Louisiana Teachers Association
Northwestern State University
Natchitoches, LA
October 25-26, 2018
Local Hosts: CENLA

Registration due September 15, 2018 - Click here to register 

Convention Schedule - Click here to download

Directions - Click here

Convention Hotel

Hampton Inn Natchitoches
5300 University Parkway, Natchitoches, LA 71457
(318) 354-0010

Booking Link: http://group.hamptoninn.com/nsucapa
Group rate code: NSU-CAPA
Rates are available from WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24 until SATURDAY, OCT. 27, 2018

Please reserve using the link above, or call directly and ask for the NSU-CAPA group rate. Reservations must be secured by September 24, 2018. Parking, breakfast, and WiFi are all included in these rates. This is Homecoming week, so be sure to book early to secure these fantastic prices!

$89/night 2 Double Beds
$95/night 1 King bed study with sofabed

Reasons to book through our link or call using the NSU-CAPA group rate:
1) Greatly contributes in keeping down the registration fees and costs of our convention, while allowing us to invite first-rate clinicians and artists.
2) Everyone else will be staying here, great for eating breakfast together, talking with the guest clinicians and artists, carpooling...
3) HHonors Points can be earned, while booking through third-party websites do not reward this.



The Landing Restaurant, 530 Front St, Downtown Natchitoches

Entree Choices:
All entrees are served with a dinner salad and bread pudding dessert, sweet tea or water.

  • Bourbon Chicken - Grilled chicken breast topped with bourbon mushrooms served with garlic potatoes
  • Seafood Mac and Cheese - The Landing's famous smoked gouda mac with fresh shrimp and crawfish sauteed in white wine and topped with lump crab meat
  • Natchitoches Meat Pie Dinner - Flaky pastry stuffed with ground beef and pork, deep fried and served with garlic mashed potatoes
  • Roasted Vegetable and Pasta - roasted vegetable medley tossed with pasta

Jeanine Jacobson, Convention Clinician
Jeanine Jacobson began teaching piano when she was 15 years old. She continued as an independent piano teacher for the next 25 years. During that time she received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Washington and her Master of Music degree from the University of Minnesota. She also took training in Dalcroze and helped to start a state chapter (MTNA) in the Mid-Columbia area of Oregon. In the late 1970's she became involved in the National Conference on Piano Pedagogy (started by Richard Chronister) and gave her first national lecture at the second annual conference. She was also active as an adjudicateor for the National Guild of Piano Teachers. Click here to read more.


Angela Cheng, Convention Artist
Consistently praised for her brilliant technique, tonal beauty, and superb musicianship, Canadian pianist Angela Cheng is one of her country's national treasures. In addition to regular guest appearances with virtually every orchestra in Canada, she has performed with the Alabama Symphony, Flint Symphony, Houston Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony, Jacksonville Symphony, Louisiana Philharmonic, Orchestra London, Philharmonic Orchestra of Minas Gerais/Brazil, Saint Louis Symphony, San Diego Symphony, Syracuse Symphony, Utah Symphony, and the Israel Philharmonic. In the spring of 2012, Ms. Cheng made her highly acclaimed Carnegie Hall debut with the Edmonton Symphony. Click here to read more.

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