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Second Annual Atlanta Regional Civil Rights Conference:
“Ensuring Equal Access and Promoting Educational Achievement and Excellence for All Students”

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Dear Prospective Conference Participant:

The Atlanta Office of the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights is pleased to announce its Second Annual Atlanta Regional Civil Rights Conference, entitled “Ensuring Equal Access and Promoting Educational Achievement and Excellence for All Students.”    The Conference will take place at the Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center on September 15, 2011.  If you are interested in attending the Conference, please complete and submit the registration form download files MS Word (134K), by August 30, 2011, per the form instructions. 

Also, we are currently accepting questions from prospective participants that are related to the Conference topics that we may incorporate into the program.   If you wish to submit questions, please do so by reply email.   We plan to cover the following topics at the Conference: 

  • OCR 101-“What to do When OCR Comes Knocking”
  • Section 504 & the Education of Students with Disabilities
  • Title IX Grievance Procedures
  • Title VI and Civil Rights Obligations in the area of Student Discipline
  • Unlawful Harassment and Bullying of Students in Education Programs and Activities
  • Student-on-Student Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence

For a list of hotels in the vicinity of the Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center where the Conference is being held, please visit, hotels in the area.  For driving and parking information, please visit, http://www.doleta.gov/regions/reg03/Pages/Directions.cfm  and http://www.atlantadowntown.com/map/sam-nunn-federal-center.   

 

HOTELS IN THE AREA

Omni Hotel
100 CNN Center
Atlanta, GA 30303
404-659-0000

Embassy Suites at Centennial Park
267 Marietta Street
Atlanta, GA 30313
404-223-2300

Glenn Hotel
110 Marietta Street
Atlanta, GA 30303
404-521-2250

Atlanta Hilton Gardens Inn
275 Bakers Street (Next to Embassy Suites at Centennial Park)
Atlanta, GA 30313
404-577-2001

Residence Inn Marriott
134 Peachtree Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
404-522-0950
1-800-331-3131

The Glenn and Omni are the closest to the Sam Nunn Federal Center where the conference is being held.


 
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