Directions to NSBA

Our address is 1680 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Our phone number is (703) 838-6722 and our fax number is (703) 683-7590.

Using Metrorail: Yellow or Blue line to King Street Station
By Automobile: From DC via George Washington (GW) Parkway
By Automobile: From DC via Route 1 South
By Automobile: From Maryland using Capital Beltway 495/95
By Automobile: From Virginia using Capital Beltway 495/95

Using Metrorail

Yellow or Blue line to King Street Station

  • Exit the Metro station through the Center exit and follow the pedestrian cross-walk across the station parking lot.
  • Cross Diagonal Road towards the courtyard with the large fountain in the middle. Bear left around the fountain, and continue walking towards the street (Reinekers Lane).
  • Turn Right on Reinekers Lane and follow 100 feet to Duke Street. Whole Foods Market is directly across Duke Street. Cross Duke Street towards Whole Foods and turn Left.
  • The NSBA building is across the side street, Holland Lane: a 5-story brown brick building with "National School Boards Association" at the top.
  • Enter the building from the Duke Street side by passing the building, and immediately going up the stairs on the Right, walking towards the revolving door entrance.


By Automobile

From DC via George Washington (GW) Parkway toward Alexandria

  • Take the 14th Street bridge.
  • At the end of the bridge, take the exit on the Right to Reagan National Airport, which will put you on the GW Parkway.
  • Continue on the GW Parkway which becomes South Washington Street in Alexandria, until you get to Duke Street (the next street after Prince Street), and make a Right turn.
  • Immediately after passing the 7th traffic light (Daingerfield Road), turn Left at the break in the median strip to go into the driveway of the parking lot. (Laporta's Restaurant is on the corner.) Note: If you are traveling between the hours of 7:00 - 9:00 a.m. or 4:00 - 6:00 p.m., you will not be able to make the left turn. See the next bullet.
  • If you can't make the Left turn, go to the very next traffic light (Holland Drive), turn left, and turn right on Jameson Avenue to turn around. Turn Right on Duke Street, and then Right into the parking lot.


From DC via Route 1 South

  • Take the 14th Street bridge.
  • After crossing the bridge, take the exit on the Left to Route 1 South (Pentagon City/Crystal City/Alexandria).
  • After coming off of the exit ramp, you will be on Jefferson Davis Highway/Route 1 South.
  • Continue on Jefferson Davis Highway, which will bear Left at one point, going over a bridge, and then it will bear Right. Jefferson Davis Highway will then become North Henry Street.
  • Continue on North Henry to Duke Street (right after you cross Prince Street), and make a Right turn.
  • Immediately after passing the 3rd traffic light (Daingerfield Road), turn Left at the break in the median strip to go into the driveway of the parking lot. (Laporta's Restaurant is on the corner.) Note: If you are traveling between the hours of 7:00 - 9:00 a.m. or 4:00 - 6:00 p.m., you will not be able to make the left turn. See the next bullet.
  • If you can't make the Left turn, go to the very next traffic light (Holland Drive), turn left, and turn right on Jameson Avenue to turn around. Turn Right on Duke Street, and then Right into the parking lot.


From Maryland using Capital Beltway 495/95 to Route 1 North Exit

  • As you approach Exit 4, you will see split options (Express Richmond and Local Alexandria) to cross the Woodrow Wilson Bridge into Virginia.
  • Take the  Local 495-95 Alexandria option on the right across the Woodrow Wilson Bridge.
  • Take Exit 177-B for Route 1 North.
  • Immediately after getting off the ramp, start moving over to the far Left lane; you will turn Left at the 4th traffic light, which is Duke Street.
  • Once on Duke Street, come to the 4th traffic light (Daingerfield Road), pass through, and immediately turn Left at the break in the median strip to go into the driveway of the parking lot. (Laporta's Restaurant is on the corner.) Note: If you are traveling between the hours of 7:00 - 9:00 a.m. or 4:00 - 6:00 p.m., you will not be able to make the left turn. See the next bullet.

  • If you can't make the Left turn, go to the very next traffic light (Holland Drive), turn left, and turn right on Jameson Avenue to turn around. Turn Right on Duke Street, and then Right into the parking lot.

From Virginia using Capital Beltway 495/95 to Telegraph Road North Exit

  • Exit the Capital Beltway (495/95) at Telegraph Road North.
  • Follow the signs to 236 East/Downtown Alexandria (Duke Street), which is a Right exit off of Telegraph Road.
  • Continue on Duke Street, through the 6th traffic light at Holland Lane, and turn Right into the driveway to the parking lot (just before the 7th traffic light at Daingerfield Road). Laporta's Restaurant is on the corner of the driveway and Duke Street.

 
 
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