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2020 Academic Support Conference | January 26-28
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This professional development opportunity is designed for those who offer academic support in an independent school. Classroom teachers, learning specialists, and directors of academic support are all invited to learn together about the latest research, curriculum, instructional strategies, and best practices for supporting all learners in an independent school. Network with others in the field to discover practical solutions and strategies to foster student success.

For questions about speakers or session content: sheri@sais.org

WHEN:

Sunday-Tuesday, January 26-28, 2020

  • Welcome reception at 6PM on Sunday, Jan 26
  • First session begins at 8:30AM on Monday, Jan 27
  • Final session concludes at 12PM on Tuesday, Jan 28

WHERE:

Crowne Plaza Ravinia, 4355 Ashford Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA 30346

REGISTRATION:


SAIS

Member School 

 Non-Member

School 

Through November 1
$425 $479
November 2 - December 6
$445 $499
December 7 - January 10
$465 $519
After January 10 $485 $539

 

JUSTIFY YOUR ATTENDANCE:

Craft a proposal using these key points.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS:

Reservations may be made online or by phone at (770) 395-7700.

  • Group rate = $169
  • Cut-off date: January 3 or when the block is full
  • Complimentary wifi in guest rooms
  • Discounted overnight self-parking: $10/day self-parking, $20/day valet

GETTING THERE:

  • AIRPORT: Hartsfield Jackson International Airport (ATL)
  • GROUND TRANSPORTATION: The hotel is 1 mile from the Dunwoody MARTA station on the red line. Cabs are also available to/from the airport.

MEALS:

Your registration fee includes:

  • Sunday: reception
  • Monday: breakfast, lunch, reception
  • Tuesday: breakfast, grab & go snack 

ADVISORY GROUP:

Thank you to the members of the advisory group for the 2020 ASC:

  • Deb Cook, Lower School Learning Specialist, Pace Academy, GA
  • Courtney Rose Dykeman-Bermingham, Assistant Director of the Academic Development Center, Woodberry Forrest, VA
  • Teresita Hurtado, Upper School, Cannon School, NC
  • Anna Claire McKay, Middle School Learning Coordinator, University School of Nashville
  • Kathy Rawlins, Lower School Learning Specialist, Bolles School, FL
  • Bonnie Smith, Learning Center Director, Brookstone School, GA
  • Melissa Wilson-Baker, Learning Specialist, Episcopal Collegiate, AR

SOCIAL MEDIA:

DRESS CODE:

Business casual (erring on the side of casual) is always safe with us. We want you to be comfortable. Be sure to bring a jacket or sweater in case you find the meeting room chilly. We tend to skew cooler rather than warmer.

QUESTIONS:

If you require special accommodations or have any questions, please contact info@sais.org.

THE FINE PRINT:

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received in writing to info@sais.org 21 days prior to the event will be refunded less a 20% processing fee. After that date no refunds are available, but replacement registrants are welcomed.

Consent to Use of Photo / Video / Audio: Registration, attendance at, or participation in SAIS meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to SAIS’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videos, electronic reproductions, and audio of such events and activities.

Target Audience: SAIS professional development events are designed for those currently employed by K-12 independent schools. Topics are presented from an independent school perspective and discussed based on that unique culture. As such, registration is limited to faculty/staff from SAIS member schools or from non-member schools meeting the SAIS candidacy criteria. Please contact info@sais.org if you have questions about eligibility.

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