This March 9 webinar will demonstrate an online tool, Fiscal 50, from The Pew Charitable Trusts that lets you plot your state’s key fiscal and economic trends. Pew’s Fiscal 50 researchers will demonstrate the tool and explain key fiscal and economic trends that are shaping state budgets. 02/16/2018
[Webinar] Data Tools for Policymakers—Stress Testing Pension Plans Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy Learn about stress testing tools and how they can help you understand, manage and plan for risk and cost uncertainty in providing and funding pension benefits in this free webinar. 07/25/2017
[Webinar] Are Sin Taxes Healthy for State Budgets? Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy In this July 19 webinar, Pew experts will present their analysis of past revenue performance of taxes on tobacco, alcohol, gambling, and legalized recreational marijuana; states’ approaches to managing nonrecurring revenue; and best practices states can adopt for each revenue type. 08/24/2018
[Webinar] The Future of Gaming and Sports Betting Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy This page contains a link to an audio and PowerPoint presentation of a session on the future of gaming and sports betting that was presented at the 2018 NCSL Legislative Summit in Los Angeles. 08/29/2018
[Webinar] The Future of Online Sales Tax Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy This page contains a link to an audio and PowerPoint presentation of a session on the future of online sales tax that was presented at the 2018 NCSL Legislative Summit in Los Angeles. 08/29/2018
[Webinar] U.S. Economic Outlook Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy This page contains a link to an audio and PowerPoint presentation of a session on the U.S. Economic Outlook that was presented at the 2018 NCSL Legislative Summit in Los Angeles. 08/08/2018
[Webinar] The Tax Implications of the Evolving Retail Industry Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy This page contains a link to an audio and PowerPoint presentation of a session on the tax implications of the evolving retail industry that was presented at the 2018 NCSL Legislative Summit in Los Angeles. 08/08/2018
[Webinar] Risk and Return: Public Pension Funds’ Complex Investment Strategies Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy On June 26, join experts from The Pew Charitable Trusts, the ratings agencies and the states as they discuss recent trends and the implications of complex investment strategies for state budgets. 06/01/2018
[Webinar] Don't Stress Out About Pension Stress Testing Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy Join legislators, legislative staff and experts from The Pew Charitable Trusts as they explain the basics of stress testing, including how it can be used to evaluate the potential impact of the next economic downturn on your state's public retirement systems and budget. 05/10/2018
[Webinar] Public Pension Funding Across the 50 States Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy Join experts from The Pew Charitable Trusts and state policymakers as they provide a 50-state update on pension funding and analyze the common characteristics of well-funded state plans. 05/22/2019
[Webinar] Manufacturing as a Career Path: Opportunities and Insights for State Legislators Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy This May 30 webinar will engage two thought leaders in workforce and talent development to discuss trends and opportunities in manufacturing careers and steps that legislators and other state leaders can take to raise awareness and stakeholder engagement. 05/30/2019
[Webinar] Approaches to Considering Proposed Tax Incentives Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy When state legislators consider proposals for new economic development tax incentives, they face hard choices. Research by the Pew Charitable Trusts has identified three practices that can guide considerations: establishing principles for designing tax incentives; developing procedures to consider proposed incentives in a deliberative manner and conducting upfront analysis to forecast program effectiveness. 09/10/2019
[Webinar] Opportunity Zones: State Strategies to Support Investments Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy Opportunity Zones are a new federal tax credit designed to stimulate investment in distressed communities across the United States. While the program is administered by the federal government, states took the lead in nominating zones for designation and have a role to play in implementation. 06/11/2019
[Webinar] A Simulation Model for Estimating the Benefits and Costs of Incentives Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy Estimating the costs and benefits of economic development incentives can be a challenging task. But a recently developed tool can help you think through some of the most important questions to ask and produce high quality quantitative estimates. 10/15/2019
[Webinar] Forecasts Hazy for State Marijuana Tax Revenue Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy The National Conference of State Legislatures and The Pew Charitable Trusts will host a webinar about a new report on state marijuana tax revenue. The report focuses on the challenges that forecasters face when trying to estimate collections from this new revenue source: a lack of historical data, unknown price and demand, and the dynamics of a new and emerging market leave state forecasters with limited information on which to base their estimates. 10/14/2019
[Webinar] State Broadband Laws Fiscal Policy Fiscal Policy The Pew Charitable Trusts will host a webinar about a new interactive tool from the broadband research initiative. The first-of-its-kind State Broadband Policy Explorer provides policymakers a comprehensive database of state broadband laws – and allows users to see and filter over 600 state laws about broadband deployment. 10/08/2019
[Webinar] Educational Assessment 101 Education Education This page describes a webinar on Educational Assessment scheduled for Sept. 19 where you can learn about different types of assessments and how they are used. 11/04/2019
[Webinar] Building Systems That Work for Young Children: International Insights from Innovative Early Childhood Systems Education Education Hear international strategies for early learning from a leading expert in the field and learn how policymakers in your state can design and implement services for young children and families that aim to advance early childhood education. 05/01/2019
[Webinar] Student-Centered Learning for All Learners Education Education This April 26 webinar will explore how personalized, competency-based education can advance learning for English Language Learners, students with disabilities, and struggling students, and how policymakers can build equity and inclusion into design, planning, and implementation of student-centered learning. 02/04/2019
[Webinar] The Principal Supervisor Initiative Implementation-On the Ground Work Education Education The Wallace Foundation has recently released the first phase of their Principal Supervisor Initiative. The Long Beach Unified School District has worked with researchers to inform their work on how best to support those in principal supervisor roles. 09/18/2018
[Webinar] Support for Teachers and Leaders in Student-Centered Learning Environments Education Education This webinar will explore the changing role of teachers in student-centered learning environments and consider state policy options to build teacher and leader capacity for student-centered, personalized, competency-based education. 10/17/2018
[Webinar] ESSA State Plan and Legislation Database Education Education The Elementary and Secondary Education Act, reauthorized as the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015, required states to outline their plan to implement the federal education law. NCSL has reviewed the approved ESSA Consolidated State Plans and compiled select provisions into an online database that permits users to access individual state profiles, sort and filter elements of the State Plans and locate relevant state legislation. NCSL’s Dan Thatcher, Colleen Brooks and Ben Erwin will share 01/15/2019
[Webinar] Afterschool Program Quality: What States are Doing to Help Drive Quality Forward Education Education This webinar looks the quality of afterschool programs and steps states can take to improve quality in their states. 05/17/2018
[Webinar] Early Learning Systems: International Trends and Good Practices Education Education Early Learning Systems: International Trends and Good Practices. 05/24/2018
[Webinar] How States Are Implementing Early Learning that Reflects Top-Performing Countries Education Education In this webinar, experts from the Learning Policy Institute will take a close look at four states that are implementing early learning policies and practices that reflect what we know matters from top-performing countries. 08/08/2018
