Pricing is as follows:
Pay Online/By Mail rates close at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, October 12th. After this time, you may register online, but the Pay On-Site rate will apply.
VATE 2017 CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEE SCHEDULE
Membership Status Registration Pay Online/By Mail Pay On-SiteVATE Member Full Weekend Conference $125.00 $150.00Non-Member* Full Weekend Conference $150.00 $175.00Student Full Weekend Conference $50.00 $75.00VATE Member Friday Only Conference $60.00 $75.00Non-Member* Friday Only Conference $85.00 $100.00VATE Member Saturday Only Conference $80.00 $95.00Non-Member* Saturday Only Conference $105.00 $120.00
*Purchasing this registration includes VATE membership for one year.
Friday, October 20 – 12:00 pm: General Opening Session with Buffet Luncheon and Keynote Speaker, Jocelyn ChadwickJoin us for our conference kick-off session which includes a sandwich and salad buffet and empowering words from our National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) President-Elect. (cost of $10.00)
Friday, October 20 – 7:00 pm: Evening Reception at the Rising Sun Tavern.*Join us for a tour of the 18th century Rising Sun Tavern, where you can step back into the past and hear about the history of the tavern and stories from a costumed tavern wench. Wine (and non-alcoholic alternatives) and cheese are included. (cost of $20.00)*space is limited; if necessary, priority will be given based on registration payment date
Saturday, October 21 – 9:00 am: VDOE English Information Session with Keynote Speaker, Tracy Fair RobertsonJoin us as we prepare to start a day full of enriching Saturday sessions. Tracy Fair Robertson, the English Supervisor at the Virginia Department of Education, will keep us in the loop of the newest Virginia trends and pertinent information. (cost included in registration)
Saturday, October 21 – 12:30 pm: VATE Awards Ceremony with Buffet Luncheon and Keynote Speaker, Matthew QuickJoin us for a hot lunch and a program, featuring New York Times bestselling author and former English teacher, Matthew Quick. Quick is the author of The Silver Linings Playbook and other adult and young adult novels, including his recently released The Reason You’re Alive.* (cost included in registration)*all participants registered for the full weekend or all-day Saturday will receive a hardcover copy of this novel
Saturday, October 21 – 6:00 pm: Dinner with a Board Member Restaurant ExcursionsDecompress and enjoy time with your fellow Virginia English teachers. Sign up to have dinner at one of various local restaurants when you check in at registration. VATE wants to get to know you better! (cost of meal to be paid by attendee; varies by restaurant)
Sunday, October 22 – 10:00 am: Breakfast and Classroom Management Workshop with Keynote Speaker, Freyja BergthorsonVEA Teacher Trainer Freyja Bergthorson will be facilitating an active and engaging classroom management workshop after we enjoy a breakfast of waffles, your choice of bacon or sausage, scrambled eggs, and a garnish of fresh fruit. (cost of $20.00)