“Valuable information that you can take back to your families and apply in your own school district, things related to drop out prevention, enhancing academics, making parent workshops academic based, and enhancing the learning process at home…money well spent, don’t miss it!”

-Felencia Stewart & Terrell Brooks-Vine, Norfolk Public Schools, Family Engagement Coordinators


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Don't Forget to Order Your
2018 NFES T-Shirt!

Available in Small - XXL when you register online OR in our NFES Store. Orders must be placed by February 28th and will be given out at the registration table.  


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Educators from 16 states and the District of Columbia have already signed up to attend the 2018 National Family Engagement Summit.

Educators from 16 states and the District of Columbia have already signed up to attend the 2018 National Family Engagement Summit.

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Your Summit Registration includes:

3 Keynote Presentations
10 Breakout Presenters Offered Multiple Times
Multiple Networking Breaks
Ask the Experts

Comedy Night & Networking Reception and meals!

Continental Breakfast & Networking Reception
(lunch on your own, now extended to 90 mins)

In the heart of downtown, the newly-renovated Richmond Marriott offers a blend of luxury and Southern charm. Connected via skywalk to the Greater Richmond Convention Center, our hotel in Downtown Richmond offers a prime location that puts you just steps from its historical past. Guests can experience the city's unique ambiance by taking the complimentary shuttle to a number of diverse dining and entertainment venues. 

The stylish guest rooms feature modern amenities including High-Speed WiFi, flat-screen TVs with premium cable, and our signature Revive® bedding. With over 26,000 sq. ft. of newly-renovated event space, the Richmond Marriott is an ideal location for hosting corporate events, small conferences, and weddings for up to 2,000 guests. Diners love T-Miller’s, the exciting, onsite sports bar, and often follow up with a cocktail in the Liberty Bar at the hotel. With first-class service and thoughtful amenities including a lobby Starbucks coffee shop, this Marriott stands among Richmond hotels.

Valet parking is $27 a night.  The city owned garage on 5th And Marshall is individual pay own.  Their current overnight rate is $17 and the early bird day rate in before 8 am out by 6 pm is $8.  Parking rates are subject to change with either location.

Additional Overflow Hotel Options Offering a Conference Discount Include: 

Hilton Richmond Downtown, 501 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219, 804-344-4300
Courtyard Richmond Downtown, 1320 E Cary St., Richmond, VA 23219, 804-754-0007
Crowne Plaza Richmond, 555 E Canal St., Richmond, VA 23219, 804-788-0900
Homewood Suites by Hilton, 700 E Main St., Richmond VA 23219
Omni Hotel, 100 S 12th St., Richmond VA 23219, 804-344-7000
Quality Inn and Suites, 8008 W Broad St., Richmond, VA 23219, 804-346-0000
Graduate Richmond Hotel, 301 W Franklin St., Richmond, VA 23220, 804-644-9871
Linden Row, 100 E Franklin St., Richmond, VA 23219, 804-783-7000
Quirk Hotel, 201 W Broad St., Richmond, VA 23220, 804-340-6040