Innovative Schools Summit

San Antonio. New York. Orlando. Atlanta. Las Vegas.

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Experience the Innovative Schools Summit — the nation’s top K-12 education conference that brings together internationally recognized thought leaders, administrators, teachers and consultants to share innovative best practices and research-based methodologies in an engaging, inspiring event.
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LOCATIONS

NEW YORK

FEBRUARY 22-25, 2023

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

ORLANDO

MARCH 30 - APRIL 2, 2023

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

ATLANTA

JUNE 20-24, 2023

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

LAS VEGAS

JULY 5-9, 2023

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

THOUGHT LEADERS IN EDUCATION

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Ron Clark
SAN ANTONIO
NY Times Bestselling Author, Disney's American Teacher of the Year
Dr. Michele Borba
NEW YORK
Bestselling Author, Parenting & Child Expert, Educational Psychologist
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Geoffrey Canada
LAS VEGAS
Bestselling Author & Pioneering Children’s Advocate
Horacio Sanchez
ORLANDO | LAS VEGAS
Student Resilience Expert & Authority on Emotional Disorders
Gerry Brooks
NEW YORK
YouTube Sensation & Real-World Educator, Author of Go See the Principal
Consuelo Kickbusch
SAN ANTONIO
Community Leader, Retired U.S. Army Officer Who Grew Up in a South Texas Barrio
Michael Bonner
NEW YORK
Inspirational Educator, International Speaker, Author of Get Up or Give Up
Barbara Coloroso
ORLANDO
International speaker, Bestselling Author of Kids are Worth It! and The Bully, the Bullied & the Not-So-Innocent Bystander
Dr. Luis Cruz
SAN ANTONIO
Award-Winning Administrator, Author, Advocate for English Language Learners
Dr. Chris Emdin
ORLANDO
Professor of Education at USC, Bestselling Author of For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood and Ratchetdemic
"Stand Tall Steve" Bollar
NEW YORK | ATLANTA
Educational Thought Leader, Master Motivator, Author of Ideas, Ideas, Ideas
Dr. J. Stuart Ablon
SAN ANTONIO
Harvard Professor, Founder of Think:Kids, Author of The School Discipline Fix
David Fink
ORLANDO
Learning Rights Movement Leader, Author of Thinking Differently
Tracie Berry-McGhee
SAN ANTONIO | NEW YORK
Popular Speaker, Author, Counselor, Leader of "I Define Me" Movement
"Ranger Nick" Fuhrman
LAS VEGAS
Professor & Expert on Using Live Animals as Teaching Tools
ENGAGING & RESEARCH-BASED SESSIONS

CONFERENCES

Each Innovative Schools Summit features 4 education conferences (see topics below) in one location.

Personalize your professional development experience by choosing sessions from each conference.

SCHOOL DISCIPLINE CONFERENCE

San Antonio. New York. Las Vegas

If you’re looking to transform classroom management, this is the education conference you don’t want to miss. Discover the latest innovations and research to improve behavior and academic performance. 

WIRED DIFFERENTLY/TRAUMA-INFORMED SCHOOLS CONFERENCE

Orlando. Atlanta.

Get critical insights and best practices for reaching and teaching students with a variety of emotional and behavioral challenges – especially trauma, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and PTSD. 

SCHOOL CLIMATE & CULTURE FORUM

San Antonio. Orlando. Atlanta.

Learn practical, real-world strategies that can elevate the quality and character of your school. This conference showcases programs and tools proven to improve school culture and climate. 

AT-RISK STUDENTS CONFERENCE

San Antonio. New York. Orlando. Atlanta. Las Vegas.

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

INNOVATIVE TEACHING STRATEGIES CONFERENCE

San Antonio. New York. Orlando. Atlanta. Las Vegas.

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 CONFERENCE

New York. Las Vegas.

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 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

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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