Travel, Housing, Expenses - SEA 2023


 Travel, Housing, Expenses

If you need to cancel, you must notify us no later than 72 hours prior to check in so your local will not be charged for an unused room. Please contact Kari Brocato ([email protected]) as soon as you know you will not be attending.

You must complete and submit the Travel Form to finalize your registration.

Please use the arrival and departure times to help inform your plans.

Email ([email protected])or fax (202-393-7483) your completed travel form to Kari Brocato.

  • When completing your travel form, your name should be the same as it appears on your driver’s license or other legal documents.
  • Air: Your ticket will be electronic. An itinerary and passenger receipt will be sent to the registrant via e-mail. The itinerary should be reviewed upon receipt; if it is not correct, please contact the AFT immediately.
  • Train: Amtrak train tickets will be sent via e-mail. The train stops at the BWI Rail Station.
  • Ground Transportation: At BWI, you can locate a cab for the short ride to the Maritime Conference Center (approximate cost: $15) or you can call for the Maritime Shuttle Service at 410-859-5700.
  • Driving: Participants who live close by are encouraged to drive. (Please note on your travel form.) If your trip requires a night’s lodging, the AFT cannot pay the cost of the hotel. If the mileage costs (65.5 cents per mile) exceed the cost of the lowest airfare available, the AFT can only reimburse you the amount of the airfare.

Housing Information

Room Arrangements

During registration, a room will be reserved for you at the Maritime Conference Center, 692 Maritime Blvd., Linthicum Heights, Maryland according to your course dates. Participants will have a single room unless a shared room is requested.

Guest information

Participants who bring a guest are required to pay the difference between a single and double room which is $45 PER DAY ($270 for the week). This fee includes breakfast and dinner for the guest and is a mandatory fee that is charged by the Maritime.  Optional lunch fee of $20 may be paid on the days guest opts for lunch.  

Americans with Disabilities Act

The AFT will make every effort to ensure that accommodations at the Maritime Conference Center are in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If a Summer Educator Academy participant anticipates a special need ensuing from a disability, the participant should contact Kim Randolph at 202-879-4529 or [email protected] by June 23, 2023. AFT will attempt to accommodate any special needs to ensure that attendees may fully participate in Summer Educator Academy activities.

Expense Reimbursement Information

Please become familiar with the expense reimbursement guidelines prior to attending.