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 covered?
I have food allergies/food restrictions/am a vegetarian. What kinds of meals will be served?
What should I pack to wear?
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?
For those interested, college credit is available from the University of San Diego for the week-long Institute sessions. To receive credit, 2019 attendees must participate in all of the sessions and submit an original lesson plan (following the lesson plan template provided in the Education Resource Library) by December 1, 2019. For more information, see the Lesson Plans/College Credit section of this guide.