Frequently Asked Questions:
When is the conference?
May 4-6, 2016
Where is the conference being held?
All sessions and workshops will be at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront. FLC has negotiated discount room rates for Conference attendees at the Hilton, home to the 2016 Florida Literacy Conference.
Visit the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront for more information.
How many people are expected to attend the 2016 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 3.
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 added incentive. 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 Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront by calling (727) 894-5000 or reserve online. Sleeping room rates start $116.
What are the closest airports?
The hotel is located approximately 20 minutes (13 miles) south of the St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport.
How do I register as a member, non-member, adult student, or pre-conference attendee?
To register for the 2016 Florida Literacy Conference as a member, non-member, adult student, or pre-conference attendee, click here to go to the registration page.
We have an Organizational Membership. How many people from my organization can attend the Conference at the membership rate?
One person 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 due when you register. PO numbers will be invoiced and payment must be received by FLC by May 1(not postmarked). Any payment received after April 20 will be billed at the onsite Conference registration rate.
What is the cancellation policy?
After April 8, 2016 Full and Single Day Conference Registrations will not be refunded. Refunds will be processed after the Conference ends. Please view the Refund/Transfer Policies for more details.
I can’t make it to the conference. Can I send someone in my place? Yes, you can transfer your registration. Contact our Resource Specialist, Luciana Ramos at email@example.com.
Is there a paper application?
If you would prefer to pay by check, download the printable 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 Luciana Ramos at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Luciana Ramos at email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.