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Meetings and Events

For information on upcoming meetings, please contact Karen Kepler, National Forum and Events Manager, at 303.299.3621 or

2014 Winter Commissioners' Meeting

December 3-4, 2014

The Venetian
Las Vegas, Nevada

View Event Agenda:
2014 Winter Commissioner Meeting Agenda

Registration Links

* Please note:  The state policy leader reduced registration fee of $250 is extended to governors, state lawmakers, state higher education executives, chief state school officers and state school board members who are not ECS commissioners, along with their support staff.

Hotel Room Reservations

There are 2 ways to reserve your hotel room:
1. Online Reservation: To reserve your hotel reservation online at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino at the ECS group room rate, please click on the following link:

2. If you prefer to contact the hotel by phone, please call 866-659-9643 (toll free room reservations) and ask for the “Education Commission of the States group room block”. The group room rate is $119 a night, plus 12% tax. Hotel reservation deadline is Friday, October 31, 2014.

Please Note: Rates do not include a daily resort fee of $25 plus applicable tax per night, payable upon check-in. The Resort Fee includes: Access for two to the fitness facility within the Canyon Ranch SpaClub®, in-suite internet access (WiFi or Ethernet), boarding pass printing, unlimited local and toll-free calls, daily newspaper, a complimentary coffee or tea at Café Presse, and one two-for-one drink coupon for well drinks, domestic beer or wine at any casino bar excluding The Bourbon Room (must be 21 or older to redeem drink coupon). The Resort Fee is not reflected in the grand total quoted on your reservation. If you have questions about the Resort Fee, please inquire with the Front Desk Agent upon check-in. The fee does not apply to Prestige Level suites.

Deposit Policy
When making your hotel reservation, please note that the Venetian will charge a deposit of one (1) night suite and tax per suite, to guarantee accommodations. Individual deposits will be credited to individual folios.

Cancellation Policy
Hotel will refund deposits when individual suite reservations are canceled a minimum of seventy-two (72) hours prior to the scheduled arrival date.

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2015 National Forum on Education Policy: ECS 50-year Anniversary

June 29 to July 1, 2015

Denver Marriott City Center Hotel
1701 California Street
Denver, CO 80202

ECS’ group room rate is $165 a night plus 14.75% tax. You can reserve your hotel room online at:

Denver Marriott City Center Hotel group room reservation

or you can contact the hotel directly at 877-303-0104 and ask for the “Education Commission of the States” group room block to ensure you get the group room rate.

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