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May/Jun 2020 | Vol. 77 No. 3
                             Travel Directions to Philadelphia

                             Downtown Marriott


        Travel by Car                                          From train station, take SEPTA regional rail to Jefferson

        GPS address: Philadelphia Marriott Downtown            Station. The Amtrak ticket is good for the SEPTA fare. At
        Guest Entrance: 1200 Filbert, Philadelphia PA 19107    Jefferson Station, take the 12th Street or Filbert Street
        Parking: The hotel has valet service for $56.35/day.   exits. The hotel is a city block from the station. Travel
        Self  parking  at  Parkway  Corp:  1201  Filbert  St. (across  from 30th St Station is also available. Be aware there are
        from hotel) for $42/day.                               two exits from the 30th St Station, one for cabs and one
            Driving directions from airport (PHL): Travel east from  for Uber, Lyfts, and pick-ups.
        the airport. Take the ramp for PA-291 East and continue  Travel by Train (SEPTA)

        to exit 13 to merge onto PA-291 East toward Interstate 76   Fares depend on zones, and tickets can be purchased
        West/Valley Forge. Turn left onto South 26th Street. Take  at  most  stations.  Tickets  cannot  be  purchased  online.
        the ramp onto Interstate 76 West. Follow Interstate 76  Take SEPTA train to Jefferson Station. At Jefferson Sta-
        West to exit 344 to merge onto Interstate 676 East/US-30  tion, take the 12th Street or Filbert Street exits. The hotel
        East toward Central Philadelphia. Take the exit for Broad  is a city block from the station.
        Street/Central Philadelphia. Make a slight left onto Vine  Travel by bus
        Street. Keep right at the fork in the road and turn right   A Greyhound/Peter Pan bus station is located on Fil-

        onto North 12th Street. Proceed to Market Street and turn  bert Street a block from the hotel.
        right to the hotel.
        Travel from Airport (PHL)                              Prices as of March 2020. For further information, contact

        The hotel does not provide shuttle service.            Sue Lore, deucedawg@aol.com. Safe travels!
            Taxi: About $30 one way
            Shuttle: PST (white van with red stripes and PST)                    Convention
               Discounted rate: $20/one way
               Promo code: DELKAPGAM                                             Panel: “Future
        Reservations  recommended:  online:  www.phltour.com;                    of Education”

        phone: 215-922-2300
            SEPTA Train: To hotel from airport: Follow signs for     uring  the  upcoming  DKG  International  Convention,
        “Train  to  Central  Philadelphia”/  Ground  Transportation.  Da panel of educators from the Philadelphia area will
        Fare  kiosks  (credit/debit/cash)  are  located  in  enclosed  discuss three topics associated with the future of education:
        area on platforms. Purchase Quick Trip/Center City: $7.50.   1.  innovative methods  and research  in  teacher-
        Tickets may also be purchased on trains. Cash only ($8).  education  programs and in  student  curriculum  in
        Trains run every ½ hour. Disembark at Jefferson Station.  Philadelphia institutions;

        Marriott Downtown is a city block from Jefferson. Use ei-   2.  cutting edge issues and concerns that teachers
        ther 12th Street or Filbert Street exits. The hotel is a city  at all levels of education are facing in classrooms and
        block from the station.                                other educational settings; and
            To airport from hotel: Purchase fare at Jefferson Sta-  3.  how best to prepare teachers and students for the
        tion for Airport Line. Trains run every ½ hour. ($7.50)  future.
            Uber/Lyft, etc.: Available from airport                The panel will be moderated by Dr. Kathryn M. Burke,
        Travel by Train (Amtrak)                               an assistant professor at Temple  University, whose
            Closest  train  station  is  30th  Street  in  Philadelphia.  research focuses on promoting   See PANEL p. 9


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