The 2015 Teaching Professor Conference

Location and Hotel

Host City: Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta, GAAtlanta is home to a rich history and a dynamic present. It has been voted one of America’s:

  • Most entertaining cities
  • Most literate cities
  • Best shopping cities
  • Best travel values
  • Best cities for singles
  • Most wired cities

Atlanta is a real southern gem with some decidedly unique attractions: It’s home to the world’s largest aquarium, the country’s largest drive-in, and numerous museums, galleries, and restaurants.

For detailed information on the wonders of this terrific city, please visit the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Host Hotel: Sheraton Atlanta HotelSheraton Atlanta Hotel

165 Courtland St. NE • Atlanta, GA 30303
1-800-833-8624 •

Experience all of the area’s best things to do from the Sheraton Atlanta. Conveniently located in the heart of downtown with a MARTA stop just two blocks away, this dynamic hotel offers effortless access to any point in the city.

Hotel Reservations:

To make your reservation, please call the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel at 1-800-833-8624 and tell them you’re attending The Teaching Professor Conference to receive the reduced rate. To reserve your room using the online reservation system, please go to

Room Rates
$135 single/double occupancy
$145 triple/quad occupancy
Rates do not include applicable state and local taxes, currently 16%.

Rates will be available three days prior and three days after the conference date, based upon availability.

We strongly recommend booking hotel rooms early as they have historically sold out.

Reservations must be made by 5:00 pm Eastern time on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 to receive the reduced rate.

High speed internet is complimentary in guest rooms and meeting rooms.


Airport Information

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The closest airport for this conference is Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).

Transportation to the Hotel

By Underground Rail System: The “MARTA”
The hotel is located at Peachtree Center Station, stop #N1 off the Gold Line. Once you exit your train, you want to proceed to the escalators on the north end of the train station. (if you travel south, go left. If you travel north go right). Once through the exit gates, go to the long escalator to your right. Follow to the street level. Once on the street level, go left toward the Hard Rock Cafe. Turn left at the Hard Rock Cafe, which will be Andrew Young International Boulevard. Walk 2 blocks and the hotel will be on the right at the intersection of International Boulevard and Courtland Street.

The MARTA begins daily service Monday – Friday at 4:45am with the last train arriving at Peachtree Center Station at 1:15 am. The fare is $2.50 one way per person or $5.00 round trip per person. For more information, visit

By the Atlanta Airport Shuttle Service (TAASS):
Guests are welcome to use The Atlanta Airport Shuttle Service (TAASS) for transportation to and from the airport. From the airport, pick-up is located at Ground Transportation. The shuttle stops at the Sheraton Atlanta at :24 and :56 of the hour and runs from 6:00 a.m. to Midnight daily. The cost is $16.50 one way per person or $29 round trip per person. For reservations or questions, please call 404-941-3440 or visit

By Taxi:
Taxicab service is located in the Yellow Bus aisle. The approximate fare to the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel is $30 with a $2 charge for each additional person. No advance reservations are required—service is on a first-come, first-served basis. For taxi information, please call 404-530-3485.

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