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Downtown Dover

The conference day-time sessions will be held in locations throughout downtown Dover All keynote gatherings and registration will be held at the STRAND Theatre, 20 Third St, Dover, NH 03820. Exact workshop locations will be added one week prior to the event. An email will be sent to all attendees prior to the conference with complete location details.

Creative Connection Reception, Rochester Performing Arts Center 

Thursday, November 14, 7:00 - 9:00pm | 32 N Main St, Rochester, NH 03867

Join us in Rochester, another thriving seacoast arts scene, for our Creative Connection Reception. Enjoy complimentary food and entertainment from Rochester's arts scene, including a presentation by Neoteric Dance Collaborative. The reception will provide an opportunity for attendees to connect in a relaxed environment, and will conclude with an optional jam session. We encourage you to bring your instruments, voices and dancing shoes or you can just sit back, relax and enjoy!  Door prizes!


Metered street parking is available throughout downtown. The closest parking lot to the STRAND theatre is located at the Dover Train Station, 33 Chestnut St. Dover, NH. The lot charges 50 cents per hour. Two additional parking garages located in central downtown Dover are the Orchard Street Garage and Orchard Street Lot.   All parking meters accept credit cards. 

Accessible Parking

Parking is free in designated spaces for vehicles properly displaying a valid accessible parking plate or placard when the person qualified for the plate or placard is going to or from the parking space.  There are several accessible parking spots located directly in front of the STRAND theatre. 


A block of rooms at the Garrison Hotel and Suites in downtown Dover has been reserved for conference attendees. Rates range from $109 for a single room to $139 for a double. 

Call the hotel directly and mention the conference, Culturally Responsive Leadership for discount. 


Dover is home to many restaurants and cafes with a range of cuisine options. Each day of the conference lunch will be on your own to provide opportunities to network and support the local economy. A list of dining options will be included in your conference folder. 


Please contact the conference organizer if you require any accommodations to fully participate that were not listed on your registration.  

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