[Webinar] ESSA and Personalized Learning: A Nationwide Look at State Strategies to Advance Personalized Learning Education Education This page include information about a webinar--ESSA and Personalized Learning: A Nationwide Look at State Strategies to Advance Personalized Learning--that focuses on how states are trying to advance personalized learning and improve equitable outcomes for their students. 06/16/2017
[Webinar] Performance-based Assessments for Teaching and Learning Education Education Performance-based assessments are key to competency-based education systems, in which student learning progresses based on mastery of content rather than passage of time. Hear from assessment and accountability expert Scott Marion from the Center for Assessment, the lead technical partner and key policy advisor for New Hampshire’s innovative assessment and accountability pilot, Performance Assessment of Competency Education (PACE). 03/08/2018
[Webinar] Lessons from World-Class Career-Technical Education Systems: Vocational Education and Training in Switzerland Education Education This Feb. 2, 2018 NCSL webinar will discuss the employer-driven Swiss VET system that is widely considered to be one of the most effective systems of career-technical education in the world. This webinar will introduce participants to the goals, outcomes, and governance of the Swiss VET system. 01/18/2018
[Webinar] CareerWise: Colorado youth apprenticeship inspired by Swiss VET Education Education Drawing its inspiration from the Swiss VET system, CareerWise launched a modern youth apprenticeship system in Colorado. This webinar will provide participants with an in-depth understanding of why and how CareerWise came to be within the Colorado policy context. 01/31/2018
[Webinar] Preschool Effects: What the Research Does and Does Not Say Education Education This webinar will focus on findings from the upcoming Brookings Institution consensus paper (April 17th) on the effects of preschool, specifically focusing on long-term achievement, potential fadeout and return on investment, among other topics. 04/19/2017
[Webinar] What Matters Now: A New Call for Action on Teaching and Learning Education Education For years, the National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future has been leading the country’s efforts to support effective teaching. During this webinar, we will learn about the systemic change they argue is needed to better support effective teaching and learning. 04/10/2017
[Webinar] ESSA: Ensuring Meaningful Stakeholder Engagement Education Education NCSL partnered with the Hunt Institute and the National Association of State Boards of Education to host a series of webinars related to stakeholder engagement for the new federal Every Student Succeeds Act. 12/21/2016
[Webinar] EdWeek Quality Counts: Takeaways for Legislators Education Education In January, Education Week released its new report, Quality Counts 2017: Under Construction – Building on ESSA’s K-12 Foundation. The 21st edition of the annual report examines the challenges and opportunities policymakers face in putting ESSA into practice. As always, Quality Counts’ annual report card also evaluates the states across a range of indicators. The Education Week Research Center will conduct a webinar to discuss findings with NCSL members. 01/25/2017
[Webinar] Overview of K-12 Competency-Based Education Education Education Competency-based education is a term that describes learning progressions based on mastery of content rather than passage of time. In a competency-based education system, students understand learning objectives and also know what they must “know and show” to be proficient. Explore the definition of competency education, understand why states, districts and schools are making this transition, and learn how competency-based approaches more effectively prepare students for post-secondary success. 06/02/2017
[Webinar] Empowered Educators: What We Can Learn From Teaching In High-Performing Systems Education Education In this webinar, we discuss the policies and practices jurisdictions including Singapore, Canada, and Shanghai-China have used to recruit, prepare, induct, support and retain world-class teachers. 07/26/2017
[Webinar] U.S. Student Performance on PISA: What Legislators Need to Know Education Education In December, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released the latest results of 15-yr-old’s knowledge and skills in 72 countries and economies across the world. Here how the U.S. ranked and about policies and practices we might consider to close the performance gap. 01/27/2017
[Webinar] High-Quality Professional Learning for Teachers: What We Can Learn From Canada Education Education Effective ongoing professional learning for teachers is a key component to their success in the classroom. Learning Forward recently commissioned research into how Canada supports its teachers, since several Canadian provinces lead the world in student achievement. 04/27/2017
[Webinar] ESSA: Engaging Stakeholders on Special Populations Education Education This page contains an archived webinar produced by a partnership among NCSL, the Hunt Institute and the National Association of State Boards of Education. This is part of a series of webinars related to stakeholder engagement for the new federal Every Student Succeeds Act. 12/20/2016
[Webinar] Top Issues Webinar Series 2013 | Drilling Down to Education’s Common Core Education Education Education will again be a big issue for state legislators in 2013. You’ll get an overview of the issues, including resource reallocation strategies, efforts to improve educator effectiveness, implementation of Common Core State Standards and new assessments, improving school choice, and implementing new digital learning. 03/25/2013
Top Issues Webinar 2013 | Getting From Dollars to Diplomas Education Education In this era of tight state budgets, legislators are more concerned than ever about how to get the best return on the state's higher education investment. Strategies legislators are considering include funding reform, improving college completion rates, and bolstering higher education productivity. 02/05/2013
[Webinar] Funding Education in a Climate of Cutting Education Education Funding Education in a Climate of Cutting 01/09/2012
[Webinar] Charter School Networks: Does Profit Status Matter? Education Education This webinar explores the debate over charter school networks that are managed by for-profit companies and will bring in voices from all sides of the debate to address the question: Does profit-status have any bearing on whether charter networks can and do provide a quality education to their students? 11/12/2014
[Webinar] School Vouchers: Legal and Constitutional Issues Education Education Webinar School Vouchers Legal and Constitutional Issues 04/24/2013
[Webinar] Evaluating School Principals: From the Maryland Statehouse to the Schoolhouse Education Education This webinar takes an in-depth look at how a state and large urban district are working together to evaluate and support principals, with particular attention to supporting principals as evaluators of teachers. 12/18/2013
[Webinar] Funding Strategies for Charter School Facilities Education Education NCSL explores the complexities of funding charter school facilities. Experts will discuss the various strategies states have implemented to support the acquisition of facilities for charter schools. 12/18/2013
[Webinar] Protecting Student Data Privacy: What Policymakers Need to Know Education Education This webinar on student data privacy will include experts about these concerns and steps that state policymakers might take to ensure privacy and appropriate use of data. 01/07/2014
[Webinar] Common Student Assessments: What Legislators Need to Know Education Education In the 2014-2015 school year, many states will implement new common assessments that are aligned to their new common college and career-ready standards. Hear experts from the two assessment consortia, PARCC and Smarter Balanced, for an update on this work and what it means for your state. 02/06/2014
Energy Assurance: Creating a Resilient Electric Grid Webinar Energy Energy Webinar on Energy Assurance and Creating a Resilient Electric Grid 05/09/2013
[Webinar] Energy Development and the Department of Defense: State Policy Options Webinar Energy Energy This page contains an archived recording of a webinar focusing on renewable energy and transmission installations that have the potential to affect military missions and research and development. 07/01/2014
[Webinar] Everybody Wins—Driving Economic Growth and Energy Efficiency With On Bill Financing Energy Energy This webinar addresses energy efficiency financing policies, such as on-bill financing, which helps home and building owners overcome the upfront costs that often put energy efficiency improvements out of reach. 02/06/2014
A Cost-Benefit Look at Renewable Energy Standards Webinar Energy Energy This page contains a webinar about the effect that renewable energy policies are having on retail electricity rates. This webinar, featuring speakers from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, looks at cost and benefit data from programs across the U.S. 06/02/2014
