Complete Registration Information and Policies

REGISTRATION FEE SCHEDULE: Early Regular Onsite

Individual Attendee – FRIDAY & SATURDAY
(May add pre-conference workshops for $50/$100)*

$180 $205 $245

Individual Attendee – Day Rate**:
Thursday only***, Friday, or Saturday

$155 $180 $220

Full-time Student
(with documentation)

$75 $85 $95
Retiree $125 $140 $155

 Early Registration ends December 3. Regular registration ends January 21.

* Thursday pre-conference workshops may be added to a Friday and/or Saturday registration for $50 (3-hour) or $100 (6-hour)
** The day rate is intended for single day attendance. For two days or more, you must register for the conference.
*** The Thursday-Only rate includes two 3-hour workshops or one 6-hour workshop. Access to the conference app is not included.

Vaccination Requirement

In order to make our on-site conference as safe as possible for attendees, staff, presenters and volunteers, we are requiring that all attendees show proof of vaccination. You may upload an image of your vaccination card or a screenshot of your Excelsior pass on our registration form. If you are not able to be vaccinated due to a religious exemption or for health reasons, you may submit proof of a negative Covid test no more than three days prior to your arrival at the conference. We are monitoring the Covid situation and local CDC guidance closely and will follow CDC masking recommendations at the time of the conference.

Registration Options

Friday and Saturday: A registrant is eligible to attend all in-person conference activities other than pre-conference workshops and ticketed events, which require an additional fee. You will also have full access to the conference app. All sessions Friday and Saturday are 60 minutes long. You do not need to sign up for sessions in advance.

One Day Only – Thursday, Friday or Saturday:  Single-day registrants are eligible to attend conference activities during the one day for which they are registered. Access to the conference app is not included for Thursday-only registrants. The Thursday-only option includes either one six-hour workshop or two three-hour workshops.

Pre-conference Workshops: Thursday pre-conference workshops (three or six hours) may be added to any Friday and/or Saturday registration OR you may register for Thursday only. You must register in advance for the pre-conference workshops you would like to attend.

Badges

Attendees at the conference are asked to wear their badge at all times. You will not be permitted to attend workshops or enter the exhibit hall without your name badge. If an attendee misplaces or loses a badge once it is printed onsite, the registered individual must pay a fee of $150 to get a replacement badge.

Submitting Registrations

Due to Covid restrictions on in-office staff time, registration this year will be electronic only. Do not mail POs or registration forms. Register online only. On-site day-of registrations must also be submitted via our online form. There will be no paper registration forms. 

  • Credit card: Credit card payment is accepted through our online registration form and onsite only. Do not mail or email your credit card number. Register at http://www.nectfl.org/conference.
  • P.O.: Register online and upload your PO. PO MUST be made out to NECTFL. You must include the email address of a school business office contact person. Schools may pay invoices by credit card or check.
  • Check: We’re sorry but individual registration by check is not an option this year.

Registrations are not accepted by fax or telephone.

Payment

Payment (credit card or PO) must accompany online registration forms and is due in full at the time of registration in U.S. funds. All attendees must be registered for the conference, and only registered attendees may register for a workshop or ticketed event. Returned checks will be subject to a $25 fee. NECTFL reserves the right to charge the correct amount due if this differs from the amount written on your form or PO.

NECTFL group discount policy:

A 10% group discount on the full convention registration is only applicable when six (6) or more individuals are registered from the same institution accompanied by payment by purchase order. This discount cannot be applied to onsite registration, pre-conference workshops, or ticketed events. Each registrant should upload a copy of the PO with their online registration. Alternately, email one PO with all registration information to info@nectfl.org (see below for detailed instructions).

Purchase Order Instructions

Purchase orders will ONLY be accepted from an institution and made out to NECTFL. POs MUST be uploaded with the online individual registration form. Each purchase order must contain the following information: Attendee(s’) name(s), email address, registration type/amount due for each attendee, workshop selection (if Thursday). For group orders only: purchase orders may be emailed to info@nectfl.org.

NECTFL will send an invoice to the issuer of purchase orders; HOWEVER, IT IS THE ATTENDEE’S RESPONSIBILITY TO MAKE SURE INSTITUTION PURCHASE ORDERS HAVE BEEN PAID. Purchase orders must be paid in full within 30 days of the conference. Attendees will be held individually responsible for non-payment by their school district. Please provide a business office email address for invoicing.

ACH/Bank Transfer: Some school districts pay by ACH transfer only. We request that you inform us by email when your transfer is processed and provide us with a confirmation number. Otherwise, we have no way to credit the proper invoice for payment.

NECTFL Advisory Council Dues

NOTE: In order to take advantage of the Advisory Council discount, dues for 2022 must be pre-paid using our separate Advisory Council membership form. The discount for an individual member is $25. The discount for an institutional member is one gratis registration. 

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Please see https://www.nectfl.org/cancellation-refund-policy/

Confirmation of Registration

Online registrations are confirmed immediately by email. Check your email and spam folder. If you do not receive a registration confirmation, please contact us at info@nectfl.org. Please keep a copy of your confirmation for your records. If paying by credit card, confirmation of your payment will come separately from PayPal

Advisory Council Luncheon

Please note that no tickets for the Advisory Council Luncheon will be sold onsite. All tickets must be purchased in advance no later than January 21, 2022.

Special Needs

The conference facilities are all handicap accessible. NECTFL will work with conference participants to assist in the accommodation of any special needs request. In order for NECTFL to be of assistance, persons with disabilities who require special assistance, or who need specially equipped hotel rooms, must advise both NECTFL and their hotel in writing no later than January 21, 2022. A request for special needs should include complete contact information including a daytime phone number and e-mail address. NECTFL will attempt to respond to requests received after the deadline, but any accommodation will be at the requester’s sole expense.

Children

Due to the size and nature of the Northeast Conference, children under age 16 will not be permitted in the Exhibit Hall or in any of the educational sessions or workshops. Your hotel concierge will be able to recommend activities for children while you are attending the conference. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation. Children 16 years and over will need to register as an attendee.

Professional Development Units/Hours and Certificate of Attendance

Thursday: 6 hours       Friday: 6 hours         Saturday: 5 hours       Possible maximum: 17 hours

NECTFL will no longer collect signature sheets. It is an attendee’s responsibility to document what they have attended. A downloadable certificate will be available via the conference app which attendees can print and complete. Individuals should check with their state or district prior to the conference for local requirements. It is the individual’s responsibility to file the paperwork correctly. NECTFL will not file with the state or district for an attendee.

NYS CTLE: New York State teachers requesting CTLE hours must complete the online request form which will be available via the conference app after the conference.

Photograph Permission

By registering for this conference, individuals are giving NECTFL permission to use any photographs taken during the conference.

Email and Mailing List Permission

All communications regarding registration will be by email. A valid email address is required. A few weeks prior to the conference, attendee emails will be shared with vendors, who will send announcements, special invitations, offers, coupons, etc. Attendees may opt out of vendor emails on the registration form. Vendors often send coupons and special invitations using our attendee list. We encourage you to opt in, and then unsubscribe from any vendor mail lists that you do not want to be on.

Questions

If you have questions, please email info@nectfl.org.