MAA Carriage House Workshop: June 23-26, 2020

Washington D.C. 20036

This IBL Workshop will be held at the Mathematical Association of America's Carriage House in Washington D.C., just a 5 minute walk from Dupont Circle. This option offers an unique opportunity to learn IBL right behind the MAA Headquarters. This workshop offers a great location and convenient travel options for participants.

  • The closest airport is Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport which is approximately 6 miles from the Carriage House. 

  • Lodging during the workshop days will take place at the Beacon Hotel in Dupont Circle with one workshop participant per hotel room. Details are shown below.

  • There will be a short walk to the workshop meeting room, as well as the Dupont Circle area for dining and evening activities.

  • Attendance expectations: The IBL workshop meets from 8:30AM to 5PM, Tuesday to Friday. Participants who attend an IBL Workshop are expected to attend all sessions. The goals and sequencing of workshop sessions are intentionally designed for participants to be present and engaged for the entire 4 days.

Workshop registration will open in December! If you have any questions about registration, please contact Katie Kahle, AIBL Assistant. 

The location for this workshop is 1781 Church St NW, Washington, DC 20036. The hotel is 1/2 mile away. Through the National Science Foundation, we are able to provide low cost housing for participants.  We recognize that people may live in the city, or have friends or family members they want to stay with and will not need housing and we will have a lower registration fee. There is no parking at the MAA Carriage house but there are two public lots on 18th St. in between N St NW and Massachusetts Ave. Nw. 

To ensure workshop participation commitments, we ask that applicants submit a registration fee along with their workshop application. The registration fee (for non-locals) is $500 + a small processing fee. Fees for those not requiring housing will be lower at $150 + a small processing feeThe fee for the DC Workshop is higher than the other workshops due to higher costs.

Included in the registration fee is hotel and breakfast (for non-locals), and lunch on workshop days, venue, and facilitator salaries and expenses. Most  of the cost to conduct the workshop is paid for by NSF PRODUCT (DUE-1525058). Participants are responsible to pay for travel costs, some meals, incidentals, and the registration fee.

Please complete the registration form and make the payment by clicking the button above. If you have further questions, please contact the AIBL Assistant, Katie Kahle

Question and Answer

Q: Do I need to reserve my own hotel room if I register as a non local? 

A: No. Hotel reservations will be made for non-local participants by the PRODUCT team.

Q: What meals will be provided and what do I need to pay for? 

A: Breakfast will be provided for hotel guests and lunch will be provided for all participants on workshop days.

Q: What do I need to bring?

A: Casual wear is appropriate for the workshop. Participants should bring course materials for their target course, a laptop, and any other items needed to prepare for their target course.

Q: Is the registration fee refundable?

A: The registration fee is non-refundable. 

Q: Are there travel scholarships?

A: Travel Scholarship information can be found here

Q: Am I eligible to apply? 

A:  Math Faculty of all ranks employed at colleges and universities with undergraduate programs in North America are eligible to apply. Unfortunately, K-12 teachers and graduate students are not eligible. Postdocs, and assistant professors are especially encouraged to apply.

Q: Is there parking at the hotel?

A: There is no parking on site at the MAA carriage house. The Beacon Hotel provides overnight parking for $49 plus tax.

Q: Who pays for hotel incidentals?

A: Participants are responsible incidentals. 

Q: What is there to do in the D.C. Area?

A: Please see the attached google doc with a list of things to do before, after or in the evenings of the workshop as the workshop runs all day Tuesday through Friday and participants are expected to take part full time.

For any other questions, please email AIBL Assistant, Katie Kahle