Reliability, Risk and Energy Diversity Webinar Energy Energy This webinar explores how the nation’s changing energy mix and recent severe weather events challenge the reliability of the electric grid, existing infrastructure and market design. The webinar will look at current risks and discuss a variety of solutions. 03/25/2014
[Webinar] The Next Wave of Energy Efficiency Energy Energy Presenters of this webinar will discuss research findings that states can cost-effectively meet 30 percent of their electricity needs with efficiency over the next 10 years, a level far higher than most state targets. 06/15/2016
[Webinar] An MPG Sticker for Houses: Home Energy Labeling Energy Energy Some states and localities are creating a more transparent market through home energy rating and labeling programs. This webinar will discuss state and local approaches to home energy labeling as well as case studies. 04/11/2017
[Webinar] DOE Tribal Education Opportunities Energy Energy This free informational webinar hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Nuclear Energy gives members of the DOE-sponsored tribal working groups information about DOE's tribal education opportunities,including the Nuclear Energy University Program and information on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) efforts in Indian Country. 09/09/2015
[Webinar] The Future of the Electric Grid: Energy Consumer as Energy Producer Energy Energy Commercial, industrial and residential consumers are investing in technologies to increase energy efficiency, generate their own energy and shape energy demand. While these efforts can reduce costs for utilities and their customers, the rapid growth of these technologies introduce new challenges by creating variability in the system and two-way energy flows. This webinar will explore transactive energy systems and what they mean for customers, utilities and state policymakers. 02/09/2015
[Webinar] Growing Efficient Economies: Removing Utility Disincentives for Energy Efficiency Energy Energy This webinar is on Growing Efficient Economies: Removing Utility Disincentives for Energy Efficiency. 02/18/2015
[Webinar] Protecting the Grid: Reducing Risks to the Nation’s Energy Network Energy Energy This page contains information about a webinar on reducing risks to the nations energy network. 11/19/2014
[Webinar] Energy Storage: Evolution and Revolution on the Electric Grid Energy Energy Storing Energy—Evolution and Revolution on the Electric Grid is a fre webinar being offered by the Energy Program of NCSL. It will be held March 29, 2018 at 3-4 p.m. EST. This webinar will investigate the value proposition of energy storage, growth trends and the role of state policy in the storage market. 01/03/2019
[Webinar] Planning for the Evolving Electric Grid Energy Energy Sept. 14 free one-hour NCSL webinar will explain how utilities and public utility commissions are just beginning to focus their attention on distribution grid planning. Presenters will discuss why distribution grid planning is needed and explore state efforts to implement planning and policies that support a modern energy grid. 08/30/2017
[Webinar] Soaking Up the Sun: Policy Options to Achieve State Solar Goals Energy Energy In 2016 alone, the U.S. solar market nearly doubled its annual record for installations—with 14,800 MW of new solar PV installed. Presenters during this Sept. 28 webinar will explore a number of policy options that have been effective in achieving state goals and will present case studies highlighting these efforts. 09/11/2017
[Webinar] Driving Economic Development through Energy Efficiency Energy Energy This free webinar will explore how states can support innovative financing and public-private partnerships to drive efficiency upgrades in publicly owned buildings and street lighting. 07/31/2017
[Webinar] Growing America’s Economy with Energy Efficiency Energy Energy This Thursday, Sept. 6 NCSL free one-hour webinar will detail how Efficiency has become a major job driver, employing more than two million Americans and accounting for more than half of the jobs added in the energy sector last year. 09/07/2018
[Webinar] The Growing Offshore Wind Market Energy Energy This one-hour webinar will discuss state action around offshore wind and explore state policies, incentives and financing structures to encourage and support the development of the U.S. offshore wind industry. 02/07/2019
[Webinar] Encouraging Efficiency: Policies to Promote Utility Energy Efficiency Energy Energy This is a free webinar for encouraging Energy Efficiency from NCSL on Aug. 28. Presenters will explore a variety of state policy solutions, including energy efficiency resource standards (EERS), decoupling mechanisms and performance incentives. 09/05/2019
[Webinar] Lowering Energy Costs With Non-wires Solutions Energy Energy Lowering Energy Costs With Nonwires Solutions is a free one-hour webinar from NCSL scheduled for Sept. 18 at 2 p.m. ET. View the archived recording of this webinar. 09/26/2019
[Webinar] Disaster Response and Recovery: How Research Improves Preparedness, Response and Recovery Environment & Natural Resources Environment and Natural Resources The webinar will highlight the ongoing efforts of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other federal partners, members of Congress, and other stakeholders in developing strategies to enhance disaster preparedness, coordinate response, and improve the recovery process. 11/05/2019
[Webinar] Lead in the Water: Policy Options to Replacing Lead Service Lines Environment & Natural Resources Environment and Natural Resources This webinar will explore policies for states to address lead-service lines and options for replacement, providing policy makers insight into the tools and approaches states have undertaken to address lead in drinking water. 10/06/2017
[Webinar] Biomonitoring: Measuring Chemicals in People Environment & Natural Resources Environment and Natural Resources This webinar will discuss how the state labs in New York, New Hampshire and at the CDC use biomonitoring to determine how and which chemicals may be affecting the public’s health. 06/08/2017
[Webinar] Lead in the Water: Disclosing Lead Service Lines Environment & Natural Resources Environment and Natural Resources Many homeowners are unaware of whether their homes are serviced by lead pipes. Several states have begun exploring the disclosure of lead service lines in private homes. This webinar will present successful approaches states have undertaken to promote the disclosure of lead service lines to owners and buyers of properties. 12/14/2017
[Webinar] Lead in the Water: Financing Options to Replacing Lead Service Lines Environment & Natural Resources Environment and Natural Resources With water from lead service lines being identified as a common source of lead exposure in children, states are looking for approaches to replace these lines. Some states have committed funding to replacing lead service lines through a combination of grants and/or rate increases. This webinar will discuss financing options for replacing lines. 11/20/2017
[Webinar] Healthy Housing State Policies Environment & Natural Resources Environment and Natural Resources This webinar will discuss the impacts of housing policy on the public’s health, with a review of healthy housing concerns, the limited federal requirements, various state and local provisions related to healthy housing, and efforts to refine codes to better protect public health needs. 01/05/2015
[Webinar] Safe School Environments: Chemical Safety Environment & Natural Resources Environment and Natural Resources This archived webinar introduces legislators to efforts by the CDC, ATSDR and EPA to ensure that chemicals used in schools are handled safely and responsibly by the students. 10/19/2015
[Webinar] State Forestry Policies for Carbon Benefits Environment & Natural Resources Environment and Natural Resources A number of states have developed policies to promote forest health, protect forestland and increase carbon sequestration. This free NCSL webinar on March 17, 2016, will explore the current landscape of forests, the role of forests in sequestering carbon and highlight policy opportunities and state action. 02/19/2016
Private Drinking Water Systems Webinar Environment & Natural Resources Environment and Natural Resources This webinar explores unregulated,private water systems, which provide drinking water to almost 15% of the U.S. population and can be laced with contaminants that are routinely filtered out of regulated public drinking water systems. 04/11/2014
NRI Committee 2014 Spring Webinar Series Environment & Natural Resources Environment and Natural Resources A series of webinars that cover pressing state-federal issues in the areas of agriculture, energy, environment, and transportation. 06/10/2014
