Office of Accountability

DTSDE Institute & PLC Training Program


The July 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

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

Hotel Reservations
Lodging is available at the state rate of $111.00 through Wednesday, July 9 in the DTSDE/PLC Room Block at hotels #2, #3 and #4 below.  The Group Code for the Albany Hilton is 3NYDTS.     The first two hotels are located in downtown Albany within a 10-15 minute drive of the Empire State Plaza.   

  1. The Hilton Albany Hotel (70 sleeping rooms) located at 40 Lodge Street in downtown Albany. Minimum two night stay is required. Shuttle service may be available as part of the airport run. Guests should alert the hotel of their needs at least 48 hours in advance. The contact number for reservations is (866) 694-1183.
  2. The 74 State Street Hotel (25 sleeping rooms) located at 74 State Street in downtown Albany is within walking distance of the Convention Center. There is no shuttle available, but the front desk will assist guests with arranging taxi service or the route to walk to the Concourse. The contact number for reservations is (518) 434-7410.
  3. The Hilton Garden Inn at Albany Medical Center (30 sleeping rooms) located at 62 New Scotland Avenue. The hotel 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. The contact number for reservations is (518) 396-3500.
  4. Holiday Inn Express (65 sleeping rooms) located at 400 Old Loudon Road at the intersection of Route 9 in Latham.  Complimentary parking is available. Shuttle service must be arranged through the hotel.  The contact number for reservations is (518) 783-6161.

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

Last Updated: June 24, 2014