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Addressing Learning Loss. Leading School Improvement. Trauma-Informed.

November 6-9, 2024

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Join us for the Innovative Schools Summit Chicago on November 6-9, 2024. Network with fellow educators and learn from nationally recognized speakers who share their experiences and proven strategies to help you succeed in the classroom and in your career.

The Chicago Summit features access to 4 Education Conferences for the Price of One, including: 

THOUGHT LEADERS IN EDUCATION

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Dr. Alberto Carvalho
Superintendent of LA Unified, former Superintendent of Miami-Dade
Barbara Coloroso
International speaker, Best-selling Author of kids are worth it! and The Bully, the Bullied & the Not-So-Innocent Bystander
Hamish Brewer
Relentless, Tattooed Skateboarding Principal & Positive Disruptor
George Couros
Author & Worldwide Leader in Area of Innovative Teaching, Learning & Leading
Dr. Brian Dinkins
Expert on Social-Emotional Learning, Creator of Emotionally Inclusive Practices
Jewelisa Blanks
Education Consultant & Founder of Gifts of Joy
Larry Thompson
Supportive Discipline Innovator, Creator of Responsibility-Centered Discipline
Steph Jensen
International Speaker, Award-Winning Author & Consultant on Social-Emotional Learning
Chicago SUMMIT

4 CONFERENCES IN 1 LOCATION

Summit Attendees are able to attend sessions from all of the following Conferences (on a space-available basis).

AT-RISK STUDENTS CONFERENCE

All Locations

Experts will share evidence-based programs and strategies that educators can use to prevent dropouts and to help students experience success in school.

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Innovative School Leadership Forum

Chicago.

Hear from K-12 experts and network with fellow innovative thinkers to learn strategies and practical tips to lead improvement at your school. 

INNOVATIVE TEACHING STRATEGIES CONFERENCE

All Locations.

Take advantage of this opportunity to learn new insights, tools and strategies for reaching and teaching students. Compare best practices with educators in different geographic locations and different socio-economic environments.

SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL LEARNING FORUM

Nashville. Chicago.

This conference focuses on research-based and classroom-originated interventions, lessons and curriculums to help students manage their emotions, achieve goals, express empathy for others, maintain positive relationships and make successful personal decisions.

 
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Engaging Experts. Inspiring Stories. Real Results.

Join thousands of administrators and teachers to network and learn research-based strategies and practical ideas to support students and staff. Innovative Schools Summit locations include Las Vegas, Chicago, San Antonio, New York, Orlando and Nashville.

What to Expect

Network with fellow educators. Chart your learning path. Get motivated!

Hear educators share their Summit experience

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Engaging Experts. Inspiring Stories. Real Results.

Join thousands of administrators and teachers to network and learn research-based strategies and practical ideas to support students and staff. Innovative Schools Summit locations include New York, Orlando, San Antonio, Atlanta and Las Vegas.

What to Expect

Network with fellow educators. Chart your learning path. Get motivated!

Hear educators share their Summit experience

TOP K-12 EDUCATION CONFERENCE

BE INSPIRED

Connect with fellow educators. Get re-energized. Learn from the best in education.  Discover new strategies to support all students. Take home ideas to implement immediately at your school. Have fun.

Create your own learning experience at the Chicago Summit. Choose the sessions that are most relevant to you from 4 co-located education conferences: 

4+ Conferences in 1 Location

Tailor your professional development experience by attending a variety of sessions from each conference

Researched-Based Practices

Discover proven practices to implement in your classroom immediately

Dynamic Speakers

Get insights and inspiration from the best in education

Networking Events

Meet fellow educators from across the nation and learn from each other

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CHICAGO MARRIOTT MARQUIS

Summit Host Hotel

Chicago Marriott Marquis

2121 S. Prairie Avenue, Chicago, IL 60616

Rooms start at $279/night + taxes & fees.

Reservations: 1-877-303-0104

Booking Code: Innovative Schools Summit Fall 2024

If the block is sold out, you may try the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place which is within walking distance (0.3 miles).

WHAT ATTENDEES SAY

SESSIONS FOR ALL EDUCATORS

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Classroom
  • Teachers
  • Principals
  • Assistant Principals
  • Deans
  • Other Administrators
  • Special Ed Personnel
  • School Counselors
 
  • Social Workers
  • Interventionists 
  • Behaviorists
  • Psychologists
  • Community & Faith-Based Youth Workers
  • After-School Program Coordinators
 
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Chicago Summit

Please Note: Pre-Conference Sessions for the Innovative Schools Summit Chicago will be held Wednesdsay, November 6th (AM & PM sessions) and Thursday, November 7th (AM sessions). The main Conference will begin at 12:00 pm Central Time on Thursday, November 7th, 2024.

Prices shown are per person. Volume discounts appear in cart. A $7.00 service fee will be charged per registrant.

