Our Annual Meeting

2017 HES CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

Online registration is now open. Please see the menu of choices below. Online registration will be available until Friday, October 13, 2017. After that date, conference attendees will be required to register at the conference site.

Please follow the appropriate category below to register and pay online:

If you have any questions about conference registration please contact Dr. Ralph Kidder at historyofedsociety@gmail.com.

Conference Hotel Information

The Little Rock Marriott Hotel is hosting our annual meeting. For HES conference preferred hotel rates ($139 + tax/night), please be sure to reserve your room by October 11, 2017. Reservations should be made by conference attendees directly with the Little Rock Marriott. Please use this reservation link:

Book your group rate for History of Education Conference

If you encounter any difficulties, please call the hotel at:  501.906.4000

If you have any questions about conference registration please contact Dr. Ralph Kidder at historyofedsociety@gmail.com.

Directions to Conference Venues

Follow the link above for directions to the conference wherever you may be coming from and however you travel!

 

 

Conference Tours

Thursday, Nov. 2, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Tour of the William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum, 1200 President
Clinton Avenue

Since this is a group tour with a maximum number of participants (N=20), you must confirm your participation at the registration table at the conference. Participants will arrange their own transportation to and from the tour –plan for a 6-minute drive by taxi or car or a 15-minute walk to the site from the Marriott Hotel.
 
Friday, Nov. 3, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.  Tour of Central High School
Since this is a group tour with a maximum number of participants (N=20), you must confirm your participation at the registration table at the conference. Participants will arrange their own transportation to and from the tour – you can share a taxi and should plan for a 10-minute trip to the site from the Marriott Hotel. This ranger-led tour involves going up and down three flights of stairs and a half-mile of walking. The tour begins at 1:00 p.m. at the Little Rock Central
High School National Historic Site visitor Center, at 2120 W Daisy L Gatson Bates Dr, Little Rock. 
 
Saturday, Nov. 4, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Tour of the William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum, 1200 President
Clinton Avenue

Since this is a group tour with a maximum number of participants (N=20), you must confirm your participation at the registration table at the conference. Participants will arrange their own transportation to and from the tour –plan for a 6-minute drive by taxi or car or a 15-minute walk to the site from the Marriott Hotel.
 
Saturday, Nov. 4, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. "Streetscape Tour" of the turbulent events of the first days of integration at Little Rock Central High School in 1957
Since this is a group tour with a maximum number of participants (N=20), you must confirm your participation at the registration table at the conference. Participants will arrange their own transportation to and from the tour – you can share a taxi and should plan for a 10-minute trip to the site from the Marriott Hotel. This tour involves walking about a quarter mile over paved and mostly level surfaces. The tour begins at 1:00 p.m. at the Little Rock Central High
School National Historic Site visitor Center, at 2120 W Daisy L Gatson Bates Dr, Little Rock.

Conference FAQ

If you have questions about the program, please contact Dr. Kim Tolley at ktolley@ndnu.edu.

Conference Program