FCSC 2018

General Information

Why should I attend?

If you are interested in the success of charter schools and the choice they give students in Florida, you should attend. Sessions are targeted at authorizers, administrators, educators, and charter school stakeholders.

When and where will the conference be held?

This year's conference is scheduled for October 16-18, 2018, in Orlando, Florida, at the Caribe Royale All-Suite Hotel & Convention Center.

Directions to the Caribe Royale All-Suite Hotel & Convention Center
8101 World Center Drive
Orlando, FL 32821

How much does registration cost and what is the deadline?

If you register by September 14, 2018, the registration cost is $240 per attendee. After that date you will need to register on-site at the higher rate of $305 per attendee.

What should I wear?

The Florida Charter School Conference is a professional development opportunity. Business casual is appropriate.

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Parking is complimentary for conference participants.

Conference Check In

When you arrive, please check in at the registration desk located in the Conference Center to pick up your badge, conference bag and program.

Information Desk

Stop by the FCSC Information Desk in the Conference Center if you have questions, concerns, or Lost & Found items during the conference.

Conference Etiquette

Please be respectful of your fellow attendees and presenters by turning your cellular devices to silent or off before entering session rooms.
Please refrain from holding individual conversations during presentations, as they make it difficult to hear the presenter.
The building is a non-smoking facility. Smoking is permitted outside the building.

Inservice Credit

All Florida school districts have procedures in place to assist you in earning inservice credits towards the renewal of your FDOE teaching certificate. Please contact your district's staff development director to determine your district's procedure. Please visit http://www.fldoe.org/core/fileparse.php/5636/urlt/staffdev.pdf to locate the contact person for your district.

Things to Do in Orlando

WDS TicketsDisney Tickets

For advance purchase of Florida Resident Tickets and specially priced Disney Meeting/Convention Theme Park tickets, please CLICK HERE. Please note the cut-off date for advance purchase savings is October 13, 2018.