New England Secondary School Consortium

Conference Details

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High School Redesign in Action is the New England Secondary School Consortium’s seventh 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, March 17th, 1:00-5:00pm + Friday, March 18th,  8:00-2:30pm

WHERE:  Four Points by Sheraton, 1125 Boston Providence Turnpike · Norwood, MA 02062

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


REGISTRATION

COST
General Registration: $300 per person
League of Innovative Schools Members: $300 per person
Presenters: $300 per person
Secondary School Students: $50 per student
Full-time Pre-service & Graduate Education Students: $300 per person
Live Stream Registration: $40 per person (More information here.)

Registration closes: March 11th, 5:00 PM PST

 

CONFERENCE LIVE STREAM

We are excited to offer a new opportunity to educators across the country; the opportunity to participate in the 2016 High School Redesign in Action conference virtually.  Learn more

PROGRAM 

We are very excited to offer a new tool that will help you explore all of this year’s presentations, engage with presenters and other participants, as well as customize your own agenda. If you are a registered conference participant and need help logging in, please contact Becky Vance.

LODGING

We have room blocks available at five local hotels. Room rates, amenities, and booking instructions vary by hotel.

Block #1: Holiday Inn Express, 225 Norwood Park South, Norwood, MA 02062
Room Rates: Queen/King: $129 per night
Booking Instructions:
To reserve your room, please call reservations at 781-769-0060 and mention the block code: GSP. Rates expire February 16, 2016 or when full.

Block #2: Hampton Inn, 434 Providence Highway (Rt. 1), Norwood, MA, 02062
Room Rates: King/Queen Standard Room: $139 single/double occupancy, per night
Booking Instructions: To reserve your room, please call the hotel directly at 781-769-7000 and mention the NESSC REDESIGN CONFERENCE block or you can book online at:  www.bostonnorwood.hamptoninn.com using your group booking code: NHR. Rates expire February 15, 2016 or when full.

Block #3: Residence Inn Marriott, 275 Norwood Park South, Norwood, MA 02062
Room Rates: Studio King: $139 per night, One bedroom: $149 per night, Two bedroom: $209 per night
Booking Instructions: BLOCK IS FULL. To reserve your room, please call Marriott reservations at 800-331-3131 and mention the NESSC HIGH SCHOOL REDESIGN IN ACTION block or you can book online here. Rates expire January 15, 2016 or when full.

Block #4: Courtyard Marriott, 300 River Ridge Drive,  Norwood,  MA  02062 
Room Rates:
King/Queen Room: $134 single/double occupancy, per night.
Booking Instructions:
 BLOCK IS FULL. To reserve your room, please call 800-321-2211 and use request the group room block for the: NESSC High School Redesign in Action Conference or you can book online here.  Rates expire February 17, 2016 or when full.

Block #5: Four Points by Sheraton, 1125 Boston Providence Turnpike (Rt. 1),  Norwood, MA  02062
Room Rates: a) Standard Queen Room: $115 single/double occupancy, per night; b) King of Double Queen Room: $135 single/double occupancy, per night; c) Pure King/Double Queen Room: $155 single/double occupancy, per night
Booking Instructions: BLOCK IS FULL.

 

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 3, 2016. 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 3, 2016. No refund will be issued for cancellations received after March 3, 2016, unless in accordance with the Emergency Policy below.

Emergency Refunds may be granted after March 3, 2016 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 4, 2016. 

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

FMI: For questions and additional information, email Becky Vance or call 207-773-0505