Frequently Asked Questions
We have assembled a list of questions and answers which may prove to be helpful. If you do not find the answer to your question here, feel free to email email@example.com.
Online Registration Form
Q: How much is the registration fee?
A: The National Comprehensive Literacy Institute is free to all attendees. There is no registration fee.
Q: When is the deadline to register?
A: Online registration will close on July 27, 2012. However, walk on registration will be available if space allows. Please note that this is a limited capacity event and registrations will be processed in the order they are received.
Q: Who should attend this conference?
A: Educators serving all populations of students from birth to graduation will benefit from the keynotes and breakout sessions. Teachers, administrators and state leadership will find this conference brings together entire educational systems while providing appropriate topics and sessions for all levels.
Q: What is the cancellation policy?
A: Please cancel your registration as soon as your plans change. This event has limited capacity and individuals who have been waitlisted will be waiting for an opening.
Q: What if I'm taking someone's place at the conference?
A: Please complete your own separate registration form so that you will have a name badge and materials.
Q: Where is the registration desk located?
A: Attendees will find the registration desk/kiosks located in the Anaheim Marriott Ballroom Foyer.
Online Registration Form
Q: Is there a printable registration form?
No. Registration is only available online.
Q: Who do I contact for assistance with the online registration form?
A: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance or call Office: (405) 321-9111 or Toll Free: (877) 645-6477.
Q: I have registered for previous events at Miko Group. Why can't I use my old username and password?
A: Miko Group, in the past year, has undergone a revamp of the online registration program. This allows for us to streamline our registration process. Please build a new profile to use our new registration program. We believe you will find this to be a quick and easy process.
Build a profile.
Activate your profile (click on link in email).
Log in and register for your event.
If you have any questions, please email email@example.com.
Q: How will I receive my CEU documentation?
A: On the last day of the conference, you may stop by the Onsite CEU Center to receive your individual CEU Certificate located in the Anaheim Marriott Ballroom Foyer.
Q: What if I can't pick up my CEU on the last day of the conference?
A: Email Miko Group at firstname.lastname@example.org to request a CEU. Once we have verified that you were in attendance, we will email the certificate to you.
Q: When are presentation proposals due?
A: The submission deadline for presentation proposals is May 15, 2012. In order to complete a fair and reasonable review, there will be no exceptions.
Q: How do I submit a presentation proposal?
A: Click on the tab on the right titled “Call for Presentations” for more information.
Q: When will I know if my presentation proposal was accepted?
A: Submitted proposals will be reviewed and presenters notified by June 30, 2012.
Q: Do presenters have to register for the conference?
A: Yes. All presenters must register.
Q: What room set up and audiovisual equipment will be provided?
A: Each breakout session will be equipped with a lectern and microphone, a data projector, and a screen. Seating will be theater style. All breakout sessions will be uniform in set up; however, room size will vary.
Q: After my presentation is over, what do I do?
A: As there will be another session after your presentation, please be sure that you finish on time and that you move the chairs back to their original location.
Q: How can I arrange for special assistance?
A: When you complete your registration profile, you may make mention of any special needs such as sign language interpretation, or other accommodations. You may also email the Logistics Project Manager, Jill Hatcher at Jill.Hatcher@mikogroup.com for assistance.
Q: What are the dates and times for the conference?
A: The National Comprehensive Literacy Institute will begin on Monday, July 30th at 9:00 a.m in the Anaheim Marriott Marquis Ballroom. Get ahead of the rush and check-in on Sunday, July 29th between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. at the Attendee Check-In Kiosks located in the Anaheim Marriott Ballroom Foyer.
Q: What is there to do in Anaheim?
A: From museums to Major League Baseball to Mickey Mouse, Anaheim offers plenty to do when the conference day concludes. Don’t forget--the conference rate at the hotel extends three days before and after the conference, so plan now to stay and play even longer.
You'll find a number of museums representing a wide range of culture, art and nature in Anaheim. Click here to find out more information
Anaheim is home to Major League Baseball’s Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Click here for their schedule.
Anaheim is also home to Disneyland® and Disney California Adventure®. Click here to learn more and order discounted tickets for conference attendees. The final day to purchase these special tickets is July 29, 2012, at 9:00 PM Pacific Standard Time. Tickets are valid for use between Saturday, July 28, and Friday, August 10, 2012.
Q: What is the weather like in Anaheim?
A: You should expect moderate to warm days with cooler temperatures in the evenings plus bright and sunny skies in July. Average temperatures will bring highs in the mid-80s and lows in the mid-60s.
Click here for the 5-day forecast.
Q: What is considered appropriate dress for the conference?
A: Dress is business casual.
Q: Is there parking near the Anaheim Marriott?
A: Yes. The daily parking fee at the hotel is $24.00 for self-parking and $28.00 for valet.
Q: What restaurants are in the area?
A: Restaurants in the Anaheim Marriott include: JW’s Steakhouse, Café Del Sol, Starbucks/Marketplace, Pizza Hut and Degrees Wine and Patio Bar. There are approximately 100 restaurants with styles ranging from fast food to fine dining within a few blocks surrounding the hotel.
Click here for restaurants and special offers for conference attendees.
Q: Is there transportation from the airport?
A: The hotel does not offer a complimentary airport shuttle; there are several options for transportation to Anaheim Marriott.
The Anaheim Marriott is located approximately:
15 miles from John Wayne Airport-Orange County (SNA)
35 miles from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and
20 miles from Long Beach Airport (LGB)
Travel time to and from the property from the three major airports is anywhere between 20-50 minutes, depending on arrival airport and traffic. When departing the Anaheim Marriott, you can either contact their Bell Staff for a taxi request or there are several waiting at the main entrance of the hotel.
Super Shuttle is available from all three nearby airports. Approximate roundtrip fees for a single passenger to/from the Anaheim Marriott:
$20.00 - John Wayne Airport-Orange County (SNA)
$32.00 - Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
$70.00 - Long Beach Airport (LGB)
Please check with Super Shuttle for current rates and shared-ride fees.
Taxis are available from all three nearby airports. One-way fares are approximately:
$35.00 from John Wayne Airport-Orange County (SNA)
$85.00 from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), and
$45.00 from Long Beach Airport (LGB)
Click here for additional transportation information