High School Redesign in Action is the New England Secondary School Consortium’s sixth annual conference for educators across the country to share success stories, exchange best practices, and continue to build momentum for innovations that will prepare all students for success in the colleges, careers, and communities of the 21st century. 

WHEN:  Thursday + Friday, March 26–27, 2015

WHERE: Four Points by Sheraton in Norwood, Massachusetts

WHO: Educators, students, policy makers, and teams from middle and secondary schools along with career and technical education centers and higher education from across the country engaged in school improvement

LODGING:  Our room block at the Four Points by Sheraton has sold out! We have secured three other room blocks:

  1. The first at the nearby Hampton Inn Boston-Norwood, located at 434 Providence Highway (Rt. 1), Norwood, MA, 02062. Please call the Hampton Inn directly at 781.769.7000 and reference NESSC High School group block, or book online at  using your group booking code: NES to receive our negotiated rate of $129 per night for either a double queen or standard king room. BLOCK FULL 

  2. The second room block is at the Residence Inn Marriott, located at 275 Norwood Park South, Norwood, MA, 02062. Please call the Marriott Reservations line at 800.331.3131 and reference NESSC High School Redesign in Action or book online here, to receive our negotiated rate of $119 per night for a studio king room.

  3. The third room block is at the Courtyard Boston Norwood located at 300 River Edge Drive, Norwood, MA, 02062. Please call the central reservations line at 800.321.2211 and reference NESSC High School Redesign in Action Conference or book online here, to receive our negotiated rate of $119 per night.

Please hurry and secure your room, overnight rooms have sold out completely the past three years. Negotiated rates expire on February 23, 2015, or when our rooms sell out.

COST: General Registration: $250.00
League of Innovative Schools Members: $250.00
Students: $50.00
FMI: For questions and additional information, email Becky Vance or call 207-773-0505

Refunds and Cancellations

Non-Emergency - If you cannot attend the conference you may transfer your registration to another attendee or request a refund. Refund requests for cancellations must be received via email by March 13, 2015. The full amount paid minus a 10% processing fee will be refunded. Transfers can be made, without penalty at any time, however we cannot guarantee name changes on materials after March 13, 2015. No refund will be issued for cancellations received after March 13, 2015, unless in accordance with the Emergency Policy below.

Emergency Refunds may be granted after March 13, 2015 if an attendee is unable to attend the conference due to the death of an immediate family member, hospitalization, or other extraordinary circumstance. Refunds will still be subject to the 10% processing fee. All emergency refund requests must be received no later than April 3, 2015. 

All cancellations and requests for transfer must be sent in writing via email to Becky Vance

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For more information:

Stephen Abbott, Director of Communications