The Education Committee is responsible for the general oversight of our conferences, including The Workshop, The Essentials, The Institute, and all other educational offerings including webinars and program supplementals. In addition, this committee coordinates the selection process for the  Frederic L. Ballard, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Program

Committee Leadership


Sarah A. Breitmeyer

Chapman and Cutler LLP
Chicago, IL

Vice Chair

Laura Beth Kurtz

Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC
Harrisburg, PA

Vice Chair

William A. Milford

Bryant Miller Olive P.A.
Jacksonville, FL

Board Liaison

Deanna L.S. Gregory

Pacifica Law Group LLP
Seattle, WA

Upcoming Conferences

  • CLE Eligible

The Institute 2023 Agenda & Materials

The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, AZ March 9-10, 2023

Sheraton Hotel in Atlanta Georgia
Sheraton Hotel in Atlanta Georgia
  • CLE Eligible

The Essentials

Foundational conference for attorneys and market participants new to areas of bond law hosted April 9, 2024 – April 12, 2024 at the Sheraton Hotel in Atlanta GA.

The Institute in Chicago, IL
  • CLE Eligible

The Institute

Every year, committee chairs develop a dynamic agenda for The Institute, delving into the most recent trends, best practices, and challenges affecting the municipal finance practice. It is the only…

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