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COABE Capitol Hill Day

  • Kellogg Conference Hotel 800 Florida Avenue Northeast Washington, DC, 20002 United States (map)

VALUEUSA announces its support for the COABE Capitol Hill Day on September 26, 2017. This is a great opportunity for state association leaders from around the country to raise the voice of adult education.

COABE will be inviting each association to bring an adult learner with them. Adult learners are welcome to apply for funding support via our Adult Learner Scholarship Application. COABE will be awarding $1,000 scholarships by September 1st. Please feel free to forward the scholarship application (HERE)  to students who wish to participate in the Capitol Hill Day with you.

Here's what you need to do participate:

If you have not done so yet, please REGISTER TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT at this event! You must CLICK HERE to officially register for the COABE Capitol Hill Day. This is a very important first step in the process. 

Flight Information
Please be sure to make your flight reservations to arrive by 4:00 p.m. on 9/25 and depart after 7:00 p.m. on 9/26. Please plan on flying into Washington Reagan National Airport, and send your arrival/departure information to once your flight reservation has been made.

Request for Reimbursement
You may submit a request for reimbursement for your flight expenses immediately via the expense form (click here). All requests for reimbursement must be accompanied by receipts. You may send receipts in the following ways:

Fax: 866-941-5129
Mail: COABE, P.O. Box 620, Syracuse, NY 13206

Hotel Information
The hotel where we will be staying is the
Kellogg Conference Hotel located at 800 Florida Ave. N.E. Washington, D.C. Please note that the Kellogg has limited space so we will also be using the Courtyard Hotel located at 1325 2nd Street N.E. Washington, D.C for additional sleeping rooms. We will be making the reservations for rooms based on the order of your registration.

COABE will make your hotel reservations for you based on the arrival/departure information that you send us. Please send your flight reservation to, and Christine will send you your confirmation information in September. 

Prepare for Capitol Hill Day
As you prepare for Capitol Hill Day, please gather student success stories, letters, and/or videos that can be sent to your legislator prior to the Capitol Hill visit. Legislators also appreciate solid, quantitative data, so if you have access to that information that would be helpful as well. 

Also, as you prepare for Capitol Hill Day, you and the members of your association can take action today. Click HERE to access our "rapid response" tool and make your voice heard. It takes just 5 minutes and can make all the difference in ensuring your legislator hears from you that adult education is important.

Plan to join us for the preparatory webinar on Tuesday, September 12th at 2:00 p.m. EST. Click HERE to register. This will ensure you have the tools you need before reaching Washington, D.C.

We hope every state will be represented on our webinar for state associations and state directors which is taking place on Friday, August 18th at 2:00 p.m. EST. Please click HERE to register.

If you have any questions at all, please contact

We look forward to seeing you in September! 


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Later Event: September 28
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