NAEA 20th Annual Conference










19th Annual Conference

February 6 – 8, 2013

Marriott Marquis

Atlanta, Georgia

 Registration – $299.00

Preconference School Tour – $25.00

Special Pricing for Multiple Attendees from a School District

About Our Conference

The purpose of the 19th Annual National Alternative Educators Conference is to bring together experts from a wide variety of fields and disciplines. Seasoned professionals in alternative education, nontraditional education, as well as dropout prevention will provide an assortment of breakout sessions.

The conference is appropriate for teachers, counselors, para-professionals, crisis workers, administrators, school resource officers, board members and others who are interested in starting an alternative education program or school, who want to revamp their existing program or school and who are committed to the quality, expansion and progression of alternative education in the United States. The conference is also appropriate for individuals committed to quality alternatives that serve students’ at-risk of dropping out of school.

Online and Mail-in Registration is now closed. 

On-site registration will be available at the Mariott Marquis!

On-site payment accepted:  copy of your Purchase Order, Credit Card, or Cash.


Conference Registration Fee

The conference registration fee includes:  the conference bag and badge, admission to general sessions and presenters’ workshops, pre-conference workshops, two continental breakfasts, two luncheons and access to the Exhibit Hall.

Hotel Reservations

As hotel space at the NAEA Conference rate is limited, make your reservations early.

Hotel reservation can be made online by clicking here.

Guest check-in cannot be guaranteed prior to 4:00 p.m. on the day of arrival.  Check-out time is 12:00 Noon.

Hotel Parking Rates:  The Marriott offers both self-parking and valet services.  The rate is $10 per hour or $30 daily; valet parking fee $30 for all overnight/registered guest and $34 for over-sized vehicles per day (all rates are subject to change).

The following are local public parking lots in the nearby area of the hotel:

  • Lanier Parking Company, 161 Peachtree Center Avenue

$16 per day

  • SunTrust Plaza Parking, 303 Peachtree Center Avenue

$20 per day

Ground Transportation from the Airport

Shuttle service is available for $16.50 (per person, one-way). MARTA (Peachtree Center stop) is a short ride to the hotel at a fare of $2.50 one way.

MARTA Rail Map can be viewed here.


Taxicabs estimated fare $32 from the airport to the Marriott


Car Rental available offices are on the baggage claim level of the airport.  Check each company for rates.



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