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Ceremony FAQs

CHECK BACK NEXT FALL FOR INFORMATION ABOUT the 2020 NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOLS CEREMONY.

As of May 5, 2020, the annual awards ceremony is planned for Thursday, November 5, 2020 – Friday, November 6, 2020 in Washington, DC. The planned ceremony location is at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center.

More information will be available in September.

CHECK BACK NEXT FALL FOR INFORMATION ABOUT the 2020 NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOLS CEREMONY.

There is no registration fee for the National Blue Ribbon Schools awards ceremony; however, schools are responsible for the costs of travel and lodging.

CHECK BACK NEXT FALL FOR INFORMATION ABOUT the 2020 NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOLS CEREMONY.

CHECK BACK NEXT FALL FOR INFORMATION ABOUT the 2020 NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOLS CEREMONY.

CHECK BACK NEXT FALL FOR INFORMATION ABOUT the 2020 NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOLS CEREMONY.

CHECK BACK NEXT FALL FOR INFORMATION ABOUT the 2020 NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOLS CEREMONY.

CHECK BACK NEXT FALL FOR INFORMATION ABOUT the 2020 NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOLS CEREMONY.

In addition to presentations, networking, and small group discussions, awardees will attend a special awards luncheon. Following the luncheon, school representatives will go onstage, school by school, to be greeted by Program Director Aba Kumi and receive the National Blue Ribbon School flag and an engraved plaque as symbols of their success. A ceremony agenda will be sent out prior to the event.

Contact NBRS or Aba Kumi, Director of the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program at: Aba.Kumi@ed.gov or Phone: (202) 401-1767

School supporters and family may attend breakout sessions however there are no accommodations for attending or watching the awards ceremony.

The event is not formal; wear what you would normally wear to school.

The agenda for the Ceremony is very full. If you can extend your stay there is much to see and do in our beautiful city. To find out about events, access Destination DC, Washington, DC’s travel and tourism site: at http://www.washington.org, the Washington Post site: at http://washingtonpost.com, or the Washington Times site: at http://www.washingtontimes.com. The Washingtonian Magazine at: http://www.washingtonian.com also includes a best restaurant guide.

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