ESSA’bout Time!!

March 4, 2016 at 1:00pm EST

By: Julia Martin, Esq.

THIS EVENT IS A REBROADCAST OF THE WEBINAR SCHEDULED ON FEBRUARY 24, 2016.  Due to technical issues that occurred during the original webinar, we have scheduled a rebroadcast of the webinar.  If you were registered for the original webinar and did not receive your email to register again, please contact us. If you were not registered to attend the original webinar, please contact us to be placed on the waiting list for the rebroadcast. 

Course Description: The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed into law by President Obama in December of 2015, replacing No Child Left Behind after nearly fourteen years.  This first in a series of webinars on ESSA will tell the story of the new law.  Attendees will learn about the dynamics at play in its passage through Congress, the major participants in drafting and negotiating the final text, and how these factors influenced the contents of the law.  The webinar will cover major policy shifts in ESSA as compared to the previous law, as well as how it aligns (or doesn’t) with U.S. Department of Education policies.  This webinar will be a valuable tool for anyone who wants to understand how the law was passed and why certain policies and programs made it into final version while others were….Left Behind.

Cost: Free (However, registration is mandatory for this event)

CPE Credits: 1 (Details Below)

Who Will Benefit: This webinar is of value to all federal granting agencies, federal grant recipients, and everyone who works with federal grants, including:

  • Grant administrators
  • Grant program staff
  • Accounting and finance staff
  • Internal auditors
  • Independent auditors

Learning Objectives:

  • Attendees will learn about the history of ESEA reauthorization and the political forces that led to the passage of the ESSA.
  • Attendees will be able to identify the major policy shifts in the ESSA, as compared with current law.
  • Attendees will learn the political and procedural reasons why certain policies were included in the final legislation.
  • Attendees will be able to compare and contrast the policies in ESSA with those in current law and those prioritized by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Attendees will also receive basic information on the implementation timeline for the new law.


Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be submitted in writing to at least 48 hours prior to any webinar to receive a full refund.

CPE Information

Duration: 60 Minutes

Prerequisites: None

CPE Credits: 1 CPE Credit awarded upon completion of the audio conference (as verified through attendee participation checks throughout the webinar) and post-conference survey.   The CPE credit(s) may be accepted as continuing legal education credits or other applicable credits in your state; however, attendees are responsible for their own credit approval and for meeting any state requirements.  Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC makes no guarantee or assurance that the CPE credits received will apply to any other program or state requirements.

Where: Your office or conference room, per internet connection

Recommended Field of Study: Administrative Practice

Program Knowledge Level: Overview

Advanced Preparation: None

Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based

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