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SEA of the


The SEA of the Future is an education publication and video series examining how state education agencies can shift from a compliance to a performance-oriented organization through strategic planning and performance management tools to meet growing demands to support education reform while improving productivity.


The BSCP Center presents, in cooperation with the Education Commission of the States:

Opportunities and Challenges in a New Policy Environment:

A Conversation with State Chiefs

Welcome from Dean Nafziger

Dr. Alan Morgan interviews the following state chiefs:

North Carolina

State Superintendent of Public Instruction June Atkinson

North Carolina Department of Education


Commissioner of Education Johnny Key

Arkansas Department of Education


Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera

Pennsylvania Department of Education


Director of Education Ryan Wise

Iowa Department of Education

Education Commission of the States

President, Jeremy Anderson


State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister

Oklahoma Department of Education

Dr. Alan Morgan highlights critical topics:

Engaging Stakeholders about ESSA


Creating Accountability Systems Under ESSA


Communicating about ESSA



View or download The SEA of the Future volumes below.

The BSCP Center is funded by a cooperative agreement (#S283B120042) between the U.S. Department of Education and Edvance Research, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Westat. The findings and opinions expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the policies of the U.S. Department of Education.

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