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2019 National Training Seminar

Jul 23-25 2019 - Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel - Washington DC

Agenda at a Glance

(schedule subject to change)

Monday, July 22
   
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Registration & Membership Open Grand Registration/Ballroom Level

Tuesday, July 23
   
7:15 am – 8:30 pm Registration & Membership Open Grand Registration/Ballroom Level
8:15 am – 4:15 pm Pre-Seminar Training - Full Day
Pre-AP Math presented by The College Board
Meeting Room 3
8:15 am – 11:00 am Pre-Seminar Training - 1/2 Day  
1:00 pm – 4:15 pm Pre-Seminar Trainings - 1/2 Day  
5:00 pm – 5:45 pm Newcomers' Welcome Session Meeting Room 16/Meeting Room Level
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm VIP Reception by invitation Penn Quarter
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Opening Reception (with cash bar) Grand Pre-Function/Ballroom Level
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Opening General Session
with Seated Dinner - Doors Open at 6:15 pm
Grand Ballroom/Ballroom Level
  Keynote Speaker: 
(Admiral (Ret) James G. Stavridis)
Featured Presentation:
2019 Pete Taylor Partnership of Excellence Award Ceremony
Featured Speaker: (Kim Joiner)
 

Wednesday, July 24
   
8:00 am – 6:00 pm NTS Registration Open Grand Registration/Ballroom Level
8:30 am – 9:15 am  Book Discussion: The Power of Moments
(Ellyn Dunford & Lieutenant General Darrell K. Williams)

Inaugural MCEC Award for Distinguished Contributions to Science
Grand Ballroom/Ballroom Level
9:30 am – 10:20 am Concurrent Distinguished Lectures  
10:20 am – 10:40 am Morning Break with Refreshments  
10:40 am – 11:30 am Concurrent Distinguished Lectures  
11:45 am – 12:45 pm Special Symposium: State of Education Now and the Future
(The Honorable Arne Duncan & General David L. Goldfein)
Grand Ballroom/Ballroom Level
12:45 pm – 2:15 pm Resource & Leadership Expo
Strolling Lunch Included
Pre-function Areas/ Ballroom and Meeting Room Levels
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Tools and Takeaway Corner Sessions @ the Expo  
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Master Class
Featured Speaker: (Dr. Angela Duckworth)
Grand Ballroom/Ballroom Level
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Special Enrichment Session Documentary and Discussion
Won't You Be My Neighbor?
Grand Registration/Ballroom Level
 

Thursday, July 25
   
8:30 am – 9:30 am Master Class and MCEC Business Meeting

Consensus Study Report: Strengthening the Military Family Readiness System for Changing American Society
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Click here to view the infographic

Sesame Street for Military Families:
Honoring and Supporting the Families who Serve

 MCEC CEO Change of Leadership Ceremony

Grand Ballroom/Ballroom Level
9:45 am – 10:40 am Concurrent Distinguished Lectures  
10:35 am – 11:00 am Morning Break with Refreshments  
11:00 am – 12:20 pm Hot Topic Double Feature

College Board:
New College Resources Open Doors for Military-Connected Students

Promoting the Healing of Our Children after Disasters & Community Violence
Grand Ballroom/Ballroom Level
 
12:20 pm – 1:30 pm  Lunch & Learn  
1:45 pm – 3:00 pm

Closing General Session: Convoys of Social Support: The Science

Featuring:
Convoys of Social Support: The Science
Dr. Toni Antonucci


Convoys of Social Support: The Practice
Medal of Honor Recipient, Melvin Morris

2019 Award for Outstanding MCEC Student
Program for Military-Connected Students

Grand Ballroom/Ballroom Level