Office of Accountability

DTSDE Institute & PLC Training Program


The May 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

May 8-9, 2014
South Arterial Mall
Albany, NY 12242

Hotel Reservations

Lodging is available at the state rate of $111.00 through Monday, April 28th in the NYSED Room Block at the first three hotels listed below and for $149.00 at the Hampton Inn.   All four hotels are located in downtown Albany within a 10-15 minute drive of the Empire State Plaza.        

  1. The Hilton Albany Hotel (50 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 (50 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 (20 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. The Hampton Inn (30 sleeping rooms) located at 25 Chapel Street in downtown Albany has additional lodging available at a rate of $149.00.  Shuttle service is not available.  Taxi service to the Plaza is about $7-$10 per trip. The contact number for reservations is (518) 432-7000.

IMPORTANT: Reservations and payment for hotel accommodations are the responsibility of the Institute participants.

Last Updated: April 10, 2014