2017 National Forum

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This year's event will be held on September 19 - 21, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Registration is $175 per person.

Hotel Information:

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Two Poydras St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 584-3999
Room block: 2017 ID&R Forum
Rate - $128/night, single or double.
Cutoff date for booking: August 23


For your convenience, we have made a list of additional nearby hotels available here.

Tentative Agenda At-A-Glance

Tuesday, September 19

1:00pm - 3:00pm Opening Session
3:15pm - 4:30pm Concurrent Sessions

Wendesday, September 20

8:30am - 10:00am Concurrent Sessions
10:15am - 11:45am Concurrent Sessions
11:45am - 1:15pm Lunch (on your own)
1:15pm - 2:45pm Concurrent Sessions
2:45pm - 3:15pm Teams Session
3:30pm - 5:00pm 2017 Recruiter Bowl!

Thursday, September 21

8:30am - 10:00am Concurrent Sessions
10:30am - 11:45am Closing Session

Tentative Session Topics Include

  • Implementing effective strategies for finding migrant children and youth
  • Finding and Recruiting Migrant Children and Youth Under ESSA
  • Sharpening ID&R interview skills
  • Completing COEs under ESSA Guidance
  • Implementing an electronic COE
  • Ensuring Quality Control of ID&R Efforts under ESSA
  • Using MSIX for recruitment

New sessions being added- Stay tuned!

Mentoring Lounge - Attendees can consult one-on-one with experts on ID&R related topics.
Third Annual Recruiter Bowl - Test your ID&R knowledge and have fun in the process!