The 2014 NEA Higher Education Conference will be held March 14-16, 2014, with a day-long Leadership Day organizing activity on March 13th. The conference is being hosted at the Renassiance Grand Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri.
The theme for the March 2014 conference is Raise Your Voice: Activist Scholarship, Social Change and the Future of Higher Education. This 2 ½ day conference will kick off with a pre-conference opportunity for attendees to participate in a “member engagement training regarding the Public Narrative: Story of Self, Us and Now” which will also include a collective organizing activity in the local community. The featured speaker for this event will be Activist /author – Wes Moore from Baltimore, MD. Purpose – Develop and Skill up member activists in the NEA Higher Ed community.
Objective – Actively encourage attendees to effectively utilize organizing and advocacy skills as a tool to make a difference in building membership and initiating change on, and within, their respective higher ed systems. The National Council for Higher Ed (NCHE) will be conducting business throughout this 2 ½ day event. Conference sessions will highlight topics such as the College Affordability issue, developing stronger locals and the growing effects of online learning.
Hilton St. Louis Downtown at the Arch 400 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63101
Over flow lodging has been secured at the Hilton St. Louis Downtown at the Arch. The hotel is located 2 blocks (0.3 miles from the St. Louis Renaissance Grand—the host hotel). The NEA negotiated room rate is $149.00 for a single room.
To secure your lodging:
Online: http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/reservations/index.jhtml?hotel=STLDDHF&groupCode=NEA By Telephone: Please call (314) 314-436-0002 1-800-HILTONS Be sure to reference Reservations Group Code NEA in order to get the NEA negotiated rate of $149.00 per room night.
If you are a flash session or workshop presenter lodging for the night prior to, and the night of your presentation will be covered by NEA. All other room nights must be secured with your own personal funds.
Monday, March 10, 2014 - Sunday, March 16, 2014 8:00 AM - 11:55 PMCentral Time
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Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel800 Washington AvenueSt. Louis, Missouri 63101314.621.9600
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