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Your Grant and the Elementary and Secondary Education Act - What You Need to Know

Tuesday, December 06, 2016 • 1:00 pm ET/12:00 pm CT/11:00 am MT/10:00 am PT


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$249.00 Your Grant and the Elementary and Secondary Education Act - What You Need to Know (OnDemand)
Webinar Details

Subject: Grants Development & Management

Recommended Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications

Advanced Preparation: None

Duration: 90 minutes

Location: Your office or conference room, per telephone connection

Course Description:

The Elementary and Secondary Education Act—codified through the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)—was changed last year. Now, we’re just months from full implementation.

With new requirements (and flexibility!) taking effect for the 2017-18 school year, now is the time for states, school districts, charter school organizations, tutoring companies and school turnaround specialists to prepare.

Here’s the expert guidance you need to understand the major changes ESSA will make in K-12 education and grants.

Register now for Your Grant and the Elementary and Secondary Education Act: What You Need to Know.

In just 90 minutes, Steven Spillan of Brustein & Manasevit uses his expertise with the Elementary and Secondary Education Act reauthorization to give you clear and practical understanding of how implementation of K-12 education—and grants—will change.

Learning to leverage new flexibility. You’ll gain insights into how the major differences between ESSA and “No Child Left Behind” affect your programs and priorities. You’ll also learn where—and how—states and districts will enjoy greater flexibility in setting standards and using federal funds to around the lowest-performing schools and subgroups. Plus, you’ll have the chance to ask your own questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Reserve your space now to prepare now for when ESSA takes full effect:

  • The major differences between No Child Left Behind and ESSA
  • The current timeline for implementation of the various sections of the new law
  • New allowable uses of funds under ESSA Titles I, II, III and IV
  • New guidance and proposed regulations offered by the U.S. Department of Education

Remember, the 2017-18 school year will be starting before you know it. Don’t miss this chance to learn how to align K-12 education and grants with the new regulations—and opportunities—associated with ESSA.

Register now for for Your Grant and the Elementary and Secondary Education Act: What You Need to Know.

Who Will Benefit

This webinar is of value to all state and local education agencies, charter schools and management organizations, tutoring companies and school turnaround/improvement specialists. Attendees who will benefit most include:

  • State/local Superintendents/Commissioners
  • State and local federal education program administrators
  • CEO/CFO for CMOs, non-profits, or for-profit education service providers


Steven Spillan
Steven Spillan joined Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC in January 2006 as a Legislative Assistant, becoming an Associate in 2011. Mr. Spillan assists clients with federal grants management under various federal education programs, including the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, the Workforce Investment Act, the Higher Education Act, the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act, and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
Mr. Spillan also works with clients on the requirements contained in Office of Management and Budget circulars and other administrative regulations, such as the General Education Provisions Act (GEPA) and the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR).
Mr. Spillan earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from American University in 2005 and received his J.D. from the Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law in May 2011. Mr. Spillan is admitted to practice law in Maryland and the District of Columbia.

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