Georgia Council 
of Teachers of English

GCTE Annual Conference

2018 GCTE Conference Information

Theme: Language & Power -- Taking Back the Narrative in Education
Location: University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education and Hotel, Athens, GA
Dates: Feb 9-10, 2018

Note: Special guest Carmen Deedy will lead a storytelling workshop (included in registration) on Saturday, Feb 10. 

Hotel Information
University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education and Hotel 
1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602-3603

Reserving a Room
The UGA Center for Continuing Education and Hotel is almost booked up! Reserve a hotel room at the special conference rate online or by calling the University of Georgia Center of Continuing Education and Hotel at (706) 548-1311. The deadline for booking a room at the reduced conference rate is Jan 17, 2018. Use the special group rate code for your GCTE discount (88922). 

Parking Information for the UGA Center for Continuing Education and Hotel

  1. One parking pass is included per room.
  2. If two people share a room and both have cars, one will need to pay a $10/night fee for parking (include entry/exit privileges).
  3. Non-refundable $6/day parking passes are available for attendees not staying overnight. These passes do not include entry/exit privileges and need to be ordered in advance.
Here's a list of Athens hotels--be sure to book quickly! Note: if you drive to the Center, there's a daily fee to park in the deck.

Conference Director and Contact:
Dr. Jennifer Dail (

Conference Cancellation Policy: Cancellation of registration must be made by January 1, 2017 in order to receive a 75% refund of the total registration fee paid. Substitution of personnel is recommended in lieu of cancellation. Pre-registrants who fail to cancel by the deadline, fail to attend, or fail to send a substitute are liable for the total registration fee. To cancel a pre-registration, email Jennifer Dail at

Payment: Payment is due upon registration. Attendees can settle their registration invoice with a credit card payment through the GCTE website. Payment may also be mailed to the address below. Please note: all mailed registration payments must be received by Thursday, Feb 1. (Deadline for school system checks is Mar 1.)

Atten: Emily Mowery
PO Box 1386
Rome, GA  30162

For more information about GCTE, please contact Julie Rucker.
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For more information about our annual conference, please contact Jennifer Dail.
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