2006 F21 National Assembly

Schedule Overview, Hotel & Travel

Coming Together to Strengthen Student Learning
Chicago, Illinois
October 6 - 8, 2006

Schedule Overview

Friday, October 6 – Sheraton Chicago Northwest
12:30 – 3:00 pm Registration in West Lobby
1:15 – 2:45 pm Session for New Faculty 21 Members
3:00 pm - Assembly Begins
 
Saturday, October 7 – Sheraton, Harper College & Downtown Chicago
7:30 am Breakfast at hotel
9:30 am - 5:00 pm Sessions in the Avante Center at Harper College
Evening House of Blues Back Porch Restaurant
Saturday’s transportation provided

Sunday, October 8 - Sheraton Chicago Northwest
Noon Assembly Concludes

Assembly Hotel

Sheraton Chicago Northwest
3400 West Euclid Avenue
Arlington Heights, Illinois 60005
Phone: 847-394-2000; Fax: 847-394-9868

Reservation Information:
Reservation Deadline (Extended): Sunday, September 24
Reservation Phone Number: 847-394-2000
Reservation Code: Project Kaleidoscope (ask for the Project Kaleidoscope rate, when making your reservation)
Room Rates: Single $99 | Double $99, plus tax

The group rate is available until 5:00 pm EDT on September 24 as space allows. We encourage participants to make hotel reservations as soon as possible. Once the room block is sold out, the discounted rate may no longer apply.

Early departure fee: In the event that a guest who has reserved a room checks out prior to the guest’s reserved checkout date, an early departure fee of 50% will be charged to that guest’s individual account. Guests wishing to avoid this fee must advise the hotel at or before check-in of any change in the scheduled length of stay.

Check-in: 3:00 p.m.; Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
Complimentary onsite parking; Complimentary use of full-service health club

Assembly Attire: Casual

Event Travel

Assembly attendees are responsible for their pre- and post- assembly transportation. However, transportation will be provided during the assembly.

By Air

O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
Distance from hotel: 13 miles; Driving time: 15 minutes

  • Alpha Taxi & Limousine Service provides transportation between O'Hare International Airport and the Sheraton Chicago Northwest. Taxi transportation (up to 3 passengers) is $23 flat rate/plus tip. Minivan tranportation (up to 8 passengers) is $31 flat-rate/plus tip. Advance reservations are required; please call 1-847-358-6666 at least 24 hours in advance. To make arrangements, please have the exact arrival time, airline and flight number available. Upon arrival in baggage claim, call 800-282-7098 and provide your confirmation number and terminal. The taxi will provide the pick-up shortly thereafter.<
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  • Additional suburban taxi companies: All Star Taxi (888-533-4240) and American Taxi (847-259-1555).
  • Taxi without advanced reservations: If you are traveling to the hotel by taxi from O'Hare, make sure to request a suburban cab company. A suburban cab may range between $24 to $30 one-way; city of Chicago cabs will be about $60.

Midway International Airport (MDW)
Distance from hotel: 35 miles; Driving time: 50 minutes

  • Alpha Taxi & Limousine Service provides transportation between Midway Airport and the Sheraton Chicago Northwest.Taxi transportation (up to 3 passengers) is $47 flat-rate/plus tip. Minivan transportation (up to 8 passengers) is $55 flat-rate/plus tip. Advance reservations are required; please call 1-847-358-6666 at least 24 hours in advance. To make arrangements, please have the exact arrival time, airline and flight number available.

By Car to Hotel

From East: Take Lake Avenue West (which becomes Euclid) directly to the hotel. The hotel is on the North/East corner of Euclid and Rowhling.

From North: Take Interstate 94/Interstate 294 South to Willow Road, which becomes Palatine Road. Take Palatine Road to Route 53 South. Exit Euclid East. The hotel is located one block further on the left.

From West: From Interstate 80 or Interstate 88, take Interstate 355 North (which becomes Route 53). Exit Euclid East and you are there. -OR- Take Interstate 90 East to Route 53 North. Exit Euclid East. The hotel will be on your left after the stop light.

From South: From Interstate 55 OR Interstate 57 (or Southeast including O'Hare Airport), take Interstate 90 towards Rockford. Exit 53 North. Take 53 North for two miles. Exit Euclid East and you are there.

By Car to Harper College

From the Sheraton Chicago Northwest: Start going West on Euclid Avenue toward Rohlwing Rd.; Turn left onto S Roselle Rd; Turn left onto IL-62/W Algonquin Road; End at 1200 West Algonquin Road; Enter main entrance of campus.

From the north: Take Highway 53 south to Algonquin Road exit. Go west on Algonquin Road to Harper College.

From the south: Take Highway 53 north to Algonquin Road exit. Go west on Algonquin Road to Harper College.

From the east: Go west on the Northwest Tollway (I-90) to the Roselle Road exit. Go north on Roselle Road to Harper College.

From the west: Go east on the Northwest Tollway (I-90) to Highway 53. Go north on Highway 53 to the Algonquin Road exit. Go west on Algonquin Road to Harper College.

From O'Hare International Airport: Go west on the Northwest Tollway (I-90) to the Roselle Road exit. Go north on Roselle Road.

Parking at Harper is available in front of the Avante Center. No permit is required.

Event Questions

If you have questions, please e-mail us at applications@pkal.org.