VEA at the 2015 NEA Convention
NEA Annual Meeting and Representative Assembly
Orlando, Florida -- June 26-July 6
If you’re a VEA delegate to the NEA Annual Meeting and Representative Assembly in Orlando, you’ve come to the right spot. We’ll post resources and updates here to help you plan and make the most out of your NEA convention experience. The most recent posts will always be at the top of the page. Questions? Contact Kathy Bowles, VEA Conference Coordinator, at 804-775-8306.
RESOURCES POSTED JULY 1
RESOURCES POSTED JUNE 22
The NEA convention program book is now online, through the Delegate Resources page. Use the Groupsite feature to create your account and access the book. Copies will be distributed at convention registration in Orlando.
RESOURCES POSTED JUNE 8
Virginia Delegate Renee Beverly is organizing a local teacher supply store project in Orlando. Volunteers are needed to help clean, stock, organize, and categorize teaching materials for teachers, staff, and students in local schools. For more information, email Renee at firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here to learn about other volunteer opportunities during the NEA convention.
RESOURCES POSTED MAY 21
RESOURCES POSTED MAY 1
Tentative Agenda. This is NEA’s working agenda, with additional information for Virginia highlighted. Travel day out to Orlando is June 30. Read more.
Housing for VEA Delegates
VEA is housed at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, One Grand Cypress Blvd, Orlando, FL 32836. The online reservation system will begin accepting reservations on May 1. Click here to make your reservation using this access code: NATATT0615957. You will also use this link if you need to modify or cancel your reservation.
Check out this page for information on airline discounts and airport shuttle information, as it becomes available.
Physically Challenged Resources
Make sure to check out this NEA page if you will be in need of services for delegates with physical challenges. There are deadlines you will need to adhere to.
Camp NEA and Club NEA
Provisions are available for kids while you’re at the convention. Check out this page for information on Camp NEA (for children ages six months to 9 years old) and club NEA (for kids between the ages of 10 and 16). Learn more about timing, fees, and more.
Hotel Location Map
This map lists all the participating NEA Convention hotels and which affiliates are assigned to them.
Orlando has numerous dining options. Make sure to check out this map for restaurants in different zones. VEA’s hotel, located south of the Convention Center, is in District 4 on this map.
What’s New in Orlando
This brochure can give you some insights into entertainment options and news.
Hotel Bus Routes
Check this page for information on shuttle bus routes and run times. VEA is on the Green Route--#3.