NEA Convention 2015 in Orlando, Florida
July 1-6, 2015 Watch this page for updates! Watch the NEA website for updates!
TRAVEL DATES: Delegates...Plan your travel dates to arrive in Orlando on Tuesday, June 30 and depart on Tuesday, July 7, 2015. Closest airport is the Orlando International Airport (MCO).
Delegates with Physical Challenges must register prior to arrival. NEA has provided an online link to request these accommodations.
Visit the NEA website for information on child care services, area dining options, public transportation options, and more.
Visit the NEA website for New Business Items, amendmends, and resolutions to be considered at the NEA RA. Delegates will receive a NEA Today at our caucus meetings which contains full coverage of items considered during the RA.
Washington delegates will be lodged at the DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld, located at 10100 International Drive; Orlando, Florida 32821. Delegates should plan to check in on June 30 and check out on July 7. Our nightly rate for single or double rooms will be $142 + 12.5% tax. Reservations may be made online or by calling 1-800-327-0363. When calling, ask for the Washington National Education Association conference rate of $142.
Association or council credit card paying for multiple reservations? Association or council paying for hotel room for delegte who is not an authrized signer on that credit card? No problem with a little preplanning! Avoid slowdown at hotel front desk on day of arrival. A credit card pre-authorization form must be faxed to the hotel prior to arrival. Click here for that form.
Meetings at our DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld Hotel:
June 30, Tuesday ~ Delegates check into hotel
Caucus meetings at our hotel:
- July 1, Wednesday
- 9 a.m. ~ New delegate training
- 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. ~ caucus meeting
- 3 p.m. ~ register at convention center
- 8 p.m. Welcome Reception
- July 2, Thursday
- no caucus meetings
- July 3-6, Friday-Monday
- 7-9 a.m. ~ caucus meeting
Joint Conference on Concerns for Minorities and Women & NEA Human and Civil Rights Awards Dinner Tickets
Online registration for the NEA Joint Conference on Concerns of Minorities and Women is open at www.nea.org/jointconference.
Important Dates: Joint Conference dates - June 29-30, 2015
Early registration deadline- May 15, 2015 ($125)
Registration deadline - May 22, 2015 ($150)
Checks for registrations must be postmarked no later than May 22, 2015.
The Joint Conference will be held at: Hilton Orlando, 6001 Destination Pkwy., Orlando, FL 32819
The Human and Civil Rights Awards Dinner tickets are now available to purchase, at www.nea.org/hcrawards for $75 each or a table of 10 for $750. The dinner is scheduled for July 2, 2015, in the Valencia Ballroom at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL.
Empowered Educators Day
Empowered Educators Day will be held in the West Building of the convention center on July 2 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. More details to follow.
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