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Make your voice heard! Join leaders from the New York State School Facilities Association on Tuesday, March 3 to advocate for school facilities! All School Facilities Directors are asked to join Association leaders in communicating our school facilities' legislative and regulatory priorities. Please take this opportunity to support school facilities in NYS. Legislators need to hear a unified message from our members!

We will hold TWO preparatory webinars with Hinman Straub: Friday, February 7 at 12 noon, and Friday, February 21 at 12 noon. In addition, we will have an in-person briefing at the Hampton Inn Downtown Albany on Monday, March 2 at 6 p.m. (no registration required). You are encouraged to attend at least ONE of these sessions to review our talking points and schedule for the day.

As always, our goal is to have all 18 of our Chapters represented in Albany on Advocacy Day. In doing so, we are able to meet with lawmakers and represent our school districts from all areas of the state. You can register here, but please do so quickly so we can organize your appointments with legislators. For assistance, please contact Robin at 518.465.0563 or info@nyssfa.com.

The schedule for the day is as follows:

Monday, March 2
6:00 p.m. :: Briefing :: Hampton Inn Ballroom

Tuesday, March 3
8 a.m. :: Shuttle from Hampton Inn to Empire State Plaza
8:00 - 10:00 a.m. :: Breakfast with Legislators :: Third-Floor Terrace near the "Bird Lady" statue, Legislative Office Building
10 a.m. :: First legislative appointments :: State Capitol and Legislative Office Building
11:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. :: Boxed lunches available, refreshments, snacks :: Room 211 Legislative Office Building
3:30 p.m. :: Last legislative appointments :: State Capitol and Legislative Office Building
4:00 p.m. :: Shuttle Empire State Plaza to Hampton Inn

Hotel Accommodations

Hampton Inn & Suites, 25 Chapel Street, 518.432.7000, Rate: $177/night, Group code: A51, deadline is February 7. Parking is $8/car per day. Check-in time is 4pm, and check-out time is 11am.

Hilton Garden Inn, 62 New Scotland Ave, Albany, 518.396.3500, Rate: $175/night, Group code: NYSSFA, deadline is February 12. Parking is complimentary. Check-in time is 3 p.m. and check-out is 12 p.m.