Plan Your Visit

Start planning now for the premier mathematics education event! Here you will find everything you need to help make your trip a success including information on accessibility & inclusion, hotel, travel, venue, and onsite services.

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Accessibility and Inclusion


NCTM supports a safe and respectful environment that is focused on building a better community during your conference experience. We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully.

NCTM includes the following in conference planning process:

  • The Opening Session, Closing Session, and the Iris Carl Equity Session will have live ASL interpretation with reserved seating in the front of the session room. 
  • NCTM contracts with ASL agencies to secure Interpreters for onsite services. NCTM actively seeks to meet the needs of attendee accommodations during presentations.
  • Speakers will use microphones for all sessions. 
  • Our hotel team works with attendees who require special accommodation.
  • For visually impaired, a printed copy of the program book will be available upon request.
  • All visual information presented during the keynote and sessions will be communicated verbally. We have asked speakers to verbally communicate what is presented on their slides.
    • If you are attending with a colleague who will be providing sighted assistance in navigating the conference spaces, please contact [email protected]
  • NCTM works with local businesses to provide scooters for onsite mobility needs.
  • NCTM has partnered with a Transportation Service to provide ADA shuttles to and from hotel to convention center throughout the conference.
  • Attendees will have access to a nursing lounge/lactation room.
  • There will be gender-neutral restrooms located throughout the event space.
  • NCTM’s Event Code of Conduct outlines expectations for all attendees, speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, service providers, and volunteers (collectively, “participants”) at NCTM virtual and in-person events.

ADA Services at the Convention Center

Manual and Mobilized Scooters are available for a per-day fee through Scootaround Personal Transportation Solutions. To find out more about how the Scootaround locations can help you with a wheelchair or mobility scooter rental in Washington, DC, call directly at 1-888-441-7575 or email for more information. Please coordinate directly with the agency.  


Twelve metered public parking spaces designated for vehicles displaying disability parking placards/permits or license tags are located on 9th Street: 

  • Three spaces on the east side of 9th Street between Mt. Vernon Place and L Street 

  • Three spaces on the east side of 9th Street between L Street and M Street 

  • Three spaces on the east side of 9th Street between M Street and N Street 

  • Three metered, public parking spaces designated for vehicles displaying disability parking placards/permits are located on 7th Street between Mt. Vernon Place and L Street. 

Parking signs are posted indicating that the spaces are for two-hour parking from 7:00am–6:30pm daily, available on a first come, first serve basis. 

Service Animals 

Trained service animals are permitted in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center with proper supervision. 

At any point that you recognize you need to request accommodations for the Annual Conference, please contact NCTM Conference Services at [email protected] by September 27, 2023.  

For more Convention Center Accessibility information, please visit the
Walter E. Washington Convention Center website.  




Marriott Marquis Washington

901 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC

Book Housing by October 4.

Attendee Housing

Exhibitor Housing

Make plans to stay at NCTM's headquarters hotel, Marriott Marquis Washington or one of the many NCTM official hotels near the Walter E. Washington Convention Center to secure your preferred room at the best possible rate. Unlike online discounters, NCTM will never charge you a booking or service fee.                                    

Benefits of Reserving with NCTM

  • Save money with low, negotiated rates at NCTM conference hotels. Official hotels have guaranteed that NCTM's rates are the lowest over the conference dates.
  • Get the best networking opportunities and meet leaders in education.
  • Stay where the action is at our headquarters hotel–Marriott Marquis Washington–or the many NCTM hotels near the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
  • Book with confidence knowing that all hotels have been inspected and approved by NCTM, and our official housing provider, MCI USA (formerly Wyndham Jade), will assist you with any hotel challenges from booking to on-site.

Beware of False and Fraudulent Housing Claims

NCTM has designated MCI USA (formerly Wyndham Jade) as the only housing provider for the NCTM 2023 Annual Meeting & Exposition. There are fraudulent companies and organizations that will try to present themselves as official partners of NCTM and offer you a potential room that might not be guaranteed or available. Should you be contacted by someone other than MCI USA (formerly Wyndham Jade) or NCTM, please let us know by calling 972-349-7476 or emailing us at [email protected].



The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics has partnered with Delta and United Airlines to provide the best possible price for your upcoming flight. 

Book with Delta

Book with United
If you need assistance booking via Delta, you may call Delta Meeting Network® at 1.800.328.1111* Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (EST) and refer to Meeting Event Code: NY2C4. 

*Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via our reservation 800 number.

If you need assistance booking via United, may call United Meetings Reservation Desk Monday – Friday at (800) 426-1122. 


The Convention Center sits atop the Mt. Vernon Square/7th Street-Convention Center station served by Metro's Green and Yellow lines. Alternatively, take the Red Line to the Gallery Place-Chinatown Metro station which is a 5 minute walk from the Convention Center. 

Over 3,000 parking spaces are located within a three-block radius of the Convention Center including surface lots and garages. Exhibitors and attendees are encouraged to use these public parking facilities. Parking regulations are heavily enforced in the Convention Center’s surrounding residential areas. There is no public parking at the Convention Center. Use Spot Hero (app) and save time by booking your parking ahead of time. Parking rates vary daily.

Onsite Attendee Services

Information Booth

The Information Booth will be located at the Mount Vernon Place entrance. Please see an associate for details regarding parking, lost and found, dining recommendations and much more. 

Mobile App

The NCTM Central app keeps you connected with every aspect of the Annual Meeting. The free app allows you to search sessions, speakers, and exhibits; view the Exhibit Hall floor plan; highlight your favorite presentations; rate presentations; and interact with your colleagues! Visit: to download the app.

Lost and Found

Lost and Found items will be turned in each day to the associate at the Information Booth. Each evening, items will be turned into the convention center security. 

Baggage and Coat Check 

Bag and coat check will be available for a flat fee of $5.00 at the convention center on Friday (10/27) 7:30AM -5:00PM and Saturday (10/28) 7:30AM - 2:00PM inside room 103B. Please note, the average forecasted weather in Washington, DC in late October is around 65 degrees, with chances of rain at any time. Business Casual attire is suggested for the event, keeping in mind the Walter E. Washington Convention Center meeting room temperatures will fluctuate depending on size of room and attendance. 

Additional Spaces

Lactation Room:

The Mamava is a freestanding lactation suite designed to provide attendees with a private space to attend to their lactation needs. The pod comes complete with two spacious benches, a fold-down table, and power outlets. Mamava pods can be unlocked with the proprietary Bluetooth enabled SmartLock. The convention center has two Mamava pods; one is located near Rm 103AB and the other, which is ADA accessible, is near Rm 140A. To access the pods: • SmartLock features a 10-digit keypad that is used to open the pod with the code: 8008 • Be sure to lock the deadbolt to maintain privacy when the pod is in use. 

Gender Neutral Restrooms

All gender restrooms will be located throughout the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, please look for the specific signage upon entering.  

First Aid 

First Aid will be staffed throughout the entire conference. EMTs will also be available via radio. The First Aid Room will be located inside Hall D at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center office. 



Walter E. Washington Convention Center

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is located in the heart of our nation’s capital. Visit the Walter E. Washington Convention Center website for more information.