Direct Connect to Congress - Budget/Appropriations
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WGR’s “Direct Connect to Congress” features a DC legend, Judy Schneider, a specialist on Congress and a former House and Senate committee staffer. She has taught hundreds of Members of Congress and their staff on Congressional procedure. Schneider is also co-author of Congressional Deskbook, a comprehensive resource tool frequently used by Congress and lobbyists.

 Export to Your Calendar 4/24/2020
When: Friday, April 24, 2020
8:30 am to 11:00 am
Where: Map this event »
The Yard
700 Pennsylvania Ave, SW
Washington, District of Columbia  20003
United States
Presenter: Judy Schneider,
Contact: WGR Office
202-868-6796


Online registration is available until: 4/24/2020
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Event Description


“Earmarks,” “302(B) allocations,” “cardinals,” “reconciliation,” - learn these terms and the many others that constitute the process by which Congress allocates funds. This class is an in-depth look at the funding cycle from the President’s budget to the Omnibus Appropriations bill.

 

Registration and Continental Breakfast begin at 8:30m.

Registration Fees:

Individual Course

  • Member: $80
  • Full Time Student: $40
  • Non Member:  $130

Full Course Bundle (discounted rate! Click HERE to register.)

  • Member: $430 ($50 savings!)
  • Non Member: $700 ($50 savings!)

Direct Connect to Congress
Direct Connect to Congress was designed by Women in Government Relations (WGR) to give unique insights and perspectives on the inner workings of Congress. This six part educational series will examine congressional procedure by focusing on procedures used by Members of Congress in the House and Senate as well as an in-depth view of the budget and appropriations process.

  • Committee Procedure -March 20, 2020
  • House Procedure - March 27, 2020
  • Senate Procedure - April 3, 2020
  • Amendment Process - April 17, 2020
  • Budget/Appropriations - April 24, 2020
  • Conference Procedure - May 1, 2020

Instructor, Judy Schneider
How is this series unique from any other Congressional education programs offered? WGR’s program features a Washington D.C. legend. Judy Schneider, a specialist on Congress and a former House and Senate committee staffer, has taught hundreds of Members of Congress and their staff Congressional procedure. A dynamic educator with over 30 years of experience, Schneider is a frequent speaker and lecturer on Congress and legislative procedures. Schneider is also co-author of Congressional Deskbook, a comprehensive resource tool frequently used by Congress and lobbyists.

Who Should Attend?
Professionals who are seeking an in-depth look at Congressional procedure; new, mid-level, and senior Congressional staff; lobbyists, grassroots or political operatives; reporters, researchers, policy analysts, students and all others engaged or interested in the inner-workings of Congress. An interactive professor, Schneider expertly designs each class for the individual participants.


As a CAE Approved Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, this program may be applied for 2 credits (12 credits for the entire Direct Connect Series) toward your CAE application or renewal professional development requirements.


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