President's Message: September/October 2014

“Even if something is left undone, everyone must take time to sit still and watch the leaves turn.”

~ Elizabeth Lawrence

Happy Fall to you!

First, a big thank you to those who joined us at our annual conference in Portland, Oregon in August. Portland proved to be an attractive venue; we had nearly 200 more attendees than we have had in recent years. A special thank you to all the presenters who shared their time and expertise, providing meaningful learning experiences for participants. And of course, we can’t do it without our private sector partners, who sponsor and exhibit at our conferences, and serve on the NCSEA board and its committees throughout the year. In conjunction ...