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Workshop Logistics

Logistics

Schedule

This workshop will begin at 5 PM on Thursday evening, April 30th, with a reception, dinner and keynote speaker, and continues Friday morning and afternoon, May 1st, in conjunction with the annual meeting of the National Numeracy Network (NNN). The NNN annual meeting will feature two opportunities to learn more about the NSF-funded projects, a poster session on the afternoon of Friday, May 1 and a panel on Saturday, May 2. Workshop participants are strongly encouraged to stay through May 2.

Registration

Applicants who have been invited should complete the workshop registration form. The registration deadline is Wednesday, April 1st. You'll need to make your travel plans before completing the registration form.

Travel

by Air

Air travelers should fly into the Seattle-Tacoma International (SEA) airport. Reservations for ground transportation can be made with Shuttleexpress at the cost of $26 each way. Use the hotel option and choose "Country Inn Suites, Bothell" as drop-off/pick-up location. If you choose UW-Bothell, the price jumps to $44 each way!

by Car

If you are driving we recommend doing a Google driving directions search on Country Inn & Suites, located at: 19333 North Creek Pkwy, Bothell, WA, 98011. The University of Washington provides Visitors with pertinent driving information.

Parking on campus is $3/car per visit, payable with cash, debit or credit cards at lot pay stations.

Reimbursement

Participants will be awarded a $500 stipend to compensate for travel and other costs, as well as their participation in the project. A live project sheet is a condition for receiving the stipend. Once your project sheet is live, please complete the W-9, provide a letter explaining your participation in the workshop and mail to: Carleton College, B-SERC, One North College St., Northfield, MN 55057 Attn: Linda Goozen. Stipend checks will be processed within 2-4 weeks and mailed to your W-9 address.

Lodging

Lodging on Thursday and Friday nights, and most meals for invited workshop participants are covered by our NSF grant. Please make your own hotel reservations according to your travel plans. If you plan to stay through the Saturday afternoon session of the NNN meeting, and this requires that you stay Saturday night, you will be responsible for the cost of your lodging that night. The NNN Conference has negotiated a special single -room rate of $119, at Country Inn & Suites under the group block name, "National Numeracy Conference". There are 3 ways to reserve your room:

1. Call the hotel front desk at 1-425-485-5557, reference the group block name, "National Numeracy Conference".

2. Call the Reservations Center toll free at 1-800-456-4000, ask for Bothell, WA location and reference the block name, "National Numeracy Conference".

3. Go to Country Inn of Bothell, select arrival and departure dates, click on "more search options" and type in "NNN" within the promotional code box for the special rates.

Some hotel services include: wireless internet access, complimentary shuttle within 5 mile radius, and a complimentary breakfast buffet. The University campus is short walk from the hotel and if it is not raining, it is strongly recommended that you enjoy the walk — much of it is through the University's wetlands. A map will be provided when you check in with local amenities and the walking path highlighted.

Communications

You will have a telephone in your room at Country Inn & Suites and messages can be left at the hotel desk: 1-425-485-5557.

Each participant will need a laptop computer during the workshop.

Meals

A complimentary continental breakfast will be served each day at The Country Inn. Other meals will be served on campus or in local restaurants. All meals will include vegetarian offerings. Please provide information on the registration form if you require special meals. The cost of most meals during the workshop is covered. However, the NSF grant does not cover alcoholic beverages. Alcoholic drinks may be available for purchase during some meals.

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