Symposium registration is now available through this online portal. Registration costs $130 for graduate students and PK-12 teachers, and standard registration is $265 in advance of the Symposium. On-site registration will be $320.
The conference hotel for the 2019 SMTE Symposium is the Greensboro Marriott Downtown, 304 N. Greene Street, Greensboro, NC 27401. Use this link to make your room reservations at the special Symposium rate of $139/night (plus applicable taxes and fees). You may also call the hotel directly (336) 379-8000 and mention the group code “Music Teacher Education Symposium” to receive the discounted rate.
Transportation To and From the UNC Campus
Transportation is provided for Symposium guests at the Marriott to and from campus in the morning and evening. The schedule will be as follows:
- Thursday, September 12: 5:30-6:30 PM from Marriott to campus; 9:30-10:00 PM from campus to Marriott
- Friday, September 13: 7:15-8:00 AM from Marriott to campus; 6:00-6:30 PM from campus to Marriott
- Saturday, September 14: 7:45-8:30 AM from Marriott to campus; 8:00-9:00 PM from campus to Marriott
SMTE is pleased to offer support for those attendees who will be bringing children to the Symposium. The following arrangements will be available: 1) A nursing room will be available at the Symposium site, 2) Assistance will be available for registered attendees who need to leave a session to care for a child, 3) UNCG students will be available to assist with childcare (more information on this coming soon). In addition, below are local child care facilities that offer short-term/hourly/drop-in care for a maximum of 4 hours. This information is adapted from http://triadmomsonmain.com/my-blog/year-round-child-care-triad/
Bizi Kidz – ages 1 to 11
2500 Battleground Ave #A, Greensboro, NC 27408 – (336) 288-2004 or
Bizi Kids – 3735 Admiral Dr, High Point NC 27265 – (336) 882-3735
Glory Risers – all ages welcome – 5315-J Liberty Road Greensboro, 27406 – (336) 617-5633
Kid Spot – 6 months to up to 12 years old – 3294 Silas Creek Pkwy, Winston-Salem, NC 27103 – (336) 760-2585
Stay ‘N Play – ages 1 to 12 – 5314 W Friendly Ave, Greensboro, NC 27410 – (336) 895-1040