Conferences and Events

2024 WAFLT Fall Conference

Connect, Collaborate, Create

Hilton Appleton Paper Valley, Appleton, Wisconsin
October 31 – November 2, 2024

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Registration is Opening Soon!

 

Friday’s Keynote Event and Awards Ceremony: 

Friday, November 1, 2024

4:00 – 5:30 pm

Speakers:

James Wooldridge, AKA Sr. Wooly

Deborah Kennedy, Distinguished Language Educator

Consider attending. . .

  • The informal orientation meeting for first-time conference attendees and new teachers Friday morning at 7:45 in Salon D.
  • Exciting Friday Morning workshops.
  • A variety of one hour sessions on both Friday and Saturday.

Don’t miss:

  • The Thursday evening reception in the Clubhouse at 8:00, a great way to reconnect with colleagues and to meet new friends.
  • Postcard Contest Presentation and Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
  • The Awards Ceremony honoring Distinguished Language Educator – Deborah Kennedy, and the Keynote Presentation, James Wooldridge (“Sr. Wolly”)
  • WAFLT After Dark. Enjoy connections and collegiality and perhaps a cocktail in Blaze from 8:00 to 10:30 pm.
  • The Saturday morning WAFLT Business Meeting from 7:00 to 8:00 including a complimentary continental breakfast.

Conference Registration Fees:

  • Full conference registration.  **Cost includes Friday morning workshop.**  Advance sign-up requested.

Full Conference

Early Bird
By Sept 15
Regular
By Oct 20
Late/Onsite
After Oct 20
Member$75$85$95
Non-member$120$130$140
Retired$50$60
Student$25$35

Saturday Only Conference

Early Bird
By Sept 15
Regular
By Oct 20
Late/Onsite
After Oct 20
Member$55$60$70
Non-member$100$105$115
Retired$30$40
Student$15$25

Late/On-site Registration (Friday and/or Saturday) $10 extra

Optional Ticketed Events:

  • LuncheonsFriday/Saturday – $25.00 each

ATTENTION NEW TEACHERS!!!

WAFLT New Teacher Scholarships are designed to help teachers new to the profession attend their first professional conference.  Applicants must be in their first, second, or third year of teaching and current members of WAFLT.  Scholarships will be awarded to the first 10 qualifying teachers. Scholarships will include registration to the WAFLT conference and one free luncheon ticket.  Applicants must first join WAFLTApply here!

Membership Dues:

  • Regular Member – 1 Year – $35.00
  • Regular Member – 3 Years – $90.00
  • Retired or Student Member – 1 Year – $25.00
  • Retired Member – 3 Years – $65.00
  • Lifetime – $600

Registration Open Soon!

 

ON SITE REGISTRATION OPENS 6:30 PM THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2!

Please note:

  • Whether mailing in your payment or paying by credit cardbegin your registration online!
  • Be sure to carefully read dates and times, registration instructions and note coding of workshops indicating which days they are offered and pricing.
    • Make a copy of this conference planning guide to help you manage your workshop and session selections.
    • Workshops and sessions are correlated to the PI34 standards (in brackets following the session title). View the Standards to learn more.
    • Scholarships for Tomorrow’s Teachers – Are you enrolled in a teacher education program?  Are you a cooperating teacher or a methods teacher?  Check out the scholarships for teachers-in-training to attend WAFLT.  For more information, visit our “Grants and Scholarships” page and download an application. (Deadline: September 25!)
  • Refund Procedure:

    • Conference refund requests must be made in writing by November 30, 2024 and sent to WAFLT, P.O. Box 1493, Appleton, WI 54912.
    • A service charge of $20.00 is applied to all refunds.
    • Meals are non-refundable.
    • Membership dues are nonrefundable.

Accommodations:

Hilton Appleton Paper Valley 
333 W. College Avenue, Appleton WI
(920) 733-8000 

Make your hotel reservations directly with the Hilton Appleton Paper Valley.

If reserving online, click here for conference rate.

If reserving by phone, specify WAFLT Convention as the reservation code.

Deadline: Sept. 30th, 2024

Reservation Code

Cancellation Policy

Single

Double

Triple

Quad

WAFLT

24 hrs. prior to arrival date

$129

$129

$139

$149

Parking: Washington Street Ramp (entrances on Washington or Division) and Midtown Ramp (entrances on Superior, Appleton, and Lawrence Streets) have skywalks to the Paper Valley Hotel. 

HOW DOES THE CITY OWNED COVERED PARKING RAMP WORK?

Option 1) Paid validation for guests with hotel room in Red/Midtown Ramp (parking is conveniently added to the sleeping room bill/receipt and guests can come and go using the same pass)

  • $10 per night for unlimited in/out privileges (good for 24 hours)
  • Insert ticket to leave ramp. Scan the same ticket to re-enter the ramp.

Option 2) Pay each time you exit the Red/Midtown parking ramp or Green/Washington Street Ramp via credit card or cash.

  • $3 for less than four hours. $6 for over four hours up to 24 hours.
  • $6 for every 24 hours that you stay parked on the ramp. Receipt given at ramp.

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