Two Days at the Capitol (2DAC)
Start Date 03/08/2018 09:00 AM
End Date 03/08/2018 02:30 PM
Address Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. 1101 Lincoln St. Columbia, SC 29201

To increase visibility and voice of school boards SCSBA offers Two Days At the Capital (2DAC) designed for board members, superintendents and public school advocates by region to: spend a day at the State House visiting one-on-one with their legislators to discuss legislation impacting public schools, attend legislative committee meetings, and provide increased visibility for the crucial role of local school boards. Each board is encouraged to send at least two members, one of whom is the Board Legislative Contact (BLC) who will serve as the coordinator for the board's activities during the two-hour visit at the State House, to include scheduling meetings with legislators and attending committee meetings.

 

Event begins at 9 a.m. with registration and continental breakfast at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, located at 1101 Lincoln Street in Columbia.  At 10:15 a.m. the group will take school buses to the State House to meet with legislators to advocate SCSBA position on issues impacting schools.  At noon, the event will conclude with lunch and a program at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.

 

The regions for this meeting are Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Berkeley, Calhoun, Chesterfield, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dillon, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Hampton, Horry, Jasper, Lee, Marion, Marlboro, Orangeburg, Sumter, and Williamsburg counties.