Magazine article Policy & Practice

Association News

Magazine article Policy & Practice

Association News

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National Association of Public Child Welfare Administrators

* NAPCWA welcomes new President Doris Tolliver, Chief of Staff, Indiana Department of Child Services and Vice President, Nanette Bowler, Director, Fairfax County Department of Family Services. Tolliver and Bowler will join Greg Rose, Deputy Director, Children and Family Services, California Department of Social Services as NAPCWA officers.

* The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) workgroup continues to support members' implementation of the ESSA provisions related to students in foster care. The workgroup meets monthly, providing an ongoing forum for members to exchange ideas, best practices, and collectively address challenges and develop solutions to maintain progress in implementation. The workgroup was originally created to develop comments in response to last summer's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on ESSA. In the coming months, workgroup meetings will include key partners that support educational stability for foster youth and state and local education agencies partners to expand the dialogue and partnerships with education entities.

* NAPCWA has convened its national member network for monthly calls on The Outlook for Child Welfare. The calls included updates on new legislative proposals affecting child welfare and children and families and provided a forum for finalizing guiding principles that align with and promote APHSA's Pathways 3. …

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