NOTE: Tickets for the two awards banquets ARE INCLUDED in your conference registration fee. Extra tickets are available to purchase for guests NOT attending the entire conference.

The member conference registration fee rate is available for all members of NCATA, including regular, associate, and honorary members. 

PLEASE BE AWARE that if you were a NCATA member in 2018 but have not renewed your association membership for 2019, your conference registration fee will be changed to the non-member rate of $250. It would be best cost-wise to pay your membership dues and then register for conference. 

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2018 36th Annual NCATA Conference
Thu, May 03, 2018 - Sun, May 06, 2018
Location: Cary, NC

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Conference Dates: Thursday, May 2 - Sunday, May 5, 2019

Registration and room reservation line will open on January 1, 2019. 

Conference Registration closes on April 1, 2019 at midnight.
All conference registration fee payments are due by April 5, 2019.
**Registration fee is non-refundable!**

Conference Registration Fees:
January 1 - March 14, 2019
Member Rate: $150
Non-member Rate: $250

On and after March 15, 2019 until April 1, 2019
Member Rate: $160
Non-member Rate: $260

Meals are included in the registration fee.  However, for attendees' guests or for people who only wish to attend a meal event, you can purchase extra meal tickets.

Extra meal tickets:
January 1 - March 14, 2019
Friday dinner - $50
Saturday dinner - $50

On and after March 15, 2019 until April 1, 2019

Friday dinner - $60
Saturday dinner - $60

Conference Location: 
Embassy Suites by Hilton, Greensboro Airport, 204 Centreport Drive, Greensboro, NC 27409. 

Planning ahead for that first day: Conference registration opens on Thursday afternoon at 3:00 PM. There will be a PLC reception you can attend once you pick up your registration packet. There will be a facilitators' workshop at 4 PM for those who agree to help with workshop facilitation. The Welcome Event with keynote speaker will begin at 7 PM that evening. Afterwards, there will be karaoke. 

Information about hotel: All rooms are suites and include a sofa bed, mini-refrigerator, microwave, free parking, free in-room Wi-Fi, a hot breakfast buffet, and an evening Manager’s Reception. There is a bar and on-site restaurant. Rate covers up to four people in one room. Frequent email blasts will be sent out during the conference registration period with updated information on availability of hotel rooms. The rooms are double-double and king.

Hotel Room Rate: $168, including taxes.

Hotel reservations close on April 11, 2019.
To make a room reservation: Please note a special NCATA code is necessary! 
Phone:  336-668-4535 and push the extension for reservations.
Online: Make reservations online by clicking HERE.
Code: The NCATA Reservation Code to get the conference rate is ATA.

Conference Colors: Midnight Blue, Red-Orange, Metallic Gold

FYI: We will not have a costume night this year. The special fun events are Thursday night karaoke, Friday night bingo, and a Saturday night dance after the awards banquet.

Conference T-Shirts: There will be a conference t-shirt in dark blue with the logo in red, orange, and yellow available for purchase. In addition, there will be a Red4Ed t-shirt designed specifically for teacher assistants and NCATA members available for purchase. Shirts are $10 for sizes S-XL. XXL and up are $12.

**IMPORTANT: Registration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE!
If you have an emergency situation arise, please contact Melinda Zarate, Executive Director, for more information. Her email address is

Paying with a corporate credit card: Our PayPal Account does NOT accept corporate credit cards. 

W-9's: If your school needs a W-9, please contact Melinda Zarate at

North Carolina Association of Teacher Assistants
PO Box 893
Lewisville, NC 27023
Phone Toll Free: 1.800.979.2077
Fax: 336.218.6338

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