[Webinar] Small Modular Nuclear Reactors — Can the Latest Nuclear Technology Transform the Nuclear Industry? Environment & Natural Resources Environment and Natural Resources This webinar will address small modular nuclear reactors. Growing domestic electricity demand and a drive to use low-emission technologies bode well for the future of the domestic nuclear energy industry. 05/19/2014
[Webinar] Big River Works: Building Cooperation To Sustain the Mississippi River Systems Environment & Natural Resources Environment and Natural Resources A new effort to examine the health of the Big River and its tributaries brings policymakers together. 09/05/2012
[Webinar] Transportation Funding, Natural Gas and Environmental Regulations Environment & Natural Resources Environment and Natural Resources Transportation Funding, Natural Gas and Environmental Regulations 01/09/2012
Radon Policies and Programs-A Webinar for State Legislators and Legislative Staff Environment & Natural Resources Environment and Natural Resources an April 5, 2013 Webinar on Radon Policies and Programs for State Legislators and Legislative Staff. 04/05/2013
[Webinar] Top Issues Webinar Series 2013 | Energy Development and Transportation Priorities Environment & Natural Resources Environment and Natural Resources Energy and transportation top issues webinar looks at A Diverse Road to Energy Efficiency 03/25/2013
[Webinar] U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program: Ask the Experts Immigration Immigration This page contains a summary and registration link for a webinar on how federal agencies operate the U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program. 02/02/2016
[Webinar] Immigration and the States | 2015 Webinar Series Immigration Immigration This NCSL immigration webinar series aims to focus on the policy questions facing state legislatures in enforcement; employment and the economy, services for immigrant families, and integration, and how states are taking steps to address them. Check out the schedule for all the upcoming webinars in this series! 03/26/2015
[Webinar] Licensed to Work: States Offering Professional Licenses to Immigrants Immigration Immigration This June 10, 2016, NCSL webinar will examine how, in recent years, several states have expanded access to professional licenses for immigrants. This webinar will examine why states are taking these actions, challenges in passing legislation and results of these actions. 05/11/2016
[Webinar] CoP Environmental Justice Analysis State-Tribal State-Tribal Institute This is a webinar for the AASTHO Center for Environmental Excellence on Environmental Justice Analysis. 08/31/2017
[Webinar] Soaking Up the Sun: Policy Options to Achieve State Solar Goals Energy Federal Issues | Energy In 2016 alone, the U.S. solar market nearly doubled its annual record for installations—with 14,800 MW of new solar PV installed. Presenters during this Sept. 28 webinar will explore a number of policy options that have been effective in achieving state goals and will present case studies highlighting these efforts. 09/11/2017
[Webinar] Energy Storage: Evolution and Revolution on the Electric Grid Energy Federal Issues | Energy Storing Energy—Evolution and Revolution on the Electric Grid is a fre webinar being offered by the Energy Program of NCSL. It will be held March 29, 2018 at 3-4 p.m. EST. This webinar will investigate the value proposition of energy storage, growth trends and the role of state policy in the storage market. 01/03/2019
[Webinar] State Forestry Policies for Carbon Benefits Environment & Natural Resources Federal Issues | Environment and Natural Resources A number of states have developed policies to promote forest health, protect forestland and increase carbon sequestration. This free NCSL webinar on March 17, 2016, will explore the current landscape of forests, the role of forests in sequestering carbon and highlight policy opportunities and state action. 02/19/2016
[Webinar] Disabilities Employment 101 | What State Legislators Need to Know Labor & Employment Labor and Employment This webinar is scheduled for Jan. 19, 2017 at 1 pm MTN and is free to attendees. The webinar is designed for state legislators and legislative staff with relevant information and resources to support their policymaking efforts and interactions with constituents with disabilities. 12/15/2017
[Webinar] Occupational Licensing: Examining Challenges for Four Subpopulations Labor & Employment Labor and Employment The page contains information about a webinar that will address the challenges faced by certain groups around occupational licensing. 10/26/2017
[Webinar] State Action on Occupational Licensing Labor & Employment Labor and Employment This webinar will include an overview of 2017 trends in occupational licensing legislation, a summary of what we are seeing so far in 2018 and a brief overview of NCSL's own research on the topic. 04/05/2018
[Webinar] Leveraging Innovative Technologies to Combat Health Care Fraud Telecommunications & Information Technology Telecommunications and Information Technology This webinar explores successful strategies to combat fraud and abuse in health care. The use of sophisticated IT systems and increased information sharing help to identify abuses and reduce losses. 06/14/2012
[Webinar] Social Media Policies for State Legislatures Telecommunications & Information Technology Telecommunications and Information Technology State legislatures are taking varied approaches to spell out their social media policies. 05/01/2012
[Webinar] Social Media: Where Is Everyone Going? Telecommunications & Information Technology Telecommunications and Information Technology Could new platforms and competition shake up America’s connection favorites? 04/19/2012
[Webinar] REAL ID: An Update from DHS and Next Steps for States Transportation Federal Issues | Transportation Full Implementation of REAL ID is only one month away. Join NCSL and the Department of Homeland Security for an in-depth discussion on next steps and what states should know as they head into the new year and new legislative session. 12/12/2017
[Webinar] The Fundamentals of Risk Management and Insurance Banking, Insurance & Financial Services Financial Services and Commerce This webinar will present a discussion of the underpinnings of risk management, viewed through the lens of emerging issues such as: telematics technology and its impact on automobile insurance; wearable devices and their implications in insurance; and evolving consumer buyer patterns. 04/02/2018
[Webinar] Payday Lending in the States Banking, Insurance & Financial Services Financial Services and Commerce Listen to this archived webinar to learn more about the issues surrounding payday lending. 10/26/2012
[Webinar] Evaluating Tax Incentives: Choosing Goals and Measuring Results Banking, Insurance & Financial Services Financial Services and Commerce This webinar offers expert advice on how best to evaluate tax incentives. 09/11/2013
[Webinar] The Fundamentals of Risk Management and Insurance Banking, Insurance & Financial Services Insurance This webinar will present a discussion of the underpinnings of risk management, viewed through the lens of emerging issues such as: telematics technology and its impact on automobile insurance; wearable devices and their implications in insurance; and evolving consumer buyer patterns. 04/02/2018
[Webinar] Payday Lending in the States Banking, Insurance & Financial Services Mortgages and Loans Listen to this archived webinar to learn more about the issues surrounding payday lending. 10/26/2012
[Webinar] NCSL Standing Committee Staff Officers Webinar StateFed StateFed This page contains a webinar for NCSL Standing Committee Staff Officers 10/26/2017
[Webinar] Hugging the Cactus: Wrapping Your Arms Around the Media Press-Room Press-Room Many would rather avoid the media than talk with them 06/25/2012
[Webinar] New Staff Section Officer Orientation About State Legislatures About State Legislatures To learn more about NCSL, LSCC and your role as a staff section officer, plan to attend this free orientation webinar. 11/28/2012
[Webinar] Webinars | 50 State Bill Information Service (BIS) Training About State Legislatures About State Legislatures 50-state bill tracking resources for legislators and legislative staff. January-December, 2017 | Upcoming 2017 Sessions | Sign up for a half hour training webinar to learn what legislative resources are available through the 50-State Bill Information Service (BIS) searchable database. 10/15/2019
[Webinar] New Member Webinar Series About State Legislatures About State Legislatures This page contains information about three webinars aimed at newly elected state legislators following thwe 2014 election. 12/18/2014
[Webinar] Citizen Engagement: Exploring a Framework for Deliberative Democracy About State Legislatures About State Legislatures Description and registration information for the webinar entitled, Citizen Engagement: Exploring a Framework for Deliberative Democracy, taking place on October 30, 2017. 10/03/2017
