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2020 National Policy Training Conference

SAVE-THE-DATE
February 5-7, 2020

Held every February in the nation’s capital during National Magnet School Month, the Policy Training Conference assists magnet school professionals in understanding the complex federal, state and local policy issues that influence magnet school programs. Guidance from the experts:

  • Hard-hitting discussions on legal rights, civil rights.
  • Hear from superintendents.
  • Hear from top Members of Congress and Agency officials.

Attendees visit Capitol Hill and meet with their congressional representatives to raise awareness on the need for and value of magnet schools.

Schools Students Want. Schools Student Need.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5

  • Registration/Check-In   2:00PM
  • Opening General Session   3:00PM
  • Policy Update and Hill Visit Preparation/Messaging
  • Networking Reception

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6

  • Transportation to the Hill
  • Breakfast
  • Hill Welcome
  • Hill Visits
  • Round-table discussion

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7

  • Breakfast
  • AM General Sessions
  • Closing Remarks   12:00PM

CONFERENCE FEES

MSA Member Non-Member
Early Bird
Register on/before January 16

$599

$779

Regular
Register between January 17- 30

$699

$879

Onsite
After January 30

$799

$979

*If you have any questions, please email conferences@magnet.edu or call 202.824.0672.


PAYMENT POLICIES & PROCEDURES (please read carefully!)

MSA finds that it is spending five or more months collecting tens of thousands of registration dollars from attendees. We are too small to accommodate the effort required. So, we appreciate your understanding our adopting the policies below.

Payments:

  1. Payment must be received prior to the start of the conference.
    OR
  2. When checking in at the conference registration table, provide a purchase order and a credit card. The credit card will be charged, after notifying the attendee, 30 days from the end of the conference if payment has not been received.

 

Cancellations/Refunds:
MSA provides a guaranteed head count to hotels 2 weeks in advance of the conference. Therefore, no cancellation refund will be provided within 2 weeks of the conference start. If the registrant has not yet submitted payment and has canceled within the 2-week period, payment will still be due.

If cancellation occurs prior to 2 weeks before the conference, a $150 administrative fee will be assessed.

All cancellation requests must be submitted via email to conferences@magnet.edu.

Please mail all checks to: Magnet Schools of America | P.O. Box 45739 | Baltimore, MD 21297-5739

All registrations with purchase orders (PO): please email a copy of the document to purchaseorder@magnet.edu or fax to 202-737-0100 within 10 business days of registering.
Credit Card payments may be processed online during the registration process.

Onsite payments and purchase orders may be accepted at Onsite Registration with a credit card guarantee. Only cash, credit/debit card or corporate/district pre-printed checks will be accepted.

Grand Hyatt Washington

1000 H St NW
Washington, DC 20001
202.582.1234

$221.00 per night plus tax (single/double)

  • CHECK-IN: after 3:00 PM
  • CHECK-OUT: 12:00 PM

*The group block closes on Monday, January 13, 2019, so please make your reservation today.  Room rate is not guaranteed for all nights and is based on availability.

All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. Cancellations made within 3 day of arrival will forfeit one night’s room and tax.

Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts for Magnet Schools of America.

  • Please click here to book your flights!
  • You may also call Delta Meeting Network® at 1.800.328.1111
    ○ Monday–Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (CT)
    ○ Refer to Meeting Event Code NY2WB

Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via the reservation 800 number.

We are pleased to partner with United Airlines for air travel to our upcoming event.

  • Visit www.united.com/meetingtravel and ZHAY944025 in the Offer Code box to receive your discount.
  • MileagePlus members earn Premier Qualifying Dollars and miles for their travel.
  • You may also call United Meeting Reservation Desk at 800.426.1122
    ○ Monday-Friday 8:00am – 10:00pm Eastern Time
    ○ Saturday-Sunday 8:00am – 6:00pm Eastern Time

Booking fees are waived for Meeting reservations. International customers may contact their local United Reservation Desk.


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