2019 U.S. Department of Education Title I, Part D Coordinators Conference

2019 U.S. Department of Education Title I, Part D  Coordinators Conference

2019 U.S. Department of Education Title I, Part D Coordinators Conference

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Welcome to the 2019 U.S. Department of Education Title I, Part D (Part D) Coordinators Conference information and registration page. This site includes conference details, a draft conference agenda, a registration page, and information about lodging and travel. For logistical planning related to the conference or for special accommodations, please contact Channet Williams. For questions related to conference content, please contact your NDTAC State Liaison (David Blumenthal [Gold Community], Rob Mayo [Salmon Community], or Katie Penkoff [Teal Community]).

Conference Details

The Title I, Part D Coordinators Conference brings together state N or D coordinators; experts in the field; and U.S. Department of Education (ED) and NDTAC staff to explore topics related to effective Part D program administration and implementation and other issues related to education for youth who are neglected, delinquent, or at-risk. The conference will provide hands-on learning and networking opportunities.

Date: June 4-6, 2019

Location: American Institutes for Research (AIR)
                 1000 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
                 Washington, DC 20007

The draft conference agenda is below and available for your review. Each year, the U.S. Department of Education and NDTAC convenes a Planning Committee to help develop the agenda for the National Conference. This committee consists of State ND Coordinators that serve as the voice of the ND Community. The Planning Committee met three times throughout the winter of 2019 to review and develop this draft agenda to ensure it meets the needs of conference attendees.

The final conference agenda will be made available prior to the National Conference. Some individual sessions and times may change based on presenter availability or other concerns. Should you have any questions about the agenda, please contact NDTAC's inbox (ndtac@air.org).

Below is a link to the registration page for state N or D coordinators, speakers, and ED staff. If you are a state N or D coordinator and cannot attend the conference, you may send a designee in your place; s/he must register for the conference. The deadline for registration is April 26, 2019. For those unable to attend in person, NDTAC is exploring options for a limited number of individuals to participate in the conference via phone and/or web conferencing. More details about virtual participation in the National Conference will be shared at a later date.

Click here to register

The meeting will be held at AIR headquarters, located at 1000 Thomas Jefferson Street NW, Washington, DC 20007. The main entrance is located off the alley between 1000 and 1050 Thomas Jefferson Streets NW.

Click here for walking directions to conference from hotel (PDF)

Click here for driving directions to conference (PDF)


Lodging

We have reserved a block of rooms at the Melrose Georgetown Hotel at the Melrose Georgetown Hotel for June 3-7 at the Federal per diem rate of $251 per night with an additional 15% local tax per night for a total rate of $289 per night. You can make your room reservations by booking online (via WebLink), emailing the hotel (info@melrosehoteldc.com) or calling the hotel (202-955-6400). Please refer to group code 1016WP when making reservations. For added convenience, you also may use the included WebLink. Scheduled check-in is June 3 at 3:00 PM and checkout is June 6 at 12:00 PM. If these times do not suit your needs, then with advanced notice the hotel may be able to accommodate any changes to these times. If additional nights are needed, please call the hotel. If these times do not suit your needs, contact the hotel to schedule early check-in and/or late check-out in advance of the conference. The cut-off date to receive the conference rate is May 4, 2019.

The hotel address is 2430 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20007. NDTAC is arranging shuttles to take you to and from the conference each day. More information about the shuttles is coming soon.


Airport/Train Information

The closest airports to AIR are Reagan National Airport (DCA), Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), and Baltimore-Washington Airport (BWI), respectively. The nearest train station is Union Station, located in downtown Washington, DC.

Ground Transportation

Below are ground transportation options to help you get from the airport or Union Station to the hotel.

Metro

The hotel is near Foggy Bottom-George Washington University (GWU) Metro Station, accessible via the Metro’s Blue, Orange, and Silver lines.

  • From Reagan National Airport (DCA), take the Blue Line directly to the Foggy Bottom-GWU station.
  • From Dulles International Airport (IAD), take the Silver Line directly to the Foggy Bottom-GWU station.
  • From Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), take the airport shuttle to the BWI Airport Rail Station and take the Amtrak or MARC Penn Line rail service to Union Station in Washington, DC. From there, follow the directions below.
  • From Union Station, take the Red Line to the Metro Center station and switch to the Blue or Orange line, which will take you to the Foggy Bottom-GWU station.

Please visit www.wmata.com for maps and additional information.

Rideshare

Lyft and Uber offer a number of riding options, including economy (e.g., Lyft Economy, UberX), premium (e.g., Lyft Lux, UberSUV), and carpool (e.g., Lyft XL, UberPOOL) options.  You will need to download the rideshare application of your choice (Lyft (Apple or Android) or Uber (Apple or Android)) to your mobile device to request a ride.

Taxi

Taxi services are available at Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA), Dulles International Airport (IAD), Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), and Union Station from a variety of cab services. Travel to the hotel from DCA starts at approximately $25 one-way; from IAD starts at approximately $70 one-way; from BWI starts at approximately $90 one-way; and from Union Station starts at approximately $13.

Super Shuttle

You may reserve a Super Shuttle via http://www.supershuttle.com or 1-800-BLUE-VAN (258-3826). The shuttle carries many passengers and may have other stops before yours.