[Webinar] Revitalizing Civics Education in American Schools About State Legislatures About State Legislatures This Wednesday, July 11, 2018 webinar will detail current legislation pertaining to civics education from across the states as well as a chance to hear from researchers and legislators working to revitalize civics in America's classrooms. 06/08/2018
[Webinar] Census Outreach: What States Can Do Redistricting Redistricting This May 17 webinar will focus on what actions or plans may be taken by the states to support Census 2020 outreach, so an accurate count is made of its residents. 03/29/2019
[Webinar] Redistricting 101 Redistricting Redistricting This webinar is going to talk about redistricting 101 and everything that goes with it. 02/27/2019
[Webinar] Partisanship and Redistricting What the Supreme Court Has to Say Redistricting Redistricting This July 18 NCSL webinar is about the 2018 Supreme Court decisions on redistricting, particularly on partisanship--is there a constitutional standard? 07/20/2018
[Webinar] Redistricting Technology: What to Think About As The Next Cycle Approaches Redistricting Redistricting As the 2020 redistricting cycle begins, states need to consider their technology needs. This webinar will feature redistricting experts to help ensure states have modern, reliable and flexible technology for this intensely political process. 09/16/2019
[Webinar] Partisanship and Redistricting What the Supreme Court Has to Say Redistricting Redistricting Law This July 18 NCSL webinar is about the 2018 Supreme Court decisions on redistricting, particularly on partisanship--is there a constitutional standard? 07/20/2018
[Webinar] Redistricting 101 Redistricting Redistricting Law This webinar is going to talk about redistricting 101 and everything that goes with it. 02/27/2019
[Webinar] Redistricting 101 Redistricting Redistricting Process This webinar is going to talk about redistricting 101 and everything that goes with it. 02/27/2019
[Webinar] Redistricting 101 Redistricting Redistricting Technology This webinar is going to talk about redistricting 101 and everything that goes with it. 02/27/2019
[Webinar] Redistricting Technology: What to Think About As The Next Cycle Approaches Redistricting Redistricting Technology As the 2020 redistricting cycle begins, states need to consider their technology needs. This webinar will feature redistricting experts to help ensure states have modern, reliable and flexible technology for this intensely political process. 09/16/2019
[Webinar] Census Outreach: What States Can Do Redistricting U.S. Census This May 17 webinar will focus on what actions or plans may be taken by the states to support Census 2020 outreach, so an accurate count is made of its residents. 03/29/2019
[Webinar] Preview of November State Elections Elections & Campaigns Elections and Campaigns This page contains a link to an audio and PowerPoint presentation of a session previewing state races in the November election that was presented at the 2018 NCSL Legislative Summit in Los Angeles. 08/08/2018
[Webinar] 2017 Election Administration Legislation Review Elections & Campaigns Elections and Campaigns This page contains details and a registration link for a webinar on 2017 legislation related to election administration. 02/02/2018
[Webinar] State of State Elections 2014 Elections & Campaigns Elections and Campaigns This page contains information about a webinar following the 2014 election to discuss the results of state legislative races and statewide ballot measures. 10/28/2014
[Webinar] Voting and Election Laws: 2013 Enactments Elections & Campaigns Elections and Campaigns This page describes NCSL's free webinar on January 31, discussing voting and election laws enacted in 2013. Learn about issues, trends and unusual new laws. 02/03/2014
[Webinar] Putting Election Laws to the Test Elections & Campaigns Elections and Campaigns Putting Election Laws to the Test Webinar 02/13/2012
[Webinar] Primaries and Beyond | The Legislative Role Elections & Campaigns Elections and Campaigns This free webinar recorded May 2017 examines the history of primary runoff elections, why states use primary runoffs, how primary runoff elections have changed over the years and how ranked choice voting can replace primary runoff elections. 05/10/2017
[Webinar] Spring Cleaning Your Voter Lists | The Legislative Role Elections & Campaigns Elections and Campaigns This webinar will examine why maintaining accurate voter lists is important for smooth-running elections and what options are available for legislators to maintain voter lists year after year 04/19/2016
[Webinar] Linking Driving Records to Voting Records | Legislative Role Elections & Campaigns Elections and Campaigns Learn what legislators can do to ensure voter registrations completed at the DMV get on the voter rolls.This webinar will include faculty from The Pew Charitable Trusts and Delaware, a state that has implemented a system to seamlessly transfer data between its motor vehicle and election offices. 05/04/2015
[Webinar] Spring Cleaning Your Voter Lists | The Legislative Role Elections & Campaigns Election Administration This webinar will examine why maintaining accurate voter lists is important for smooth-running elections and what options are available for legislators to maintain voter lists year after year 04/19/2016
[Webinar] Primaries and Beyond | The Legislative Role Elections & Campaigns Election Administration This free webinar recorded May 2017 examines the history of primary runoff elections, why states use primary runoffs, how primary runoff elections have changed over the years and how ranked choice voting can replace primary runoff elections. 05/10/2017
[Webinar] Voting and Election Laws: 2013 Enactments Elections & Campaigns Election Administration This page describes NCSL's free webinar on January 31, discussing voting and election laws enacted in 2013. Learn about issues, trends and unusual new laws. 02/03/2014
[Webinar] 2017 Election Administration Legislation Review Elections & Campaigns Election Administration This page contains details and a registration link for a webinar on 2017 legislation related to election administration. 02/02/2018
[Webinar] Hot Issues in the 2019 Legislative Sessions Meetings Meetings This page contains details on a webinar with NCSL Executive Director William Pound who will discuss the key issues with which legislatures will grapple in 2019. 11/08/2019
[Webinars] Webinar Calendar and Archives | 2014 Meetings Meetings A calendar of past and upcoming NCSL webinars in 2014. 07/16/2014
[Webinar] Top Challenges and Best Advice for Working in the Legislative Environment Meetings Meetings Don’ t miss this NCSL webinar series, “Top Challenges and Best Advice for Working in the Legislative Environment.” The series offers a great line-up of 20-minute webinars (Feb. 7, 14 and 21) designed to help you brush up on your human resources knowledge for the legislative environment. Registration is required. 01/14/2014
Webinar Calendar and Archives | 2013 Meetings Meetings A calendar of past and upcoming NCSL webinars. 10/17/2013
Webinars Overview Meetings Meetings This page contains information about NCSL's webinars, including recent webinars, an archive link and a calendar of upcoming events. 06/11/2015
Webinar Calendar and Archives | 2015 Meetings Meetings A calendar of past and upcoming NCSL webinars in 2015. 07/01/2015
[Webinar] Confessions of a Legislative Staffer Meetings Meetings Webinar | Join us as we hear two former state legislative staffers talk about their experience in transitioning from working for a state legislature to working as U.S. Congressional staff and the uniqueness of each position. 04/21/2014
Top 12 Hot Topics for 2012 Webinars Meetings Meetings Top 12 Hot Topics for 2012 Webinars 02/13/2012
[Webinar] Federalism: Voting on the States Agenda for 2012 Meetings Meetings A gridlocked Congress in a presidential election year makes the NCSL Legislative Summit annual Business Meeting a critical event. 07/31/2012
Webinar Calendar and Archives | 2012 Meetings Meetings This document contains links to all of NCSL's webinars in 2012. 09/01/2012
2013 Top issues Webinar series Meetings Meetings NCSL 's 2013 Top issues Webinar series looks at topics such as education, Medicaid, health reform, federal budget, criminal justice, budgets and job creation, school reform and energy, environment and transportation issues. 04/01/2013
[Webinar] Hot Issues in 2017 | Webinar Meetings Meetings This page contains information about a webinar featuring NCSL Executive Director William Pound discussing the key issues facing state legislatures in the 2017 sessions. 11/11/2016
Webinar Calendar and Archives Meetings Meetings A calendar of past and upcoming NCSL webinars dating to 2015. 10/22/2019
[Webinars] Hot Issues 2015 Webinar Series Meetings Meetings This page contains descriptions and registration links to a series of webinars in February 2015 covering the hottest issues to come before state legislatures this session. Issues include Health, Education, Criminal Justice, Transportation, Energy and Environment and Fiscal policy. 02/23/2015
