Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Who should attend this Professional Development Event?
    All CYFAR grantee staff are required to attend. The Principal Investigator, Evaluator, CYFAR community site Coordinator, and Coaches are required to attend.
  2. What will I learn at this Professional Development Event?
    This Professional Development Event is focused on providing attendees with learning opportunities and tools to enhance skill sets to better serve program participants. Whether from the role of a PI or Site Coordinator, attendees will learn about a wide variety of professional development topics aimed at helping CYFAR programs examine their program, refine their efforts, and celebrate their success.
  3. Who should attend the New Grantee Orientation?
    All newly funded CYFAR grantees, funded beginning in 2015, are required to attend the New Grantee Orientation. Specifically, the Principal Investigator/Project Director, Coach, Evaluator, and Community Site Coordinator should attend.
  4. Are there restaurant and shops located nearby the Workshop venue?
    The Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel is conveniently located close to many dining, entertainment, and shopping options, including Pentagon Row. To learn more about local attractions, click here to visit the Renaissance Hotel website:
  5. How close are the Metro and other transportation?
    The local Metro System is located 0.8 miles from the hotel. In addition, there are car rental companies close by. For more information on transportation, visit the Renaissance Hotel website:
  6. When can I register?
    Registration is currently open. Although it is reccomended that you register as early as possible, you can register until Friday, May 8, 2015.
  7. What if I cannot attend this event and want to send a coworker in my place?
    If a paid registrant is unable to attend the event for any reason, they may have another person from the same institution attend as a substitute in their place. Please send an email and include the original registrant’s name and the name/email of the person attending in substitution to:
  8. What if I have to cancel my event registration?
    Requests for cancellation must be submitted in writing and sent by email to Please note ALL cancellations will incur a $75.00 processing fee.
    • Refund requests received on or before April 1, 2015: A full refund (minus the $75 processing fee) will be provided.
    • Refund requests received between April 1 – May 1, 2015: A 50% refund (minus the $75 processing fee) will be provided.
    • No refunds or credits will be issued for requests received after May 1, 2015.