Hotel & Logistics

Hotel & Logistics

November 28th-November 30th 2018

Welcome to the Learning Counsel’s Gathering and National Awards event, being held on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 through Friday, November 30, 2018. This year we are hosting this program at the Four Seasons Hotel in Houston, Texas. We are excited about 2018 event and glad you are planning on joining us for what will be three days of robust learning, discussion and networking.

In order to plan for your travel, please read through the following information. We have compiled a “to-do” list to help you make all of the necessary arrangements to travel to the event site and return home as easily as possible. At any time if you have questions about making these arrangements, please feel free to contact me (

This event is FREE for educators to attend. The cost of hotel and travel is to be paid by the attendee. Meals and activities during the event are part of the program and provided at no cost.


Please make your travel arrangements to the event. You may fly into either George Bush Intercontinental Airport or the William P. Hobby Airport.

Registration opens at 4:00 pm on Wednesday and the Virtual Top Golf Welcome Mixer begins at 6:00 pm. Please arrange your travel to ensure you can take advantage of the programming that has been planned.

After you make your travel arrangement, please forward your incoming and departing flight information to Vikki Walker, so we will know when our attendees are arriving and leaving.

Airport to Hotel and Hotel to Airport Transportation

The hotel is located in downtown Houston and is equidistant from the two Houston airports. Estimated travel time is between 30 and 40 minutes.

In order to travel to and from the hotel, options for transportation include:

· Uber
· Lyft
· Taxi service
· Super Shuttle -

Hotel Accommodations

A room rate of $149.00 (plus taxes and fees) has been arranged for our guests staying at the Four Seasons Houston.

To reserve your room, please use the following website provided by the Four Seasons Houston: CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR ROOM ONLINE
You’ll need to enter the following booking code into the “PROMO” section when choosing your dates: CI1118LC

If you prefer to call the hotel to make your reservations, call The Hotel Reservation line at 1-800-734-4114 to reserve within the room block. You will need to indication that you are affiliated with the Learning Counsel to ensure you receive the special conference room rate. Reservations must be made prior to November 14th, 2018.
Check in time is 3:00pm and checkout time is 12:00pm.

Hotel amenities include complimentary standard internet in guestrooms and 24-hour complimentary access to the fitness center.

What to Wear?

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 will be the informal Virtual Top Golf and Welcome Mixed. Dress comfortably.

Thursday, November 29th, 2018 will be the most formal part of the programming. Please come dressed in business casual for the day. We will have an awards dinner in the evening.

Friday, November 30th, 2018 will be another business casual day, with the event ending at 3:00pm.

Once you have completed your travel and hotel accommodations, you should be all set to go. If we can be of any further service, please let us know.

Planning an Extended Stay?

If you are planning to arrive before or stay after the conference, the conference room rate is available to guests for an extended stay for 3 days prior to or following the event.

Nearby attractions include the Houston Zoo, the Space Center Houston, gateway to the tram tour of the NASA Johnson Space Center, the Downtown Aquarium, and many more.