[Webinar] How to Be an Effective Legislator NCSL Services NCSL Services This NCSL webinar will help you navigate through the upcoming session with training on what is important to you. 11/14/2012
[Webinar] The U.S. Constitution Celebrates 225 Years: How Did It Survive? NCSL Services NCSL Services An inside look into the nation's founding document. 06/12/2012
[Webinar] What's Up with the Work World? Dealing with Difficult Coworkers and Constituents NCSL Services NCSL Services Learn how to turn barriers into easy hurdles. 10/24/2012
[Webinar] NCSL Standing Committee Staff Officers Webinar StateFed Standing Committees This page contains a webinar for NCSL Standing Committee Staff Officers 10/26/2017
[Webinar] CareerWise: Colorado youth apprenticeship inspired by Swiss VET Education College and Career Readiness Drawing its inspiration from the Swiss VET system, CareerWise launched a modern youth apprenticeship system in Colorado. This webinar will provide participants with an in-depth understanding of why and how CareerWise came to be within the Colorado policy context. 01/31/2018
[Webinar] Lessons from World-Class Career-Technical Education Systems: Vocational Education and Training in Switzerland Education College and Career Readiness This Feb. 2, 2018 NCSL webinar will discuss the employer-driven Swiss VET system that is widely considered to be one of the most effective systems of career-technical education in the world. This webinar will introduce participants to the goals, outcomes, and governance of the Swiss VET system. 01/18/2018
[Webinar] Common Student Assessments: What Legislators Need to Know Education College and Career Readiness In the 2014-2015 school year, many states will implement new common assessments that are aligned to their new common college and career-ready standards. Hear experts from the two assessment consortia, PARCC and Smarter Balanced, for an update on this work and what it means for your state. 02/06/2014
[Webinar] EdWeek Quality Counts: Takeaways for Legislators Education College and Career Readiness In January, Education Week released its new report, Quality Counts 2017: Under Construction – Building on ESSA’s K-12 Foundation. The 21st edition of the annual report examines the challenges and opportunities policymakers face in putting ESSA into practice. As always, Quality Counts’ annual report card also evaluates the states across a range of indicators. The Education Week Research Center will conduct a webinar to discuss findings with NCSL members. 01/25/2017
[Webinar] Responding to the Needs of Female Veterans Military and Veterans Affairs Military and Veterans Affairs This free NCSL webinar will discuss the challenges for women transitioning from military to civilian life and how it affects women differently than men. Many states and communities are exploring ways to help this small, but growing population of returning service members. 04/12/2016
[Webinar] Forming Military-Community Partnerships Around Shared Services Military and Veterans Affairs Military and Veterans Affairs Listen to the archived recording of this webinar that featured speakers who discussed shared services agreements that allow the military and local governments to “share” (to combine, consolidate or purchase) municipal or support services such as infrastructure, utilities, or other operations and maintenance services. 07/03/2013
[Military] Military-Community Cooperation: State Legislative Approaches Webinar Military and Veterans Affairs Military and Veterans Affairs Military-Community Cooperation A State Legislative Approach Webinar 04/01/2013
[Webinar] States Help Veterans Access Health Benefits and Save Money, Too Military and Veterans Affairs Military and Veterans Affairs States Help Veterans Access Health Benefits and Save Money, Too Webinar 02/22/2013
[Webinar] Military Families and Child Support, Custody and Visitation Webinar Military and Veterans Affairs Military and Veterans Affairs Military Families and Child Support, Custody and Visitation Webinar 03/18/2013
Top Issues Webinar Series 2013 | Health Reform Expansion New and Emerging Health Issues New and Emerging Health Issues The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act expanded Medicaid to people at or below 133 percent of federal poverty guidelines. But the June 2012 Supreme Court ruling effectively made this expansion optional for states. Learn how states are dealing with issues related to the act, and hear about state innovations aimed at improving the value of Medicaid for both the taxpayer and beneficiaries. 02/05/2013
Top Issues Webinar Series 2013 | Health Reform: Moving Ahead: What’s Next for States? New and Emerging Health Issues New and Emerging Health Issues With provisions of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act moving forward, states face fast-approaching deadlines. By the end of this year, insurance exchanges will start enrolling people and insurance plans must comply with additional requirements. State legislators face key decisions about expanding Medicaid eligibility and must comply with numerous other Medicaid requirements. Explore these topics as well as provisions designed to address workforce readiness, rising costs and p 02/05/2013
[Webinar] Health Insurance Exchanges and the Potential Impact on Uninsured Minority Populations New and Emerging Health Issues New and Emerging Health Issues This webinar looked at Health Insurance Exchanges and the Potential Impact on Uninsured Minority Populations Webinar 08/31/2012
[Webinar] Health Reform and Medicaid: the States' 800 Pound Gorilla New and Emerging Health Issues New and Emerging Health Issues 2nd in the series of top 12 for 2012 webinars 02/29/2012
[Webinar] Health Insurance State Flexibility New and Emerging Health Issues New and Emerging Health Issues This April 24 webinar will provide an insightful and timely look at state options for health insurance. Several national experts will share 2015 perspectives on what consumers, state policymakers, regulators and industry professionals face. 04/17/2015
[Webinar] The State of Health Insurance 2017 New and Emerging Health Issues New and Emerging Health Issues This page contains details about a Jan. 6, 2017 NCSL webinar that looked at federal and state issues related to the present and future of the private health insurance market. 01/06/2017
[Webinar] The State of Health Insurance 2017 New and Emerging Health Issues State Legislation and Actions This page contains details about a Jan. 6, 2017 NCSL webinar that looked at federal and state issues related to the present and future of the private health insurance market. 01/06/2017
[Webinar] The State of Health Insurance 2017 New and Emerging Health Issues Insurance Reform This page contains details about a Jan. 6, 2017 NCSL webinar that looked at federal and state issues related to the present and future of the private health insurance market. 01/06/2017
[Webinar] Tools to Help States Manage Their Debt Fiscal Policy State Budget Conditions Now is a critical time for state policymakers to learn the nuances of debt management. This webinar will explore issues such as how to think about the affordability of state debt, the benefits of debt affordability studies, and what debt liabilities fall under a state’s responsibility. 07/25/2017
[Webinar] Making the Costs of Tax Incentives More Predictable Fiscal Policy State Budget Conditions This page contains a link to a webinar archive on new research from the Pew Charitable Trusts that shows how states can avoid budgetary surprises while using tax incentives to achieve economic goals. 01/15/2016
[webinar] Fiscal 50: State Trends and Analysis Fiscal Policy State Budget Conditions Register for this webinar that demonstrates a new tool from The Pew Charitable Trusts. "Fiscal 50" is an interactive tool that allows you to sort and analyze data on key fiscal, economic, and demographic trends in the 50 states and understand their impact on your state’s long-term fiscal health 12/17/2013
[Webinar] Fiscal 50: How Does Your State Rank? Fiscal Policy State Budget Conditions This March 9 webinar will demonstrate an online tool, Fiscal 50, from The Pew Charitable Trusts that lets you plot your state’s key fiscal and economic trends. Pew’s Fiscal 50 researchers will demonstrate the tool and explain key fiscal and economic trends that are shaping state budgets. 02/16/2018
[Webinar] Data Tools for Policymakers—Stress Testing Pension Plans Fiscal Policy State Budget Conditions Learn about stress testing tools and how they can help you understand, manage and plan for risk and cost uncertainty in providing and funding pension benefits in this free webinar. 07/25/2017
[Webinar] Manufacturing as a Career Path: Opportunities and Insights for State Legislators Fiscal Policy State Budget Conditions This May 30 webinar will engage two thought leaders in workforce and talent development to discuss trends and opportunities in manufacturing careers and steps that legislators and other state leaders can take to raise awareness and stakeholder engagement. 05/30/2019
