2024 Washington Week

When:  Jun 3, 2024 from 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM (ET)
2024 Washington Week

Join AACTE in person for Washington Week 2024. AACTE and ACSR state affiliate leaders, Holmes Scholars, and deans and faculty will join together in the nation’s capital to advocate for education and educator preparation. 

Washington Week will be held June 3-5, 2024 at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Arlington, VA. The conference program combines exciting keynote speakers with sessions tailored for state affiliate organization leaders, Holmes Scholars, and deans and faculty. In addition, all attendees will receive personalized support for state team meetings with their Congressional representatives. 

Who should attend? 

State Affiliate Leaders: Tailored sessions for AACTE and ACSR leaders will focus on leadership capacity building, strategic coalition building, and organizing effective advocacy campaigns. New this year, state affiliate leaders will receive one-on-one coaching on media relations.
Holmes Scholars: Programs for Holmes Scholars include visiting key education leaders in their offices on Monday, June 3.
Deans and Faculty: AACTE members and non-members alike will gain valuable insights to help navigate the challenges facing educators, educator preparation programs, and students today. 

All participants will engage in advocacy training, culminating with Day on the Hill visits to their congressional delegation. The program begins with 2 days of programming on Monday and Tuesday, June 3 and 4, at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Arlington, VA, and culminates with “Day on the Hill” (transportation will be provided to Capitol Hill offices from the hotel) on Wednesday, June 5. 

With legislative challenges facing educators and students across the country, this is the year to get involved and make your voice heard. 

Please note that registration for Washington Week ends on Friday, June 1st, and don’t forget to book your hotel early! The hotel booking deadline of May 10, 2024, does not guarantee room availability, only the lower group rate if rooms are still available.


2800 Potomac Ave
Arlington, VA 22202-3592