Frequently Asked Questions
Have a question about the 2013 Charter School Authorizer Workshop? We've answered some of the most frequently asked questions below. If your question isn't listed, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
A: The Charter School Authorizer Workshop will begin with a Welcome Lunch 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 16th and conclude at 2:15 p.m. on Tuesday,September 17th. Please visit our schedule page for more information.
A: The cost to attend is $250 per person and includes two lunches, an evening cocktail and appetizer reception, snack breaks and ground-breaking discussion on the future of education in the pleasent confines of GVSU's Downtown Grand Rapids campus.
A: The deadline to register is Friday, August 30th, 2013.
A: Grand Valley State University (link to map)
Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus
Grand Rapids, MI
Location: Seidman College of Business-First Floor Forum Room
A: Business casual.
A: GVSU's Federal Tax ID number is 381684280.
A: A confirmation email will be sent directly to the address under which the registration was made.
A: Payment is due at the time of registration. Registration will not be considered complete until payment has been received in full.
A: A receipt will be emailed to you at the time you make your registration. To request another copy, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
A: Please contact email@example.com or call at 616-331-2240.
A: All cancellations must be made in writing. Please write firstname.lastname@example.org or fax your cancellation request to 616-331-2085. Make sure to include the name the registration is under and the confirmation number.
A: Yes, however we need to have the transfer in writing. Please send an email to email@example.com.
A: Conference cancellation requests must be received in writing. Cancellations received June 15, 2013 through September 15, 2013 will be subject to a 50% cancellation fee (Email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 616-331-2085). No refunds will be given after September 15, 2013.
A: No, hotel reservations are made independent of your workshop registration. To cancel your hotel reservation, please contact the hotel with which you made the reservation.
A: Your registration includes tuition, instructional materials, valuable networking opportunities, and food and beverages at the workshop.
A: Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult while at the workshop and must have their own registration. Children under the age of 13 are not allowed at the conference. However we encourage attendees to bring their families to enjoy all that Grand Rapids, MI has to offer. Art Prize begins the following week, so there will be a lot of activity around Grand Rapids for the entire family.
A: The Charter Schools Office has reserved a block of hotel rooms at special reduced rates for workshop attendees at the JW Marriot and Amway Grand Plaza. Visit the hotel page for additional information.
A: Grand Rapids, MI is serviced by the Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) .The airport is approximately 15 miles/20 minutes from downtown Grand Rapids, MI. Visit the travel and transportation page of the workshop website for more information.
A: The registration booth will be open from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. on Monday, September 16th.
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