NEA Convention 2014 in Denver, Colorado
Colorado Convention Center
July 1-6, 2014 Watch this page for updates! Watch the NEA website for updates!
Travel Dates: Plan your travel to arrive in Denver on June 30 and depart on July 7. GROUP DRESS DAYS: July 3 ~ wear your Seahawks gear or other Washington team gear; July 4 ~ wear your Red, White, and Blue; July 6 ~ wear Red for Education! Bring your favorite red shirt. The WEA Store has red shirts and most are on 50% off! Check out www.washingtonea.org/store.
Informational meeting was held at the 2014 WEA Representative Assembly. View Handout from that meeting.
Official election forms are due to WEA by April 10, 2014, attention Christina Martinez. Mailing address is Washington Education Association, PO Box 9100, Federal Way, WA 98036-9100. Email address is
NEA delegates will receive their credentials packet from NEA in mid-June in their US mail. Delegates will also receive a WEA Delegate Handbook in their US mail.
Delegates with Physical Challenges ~ Those registering as a Delegate with Physical Challenges will need to request any services right away at: http://www.nea.org/grants/anual-meeting-delegate-resources.html. Space is limited, the deadline will be on May 31, 2014. Do not wait until you arrive on-site to request such services. The website noted contains requirements and guidelines for the services offered. If you have questions, please contact Ms. Nzinga Damali-Cathie,
; (202) 822-7009.
Washington's Headquarter Hotel ~ Delegates will be staying at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel. Our conference rates are $159 plus 14.75% tax per night for single or double rooms. Lodging reservations will launch as online reservations system at 7 a.m. on April 14 for LOCAL DELEGATES. The system closes at midnight on June 8. Reservations may also be made during this same time frame by phoning 1-888-627-8405...to get the discounted nightly rate, be sure to mention that you are attending the NEA Convention with the Washington delegation. Conference rates are also available five days prior and five days after the NEA Convention, based upon availability. The hotel will require each guest at check-in to pay $100 for incidentals for their entire stay and replenish the account back to the $100 level should it fall below $50. Remember...Link and phone reservation line are not active until 7 a.m. on April 14.
Association credit card payment for hotel stay ~ Association credit card paying for multiple hotel rooms? Association paying for hotel room for delegate who is not an authorized signer on that credit card? No problem with a little preplanning. Avoid slowdown at hotel front desk on day of arrival. The Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel requires credit card preauthorization by midnight June 25 for these situations. Download their credit card preauthorization form and FAX to the hotel. Instructions are on the form.
Why book reservations at our contracted hotel? Here's why...
Childcare Services ~ Need childcare while attending NEA Representative Assembly? NEA can help! Check out this website for further information and instructions.
NEA hotel shuttle bus routes ~ NEA will provide complimentary shuttle bus service between the NEA contracted hotels and the Colorado Convention Center. Our hotel is located on the BROWN ROUTE EIGHT route. Map of downtown Denver NEA contracted hotels. Map of metro area Denver NEA contracted hotels.
Tentative Washington Delegate Event Schedule ~ NEA Representative Assembly 2014
Future NEA Annual Meeting and Representataive Assembly: