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The David Griffith Live Conversation: Education Policy and Funding

On Wednesday, September 12th, members of the EDU PLN Ning and participants of #Edchat had the opportunity to join David Griffith in a live conversation about education policy and the impact sequestration or budget policies on education. David Griffith will answered questions live as well as presented his expertise in the field. 

In case you missed this great conversation, HERE IS THE RECORDING! https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/jwsdetect/nativeplayback.j...

David Griffith is the director of public policy for ASCD, where he leads the development and implementation of ASCD’s legislative agenda, as well as ASCD’s efforts to influence education decision making at the local, state, and federal levels. Griffith has 20 years of political experience as both a congressional aide and on several political campaigns. Prior to joining ASCD, Griffith was the director of governmental and public affairs for the National Association of State Boards of Education, where he oversaw the organization’s advocacy and political activities as well as media relations. Griffith also served as an aide to Representatives Joe Kolter (D-PA) and Robert Torricelli (D-NJ). In addition, he served as the legislative and grassroots coordinator for the American Arts Alliance, representing the nation’s leading nonprofit arts institutions, and traveled the country doing advance work for the 1996 Olympic Torch Relay. He received his bachelor’s degree from Villanova University.
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Thanks Shelly Terrell for updating information! His conversation is very effecting in dealing with education decision making at the local, state, and federal levels.  He is well known for bringing reformation in education.

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