Promoting Achievement through Technology and INstruction for all Students

Access to Education

Stay tuned for 2023 conference dates. Details about Access to Education 2022 below.


Access to Education is where dedicated educators, who are focused on ensuring that every student has equitable access to the curriculum, will come together to experience motivational keynotes, local and national presenter breakout sessions, opportunities to view the latest assistive technology, networking, and so much more!

Sessions will be designed around accessibility, Accessible Educational Materials (AEM), Assistive Technology, and/or the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework. There are no vendors at this conference.


Crowne Plaza Downtown - Union Station
123 W Louisiana St
Indianapolis, IN 46225


If you have any questions, please email Jen Conti, PATINS Event Manager.


Registration for Access to Education (A2E) 2022 is closed.

Registration includes:

  1. Dynamic keynotes
  2. Presentation sessions from local and national educational experts
  3. Assistive Technology Exploratorium: A hands-on experience with the latest tools, plus evidence-based implementation ideas
  4. UDL Classroom tour
  5. Certificate for up to 8 Professional Growth Points (PGPs)/Contact Hours
  6. Opportunities to win educational door prizes
  7. Continental breakfast and plated lunch

Purchase Orders and Checks

Checks can be made payable to "Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation"
Mail checks or email/mail purchase orders to:

Felisia O'Bold (PATINS)
11630 Stoney Moon Dr.
Noblesville, IN 46060

*For your convenience, you may print our W-9.

If you have any questions, please email Jen Conti, PATINS Event Manager.


The PATINS Project staff selected the best national and local presenters to bring you the latest ideas for incorporating Universal Design for Learning, assistive technology, and accessibility into your classroom or district.

A2E Schedule-at-a-Glance

If you have any questions, please email Jen Conti, PATINS Event Manager.

Hotel & Parking

Conference Venue/Hotel:

Crowne Plaza Indianapolis-Downtown-Union Station
123 W Louisiana St., Indianapolis, IN 46225

How To Reserve a Hotel Room

Note: To receive the Group Rate of $128 per room, per night, reserve by October 17, 2022.


    1. Visit Crowne Plaza Hotel site (opens new window) Note: Must use "Crowne Plaza Hotel site" link for group rate.
    2. Click "Book Now" button in upper corner of screen
    3. Enter your Arrival and Departure Dates
    4. Select from available room types at group rate

By Phone

    1. Call Crowne at 866-543-7848
    2. Use Group Name PATINS State Conference and Group Code QPN


Pan Am Plaza Garage (opens new window)
201 South Capitol Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46225
Maximum Daily Rate: $28

Fun in Downtown Indy:

When you attend Access to Education 2022, you are centrally located in downtown Indianapolis. Find yourself steps away from museums, restaurants, sporting and theatrical events, shopping, trails, and more! Check out (opens new window) to see all your options.

If you have any questions, please email Jen Conti, PATINS Event Manager.


The Access to Education 2022 Evaluation Form is Closed.

We value your feedback as it allows us to continue to improve upon and provide conferences on accessible education.

The Access to Education 2022 evaluation form closed December 2, 2022 at midnight. Please email Jen Conti, PATINS Event Manager, for assistance in receiving a certificate for Professional Growth Points (PGPs)/Continuing Education Hours.


The deadline for Access to Education 2022 proposals closed May 13, 2022. We appreciate all who have applied to share their expertise to benefit Indiana students!

  • Selected presenters will be notified by May 25, 2022 and enjoy free conference registration for both days!

If you have any questions, please email PATINS Event Manager, Jen Conti.

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