DASS In-Service Update: Hotel Discount Ends 9/27

Discounted hotel rates for our upcoming In-service in California will be expiring soon, so act quickly!

September 22, 2015

Hotel Discount Ends Sunday, September 27th!

School Personnel: Has your Administrator Registered You?
PLEASE Find Out Today!
(If you have been registered, Thank You!)
 DASS In-Service & Annual Meeting
October 19-20, 2015
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

La Cañada Flintridge, CaliforniaNOTE: There is no Registration Fee for this In-Service!
You won’t want to miss the DASS Annual Meeting in beautiful LaCanada, California at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy HS!  The Flintridge Sacred Heart community has planned a workshop day with ten different sessions, allowing each of us to choose three which spark our greatest interest. Please click on PROGRAM to see descriptions of the sessions.
October 19th is the In-Service Day with the opportunity to share with colleagues, receive information pertinent to your areas of interest, enjoy the hospitality of Flintridge Sacred Heart and explore Old Town Pasadena. October 20th is the business meeting for the DASS representatives from each school. Please click on SCHEDULE for the complete agenda for each day.
There is a group rate set up for participants at the Pasadena Marriott Courtyard (139.00 USD/night). Follow the link above to make your reservation! To receive the discounted rate, please book your rooms by 9/27/15.>TRANSPORTATION <
It is closest to LaCanada, CA to fly into Bob Hope Burbank Airport. The Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy staff will provide transportation from the Burbank airport to the hotel and back and forth from the school.

The next closest airport is LAX in Los Angeles. You will need to arrange transportation from LAX with one of the following means of transportation:

  • Super Shuttle is available from LAX to the Marriott or FSHA $49/each way and can be reserved online at
  • Shuttle to LAX is available from LAX to FSHA or the Marriott for a flat rate of $20/each way and can be reserved online at
  • LAX FlyAway Express Coach is available from LAX to Union Station for $8/each way. The bus leaves every 30 minutes on the half-hour from Terminal 1 and will pick up from Terminal 2-7 every few minutes following. Purchase tickets on the bus or reserve online at Flintridge Sacred Heart Staff will pick-up/drop-off at Union Station. If travelers would like to take the FlyAway to Union Station and continue on to Pasadena directly, there is Metro Gold Line Service available to Old Town Pasadena.

As was mentioned in the membership letter sent out in July, we are offering a $300 stipend to each member school that may need the assistance to participate in the DASS meeting. To receive the stipend, simply send an email requesting the reimbursement along with a copy of your plane ticket to  

Follow the link above to register for the 2015 DASS Annual Meeting and select your sessions for October 19th. 

DEADLINE to register for the In-Service is October 5, 2015! 
NOTE: the links above are also listed on the front page of the DASS website.

We look forward to seeing you all there!


Questions about registration or the In-Service can be directed to Sister Kathleen Tait, OP,

Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you In 4 weeks!

Visit the DASS Website at

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