Bus Trip to Columbia Teachers College, 525 West 120th Street, New York City. In order to arrive on time the bus will depart from the EASTCONN parking lot at 5:15 a.m. Bring your coffee, a bag lunch, and dress comfortably. The conference is scheduled to begin at 9:00 AM. The bus will leave immediately following the conference at 3:00 PM and return to the EASTCONN Conference Center. The Conference is FREE to all educators, the $45 fee is for the bus transportation to and from New York City. If you have any questions about this event, please contact the Conference Office at 860-455-1533.