Registration FAQ

OCTELA 2019 Spring Conference

Lighting the Fire: Inspiring Creativity in Teaching and Learning

March 1 & March 2, 2019

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Registration Questions

What is the cost of the conference?

Full conference cost is $219. Single-day cost for either Friday or Saturday attendees is $134. We also offer discounted conference rates for school districts sending 5 or more teachers, college and university professors bringing 5 or more students, an individual undergraduate rate, and trustee registration.

What is your price for school districts sending 5 or more teachers?

School districts with 5 or more teachers attending the conference will pay a conference rate of $199 per teacher for the full conference or $124 per teacher for single day attendance. To receive the discounted rate, all teachers must be registered at the same time.

What is your price for college and university professors bringing 5 or more students?

College and university professors bringing 5 or more students will receive a discounted rate of $199 for the full conference or $124 for single day attendance. The undergraduate student rate is $109 for the full conference and $84 for single day attendance. For professors to receive the discounted rate, all students must be registered at the same time.

I am presenting at this year’s conference. Do you offer a discounted rate for presenters?

We do. Please check out Proposals FAQ for more details.

Do you offer online registration?

Online registration is available for both the full conference and for single day attendees. Payment will be made via PayPal with your PayPal account. If you do not have or want to sign up for a PayPal account, you can choose the “Pay with Debit or Credit Card” option below the PayPal account login.

I would prefer to pay by check or money order. Do you have an option for that?

A printable version of our registration form can be found HERE.

Do you accept school district purchase orders?

Yes. In order to pay for registration via purchase order, you MUST fill out a printable version of the registration form and send it in with the purchase order.

My school district is going to send more than 10 teachers to the conference. How do I make sure all teachers are registered?

If your school district is going to send more than 10 teachers, please contact our conference registrar at octelaregistrar@gmail.com  You will receive instructions on how to register all of your teachers.

What is the deadline for registration?

Advanced registration closes February 8, 2019. You can register after February 8, but you will be assessed a $25 late fee. We also cannot guarantee lunch for either day of the conference.

Will I be able to register for the conference on-site?

We will accept on-site registrations, but you will be assessed a $25 late fee. We also cannot guarantee lunch for either day of the conference.

I registered for the conference, but I cannot go. Will I be able to receive a refund for my conference fee?

Requests for refunds will be accepted until February 8, 2019. We will not accept refund requests after this date. A $30 processing fee will be deducted from the registration cost for all cancellations.