2020 Fall Conference
Friday, November 6, 2020
11am to 1 pm
Sue Fothergill facilitates Attendance Works’ Network to Advance State Attendance Policy and Practice (NASAPP), a network of more than 100 organizations from 31 states and the District of Columbia. Ms. Fothergill is also responsible for technical assistance at the local and state level and coordinating Attendance Works policy work at the federal and state level. Prior to joining Attendance Works, Sue served as the director of Attendance and Related Strategies for the Family League of Baltimore.
Her earlier positions include: director of the Baltimore Student Attendance Campaign with Baltimore’s Safe and Sound Campaign, education advocate with the ACLU of Maryland’s Education Reform Project, director of advocacy and founder City Neighbors Foundation, and co-chair of the Baltimore Education Coalition. Sue is the recipient of the John Brown Education Advocacy Award from Children First and the Distinguished Service Award from the PTA Council of Baltimore County. Sue holds a B.A. in Public Policy from University of Baltimore and is the parent of two wonderful boys.
Stephen C. Bounds is an attorney and has served as the Director of Legal and Policy Services for the Maryland Association of Boards of Education and the administrator of the Maryland Legal Services Association since 2001.
Steve provides education law and policy information, training, and assistance to Maryland school board members and school system staff throughout the state. Steve served on the Howard County Board of Education from 1994-2000, including as its chairman and vice-chairman.
Steve is also an adjunct graduate instructor in school law with McDaniel College. He is a primary author and co-editor of the Maryland School Law Deskbook which is in its 15th edition. Steve received his B.A. from Furman University in 1977 and his J.D. from the University of Maryland in 1980. Steve is a member of the state and national Council of School Attorneys.
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