Frequently Asked Questions
You've listed two airports. Which one is the best?
What time should I arrive/depart?
How do you select roommates?
What happens if I don't get along with my roommate?
May I have a private room?
I have a medical condition that requires special attention. Do I need to let you know in advance?
While we respect your right to privacy regarding medical issues, we do request that you let us know in advance on your registration form if you have special needs of which we need to be aware while you are here. Conditions may include diabetes that requires monitoring of your blood sugars, a heart condition that prevents you from rigorous physical activity, or medication that requires refrigeration. Anything you feel we should be made aware of helps us make your stay as comfortable as possible. Please be aware that the Teacher Institute is rigorous and includes a lot of walking and moving about every day. Mobility is essential to successfully complete the program.
I have a disability. Will I be able to participate in the Institute?
Are the rooms air-conditioned?
Will I have a private bathroom? What about a hair dryer, a coffee maker, or an iron?
What about a refrigerator?
Are all of my meals covered?
I have food allergies/food restrictions/am a vegetarian. What kinds of meals will be served?
What should I pack to wear?
Should I dress up for Orientation?
Will I have Internet access in my room?
I noticed there seems to be a lot of walking around outside. What happens when it rains?
Where and when will I be able to take pictures?
How much money should I bring?
May I bring my family?
I want professional development credit for my attendance. What do I need to do?
How do I receive college credit for participating in the Teacher Institute?