Office of Accountability

DTSDE Institute & PLC Training Program


The September Diagnostic Tool for School and District Effectiveness (DTSDE) Institute and Professional Learning Community (PLC) Training Program will be held at the:

Empire State Plaza Convention Center

September 22-23 , 2014
Empire State Plaza Convention Center
Albany, NY 12242


Hotel Reservations

Lodging is available at the state rate of $111.00 through Tuesday, September 9 at hotels listed below. Please follow instructions carefully.

  1. The 74 State Street Hotel (45 sleeping rooms) Room Block Code is DTSDE. The contact number for reservations is (518) 694-9172.  The hotel is located at 74 State Street in downtown Albany and is within walking distance of the Cultural Education Center (CEC). There is no shuttle available, but the front desk will assist guests with arranging taxi service or provide them with the route to walk through the Convention Center Concourse to access the CEC.  
  2. The Hilton Garden Inn at Albany Medical Center (40 sleeping rooms) Room Block Code is DTSDE. The contact number for reservations is (877) 782-9444.  Please use this number and code or the following link to reserve lodging:  The hotel located at 62 New Scotland Avenue is willing to increase the number of sleeping rooms in the NYSED Room Block based on space availability. Shuttle service may be provided upon request and van availability. Requests must be made with the front desk at least 48-hours in advance.
  3. Holiday Inn Express (50 sleeping rooms) Room Block Code is NYS.   The contact number for reservations is (518) 783-6161. The hotel is located at 400 Old Loudon Road at the intersection of Route 9 in Latham and is easily accessible via Exit 7 of the Northway/Route 87 North (bear right at the Cohoes Exit).  Hotel is on the right at the next intersection.  Complimentary parking is available. Shuttle service must be arranged through the hotel. 

IMPORTANT: Reservations and payment for hotel accommodations are the responsibility of DTSDE Institute participants.   Please contact hotels to make arrangements for shuttle service from the Amtrak Station in Rensselaer and the Albany International Airport.

Last Updated: August 11, 2014