Conference at a Glance

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April 20 – April 23, 2016

 

Conference at a Glance

 

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

ACTLA Board Meeting                                                         2:00pm – 5:00pm

ACTLA Board Dinner                                                           5:00pm – 6:00pm

Thursday, April 21, 2016

ACTLA Conference Registration                                  7:00am – 4:00pm

Full Day Pre-Conference Sessions                               9:00am – 2:00pm

AM Pre-Conference Sessions                                      9:00am – 12:00pm

PM Pre-Conference Sessions                                        1:00pm – 4:00pm

PM Concurrent Workshops                                           1:00pm- 4:00pm

Exhibit Hall Set Up                                                         1:00pm – 4:00pm

Conference Kick-Off                                                       5:00pm – 6:00pm

Event: Tour of the Strip                                                 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Friday, April 22, 2016

Conference Registration                                                   7:00am – 5:00pm

Exhibit Hall                                                                         7:30am – 5:00pm

Welcome Breakfast                                                            8:00am – 9:00am

AM Concurrent Workshops (15 Breakout Sessions)  9:00am – 12:20pm

Keynote Luncheon                                                            12:30pm – 2:00pm

PM Concurrent Workshops (10 Breakout Sessions)    2:10pm – 4:20pm

ACTLA Board Meeting                                                       4:30pm – 5:30pm

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Conference Registration                                                        7:00am – 10:00am

Exhibit Hall                                                                              7:30am – 12:30pm

Breakfast                                                                                    8:00am – 9:00am

AM Concurrent Workshops (15 Breakout Sessions)       9:00am – 12:20pm

Lunch on Your Own                                                               12:30pm – 1:00pm

Post-Conference Workshop:                                                  1:00pm-3:00pm

"Why S.I.?" by Kate Gold of UMKC

ACTLA Board Meeting

To view the concurrent session schedule, click here!

To register for the conference, click here! While registering, be sure to sign up for our special bus tour of the Las Vegas strip! 

 


Hotel, Parking and Transportation

 

                      • CONFERENCE HOTEL

The official conference hotel is the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino at 3700 W. Flamingo Road

Las Vegas, NV 89103; (888) 746-6955. ACTLA’s special group rate of $119/night (not including tax and resort fee) is available until March 20, 2016 (or until our room block is sold out!). Come early or stay longer to enjoy the Las Vegas area (the special room rate is available from April 17th through April 25th). Parking during these dates is FREE. Register online using this link: Rio Hotel

                      • PARKING

Parking is free during the conference dates April 17-24, 2016.

                      • TRANSPORTATION

Airport/Flight

McCarran International Airport

5757 Wayne Newton Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119

(702) 261-5211

https://www.mccarran.com

Shuttle Bus from the Airport

Super Shuttle

1. 800.258.3826

www.shuttlelasvegas.com

Airline Shuttle

1. 702.444.1234

www.bestairlineshuttle.com

Taxi

There are various taxi services available at the airport. Please use a reputable taxi service such as Ace Cab, Checkered Cab, etc.

https://www.mccarran.com/Go/Taxis.aspx

During registration, be sure to sign up for our bus tour of the Las Vegas Strip!

 

To register for the conference, click here!

Professional Registration

Professional Registration
Conference RegistrationAmountPaid By
Stipulations
Full Conference – Early Bird$290.009/4/15 - 2/29/16Payment must be made at time of registration or postmarked within 30 days of registration; if it is not postmarked, you will be charged the full registration fee
Full Conference (no Early Bird)$340.003/1/16 – 3/31/16Payment must be made at time of registration or postmarked by 4/1/16. After 4/1/16, please bring your check with you to the conference
Late Full Conference Registration$390.00Paid after 4/1/16Payment must be made at time of registration or bring your check with you to the conference
Single Day Registration – Early Bird$190.009/4/15 - 1/31/16Payment must be made at time of registration or postmarked within 30 days of registration; if it is not postmarked, you will be charged the full registration fee
Single Day Registration ( no Early Bird)$240.002/1/16 – 3/31/16Payment must be made at time of registration or postmarked by 4/1/16. After 4/1/16, please bring your check with you to the conference
Late Single Day Registration$290.00Paid after 4/1/16payment must be made at time of registration or bring your check with you to the conference

Student (not in a professional position)/Retiree Conference Rates

Student (not in a professional position)/Retiree Conference Rates
Conference RegistrationAmountPaid ByStipulations
Full Day – Early Bird$190.009/4/15 - 1/31/16Payment must be made at time of registration or postmarked within 30 days of registration; if it is not postmarked, you will be charged the full registration fee
Full Conference
(no Early Bird)
$240.002/1/16 – 3/31/16Payment must be made at time of registration or postmarked by 4/1/16. After 4/1/16, please bring your check with you to the conference
Late Full Conference Registration$290.00Paid after 4/1/16Payment must be made at time of registration or bring your check with you to the conference
Single Day RegistrationSame as Professional Cost (listed in first table)

Pre-Conferences

April 21, 2016

Pre-Conference
Full Day
9:00am – 4:00pm
AmountPaid By
Improving Reading Across Disciplines – One Tutorial Session at a Time: A Reading Apprenticeship Approach for Tutoring$100.004/1/2016
Transforming Good Students into Great Learners: A Metacognitive Learning Approach$100.004/1/2016
Half Day (morning)
9:00am – 12:00pm
AmountPaid By
CRLA Certifications: International TUTOR Training Program Certification (ITTPC)$60.004/1/2016
Half Day (afternoon)
1:00pm – 4:00pm
AmountPaid By
100 Amazing Strategies and Resources for “Wowifying” Tutor Training and Improving Student Outcomes$60.004/1/2016
Both morning and afternoon sessions$100.004/1/2016

Registration fees include a one-year ACTLA membership.

  • Refund Policy

    • Written requests for refunds of 75% of conference registration fees must be received or postmarked prior to Monday, December 29, 2015.
    • Written requests for refunds of 50% of conference registration fees must be received or postmarked prior to Sunday, February 15, 2016.
    • No refunds of conference registration fees will be issued after Sunday, February 15, 2016. Extenuating circumstances such as serious illness or injury, death of a family member, or unforeseeable emergency will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Documentation may be required. There will be a charge of 50% of conference registration fees to cover unrecoverable food and hotel costs.
    • All written requests for refunds of conference registration fees must be sent to the ACTLA President, Ms. Tabitha Villalba (Tabitha.villalba@fresnocitycollege.edu)