Carroll County Schools Maryland - July 26- 31, 2020 (fast track) - $2200
Location: Winters Mill High School, 560 Gorsuch Rd, Westminster, MD 21157
Wireless internet will be available.
Dates: July 26 - 31, 2020
2020 NRE Fast Track or the ESI Fast Track registration cost is $2,200 each. The registration fee includes hotel Sunday night through Friday morning, and breakfast, lunch, and a dinner stipend. Registration Fee for either institute must be paid or purchase order received prior to the beginning of the Institute. Please submit a Purchase Order to Carroll County Public Schools immediately after registration to confirm that payment will follow. Submit POs via fax at 410-751-3159 or via postal mail at:
Carroll County Public Schools
CASE Institute, Office of CTE
125 North Court Street
Westminster, MD 21157
Contact: Ted McNett: firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-751-3049. Email is preferred. You may provide a phone number for a return phone call.
Lodging: Check in is on Sunday, July 19, 2020 and checkout is the morning of Friday, July 24, 2020 or Check in is on Sunday, July 26, 2020 and checkout is the morning of Friday, July 31, 2020 unless other prior arrangements are made. Lodging will be provided at the beautiful Best Western Westminster Hotel (more information is available at http://www.bestwesternwestminster.com/) which is only about 2 miles from Winters Mill High School. The spacious nonsmoking room features two double beds, 27" color television, easy to operate alarm clock/radio and large work desk. The high speed wireless complimentary Internet will help you stay connected during your stay. You will also enjoy the convenience of having a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, iron/ironing board in your room. In the bathroom you will enjoy fluffy towels and amenities to use throughout your stay such as lotions and soap. A deluxe continental breakfast is provided for the hotel guests.
Single occupancy is available at an increase of $275 per week for either Fast Track. Single occupancy must be pre-arranged and approved 30 days prior to the institute and payment or approved P.O. to CCPS must be received prior to check in.
Meals: A deluxe continental breakfast is provided for the hotel guests. Lunch will be catered during each training day, Monday through Friday. Each participant will be provided with a meal stipend for the dinners that are not provided on training days. During this institute one dinner will be provided by your hosts; the Sunday orientation dinner. Participants are responsible for their own meals on non-training days.
The Fast Track meal stipend is for 4 dinners (Monday through Thursday), $100.00 that the participants will independently provide. The allowable Maryland stipend rate for the dinner is $25.00.
Select the link below to peruse the variety of restaurants available in Westminster.
Carroll County https://carrollcountytourism.org/
Annapolis – 75 minutes - Water front, Naval Academy http://www.visitannapolis.org/visitor-info/index.aspx
Baltimore – 55 minutes - Inner Harbor, National Aquarium, Maryland Science Center http://baltimore.org/attractions/
Baltimore Orioles http://baltimore.orioles.mlb.com/schedule/index.jsp?c_id=bal#y=2013&m=7&calendar=DEFAULT
Chesapeake Bay http://www.baydreaming.com/travel.htm
Frederick – 45 minutes - Frederick Keys, C&O Canal, Potomac River, Monocacy River, Point of Rocks, http://www.visitfrederick.org/
Gettysburg, PA – 40 minutes - National Park and Civil War History http://www.gettysburg.travel/visitor/do.asp
Washington, D.C. – 90 minutes - Smithsonian and the National Mall http://washington.org/
Complete the online registration and choose University of Maryland, Westminster, MD and complete the registration form by selecting this site and date for the institute you will be attending. Please be aware that all registrations must be paid in full or a confirmed purchase order received at the start of the CASE Institute. You will receive an invoice directly from the hosting institute you are attending.
For those traveling by air to Westminster, MD: The closest airport is BWI. Transportation from BWI to the Best Western in Westminster, MD must be arranged by the participant. Please allow at least two hours after your flight to arrive in Westminster, depending on the time of day.
Rental car agencies and shuttle/taxi options: http://www.bwiairport.com/en/travel/ground-transportation/trans/carrental
Uber was used by several participants who attended previous CASE Institutes.
For those driving to Westminster, MD:
BEST WESTERN Westminster Hotel & Conference Center
451 WMC Drive Westminster, MD 21158
Directions to Best Western Wetminster Hotel
CASE Participants are responsible for the daily commute between the Best Western and Institute site. Participants are encouraged to carpool from the hotel to the site and return
Directions from Best Western to Winters Mill High School
Participant Registration Cancellation
A cancellation fee has been adopted since 2014. The cancellation fee has been implemented to reduce the number of last minute cancellations or no-show registrations. We will charge a $250 cancellation fee for registration cancellations made within 30 days of the start of the institute. In situations of no-show registrations without prior notice, the non-refundable fee will be $1000. The fee may be waived for extenuating circumstances beyond the participant’s control.