Fall Conference

Pre-Conference on October 9 for retirees and early birds

Meeting venues include the Pilgrim Heights Retreat Campground on October 10 and the Meskwaki Settlement School on October 11 and 12. Jonathan Buffalo, the Meskwaki Nation Tribal Historian will be the keynote speaker. Lodging is available with the Art Educators of Iowa room block at either the Meskwaki Hotel or Pilgrim Heights Retreat Campground.
Meskwaki Hotel rates for the AEI block will be $69-$79 per night, the Pilgrim Heights rates will vary depending on the cabin and sleeping accommodations you choose. The rates listed below are per night.
Oak Cabin $20.00
Autumn House – Quad Occupancy options $30.00
Autumn House – Triple Occupancy options $35.00
Autumn House – Double Occupancy $40.00
Autumn House – Private Single options $60.00
Linen pack optional or bring your own bedding & towels $10.00
To reserve one of the rooms at Meskwaki call 1-800-728-4268, mention that you are with the Art Educators of Iowa, and then use your credit card to guarantee the room. To reserve one of these rooms, you must make your reservation by October 1. <http://www.meskwaki.com/>
For more details and to reserve a bed at Pilgrim Heights, call 641-492-6165. Beds at the campground are priced by the cabin you wish to stay in and/or how many people you want to share a room with. The cabins are very clean and the bathrooms are modern. You can bring your own bedding and towels or they will provide a linen package for $10. Oak Cabin has beds for up to 6 people, has one bathroom facility, and costs $20.00 per night, while Autumn House has a restroom for each of the 8 bedrooms and is priced by the room occupancy number. Quad occupancy is $30.00 per night, triple occupancy is $35 per night, double occupancy is $40.00 per night, and private single occupancy is $60 per night. < www.pilgrimheights.org/ >

Here’s what you need to do…

  • Mark your calendar–reserve the dates!
  • Watch for registration to open
  • Reserve your room
  • Plan to participate in a thematic sharing session with lesson plans, process, and examples.
  • Spread the word to fellow art educators.
  • Contact Maggie Parks with ideas or questions