Frequently Asked Questions:
When is the conference?
May 9-11, 2018
Where 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.
Visit the Orlando Marriott Lake Mary website for more information.
How many people are expected to attend the 2018 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 the most recent schedule.
When are Pre-Conference Workshops being held?
Pre-conference sessions take place on Tuesday, May 8.
Visit the Pre-Conference Workshop page for more information.
May I attend the pre-conference sessions without attending the Conference?
Can I receive professional development in-service points/hours for attendance?
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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you require additional documentation of attendance.
How do I make hotel reservations? You can make reservations directly with the Orlando Marriott Lake Mary on the hotel website. Conference room rates begin at $116 per night.
How do I register as a member, non-member, adult student, or pre-conference attendee?
To register for the 2018 Florida Literacy Conference as a member, non-member, adult student, or pre-conference attendee, click here to go to the registration page. This year we are using a new and improved registration system, so if things look a bit different, do not be alarmed!
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?
When is my payment due?
Payment is accepted via credit 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. If you select invoice request, our office will send an invoice to the email address you provided, 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.
What is the cancellation policy?
Cancellations must be received in writing no later than April 8, 2018. Please send to email@example.com 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 April 8, 2018 or for “No-Show” registrants. Membership fees are nonrefundable.
I can’t make it to the conference. Can I send someone in my place?
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 May 1, 2018. The replacement must be of equal value. Please send the request to firstname.lastname@example.org Substitution requests received after May 1, 2018 will be processed on-site.
Is there a paper application?
Yes, click here to download and print the paper registration 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 Karina Jimenez at email@example.com.
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 please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I register as an exhibitor?
Register online or a hard copy of the registration materials can be found 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 Coalition
ATTN: Nicole Caban
235 Maitland Ave. S #102
Maitland, FL 32751
If you are not sure where to direct your question about the conference, contact email@example.com.