Frequently Asked Questions

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These Frequently Asked Questions primarily concern registration; additional schedule information will be provided closer to the conference date. Join our mailing list to receive conference updates. 

What is the cost to attend this conference?

Early Bird Pricing
(Register by September 1, 2019)

Registrant Thursday Price Friday Price Two-Day Price
Educator $120 $220 $330
Nueva Parent or Alum N/A $200 N/A
General Public N/A $245 N/A






General Registration
(Register after September 2, 2019)

Registrant Thursday Price Friday Price Two-Day Price
Educator $160 $260 $410
Nueva Parent or Alum N/A $200 N/A
General Public N/A $290 N/A






When will registration open for the 2019 conference?

We anticipate opening registration in early March 2019.. 

What type of payment options do you accept?

You can pay for the conference using a credit card. 

If you are an educator you may also pay for the conference using a purchase order. If you would like to pay by purchase order, you will have 30 days from your registration date to complete your payment. After 30 days, unpaid registrations will be cancelled. 

If there are multiple people from my organization coming to this conference, can we register as a group?

Yes, but only if you are educators. Noneducators must register individually. 

Institutions that would like to send more than five (5) people to the Thursday portion of the conference should contact or (650) 350-4558.

A 10% discount is available to groups of six (6) or more educators attending the Friday portion of the conference. For a group registration code, please contact or (650) 350-4558. 

Are there grant funds available for the conference?

Yes! Grants for educators are available. For detailed information see the Grants for Educators page. Download the application form.

Can educators receive continuing education units for this conference?

CEUs for the conference are available from St. Mary's College of California for $25 per .5 unit (5 hours of attendance), up to 1.5 units (for those attending both full days of the conference). Paperwork will be provided at registration. 

What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellations may be made by e-mailing

  • Cancel by September 1, 2019, to receive a full refund
  • Cancel by October 10, 2019, to receive the amount paid, less $50
  • Cancellations after October 10, 2019, will not be refunded

Does the registration cost cover my meals?

Registration includes a continental breakfast and lunch.

Does the registration cost cover parking?

Parking for the conference is free but tight. We highly encourage carpooling. Parking is only available on the Nueva campus for speakers and attendees with disability placards. We will have offsite parking and valet arrangements. Free shuttles will be available from all offsite parking locations. More information about the location of parking will be distributed to attendees. 

Are there any special hotel arrangements for this conference?

No. However, Nueva is located 15 minutes from San Francisco International Airport and there are hotels in all price ranges close to the airport. 

I know that Nueva opened an Upper School — will there be sessions there?

Yes, Thursday's sessions (Educators’ Day) will be hosted at our two campuses at Hillsborough and San Mateo:

  • Early Childhood & Elementary School sessions held at Hillsborough
  • Middle School & High School and Education Administration / Leadership / Professional Development sessions held at San Mateo

Friday's sessions will be held at the San Mateo Upper School campus. 

Is parking available?

Limited parking is available near both campuses at the Hillsborough soccer field and the San Mateo event center. Shuttle service will not be available. We encourage you to ride CalTrain, carpool or use ride-sharing services.