The vision of the Consortium for Research on Educational Assessment and Teaching Effectiveness (CREATE) is improved student learning, development, and achievement in PK-12 schools, institutes of higher education, and other educational settings.

Attendee Registration Information:


October 5, 2017

Conference begins 

1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Registration 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

October 6, 2017

Conference continues

 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

October 7, 2017

Conference  concludes

8:00 am to 12:00 pm 


Doubletree by Hilton

Virginia Beach 

1900 Pavilion Drive

 Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Point of Contact:

For information on CREATE  contact: 

Don Klinger 

Dr. Doug Wren

For questions regarding the website or registration contact:

Jacki Bennis

​843.856.5150 ext 2.

Group Block:  October 4 - 8, 2017

Reservation Cut-off Date: Monday, September 11, 2017

Rate:  $99.00 USD/Night,  rates are available three days pre/post based on availability,  credit card will be needed to guarantee the reservation.  Rate includes complimentary parking

Methods of booking:

                   By Phone:  800-222-TREE (8733)

Group Name:  CREATE

Group code:  CRE

Terms & Conditions: 

  • There is a 14 % per room per night tax, and $1.00 per room per night tertiary tax. Tax subject to change without notice.
  • Payment for room and tax and all incidental charges is due in full upon check out.
  • Payment can be made by cash, by certified check, or credit card.
  • Hotel accepts American Express, Diners Club, Discover Card, , Master Card or Visa.
  • Check-in time is 4:00pm.   Attendees may be checked-in earlier depending on occupancy levels and availability.  Check out time is 11:00 am.  Any rooms vacated after 2:00pm will incur a one-half day late checkout charge.  
  • A limited number of rooms for guests with special needs, in accordance with ADA, are available. Please contact the hotel reservations department to confirm your arrangements.
  • At check in, the front desk will verify your check-out date. Rates quoted are based on check-in date and length of stay. Should you choose to depart early a departure fee will be charged

Hotel Information:

Doubletree by Hilton 
Virginia Beach 
1900 Pavilion Drive
 Virginia Beach, VA 23451

​​​​CREATE Conference 2017
October 5 - 7, 2017
Virginia Beach, Virginia

Effective Teaching, Assessment, and School Leadership for the 21st Century:  Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Creativity, Character, and Citizenship

Individual Registration :  $300.00
Graduate Student Registration :  $200.00, *
will need to show university ID at registration
Rate includes conference materials, two breakfasts and lunches, Friday night reception

**Presenters will need to register as an attendee after acceptance is recEIved

Cancellations/Refunds:  Cancellation/Refund Policy: A 75% refund will be made for cancellations received before August 15, 2017. A 50% refund will be made for any cancellation between August 15 and September 10, 2017. No refunds will be made after September 10, 2017. The cancellation policy will be strictly enforced. Substitutions may be made at any time.