OKA+ STATEWIDE CONFERENCE 2015

Oklahoma A+ Schools@UCO

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LOGISTICS

Date: Saturday, March 7, 2015

Time: Check in 9:00 a.m. Opening 9:30 a.m. Close 3:00 p.m.

Location: NCED Conference Center and Hotel

Address: 2801 East State Highway 9, Norman, OK 73071

Provided for You: Morning Refreshments, Lunch, Conference Bag

Contact Prior to Event Date: Anne Springall, cspringall@uco.edu

From Highway 9, enter the NCED campus via Technology Place

After you enter the NCED campus, turn right at the stop sign and proceed to the Hotel and Conference Center.
Google map of State Highway 9 at Technology Place, Norman: http://goo.gl/maps/KjFjf
View the best places to park here: Parking Map.
Look for the OKA+ Yard Signs!

Conference Hotel - On Site, Friday, March 6

The NCED Conference Center and Hotel is holding a limited number of rooms for conference attendees at $83 per night. Room rate includes breakfast in the Sooner Grill and complimentary Wi-Fi access. Reservations must be made by Friday, Feb 27, 2015. Please call 405-447-9000 and reference the Oklahoma A+ Schools Statewide Conference (group 3148) to make a reservation. If you are sharing a room with someone in order to split the rate, please provide the name of that individual so that the hotel can split the transaction. All guests will be asked for a credit card to make their reservation, and they will need to present that card when they check in, to cover any incidental expenses they may incur.

MEET OUR KEY INNOVA+ORS AND GET READY TO. . .

AND CHOOSE 2 INTERPRETA+ION HUBS. . .

to CREATE CONNECTIONS with Creative Dramatics, Creative Movement, Leadership, Music, Technology, Visual Art, and Writing.

VIEW HUB DESCRIPTIONS AND FACILITATOR BIOS AT www.smore.com/s48nu.

EARLY-BIRD ACTIVITIES (starting at 9AM)

  • Register (Check out the goodies & info in your bag!)
  • Get some fuel: coffee, juice, bagels, and pastry
  • Play, Learn, and Share... as you create interesting curricular connections at interactive stations presented by our partners from Crayola, Echo Theatre, Manyawi and the Opry Heritage Foundation, Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence and Colonial Williamsburg, and TechJOYnt!
  • Connect with colleagues from across the OKA+ network and our partners from Arkansas, Louisiana, and North Carolina A+ Schools!
  • Explore the fabulous OKA+ swag for sale! (See photo below.)
  • Be ready for the opening session at 9:30 sharp!

OKA+ SWAG FOR SALE AT THE CONFERENCE

OKA+ T-shirts, mugs, paintbrush-style pens, mason-jar-style tumblers
Tip: Bring your checkbook or some pocket money to make shopping easy; we cannot accept credit cards.

BRING YOUR DEVICES AND. . .

contribute to a collaborative conversation throughout the day.
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FREE Registration - Faculty and Staff in OKA+ Network MEMBER schools qualify for free attendance as follows:

  • Demonstration Schools - Free for 75% of the school staff
  • Participation Schools - Free for 50% of the school staff
  • Implementation Schools in their 2nd & 3rd years - Free for 50% of the school staff
  • Implementation Schools in their 1st year - Free for 75% of the school staff
  • Note: After the conference, schools will be billed $25 per person for attendees in excess of the number in this linked chart: Free Attendance Data for OKA+ Member Schools

DISCOUNTED Registrations

$25 registration fee for:

  • OKA+ Associate Schools
  • UCO Students/Faculty/Staff
  • College Students invited from other campuses
$40 registration fee for Schools currently exploring membership in the OKA+ network
$50 registration fee for AR, LA, NC A+ schools and Fellows

The full $75 conference registration fee applies to non-members and OKA+ Alumni schools.