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Thursday, December 14 • 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Plotting a Path for Type 2's

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This session is designed to update the current status of pending litigations surrounding Type 2 & MFP Funding. It will be a strategy session with key stakeholders to outline next steps and assess the current landscape. 

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Caroline Roemer

Executive Director, Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools
Caroline Roemer has more than 20 years of experience organizing, developing and managing corporate and political communications strategies and public policy initiatives with an emphasis on message development and coalition building. Born and raised in Bossier City, Louisiana, Caroline left her home in 1991 to work around the country on political campaigns, eventually founding her own consulting firm, Roemer Bell, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Clients have included mayors, congressmen, governors and Fortune 500 companies. Returning to Louisiana in 2005, Caroline became the first executive director for the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools in the fall of 2007. LAPCS currently represents more than 90 percent of charter schools in Louisiana and is recognized as the leading advocacy organization on behalf of charter schools in the... Read More →

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Lee Reid

Partner | Litigation Practice Group Leader, Adams & Reese LLP
Lee Reid joined Adams and Reese in 1999 and practices in the areas of education, government relations, economic development, aerospace, and litigation. Lee has been at the forefront of charter school law in Louisiana since the beginning of the movement. Now considered one of the... Read More →
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Sarah Vandergriff

Policy & Legal Director, Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools
Sarah Vandergriff, a New Orleans native, received her bachelor’s degree from Sewanee: The University of the South in religion and psychology. After briefly teaching at her alma mater, the Academy of the Sacred Heart, she then earned a dual J.D./M.A. from Loyola University of New... Read More →