Frequently Asked Questions
This page answers questions frequently asked by participants at the Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) Grant Program Summer Symposium. If you have another question or would like more details, please email us at 21stCCLC@leedmci.com.
Is there a conference fee for the 2020 Summer Symposium?
No, there is no conference fee required to attend the Symposium by participants.
What is the dress code for the 2020 Summer Symposium?
There is no specific dress code however, most attendees wear business-casual attire.
What kind of weather can I expect in the Baltimore, MD area in July?
Average highs and lows for July in the Baltimore area are 87oF (30.6oC) and 73oF (20.7oC), respectively. Average precipitation in July is about 4.33 inches (10.9 cm). For current weather conditions, please visit the National Weather Service or the Weather Channel.
Are there any special lodging rates for 2020 Summer Symposium participants?
Please see the Summer Symposium Logistics page for details on hotels.
How can someone get in touch with me while I am at the conference?
Due to the nature of the meeting space, it is not possible for attendees to receive messages during the day. If it is not an emergency, messages may be left with the attendee’s hotel for delivery. During the day, we suggest that messages be communicated through text or email directly to the attendees personal mobile phone.
How can I get the participant list?
In our efforts to maintain a high standard of environmental responsibility, the participants list will be accessible online only through the 21st CCLC 2020 Summer Symposium website, which can be viewed by the public and Symposium attendees. The privacy of participants’ contact information is extremely important to the U.S. Department of Education. Participants who wish to be included in the participant list must opt in and give permission to include their name, contact information (e.g., organization, business phone and/or business email) during the online registration process.
How can I get copies of presentations and speeches from the 2020 Summer Symposium?
Presentations from the conference will be posted to this website after the conference. We will send an email to all conference participants when the presentations are available on the website. If you do not find the information you need, please email us at 21stCCLC@leedmci.com.