Hotel & Logistics

Hotel & Logistics

November 15th-November 17th 2019

Welcome to the Learning Counsel’s Gathering and National Awards event, being held on Friday, November 15, 2019, through Sunday, November 17, 2019. This year we are hosting this program at the Omni Dallas Hotel at Park West.

We are excited about 2019 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 Dallas-Fort Worth Airport or the Love Field Airport. The hotel is about equidistant from either airport.

Registration opens at 3:00 pm on Friday and there is a reception from 4:00 to 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 Christi Vorse, so we will know when our attendees are arriving and leaving.

Airport to Hotel and Hotel to Airport Transportation

The hotel is located is about 10 miles from either of the two Dallas airports.

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 $129.00 (plus taxes and fees) has been arranged for our guests staying at the Omni Dallas Hotel at Park West. To reserve your room, please use the following website provided by the hotel: CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR ROOM ONLINE.

If you prefer to call the hotel to make your reservations, call The Hotel Reservation line at 1-800-843-6664 to reserve within the room block. You will need to indicate that you are affiliated with the Learning Counsel to ensure you receive the special conference room rate. Reservations must be made prior to October 28, 2019 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?

Business casual attire is ideal for the entire conference. Friday, November 15th, 2019, features registration and a reception from 4:00 to 6:00pm. Saturday, November 16th, 2019 is a full day of Keynote speakers, Learning Groups, Breakout Sessions, and workshops. Sunday, November 17th, 2019 will be another business casual day, featuring Keynotes, Group Discussions and the Nation Awards Ceremony. The event will end at 1:30pm.

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. There are limited rooms available so include your the extra days when you first make your reservations.

Nearby attractions include the Williams Square, home of the bronze equestrian sculpture, the LEGOLAND Discovery Center, South Fork Ranch , Perot Museum of Nature and Science and many more.