GEAR UP Professional Development Kickoff Meeting

For this workshop, please remember to bring a laptop/tablet, your Year 6 plan, and the binder that you received last spring.
Date / Time: 
August 16, 2016 (TBD) to August 17, 2016 (TBD)
Location: 
Leavenworth, WA
More Detail: 

Additionally, if you’d like to obtain clock hours the GEAR UP workshop: Year 6 Kickoff  then you must pre-enroll before the event. See the instruction sheets attached to this email for details on how to pre-enroll, purchase hours, and/or get transcripts. The Session ID# is 56782 and the Course # is ABE-710.

Note: If you registered someone else and used your own email, please forward this email to that attendee. Thank you.

WHEN: August 16-17, 2016

WHO: Required for all GEAR UP coordinators and graduation specialists. Optional for counselors, teachers, other staff.

MEETING LOCATION: Icicle Village Resort, Leavenworth

LODGING: Icicle Village Resort, Leavenworth

REGISTRATION LINK: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gear-up-year-6-kickoff-event-registration-19274732243

TRAVEL & REIMBURSEMENT REMINDERS FOR UPCOMING GEAR UP WORKSHOP

  1. MEALS
    1. You are entitled to dinner per diem ($23) if you travel to the workshop location the night before, and on the day you travel home IF you are arrive home after 5:30 pm.
    2. Breakfast will be provided for hotel guests. Lunch will be provided at the workshop on both days.
    3. You cannot be reimbursed for meals provided per above.
  2. LODGING
    1. Please make your hotel room reservations by July 15, 2016 by contacting the Best Western Plus~Icicle Inn in Leavenworth, WA. Please call the hotel directly at (509)-548-7000 and make sure to identify yourself as Washington State GEAR UP attendees.  **Please do not make your reservations online.
    2. If you are traveling more than 50 miles (one-way), you are entitled to lodging the night before the workshop.
    3. Lodging is not reimbursable on the last day of training. If you have special circumstances (health, weather), you may request permission and pre-approval.
    4. When making reservations at the host hotel, it is your responsibility to ask for the GEAR UP/per diem rate (see guidelines in Eventbrite invitation).
    5. We will not reimburse more than the per diem rate.
    6. For questions about lodging, contact Kelly Keeney.
  3. PARKING
    1. Parking is free at the hotel.
  4. MILEAGE
    1. You are expected to carpool to GEAR UP events.
    2. Mileage will be reimbursed at the state rate of $.54/mile.
  5. TRAVEL TIMES
    1. You must note your departure and return times on your Travel Expense voucher or on the Expenditure Detail Form. Meals will not be reimbursed if this information is missing.
  6. CLOCK HOURS
    1. A draft agenda is attached.
    2. After you receive this information, if you wish to receive clock hours then you must pre-register for the clock hours, through ESD113, prior to the event.
    3. Contact Beth Kelly if you have questions. 
Events: 
GEAR UP Professional Development Workshops