Diagnostic Tool Institute
The February Diagnostic Tool for School and District Effectiveness (DTSDE) Instute and Professional Learning Community (PLC) Training will be held at the:
Empire State Plaza Convention Center
South Arterial Mall, Meeting Rooms 2, 3 & 4
Albany, NY 12242
Participants are responsible for arranging their own travel to and from the Institute.
From the north: Take Interstate I-87 (Northway) to Interstate I-90 East (exit # 1E). Take Interstate I-90 East to Interstate 787 South. Take Exit #3A for the Empire State Plaza.
From the south: Take New York State Thruway (Interstate 87) to Exit 23 - straight through Toll Booth to Interstate 787, then take Exit #3 for the Empire State Plaza.
From the East: Take Interstate 90 West to Exit # B1 (I-90). Continue on I-90 to Interstate 787 South. Follow I-787 South to Exit #3A for the Empire State Plaza.
From the West: Take the New York State Thruway (Interstate 90) to Exit 24 (Albany), proceed east on Interstate 90 to Interstate 787 South. Take exit # 3A for the Empire State Plaza.
Please note that parking is limited around the convention center – plan to arrive early to give yourself extra time in case some visitor lots are full.
Please contact hotels concerning complimentary shuttle service from the Amtrak Station in Rensselaer and the Albany International Airport.
REMINDER: Reservations and payment for hotel accommodations are the responsibility of the Institute participants. Check our Accommodations page for hotel registration information.