Travel and Lodging

If you’re traveling from out of town, please note that lodging is in short supply in Juneau during the conference.



  • Shared Bedrooms – $45 per night
  • Private Bedroom – 2 bedroom unit $90 per night
  • Private Bedroom – 4 bedroom unit $60 per night

Complete the UAS Housing Request Form at your earliest opportunity, rooms will fill up fast.

UAS Housing Request Form

Best Western Country Lane Inn

SHI has reserved a block of rooms available first-come, first-served for the nights of June 12–15.

To reserve a room at the special conference rate, call them at 907-789-5005 and use rate code “CRE Conference”.

Travel Scholarships

CCTHITA Navigators Scholarship

20 Educators from the following school districts are eligible for the travel scholarship:

  • Juneau School District
  • Hydaburg City School District
  • Klawock City School District
  • Craig City School District
  • Southeast Island School District

Funding pays for:

  • $450 Training Scholarship ($150/day Professional Development scholarship)
  • Travelers: Not from Juneau SD
    • Travel and lodging (Brightways staff will arrange with educator)
    • $270 per diem (check provided by Brightways staff)
    • Car rental reimbursement (receipt must be submitted within 2 weeks post training)
      • Send receipt to; Subject line: CRE car rental reimbursement

Funding provided by Department of Education, Alaska Native Program, REWARD Grant #S356A180035 through T&H Cultural Heritage & Education Division, Navigators Program.

Sealaska Heritage Institute CRE Travel Scholarship

20 Educators are eligible for this travel scholarship, with priority given to those from the following districts:

  • Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District
  • Annette Island School District
  • Petersburg Borough School District
  • Wrangell Public School District

Funding pays $700 stipends to help offset the cost of travel and lodging.

Complete the Gathering for Strength Conference Travel Scholarship form to apply for this scholarship.

SHI Travel Scholarship