Education Committee Chairs Seminar: Summer 2014

San Francisco, June 12-14, 2014

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CAEach year, NCSL brings together chairs of state education committees and subcommittees covering both K-12 and higher education to network and discuss pressing education issues legislatures are facing across the country. Each meeting allows experienced legislators to deeply explore a small number of of policy areas to sharpen their expertise. This meeting will focus on:

  • Protecting student data privacy
  • Ensuring all students are college and career ready
  • Preparing, supporting and evaluating teachers in the new policy climate
  • Accountability in public, private and virtual school choice
  • Empowering parents in school choice


Registration Information Registration is free
Travel, housing and meal expenses will be reimbursed by NCSL for the first 40 invited legislators who attend.

The meeting is open only to education committee chairs. Invitations from NCSL are non-transferrable without consent of leadership in your chamber

Registration cut-off is May 16th

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Please notify Barbara Houlik by June 2 if you need to cancel your registration. Also, please call the hotel directly to cancel.

Hotel Information

Hotel InformationPlease make your hotel reservations for the meeting at the The Lodge at Tiburon. Reservations must be made by May 16th.

A block of rooms has been reserved at:
The Lodge at Tiburon
1651 Tiburon Blvd., Tiburon, CA 94920 | Tel: 1-800-762-7770 (Map)


Book your room


Each attendee is responsible for making his or her hotel and travel arrangements.

If arranging hotel accommodations by phone, please indicate that you are attending the NCSL conference to receive the negotiated rate per night.

Travel Information

Travel InformationPlease book your air travel through NCSL’s agent, Christophersen Travel.  You can reach the NCSL travel desk at 800-825-3283. Please indicate that you have registered for the Education Committee Chairs Meeting and need to book travel.  

All travel should be booked no later than May 16, and your travel will be directly billed to NCSL. Please remember that your ticket is non-refundable at NCSL’s expense, so please do not make reservations until you are certain that you will be able to attend the meeting.


Special Needs
To ensure full participation and accessibility for all meeting attendees, please notify Barbara Houlik at 303-364-7700 of any special accommodations you may require.

City Information
Tiburon is a small town that sits on a small penisula on the northwestern shore of the San Francisco Bay. Located about 20 minutes from downtown San Francisco, Tiburon has plenty of dining and shopping attractions as well as spectacular views of the Bay.