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2013 CEE Conference

                    Join us July 11-14, 2013 for the 3rd CEE Summer Conference:
                          "Moving Forward: Possibilities in English Teacher Education"

On behalf of the Conference on English Education, the English education program at Colorado State University is proud to host the 2013 CEE summer conference, open to all CEE members. This conference is designed for all English teacher educators and graduate students who focus on the preparation of pre-service and/or in-service teachers of English language arts and literacy. Registration is limited to 150-200 participants.

Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains - only 70 minutes from Denver International Airport - Fort Collins is an ideal location for the CEE summer conference. In July, the weather is usually warm but rarely humid, the air is clear, and the views of nearby mountains are breathtaking.

Conference Check-In: Academic Village Commons, 810 Pitkin Street
Thurs. 4-6 pm, Fri. 7:30-Noon, Sat. 7:30-Noon

Conference Schedule
Conference Program Preview
Conference Program

Registration, Group Meals, and Housing

Registration closed on Sunday, June 30th at 7 p.m. CDT.

Registration includes full access to the conference sessions as well as three breakfasts, two lunches, and one picnic dinner (Thursday evening). Dinner will not be provided on Friday and Saturday.

Cancellation Policy: Requests for refunds must be made before noon CDT on Friday, June 28, 2013. The amount of the refund will be reduced by a processing fee of $25. No refunds will be issued after June 28.

Dorm Rooms $65/day
We have a housing agreement for dorm rooms in the new Academic Village. A single room will be provided that includes a twin-sized bed, closet (no hangers), desk, bed linens, blankets, towels, pillows, high speed internet, bar soap, air conditioning and a private bathroom. Please bring your own toiletries. Your daily dorm fee also includes access to the CSU Recreation Center.

If you require a dorm room Wednesday, July 10 and/or Sunday, July 14, please write in those dates on the registration form and submit by fax (217-328-9645) or call Customer Service 1-877-369-6283.
No meals will be provided for those housed on Wednesday, July 10; breakfast only will be provided on Sunday, July 14; and no meals on Monday, July 15.

Area Hotels

  • Armstrong Hotel--early-modern design in the heart of Old Town, over a coffee shop, short bus or bike ride to campus, approximately 15 minute walk to campus


Air Travel: Denver (DIA) is the closest airport, located approximately 70 miles from Fort Collins. Please check the shuttle schedule before selecting your flights, and allow sufficient time to arrive at CSU.

Super Shuttle provides 17 shuttles per day between DIA and Fort Collins (70 miles) with a stop at the Academic Village and a stop at the Fort Collins Hilton.  Please visit Super Shuttle for more information and discounted rates of $29 one-way (code CSU02). A schedule can be seen at
Green Ride is another shuttle option from DIA to Fort Collins. A schedule, rates and reservation information can be found here.

For those driving to Fort Collins, this map may be helpful.

Dorm Check-in

You may check-in to the dorm between 6:30 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. at the Academic Village Commons Front Desk, 810 West Pitkin Street, Fort Collins. Click here for a map of the CSU campus. If you will be arriving after 11:00 pm, please contact before July 8th.

Conference Schedule
Conference Program
The printed conference program will be available in each conference attendee's registration packet at check-in.

Final Information for Registrants (an email was sent to each registrant on Wed. morning, July 3rd) Note: Change in location of Registrant Check-In - Thurs-Sat. at Academic Village Commons, 810 Pitkin St.

Interactive Workshops & Mentoring for Graduate Students

Parking permits will be distributed at onsite registration.  Parking permits are valid in all “A”, “Q”, “X” and “Z” parking zones.  This permit is not valid in metered “Pay To Park” zones. Upon receiving your parking permit, you will need to IMMEDIATELY place it in the front windshield of your car.

The large lot west of Moby Arena is the parking area for "oversized vehicles" that require more than one standard parking space.  Overnight camping is prohibited on University property.

Note: If you are driving a vehicle owned by staff, faculty, or student of Colorado State University, the permit is not valid.

Local Area and Attractions

Fort Collins
Selected as a “Top 5 Distinctive Destination” in 2010, as well as rated one of Money Magazine’s “Best Places to Live”, Fort Collins is located on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains with the foothills and 14,000-foot peaks visible to locals. Easy access to hiking, skiing, rafting and other outdoor sports is a great advantage to CSU conferees. Located just north of the Denver metro area, CSU is less than an hour away from one of the nation's leading airports – Denver International Airport (DIA). Experience world class white water rafting on the Cache La Poudre River, taste award winning beers at one of six local breweries or for the more relaxation-inclined, there are spas, shopping, and incredible dining galore to keep you satisfied.

Colorado State University
The Colorado State University campus is in the heart of Fort Collins. Located where the Rocky Mountains meet the Great Plains, CSU is an awe-inspiring conference site. Our beautiful campus provides a serious educational aura found only at a University, while the surrounding area beckons visitors with an outstanding variety of opportunities for recreation and relaxation. CSU is committed to sustainability. 

Visit the Fort Collins Convention and Visitors Bureau for more information or to request a 2012-2013 Official Visitors Guide.



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