Director's Message - July/August 2014

As I write this column we are in the last two weeks before NCSEA’s 2014 Annual Conference in Portland. While the staff is busy and our days are full, this year we really feel as if “we’ve got this.” Our hotel block sold out weeks ago and our registration numbers are hitting a level we haven’t seen in over a decade. Everyone’s excited about going to Oregon and looking forward to enjoying some of the food and beverage for which Portland is well known. The series of workshops on the agenda look fantastic and our first NCSEA U class is enthused about their opportunity to dig more deeply into Strategies for Increasing Program Performance.

This is also the time of year in which ...