[Webinar] Public Pension Funding Across the 50 States Fiscal Policy State Budget Conditions Join experts from The Pew Charitable Trusts and state policymakers as they provide a 50-state update on pension funding and analyze the common characteristics of well-funded state plans. 05/22/2019
[Webinar] Risk and Return: Public Pension Funds’ Complex Investment Strategies Fiscal Policy State Budget Conditions On June 26, join experts from The Pew Charitable Trusts, the ratings agencies and the states as they discuss recent trends and the implications of complex investment strategies for state budgets. 06/01/2018
[Webinar] Don't Stress Out About Pension Stress Testing Fiscal Policy State Budget Conditions Join legislators, legislative staff and experts from The Pew Charitable Trusts as they explain the basics of stress testing, including how it can be used to evaluate the potential impact of the next economic downturn on your state's public retirement systems and budget. 05/10/2018
[Webinar] Opportunity Zones: State Strategies to Support Investments Fiscal Policy State Budget Conditions Opportunity Zones are a new federal tax credit designed to stimulate investment in distressed communities across the United States. While the program is administered by the federal government, states took the lead in nominating zones for designation and have a role to play in implementation. 06/11/2019
[Webinar] Approaches to Considering Proposed Tax Incentives Fiscal Policy State Budget Conditions When state legislators consider proposals for new economic development tax incentives, they face hard choices. Research by the Pew Charitable Trusts has identified three practices that can guide considerations: establishing principles for designing tax incentives; developing procedures to consider proposed incentives in a deliberative manner and conducting upfront analysis to forecast program effectiveness. 09/10/2019
[Webinar] Approaches to Considering Proposed Tax Incentives Fiscal Policy State Budget Procedures When state legislators consider proposals for new economic development tax incentives, they face hard choices. Research by the Pew Charitable Trusts has identified three practices that can guide considerations: establishing principles for designing tax incentives; developing procedures to consider proposed incentives in a deliberative manner and conducting upfront analysis to forecast program effectiveness. 09/10/2019
[Webinar] Opportunity Zones: State Strategies to Support Investments Fiscal Policy State Budget Procedures Opportunity Zones are a new federal tax credit designed to stimulate investment in distressed communities across the United States. While the program is administered by the federal government, states took the lead in nominating zones for designation and have a role to play in implementation. 06/11/2019
[Webinar] Manufacturing as a Career Path: Opportunities and Insights for State Legislators Fiscal Policy State Budget Procedures This May 30 webinar will engage two thought leaders in workforce and talent development to discuss trends and opportunities in manufacturing careers and steps that legislators and other state leaders can take to raise awareness and stakeholder engagement. 05/30/2019
[Webinar] Data Tools for Policymakers—Stress Testing Pension Plans Fiscal Policy State Budget Procedures Learn about stress testing tools and how they can help you understand, manage and plan for risk and cost uncertainty in providing and funding pension benefits in this free webinar. 07/25/2017
[Webinar] Fiscal 50: How Does Your State Rank? Fiscal Policy State Budget Procedures This March 9 webinar will demonstrate an online tool, Fiscal 50, from The Pew Charitable Trusts that lets you plot your state’s key fiscal and economic trends. Pew’s Fiscal 50 researchers will demonstrate the tool and explain key fiscal and economic trends that are shaping state budgets. 02/16/2018
[Webinar] Making the Costs of Tax Incentives More Predictable Fiscal Policy State Budget Procedures This page contains a link to a webinar archive on new research from the Pew Charitable Trusts that shows how states can avoid budgetary surprises while using tax incentives to achieve economic goals. 01/15/2016
[Webinar] Building a Framework for Evidence-based Policymaking Fiscal Policy State Budget Procedures Join us for this free NCSL webinar that provides policymakers and staff with an opportunity to learn more about evidence-based policymaking, using definitions to enact reform and asking the right questions can give lawmakers the power to uncover new information and invest in what works. 01/22/2016
[Webinar] Tools to Help States Manage Their Debt Fiscal Policy State Budget Procedures Now is a critical time for state policymakers to learn the nuances of debt management. This webinar will explore issues such as how to think about the affordability of state debt, the benefits of debt affordability studies, and what debt liabilities fall under a state’s responsibility. 07/25/2017
[Webinar] Investment Policy for State Budget Reserves: What Legislators Should Know Fiscal Policy State Budget Procedures This webinar will inform legislators about the considerations states should weigh when managing and investing reserves, including rainy day fund balances and trusts designed for long-term spending needs. 05/23/2016
[Webinar] DOE Tribal Education Opportunities Energy Tribal Energy This free informational webinar hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Nuclear Energy gives members of the DOE-sponsored tribal working groups information about DOE's tribal education opportunities,including the Nuclear Energy University Program and information on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) efforts in Indian Country. 09/09/2015
[Webinar] Citizen Engagement: Exploring a Framework for Deliberative Democracy About State Legislatures Citizen Engagement Description and registration information for the webinar entitled, Citizen Engagement: Exploring a Framework for Deliberative Democracy, taking place on October 30, 2017. 10/03/2017
[Webinar] Soaking Up the Sun: Policy Options to Achieve State Solar Goals Energy Energy Infrastructure and Reliability In 2016 alone, the U.S. solar market nearly doubled its annual record for installations—with 14,800 MW of new solar PV installed. Presenters during this Sept. 28 webinar will explore a number of policy options that have been effective in achieving state goals and will present case studies highlighting these efforts. 09/11/2017
[Webinar] Planning for the Evolving Electric Grid Energy Energy Infrastructure and Reliability Sept. 14 free one-hour NCSL webinar will explain how utilities and public utility commissions are just beginning to focus their attention on distribution grid planning. Presenters will discuss why distribution grid planning is needed and explore state efforts to implement planning and policies that support a modern energy grid. 08/30/2017
[Webinar] Energy Storage: Evolution and Revolution on the Electric Grid Energy Energy Infrastructure and Reliability Storing Energy—Evolution and Revolution on the Electric Grid is a fre webinar being offered by the Energy Program of NCSL. It will be held March 29, 2018 at 3-4 p.m. EST. This webinar will investigate the value proposition of energy storage, growth trends and the role of state policy in the storage market. 01/03/2019
[Webinar] The Next Wave of Energy Efficiency Energy Energy Infrastructure and Reliability Presenters of this webinar will discuss research findings that states can cost-effectively meet 30 percent of their electricity needs with efficiency over the next 10 years, a level far higher than most state targets. 06/15/2016
[Webinar] State-based Strategies to Address Prescription Drug Abuse: Spotlight on Methadone as a Pain Treatment Diseases & Conditions Mental Health & Substance Abuse This free NCSL webinar explores policy options states may explore to reduce the risks associated with the use of methadone for pain, including strategies that West Virginia has used to address the problem. Instant viewing of the Nov. 17, 2015 archive. 11/30/2015
[Webinar] Substance Use Disorders and Mental Health: The Role of the States Diseases & Conditions Mental Health & Substance Abuse This webinar will highlight the crucial role of states in the treatment of substance use disorders and mental illness, two conditions for which state financing is key through a combination of state general funds and the state portion of Medicaid spending. 07/10/2015
[Webinar] Newborn Screenings Webinar Population Groups Maternal and Infant Health This Dec. 12 webinar will explore state legislative efforts, how states add new screenings, and unexpected challenges states have encountered along the way. 11/08/2018
[Webinar] The Principal Supervisor Initiative Implementation-On the Ground Work Education School Principals The Wallace Foundation has recently released the first phase of their Principal Supervisor Initiative. The Long Beach Unified School District has worked with researchers to inform their work on how best to support those in principal supervisor roles. 09/18/2018
