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Participant's Guide to the Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute 2014

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?

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 really covered?

I'm on Weight Watchers/Atkins/have food allergies/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?

Both the Williamsburg Inn and Williamsburg Lodge have small business centers where you will be able to check your email throughout the week. If you have wireless access on your laptop or cell phone, the Williamsburg Lodge, the Williamsburg Inn, and Merchant’s Square have free Wi-Fi areas. There is also Wi-Fi access in the Revolutionary City, though the strength of the signal may vary dramatically depending on where you are attempting access. Wi-Fi access from inside the Colonial Houses is limited.

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?