June 25–27, 2015
MEETING LOCATION & TIME
The Practical Measurement Workshop will be held at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Located in Stanford, California, the Carnegie Foundation offices are conveniently situated in the heart of Silicon Valley.
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
51 Vista Lane
Stanford, CA 94305
The workshop will begin at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 25, 2015 and will end at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2015.
Hotel Reservations – Group Rate cut-off is Tuesday, May 26
If you have not already done so, please make your hotel reservation at the Sheraton Palo Alto no later than Tuesday, May 26. The discounted group rate will no longer be available after May 26, or when the room block sells out, whichever is sooner. The group rate is valid Wednesday, June 24, to Friday, June 26. To reserve your room, please call 1-800-325-3535 and request the Carnegie Foundation Practical Measurement Workshop rate, or click here to book online.
Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel
625 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Group Guest Room Rate
June 24 & June 25: $279 per night single/double, plus applicable state and local taxes
June 26: $169 per night single/double, plus applicable state and local taxes
Check-in is 3pm and check-out is 12 noon.
If your stay includes Saturday night, June 27, please note that the Sheraton Palo Alto is sold out on that night. You may wish to consider an airport hotel for your last night. The following are some suggestions and the rates listed below are subject to change. Carnegie Foundation does not have room blocks at these hotels:
Near San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
The Westin San Francisco Airport
1 Old Bayshore Highway
Millbrae, CA 94030
Tel: (650) 692-3500
Current room rate: $199-209, plus 12% sales tax and $1.00 Tourism Fee per night
Near Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)
Holiday Inn San Jose Airport
1350 North 1st Street
San Jose, California, 95112
Tel: (877) 859-5095
Current room rate: $196, plus 14% sales tax and $1.55 Tourism Fee per night
LOCAL AREA INFORMATION
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