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FAQ

FOOD

Will food be provided at the event?

There will be light snacks and coffee provided at the Summit, but all other meals will be up to the individual attendee. Outside of the food provided, downtown Anchorage has a number of dining options that are all walkable distance from the Egan Center including:

 

  • Sullivan Steakhouse
  • Glacier Brewhouse
  • Simon and Seaforts
  • Ginger
  • Club Paris
  • Kumagoro
  • Humpys
  • Mightnight Sun Cafe
  • Kaladi Brothers Coffee

COST

What is the cost for attendance of this event?

This is a FREE event with a goal of improving school safety and well-being in Alaska.

Is the Summit providing travel grants?

Yes! Each school district will be provided a small travel grant in GMS to help cover costs. District teams may include a maximum of 6 Superintendent-approved team members; AASB, Alternative School, and AWARE school grantees will not be included in that total. Alternative schools and AWARE schools may include a maximum of 4 Principal-approved team members. Apply here today!

ATTENDEES

Who should attend the Alaska School Safety and Well-Being Summit?

Recommended attendees include:

  • Administrators
  • Teachers
  • School Counselors/Nurses/Social Workers
  • Community Partners
  • School Board Members
  • Parents
  • Students

ACCOMMODATIONS

Where is the Summit located?
The event will be held September 25 – September 26, 2024 at William A. Egan Civic & Convention Center in downtown Anchorage, Alaska.
I am coming in from out of town. Where should I stay?

The Alaska School Safety & Well-Being Summit is currently offering courtesy rates with the hotels listed below for the dates of September 23rd – 27th. To book, please call and mention the Summit. Note that room reservations can only be made upon a space available basis at each hotel.

Hotel Captain Cook, (907) 276-6000
La Quinta Inn and Suites, (907) 276-8884
The Aviator Hotel, (907) 793-5555 and reference group code AKS924                                                                                                                                                              The Marriott Downtown, (907) 279-8000

Where can I park?

Egan Center is located at 555 W. Fifth Avenue in the heart of downtown Anchorage with walkable paid parking available within a two-block radius. Popular parking locations include:

  • JC Penny Parking Garage: 414 W 6th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501
  • 5th & B Street Parking Garage: 420 B St, Anchorage, AK 99501
  • 6th & H Street Parking Garage: 700 W 6th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501
  • 7th & G Street Parking Garage: 650 G St, Anchorage, AK 99501
  • Linny Pacillo Parking Garage: 517 W 7th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501

There is also limited meter street parking on streets surrounding the Egan Center.

CEU’s

Is continuing education credit available?

Yes, credit will be available. Visit the registration table at the summit for more details.

CONFERENCE APP

Does the Summit have an app?

Yes! The 2024 Alaska School Safety & Well-Being Summit app will be available to download soon. The app will include the full and most up-to-date agenda, speaker information, exhibitor details, session Q&A, networking opportunities, and more! Stay tuned for a link to download the 2024 Summit app.

SESSION RECORDING & LIVE STREAMING

Are sessions at the Summit being recorded or live streamed?

No, sessions are neither recorded or live streamed at the Alaska School Safety & Well-Being Summit.

THINGS TO DO

What is there to do in Anchorage outside the summit?

Anchorage is full of fun and exciting activities. Downtown has several local artistry gallery’s, coffee shops, dining, breweries and more. Additionally, you can take in breathtaking views while walking along the Tony Knowles Costal Trail, or get a taste of the city with an Anchorage Trolly Tour.

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