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Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Academy



4th Annual Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Academy

 Making Student Learning Visible

May 19-21, 2013

Eberhard Conference Center

Grand Valley State University

Grand Rapids, Michigan


Grand Rapids is pulling out all the stops to assure an incredible meeting experience!



The conference hotels include the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel and the Courtyard by Marriott Downtown.



As the premier AAA Four-Diamond hotel in West Michigan, the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel blends the elegant history of the 1920s Pantlind Hotel with modern amenities of today.

With 682 attractive guest rooms and suites, you'll experience the timeless beauty of the early 20th century.

Cllck here to reserve your room today!

Courtyard DT Lobby  

The Courtyard by Marriott Downtown is located in the heart of Downtown Grand Rapids within the entertainment district and offers convenient access to dozens of cultural attractions, restaurants and night clubs.

Click here to reserve your room today!

Eats JDeck outside dining  


After the evening events, there are plenty of restaurants nearby in all price ranges.

Click here for a map of Downtown Restaurants.

Beer City USA Logo

Beer City USA

Grand Rapids was recently name Beer City, USA and listed as one of the Top 10 Best Vacation Cities for Beer Lovers. This will be the perfect time for you to tour some of our incredible breweries.

Click here for a brewery tour that works for you.

 Davinci's Horse - Meijer Gardens  

Attraction Information

Here are some ideas for you to experience before you leave town.

Click here for Attraction Discounts available to you.

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition
Location: Public Museum of Grand Rapids
More than 150 legendary artifacts conserved from the Ship's debris field are showcased offering a poignant look at this iconic Ship and its passengers. Purchase tickets online by clicking here.

Michigan Map  

Travel To Grand Rapids

We're situated at the junction of two major expressways. see drive times to selected cities by clicking here.(add link here)

Eight airlines offer more than 120 daily non-stop flights to and from Gerald R. Ford International Airport.

Click here for a map that shows you the hotels and highway information.

Here's a link to show the distance to Grand Rapids. 








The Sunday reception is for pre-conference workshop attendees as well as those arriving Sunday evening for the conference:

Sunday May 19
B.O.B. (Big Old Building)2nd floor
200 Monroe Ave, NW

The Monday reception is for all conference attendees.

Monday May 20
Regency Room
102E DeVos Center
Grand Valley State University