[Webinar] Performance-based Assessments for Teaching and Learning Education Teachers Performance-based assessments are key to competency-based education systems, in which student learning progresses based on mastery of content rather than passage of time. Hear from assessment and accountability expert Scott Marion from the Center for Assessment, the lead technical partner and key policy advisor for New Hampshire’s innovative assessment and accountability pilot, Performance Assessment of Competency Education (PACE). 03/08/2018
[Webinar] High-Quality Professional Learning for Teachers: What We Can Learn From Canada Education Teachers Effective ongoing professional learning for teachers is a key component to their success in the classroom. Learning Forward recently commissioned research into how Canada supports its teachers, since several Canadian provinces lead the world in student achievement. 04/27/2017
[Webinar] What Matters Now: A New Call for Action on Teaching and Learning Education Teachers For years, the National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future has been leading the country’s efforts to support effective teaching. During this webinar, we will learn about the systemic change they argue is needed to better support effective teaching and learning. 04/10/2017
[Webinar] Educational Assessment 101 Education Standards and Assessment This page describes a webinar on Educational Assessment scheduled for Sept. 19 where you can learn about different types of assessments and how they are used. 11/04/2019
[Webinar] Safe School Environments: Chemical Safety Environment & Natural Resources Healthy Communities This archived webinar introduces legislators to efforts by the CDC, ATSDR and EPA to ensure that chemicals used in schools are handled safely and responsibly by the students. 10/19/2015
[Webinar] State Forestry Policies for Carbon Benefits Environment & Natural Resources Healthy Communities A number of states have developed policies to promote forest health, protect forestland and increase carbon sequestration. This free NCSL webinar on March 17, 2016, will explore the current landscape of forests, the role of forests in sequestering carbon and highlight policy opportunities and state action. 02/19/2016
[Webinar] The State of Health Insurance 2017 Federal Issues | Health and Human Services Federal Issues | Health and Human Services This page contains details about a Jan. 6, 2017 NCSL webinar that looked at federal and state issues related to the present and future of the private health insurance market. 01/06/2017
[Webinar] Hybrid Plan Designs in State and Local Pensions Fiscal Policy Pensions State and local budget constraints have prompted policymakers across the country to take a closer look at alternative ways to design retirement plans for public employees. This webinar will provide an overview of hybrid plan designs in the states and discuss related policy issues. 05/18/2015
[Webinar] Opportunity Zones: State Strategies to Support Investments Fiscal Policy Pensions Opportunity Zones are a new federal tax credit designed to stimulate investment in distressed communities across the United States. While the program is administered by the federal government, states took the lead in nominating zones for designation and have a role to play in implementation. 06/11/2019
[Webinar] Approaches to Considering Proposed Tax Incentives Fiscal Policy Pensions When state legislators consider proposals for new economic development tax incentives, they face hard choices. Research by the Pew Charitable Trusts has identified three practices that can guide considerations: establishing principles for designing tax incentives; developing procedures to consider proposed incentives in a deliberative manner and conducting upfront analysis to forecast program effectiveness. 09/10/2019
[Webinar] Data Tools for Policymakers—Stress Testing Pension Plans Fiscal Policy Pensions Learn about stress testing tools and how they can help you understand, manage and plan for risk and cost uncertainty in providing and funding pension benefits in this free webinar. 07/25/2017
[Webinar] Public Pension Funding Across the 50 States Fiscal Policy Pensions Join experts from The Pew Charitable Trusts and state policymakers as they provide a 50-state update on pension funding and analyze the common characteristics of well-funded state plans. 05/22/2019
[Webinar] Don't Stress Out About Pension Stress Testing Fiscal Policy Pensions Join legislators, legislative staff and experts from The Pew Charitable Trusts as they explain the basics of stress testing, including how it can be used to evaluate the potential impact of the next economic downturn on your state's public retirement systems and budget. 05/10/2018
[Webinar] Risk and Return: Public Pension Funds’ Complex Investment Strategies Fiscal Policy Pensions On June 26, join experts from The Pew Charitable Trusts, the ratings agencies and the states as they discuss recent trends and the implications of complex investment strategies for state budgets. 06/01/2018
[Webinar] Military Families and Child Support, Custody and Visitation Webinar Military and Veterans Affairs Human Services Military Families and Child Support, Custody and Visitation Webinar 03/18/2013
[Webinar] Lowering Energy Costs With Non-wires Solutions Energy Resources | Energy Lowering Energy Costs With Nonwires Solutions is a free one-hour webinar from NCSL scheduled for Sept. 18 at 2 p.m. ET. View the archived recording of this webinar. 09/26/2019
[Webinar] Building Systems That Work for Young Children: International Insights from Innovative Early Childhood Systems Education Early Learning and Support Hear international strategies for early learning from a leading expert in the field and learn how policymakers in your state can design and implement services for young children and families that aim to advance early childhood education. 05/01/2019
[Webinar] How States Are Implementing Early Learning that Reflects Top-Performing Countries Education Early Learning and Support In this webinar, experts from the Learning Policy Institute will take a close look at four states that are implementing early learning policies and practices that reflect what we know matters from top-performing countries. 08/08/2018
[Webinar] Early Learning Systems: International Trends and Good Practices Education Early Learning and Support Early Learning Systems: International Trends and Good Practices. 05/24/2018
[Webinar] Preschool Effects: What the Research Does and Does Not Say Education Early Learning and Support This webinar will focus on findings from the upcoming Brookings Institution consensus paper (April 17th) on the effects of preschool, specifically focusing on long-term achievement, potential fadeout and return on investment, among other topics. 04/19/2017
[Webinar] Disabilities Employment 101 | What State Legislators Need to Know Labor & Employment Disability Employment This webinar is scheduled for Jan. 19, 2017 at 1 pm MTN and is free to attendees. The webinar is designed for state legislators and legislative staff with relevant information and resources to support their policymaking efforts and interactions with constituents with disabilities. 12/15/2017
[Webinar] State Action on Occupational Licensing Labor & Employment Occupational Licensing This webinar will include an overview of 2017 trends in occupational licensing legislation, a summary of what we are seeing so far in 2018 and a brief overview of NCSL's own research on the topic. 04/05/2018
[Webinar] Occupational Licensing: Examining Challenges for Four Subpopulations Labor & Employment Occupational Licensing The page contains information about a webinar that will address the challenges faced by certain groups around occupational licensing. 10/26/2017
[Webinar] Lessons from World-Class Career-Technical Education Systems: Vocational Education and Training in Switzerland Education International Education This Feb. 2, 2018 NCSL webinar will discuss the employer-driven Swiss VET system that is widely considered to be one of the most effective systems of career-technical education in the world. This webinar will introduce participants to the goals, outcomes, and governance of the Swiss VET system. 01/18/2018
[Webinar] CareerWise: Colorado youth apprenticeship inspired by Swiss VET Education International Education Drawing its inspiration from the Swiss VET system, CareerWise launched a modern youth apprenticeship system in Colorado. This webinar will provide participants with an in-depth understanding of why and how CareerWise came to be within the Colorado policy context. 01/31/2018
[Webinar] Early Learning Systems: International Trends and Good Practices Education International Education Early Learning Systems: International Trends and Good Practices. 05/24/2018
[Webinar] How States Are Implementing Early Learning that Reflects Top-Performing Countries Education International Education In this webinar, experts from the Learning Policy Institute will take a close look at four states that are implementing early learning policies and practices that reflect what we know matters from top-performing countries. 08/08/2018