IgnitED for change

September 30, 2019
During the ACSA/NASS federal advocacy conference, IgnitED, held Sept. 15-17 in Washington, D.C., members advocated on a number of issues, including the Equality Act. Attendees visited the U.S. Department of Education and Assistant Secretary of Education Frank Brogan. The Human Rights Campaign facilitated a student panel discussion with panelsts Nakiya Lynch of Maryland, Sameer Jha of California, and Humphrey of Texas. The students shared their experiences on how to make schools more inclusive and welcoming to LGBTQ students.
IgnitED attendees visit the U.S. Department of Education.NASS and ACSA members and staff at the IgnitED conference in Washington, D.C.Adonai Mack poses with IgnitED keynote speaker Dr. Rod Paige.IgnitED keynote speaker Rod Paige with ACSA leaders Linda Kaminski, Ron Williams and Holly Edds.Recent high school graduates share their experiences during a panel discussion at IgnitEd.NASS Superintendent of the Year Nettie Collins-Hart with Jonathan Raymond and Sonny DaMarto.NASS and ACSA members at the IgnitED conference in Washington, D.C.Ellen Khan with Human Rights Campaign poses with student panelists and Jonathan Raymond.

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