Annual Conference Info and Highlights



The VAME Board is diligently preparing for your Annual Summer Conference at the Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel in Virginia Beach. Just as in year's passed, you can count on our educational and informative workshop sessions! 

The oceanfront location was specifically chosen so after a day of workshops you can enjoy: the beach, outdoor activities, museums, fabulous restaurants and even bring your family along.


TENTATIVE CONFERENCE AGENDA

updated 7/22/14

Tuesday                                 

7:00 - 4:30     Shadow Day

Microsoft IT Academy 
    9:00 - Noon  Beginner Level
    1:00 - 4:00 Advanced Level 
   
9:00 - Noon Stock Market Game

1:00 - 4:00 Virtual Business Workshop

5:00 - 6:00 The Art Institute -
Taste & Tour

8:00 - 9:00 Registration Check-in

You must be pre-registered to attend any of these activities. Registration can be completed during the conference registration.



Wednesday                               

7:45 -10:30  Industry Certifications
   W!SE: Financial Literacy
   NRF Customer Service
   NRF Sales


8:00 - 10:30  Conference Registration

11:00 - 12:30  Opening Session - Lunch

12:45 - 3:30    Workshops

4:30 - 6:00     Taste of the Vine*

Thursday                                  

7:00 - 8:15   Breakfast    

8:00 - 3:00    Exhibitor Displays
    
       
8:30 - 11:15  Workshops

11:30 - 1:15   Lunch and Learn

1:30 - 2:15    Workshops

2:30 - 3:00    Exhibitor Round Table

3:00 - 5:30    Live Auction at Doc Taylor's Seaside Lounge*

Friday                                      

7:45 - 8:45      Breakfast
          
9:00 - 10:45    Workshops

11:00 - 12:30  Closing Session - Lunch


This agenda is tentative and subject to change.

* indicates social activities, participation is optional.



Conference Registration is now open!

Click here
to register.




 You must be a paid member by March 1 in order to receive the VAME Member rate for this year's conference.  Go to the VAME member list to check your membership status.

GENERAL & ONSITE REGISTRATION:

VAME Member*:         $240.00
Non-Member:             $285.00


*You must currently be a 2013-14 VAME member. Click here to verify membership.

**New Teacher: Any teacher hired after 5/1/14.

Cancellations with full refunds will be given until June 27, 2014. Refunds of $85 will be given between June 28 - July 11th. No refunds will be given after July 11, 2014.  Cancellations must be submitted in writing to vame@vame.org by June 27, 2014 and will be followed-up with an email confirmation. 


HOTEL INFORMATION:

CONFERENCE LOCATION



Sheraton Oceanfront Hotel
3501 Atlantic Ave
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
1-800-325-3535


AUCTION

Thursday, July 31, 2014
Doc Taylor's Seaside Lounge
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Come out for great food, fun and bidding!  Afterwards, we will continue the fun by dining at Tautog's located next door.

If you are interested in submitting items to the auction, please contact Randy Poland, Randy.n.poland@lcps.org.


 

Are you interested in being an exhibitor?

  Click here for more information.