Annual Conference

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR EDUCATIONAL PLANNING (ISEP)

48th ANNUAL MEETING

CHANGE IN DATE AND LOCATION

*** OCTOBER 8-11, 2018 ***


Embassy Suites Historic Charleston
337 Meeting Street
Charleston, South Carolina
U.S.A.

*** Hotel Registration Information ***

Embassy Suites Historic District direct: 888-448-7829 or 843-723-6900

Embassy Suites website: www.embassysuites.com – Then choose the Embassy Suites Historic District
Our own website: www.charleston-hotels.net (click on Embassy Suites)

Embassy Suites Reservations: 800-EMBASSY or 800-362-2779

For the ISEP rate use Group/Convention Code – ISP


Historic Hotel in Original Citadel Military College Building
Charleston, South Carolina “America’s Favorite Destination”
Voted Number 1 City in the USA and Canada

Conference Theme

Educational Planning for The Global Village

 

WHO ATTENDS THE CONFERENCE?

Early Childhood, Primary, Elementary and Secondary Teachers and Administrators · Higher Education Faculty and Administrators · Educational Planners · Policy Makers · Researchers · Leaders Involved in Educational Planning · Educational and Government Consultants · Government Representatives · Local Government Leaders · Business and Corporate Leaders · Community Members Involved in Educational Planning · Graduate Students

 

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

Registration Fees:

  • Regular Registration: $300.00. After September 1, 2018 – $350.00
  • Graduate Student: $125.00. After September 1, 2018 – $175.00
  • Friend/Spouse: $200.00. After September 1, 2018 – $250.00
  • One Day Registration: $100.00 After September 1, 2018 – $150.00

Click here for conference registration.

Regular Conference Registration Fee for the conference event and for those who register to stay at the conference hotel includes conference materials and supplemental supplies as well as: Daily Breakfasts, 2 Conference Lunches, Morning and Afternoon Coffee Breaks during conference sessions and a nightly reception.

CONFERENCE SITE

Embassy Suites Historic Charleston
337 Meeting Street
Charleston, South Carolina
U.S.A.

Experience Charleston’s past with a stay at Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston Historic District. Set in the original Citadel Military College in the heart of historic downtown and adjacent to Marion Square, this all-suite hotel in Charleston, SC is on the National Register of Historic Buildings. The hotel’s architecture and design reflect the building’s past, from the gun ports in the façade to artifacts and exposed brick walls in some of the guest suites.

Relish the hotel’s British West Colonial Plantation decor. Relax in the five-story open-air atrium, an inviting space with warm hardwood floors, potted palms, ceiling fans and mahogany furnishings. Join us for a made-to-order breakfast each morning. Gather for drinks and snacks in our lobby bar.

Enjoy a short stroll to historic attractions from our Charleston, SC hotel, including downtown restaurants, King Street shopping district and nightlife. Marion Square, a ten-acre park adjacent to the hotel, is home to a seasonal farmers market and annual events including the BB&T Charleston Food + Wine Festival and Piccolo Spoleto Arts Festival.

Visit the historic Charleston City Market, four blocks of open-air buildings that have been a fixture of local life for over 200 years. From the market, hop on a horse-drawn carriage for a tour of Low Country architecture and history before heading back to the hotel.

Highlights

  • In the heart of the historic district.
  • Downtown Charleston hotel in the restored Old Citadel Military College
  • Complimentary internet access in all 2-room Charleston hotel suites; outdoor pool and fitness center
  • Near popular things to do in Charleston including King Street shopping, Charleston Museum & Aquarium

What to do around here

Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston Historic District hotel is our home base to explore the city’s rich history, culture, and architecture. Enjoy a short stroll to the historic Charleston City Market. Browse the stalls in search of a sweetgrass baskets or artisan pottery. Sample South Carolina delicacies at a local restaurant. Explore the architecture on a carriage ride from the market or join a walking tour from the hotel lobby. Special “Historical Ghost Tour” available evenings only!

Historic Marion Square, located adjacent to this hotel in Charleston, is home to a seasonal Saturday farmers market. See where the first shots of the Civil War were fired at Fort Sumter, or visit the USS Yorktown and Patriots Point Naval Museum on the waterfront. Visit Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, Boone Hall, Middleton Place and Drayton Hall for a look at historic Ante Bellum plantation life.

If you need a rest from sightseeing or the conference sessions, the Barrier Island beaches of Isle of Palms and Sullivan’s Island are a short eight-minute drive from the hotel.

CONFERENCE ACCOMMODATIONS

The rates for the hotel during the conference are as follows:

Room Type Per Night Cost*
Suite $189

The above per night suite cost of $189.00 USD is for up to 4 persons per suite but does not include $2.00 per night suite tax and 14% room tax making the per suite nightly cost: $217.74*.

Conference Suite Rates will also apply one day before (Sunday, October 7) and one day after the conference (Thursday, October 11). Remember to make your suite reservations as soon as possible and be sure to identify that you are an ISEP Conference Registrant. Reservations may be made by calling 843-723-6900 and making your reservations under the group name International Society for Educational Planning or

The ISEP conference suite room rate is available only for reservations until September 7, 2018 or until the contracted special rate suites are all reserved on a first registered basis. After September 7, all bookings will be handled according to availability and at the Hotel standard rate.

The hotel is located 13.1 kilometers (18 minutes) from the Sangster International Airport, an easy cab or Uber ride.

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

HISTORY LOVES COMPANY

Some call it “Southern Hospitality”, Charlestonians call it the “Endless Welcome”.

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View of Charleston Harbor and Marion Square

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Historic U.S.A. Southern City Streets

Things To See & Do in Charleston, South Carolina

Ready to start exploring the best of Charleston? There’s no shortage of things to do in Charleston. Whether you’re looking to immerse yourself in a rich coastal culture, hop on a tour, splash in the waves or find your bliss in a spa oasis you’ll find what you are looking for here in Charleston. Start planning what to do in Charleston now by perusing the following Viators Center website:

charlestoncvb.com

CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS

Walter S. Polka, Ed.D.
Professor of Professional Studies
Coordinator of the Ph.D. Program in Leadership and Policy
Niagara University
New York
wpolka@niagara.edu
716-425-1860 (cell)

Peter R. Litchka, Ed.D.
Professor of Education and
Director of the Graduate Program in Educational Leadership
Loyola University Maryland
Baltimore Maryland
prlitchka@loyola.edu
410-617-1656 (office)
410-830-0228 (cell)

WELCOME TO CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE 48th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR EDUCATIONAL PLANNING (I.S.E.P.)!!!!!!!!

SEE YOU IN OCTOBER!!!