Fall 2019 NCRE/RSA/CSAVR National Rehabilitation Education Conference Overview

The National Rehabilitation Education Conference is a means of facilitating communication and sharing information among professionals involved in training, recruiting, hiring and enhancing the development of qualified rehabilitation counselors. National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE), Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation (CSAVR) and Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA).

Conference Dates

Thursday, October 31 – Saturday, November 2, 2019.

Conference Location

Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel |2800 S Potomac Ave, Arlington, VA 22202.

Conference Theme & Tracks

Conference Theme: “Keeping our Eyes on the Prize: Achieving Vocational Rehabilitation Excellence”

Conference Tracks:

  1. Employment
  2. Employment: New Solutions to Old, New and Emerging Problems
  3. Inclusion, Equity, and Social Justice
  4. Legislation and Policy
  5. Preservice and In-service Training: Are we Ready?
  6. Research on Effectiveness of Partnerships and Collaboration
  7. Research to Practice
  8. Vocational and Career Counseling Curriculum Content

Call for Proposals Deadline Date

Deadline date to submit proposal was Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 10:00PM PDT. No proposals are being accepted after this date.

Conference Agenda

The Draft Agenda is 8 pages. Concurrent, Seminar and Poster Presentations to include title, presenters and abstracts will be shared by the end of September.

Registration Membership and Reduced Registration

The Fall 2019 conference begins with the July 1, 2019 – July 1, 2020 membership year.  Therefore, in order to receive a reduced rate for this conference you have to renew or become a member of the July 1, 2019 – July 1, 2020 membership year. You can learn about membership, membership categories/fees and benefits at this link 

Please refer to the right side of the page to “Membership Categories” and click on the appropriate category for more detailed information. If you have any questions please contact the administrative office at info@ncre.org.

Conference Registration Now Open

Early bird rates end Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 12:00PM, Midnight PST.

Registration Categories and Rates – please click on this link before you register for detailed information on categories and fees, and what is included in registration.

Conference Registration – please click on this link to register for the conference.

Hotel Reservations

Please make sure to reserve your room early. Rooms at the conference rate are limited and cannot be guaranteed.  The NCRE room block is only reserved for those who have registered and plan to attend the conference.

Negotiated Room Rate is available from Tuesday, October 29, 2019 to Saturday, November 2, 2019.

The cutoff date for room reservations at the conference rate of $184.00 a night for a single or double room is FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2019 by 6:00PM ET or until the NCRE contracted room block is sold out, whichever comes first.

FREE Internet is included in the guest sleeping rooms.

Method of Reservation (Via Phone): Reservations for the NCRE conference can be made directly with Marriott reservations at the toll free number at 1-800-228- 9290 and ask for NCRE National Council on Rehabilitation Education room block.

Method of Reservation (Via Internet): Simply click the link below to facilitate your reservation. You will be directed to the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel home page with the conference hotel rate code already entered in the appropriate field. All you need to do is enter your arrival and departure date to begin the reservation process.

Hotel Reservation Link: Book your group rate for the National Council on Rehabilitation Education

Main Airport Hub

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). Airport is 0.9 miles SW of conference hotel.

Hotel Transportation Options

Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service

Shuttle Name: Marriott Crystal Gateway (South Loop)

Accessible Transportation

An ADA-compliant shuttle is available through the hotel at no cost. If you would like to use this service, please contact  Andrea Rozo at the Renaissance Hotel to make arrangements.

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

Sponsorship, Vendor and Exhibitor Opportunities – Deadline date to submit application is MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2019. Click on this link to download 3-page pdf file.

Sponsorship Application – Deadline Date to submit payment is FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2019. Click on this link to download 2-page payment application.

Continuing Education Units

Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) will be available for the following: Pre-Conference Workshops, General, and Concurrent Sessions and Poster Presentations conducted during the conference. CEU’s for ethics and general credits will be available to all CRC holders. The CRCC forms will be available onsite at the registration desk and will include more detailed information needed to obtain CEU’s.