If your international credit card transaction is declined, please email pd@accutrain.com.

Summit Bundle

4 Conferences +
1 Pre-Conference Session
Early Bird Until 6/30/24

$595

/ Per Person

Super Bundle

4 Conferences +
3 Pre-Conference Sessions
Early Bird Until 6/30/24

$695

/ Per Person

Summit Only

4 Conferences for the Price of 1
Early Bird Until 6/30/24

$550

/ Per Person

Main Stage Virtual Pass

Attend Online!
Early Bird Until 6/30/24

$195

/ Per Person

** Please note: Online registrations with a Purchase Order still require manual processing at our end. Please bear with us as we get those processed. Upon processing, we will email confirmations to the registrants with initial invoice being sent to the indicated billing entity. You can also email the PO along with the COMPLETE registration information to pd@accutrain.com.

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HOTELS. AGENDAS. SESSIONS.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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  • School Counselors (PK-12)
  • Principals
  • Classroom Teachers
  • Special Education Personnel
  • School Administrators
  • Deans
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • School Resource Officers
  • Behaviorists
  • Therapists
  • Community and Faith-Based Youth Workers
  • After-School Program Coordinators
  • Other Professionals Working with Young People

 

Yes! We offer discounted hotel room rates at each of our conference host hotels. Please see individual conference webpage for more information.

 

 

Yes! By registering for an individual conference you are eligible to attend all other conferences that are a part of the Summit at that location (on a space available basis).

 

 

At this time, AccuTrain Corp. is unable to offer student discounts or scholarships for this three-day event.

Please consider the following other avenues for possible funding:

·        Your Local PTA

·        GoFundMe http://www.gofundme.com/ (This is a personalized crowdfunding site)

·        Title 1 funding in your area

Light refreshments are available each day before the morning plenary session. Lunch is on your own each day.

      • National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC #5602) Developmental Resources is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.Yes! Developmental Resources is an approved provider for Continuing Education by:
     
    • *NOTE:  The total number of contact hours includes attendance at all pre-conference workshops as well as the entire conference. Check with your representative board or organization concerning its policy with regard to Continuing Education.

In-person attendees of the Orlando Summit are eligible to earn up to 22 contact hours. (Virtual attendees are eligible to earn up to 13 contact hours.)

In-person attendees of the Atlanta Summit are eligible to earn up to 27 contact hours. (Virtual attendees are eligible to earn up to 15 contact hours.)

In-person attendees of the Las Vegas Summit are eligible to earn up to 27 contact hours. (Virtual attendees are eligible to earn up to 15 contact hours.)

In-person attendees of the Chicago Summit are eligible to earn up to 22 contact hours. (Virtual attendees are eligible to earn up to 13 contact hours.)

In-person attendees of the San Antonio Summit are eligible to earn up to 22 contact hours. (Virtual attendees are eligible to earn up to 13 contact hours.)

In-person attendees of the New York Summit are eligible to earn up to 22 contact hours. (Virtual attendees are eligible to earn up to 13 contact hours.)

In-person attendees of the Nashville Summit are eligible to earn up to 27 contact hours. (Virtual attendees are eligible to earn up to 15 contact hours.)

We do not currently offer a one-day or two-day partial registration fee.

 

IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND
If you cannot attend the event on the scheduled date, or if the event is postponed for any reason, you may send a substitute, transfer to a different event or request a Voucher for a future event. Substitutions should be made in writing (please email pd@accutrain.com) and are welcome until the day of the event. Vouchers are valid for up to three years for future AccuTrain events and may be transferred to a colleague.
Any registrant unable to attend the Summit has the option to send a substitute, transfer to another AccuTrain Event, or receive a 3-year Summit Voucher.

The 3-year Voucher is transferrable to another attendee and may be applied at face value toward a future event or to access eLearning via our AccuTrain Connect platform.
 
Should you be unable to attend, please email us at pd@accutrain.com – at least one week prior to the event – and let us know whether you wish to substitute another attendee, transfer to a different event or receive a Voucher.
 

Should you have any concerns, call us at 1-800-251-6805. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please fax us at 888-372-6061 or email us at pd@accutrain.com at least 1 month prior to the conference and note your request on your registration form.

 

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LOCATIONS

NASHVILLE

JUNE 19-23, 2024

Innovative Teaching Conference
At-Risk Students Conference
School Discipline
Social-Emotional Learning Forum

LAS VEGAS

JULY 8-12, 2024

At-Risk Students Conference
Innovative Teaching Conference
School Climate & Culture Forum
Wired Differently/Trauma-Informed Schools

SAN ANTONIO

July 25-28, 2024

Innovative Teaching Conference
At-Risk Students Conference
ELL Conference
Wired-Differently/Trauma-Informed Students


CHICAGO

November 6-9, 2024

At-Risk Students Conference
Innovative Teaching Conference
Innovative School Leadership
Social-Emotional Learning Forum

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