Conference Overview

Advanced registration for the 2019 NASCSP Annual Training Conference is now CLOSED. If you plan to attend, you must bring your completed registration form with you to register onsite.

2019 Annual Pre-Conference Trainings (September 23 – 24)

  • CSBG State Oversight, Compliance, and Performance Management Training is designed to provide State Office staff tools and resources for managing and administering a high-performing CSBG program. The two-day training will cover fiscal and programmatic monitoring, technical assistance plan best practices, Annual Report monitoring, ROMA implementation and oversight in the State Office, state plan development, organizational standards monitoring and technical assistance, and more! This training is designed for State Office staff responsible for the administration of CSBG.
  • WAP State Monitor’s Training is designed to improve monitoring within the WAP network. The two-day training will provide an overview of why monitoring is important and how it relates to program improvement and accountability. This training will include, at a minimum, a brief history of  the WAP, an in-depth review of monitoring standards and requirements, 2 CFR 200, and sharing of best practices.
  • WAP Territory Training, developed by NASCSP and the U.S. Department of Energy, is a specialized weatherization training designed specifically for the U.S. Territories and Hawaii. Additional details are forthcoming.

2019 CSBG Tribal Track (September 24-25)

CSBG Tribal Track offers two sessions (on September 24) that allow Tribes the opportunity to join the Office of Community Services for the basics of managing requirements and reporting for Tribal CSBG Tribal Grants along with a special networking session for Tribal grantees to showcase programs with each other, State Officials and the Office of Community Services. There will also be a special Tribal Roundtable (on September 25) that will provide an interactive opportunity to engage in dialog with the federal office about the unique needs and supports of the Tribal CSBG community.

2019 Annual Core Training Conference (September 25 – 27)

The 2019 Annual Training Conference offers valuable opportunities for professionals from around the country to come together and discuss strategies for meeting new challenges in improved performance, innovation, and accountability in the fight to change the face of poverty across the nation. The conference is separated into the following two tracks:

The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) track focuses on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) CSBG initiatives. It also highlights best practices related to anti-poverty efforts, performance management, and performance measurement. Sessions include updates on ROMA Next Generation, Organizational Standards, State and Federal Accountability Measures, and a discussion with the Office of Community Services Administration for Children and Families about their vision for the future of the Network.

The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) track focuses on the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) WAP initiatives and grantee management issues. Sessions include updates and discussion of recent DOE WAP policy, program notices, guidance, and future direction of the program. Download the DOE Letter of Support here.