Florida Literacy Conference 2020

Florida Literacy Conference 2020

Event Date: 2020-04-29 09:30:00


The Florida Literacy Conference is back for its 36th year! Join hundreds of adult and family literacy practitioners, teachers, volunteers and adult learners next spring to network, develop new skills and share promising practices. This premier literacy event will offer: A wide variety of sessions presented by educators and professionals from around Florida and the US 14 conference tracks to choose from: something for everyone! Networking opportunities and an exhibit hall to learn about new products Exciting new strategies you can put to work for your program and students And much more! Special Promotion! Buy eight registrations get one free!If you would like to take advantage of our special promotion, register eight participants and we will send you a promo code for a free registration!  Frequently Asked Questions When is the conference?April 29-May 1, 2020Where is the conference being held?  All sessions and workshops will be at the Orlando Marriott Lake Mary in Lake Mary, FL. FLC has negotiated discount room rates for conference attendees at the hotel.How many people are expected to attend the 2019 Florida Literacy Conference? Approximately 400-500 teachers, tutors, administrators, and students from across Florida. What is the schedule for the conference? We periodically update the schedule of conference sessions. Please click here to view our schedule-at-a-glance. What kind of sessions will be offered at the conference?We will be accepting session proposals starting October 14. Please feel free to view the 2019 Conference program to get a general idea of the types of sessions that will be offered. When are Pre-Conference Workshops being held? Pre-conference sessions take place on Tuesday, April 28, 2020. The sessions have yet to be scheduled. Please check the website for updates.  May I attend the pre-conference sessions without attending the conference?Yes Can I receive professional development in-service points/hours for attendance?Yes! For many individuals, conference attendance will help fulfill your in-service professional development requirements.  Local school districts or state colleges do the actual awarding of the in-service points for public programs. Each district or college may have slightly different procedures for awarding such points. You will need to check with the appropriate staff person at your institution to complete the required procedures. FLC will be distributing certificates for continuing education hours to individuals who complete the appropriate documentation.  You must pre-register for this option is on the registration form. Contact Nicole Caban, Education and Training Coordinator at if you require additional documentation of attendance. Hotel How do I make hotel reservations? You can make reservations directly with The Marriott. To reserve your room, call 407-995-1100 and ask for the Florida Literacy Conference room block. Conference room rates begin at $123 per night. Registration How do I register as a member, non-member, or pre-conference attendee?  To register for the 2020 Florida Literacy Conference as a member, non-member, or pre-conference attendee, you are on the right site! Please click "tickets" on the right to see registration prices.  Do I have to be a pre-registered member to take advantage of the discounted member rate?No. You can renew or purchase a membership on the same form. Please see membership renewal under "Additional Items" on the bottom of the registration form. We have an Organizational Membership. How many people from my organization can attend the conference at the membership rate?  Two people per organization can receive the discounted membership rate for the Conference.  Am I eligible for a discount if I purchase an introductory membership?No. When is my payment due?Payment is accepted via credit card, purchasing card, or invoice request (which can be settled by check). You must select your payment method upon registration. Credit card payment is due with registration. Payments via purchasing card shall be made under the credit/debit card section. If you select invoice request, our office will send an invoice to the email address you provided in the "Buyer Information" section of the form, usually within a week. Fulfillment of the invoice is expected by the payment deadline, but we understand some school districts and other organizations have restrictions about paying for services before they are rendered, so we can be flexible on a case-by-case basis. Please explain under the "comments" section.  What is the cancellation policy?   CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations must be received in writing no later than April 1, 2020. Please send to or fax to 407-246-7104. A $25 administrative fee will apply to all cancellation requests; refunds will be issued 4-6 weeks after the conference. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after March 29, 2020 or for “No-Show” registrants. Membership fees are nonrefundable. TRANSFER POLICY:If you are unable to attend for any reason, you may transfer your registration to another individual for free. The registrant must provide a written request and a complete registration form for the replacement person by April 24, 2020. The replacement must be of equal value. Please send the request to . Substitution requests received after April 24, 2020 will be processed on-site. Is there a paper application? There is a paper application, but we highly recommend using this Eventbrite registration portal! Please email Nicole at the paper form. Can I get the discounted rate, even though it’s after the deadline? Attendees only qualify for discounts during the published discounted rate date ranges. If the deadline has passed, the discount is no longer available. How can I get a receipt? A receipt should be emailed to you after your registration and payment is received and processed. If you do not receive an email receipt, please contact Nicole Caban at How can I confirm that I’m registered? A confirmation and receipt is emailed to you after your registration and payment is received and processed. If you do not receive an email confirmation or receipt, please contact How do I register as an exhibitor?Register online, or view a hard copy of the registration materials here.  Print or type in the information on the form and mail it to the address below with your payment. Upon receipt a confirmation will be returned to your company representative. Paper copies of the signed Exhibitor Contract and Registration Form can be mailed to the following address:Florida Literacy CoalitionATTN: Nicole Caban235 Maitland Ave. S #102Maitland, FL 32751Questions If you are not sure where to direct your question about the conference, contact

Orlando Marriott – Lake Mary
1501 International Parkway
Lake Mary
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