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2019 SPDG National Meeting

The Georgia Team at the 2019 SPDG National Meeting

The SPDG National Meeting brought 150 people together from 33 States. OSEP personnel met with their States and learned about their various efforts. The theme was Systems Alignment and SEAs worked diligently to move their efforts forward.  This picture shows Georgia’s team, which includes a person responsible for SPDG communications and family engagement (critical work!).


October 17-18, 2019

FHI360 Conference Center, Washington, DC

Conference Objectives

  • Increase knowledge and skills related to: Systems and Initiative Alignment
  • Increase knowledge of and ability to use new tools
  • Build a stronger program network


Event recordings
Note: the longer recordings are quite large, so downloads may be slower than normal.

Day 1, Part 1
                9:00 – 9:20         Conference Overview and Introduction to Alignment Discussion 
                                                 Event recording

Day 1, Part 2
                10:30 – 12:00     Getting Strategic about Systems Alignment:
                                                 An Improvement Stance to Changing Results
                                                 Rorie Fitzpatrick, NCSI 
                                                 Event recording

Day 1, Part 3
                1:30 – 1:45          Welcome back, project video, and preview of afternoon breakout sessions
                                                 Event recording

Day 2, Part 1
                8:30 – 8:50         Welcome from Larry Wexler and Overview of Day’s Agenda 
                                                 Event recording

Day 2, Part 2
                11:40 – 12:00     What does this mean for our work?
                                                 Event recording


Meeting Information Booklet

Meeting Resources

Keynote Presentation

Rorie Fitzpatrick, NCSI
Getting Strategic about Systems Alignment: An Improvement Stance to Changing Results
Systems Alignment Worksheet

Breakout Sessions Schedule & Resources

     15 + 15 Session 1
     15 + 15 Session 2
     Forum Sharing Session 1
     Forum Sharing Session 2