Congress is now in recess. The House will reconvene September 4. The Senate is scheduled to
return August 15. Now is a great to time review NSBA’s Grassroots Engagement Guide and meet with your representative to discuss issues important to your school district.

As a school board member and public education advocate, you are a public figure within your community and an ambassador for the good of public schools. You are uniquely positioned to lead the dialogue about your local school district and the challenges and successes your students and teachers face during the school year. The National School Boards Association has released their Congressional Recess and Grassroots Engagement Guide for 2018 to assist you in your advocacy efforts.

Download the Guide here.

Useful resources include:

  • Talking points on Federal Issues like ESSA and and School Choice
  • Tips for meeting your legislators
  • Sample letters and Congressional calendar