Innovative Schools Summit
Atlanta

Addressing "Learning Loss." Supportive Discipline. Helping Marginalized Students.

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Renaissance Atlanta Waverly
June 20 - 24, 2023

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Dr. Talithia Williams
Big Data Expert, Math Professor & Host of NOVA Wonders
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"Stand Tall Steve" Bollar
Educational Thought Leader, Master Motivator, Author of Ideas, Ideas, Ideas
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Dr. Todd Whitaker
Inspiring Speaker & Author of 60 Books Including What Great Teachers Do Differently
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Dr. Debbie Silver
Humorist, Educator, Author of Drumming to the Beat of Different Marchers
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Baruti Kafele
School Turnaround Specialist, Author of Closing the Attitude Gap and The Principal 50
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Aaron Wiemeier
Author of Traumatized Students: School-Based Interventions, Former Dean, Founder of High Mountain Counseling Institute
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Erin Glenn
Award-Winning Teacher, Secondary Schools Induction Specialist
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Larry Thompson
Supportive Discipline Innovator, Creator of Responsibility-Centered Discipline

Innovative Schools Summit Atlanta

Scheduled to be held in-person June 20-24, 2023 at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly, the Innovative Schools Summit Atlanta nationally recognized speakers. This expert lineup of presenters draws upon their years of experience and research to provide proven strategies that work.

The Atlanta Summit features access to 4 National Education Conferences for the Price of One, including

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

What to Expect at the Innovative Schools Summit

What Educators Have to Say about the Summit

Attend 4 Conferences for the Price of 1

Summit attendees can attend sessions from any of the following conferences (on a space-available basis).

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This conference focuses on evidence-based strategies educators can use to prevent dropouts and to help students experience success in school. More than 1.2 million students in North America leave school each year without graduating — with that number expected to rise after COVID…

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Scholars struggle to consistently define and distinguish the terms, but educators agree on the need to transform both “climate” and “culture” to improve academic outcomes.  This event highlights… 

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This conference provides an opportunity for teachers, administrators and other educators to learn new insights and strategies for reaching and teaching students (PreK-12). It emphasizes evidence-based and novel instructional practices from national-exemplary programs currently being… 

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This conference offers a wide array of 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…

 

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Held in-person June  20-24, 2023, the Innovative School Summit Atlanta will feature a  lineup of award-winning and nationally recognized speakers. This expert lineup of presenters will draw upon their years of experience…

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SPONSORED BY

Renaissance Atlanta Waverly

HOST HOTEL:

The Renaissance Atlanta Waverly

2450 Galleria Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30339

OVERFLOW HOTEL:

Atlanta Marriott Marquis

265 Peachtree Center Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30303

Rates starting at $179/night

OVERFLOW HOTEL:

Hotel Indigo Atlanta Downtown

230 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

Rates starting at $89/night

Registration

Please Note: Pre-Conference Sessions for the Innovative Schools Summit Atlanta will be held Tuesday, June 20 (AM & PM sessions) and Wednesday, June 21 (AM & PM sessions). The main Conference will begin at 8:00 am on Thursday, June 21, 2023. Registration links coming soon.

Super Bundle OVERFLOW

4 Conferences + 2 Pre-Con Sessions on 6/15 & 2 Pre-Con Sessions on 6/16
$ 670 per attendee
(Main Stage Sessions Viewed in Overflow Room via Video Feed)
  • Entrance to 2 Pre-Con Sessions on 6/15/22
  • Entrance to 2 Pre-Con Sessions on 6/16/22
  • Entrance to 4 Conferences:
  • ● Innovative Teaching Strategies
    ● At-Risk & Struggling Students
    ● School Discipline
    ● Social-Emotional Learning Forum
  • Earn up to 22 Continuing Education Hours
  • Standard Pricing: $795

Summit Bundle OVERFLOW

4 Conferences +
2 Pre-Cons on 6/16
$ 600 per attendee
(Main Stage Sessions Viewed in Overflow Room via Video Feed)
  • Entrance to 2 Pre-Con Sessions on 6/16/22
  • Entrance to 4 Conferences:
  • ● Innovative Teaching Strategies
    ● At-Risk & Struggling Students
    ● School Discipline
    ● Social-Emotional Learning Forum
  • Earn up to 16 Continuing Education Hours
  • Standard Pricing: $725

Summit Only OVERFLOW

4 Conferences / Price of 1
$ 500 per attendee
(Main Stage Sessions Viewed in Overflow Room via Video Feed)
  • Entrance to the following 4 Conferences:
  • ● Innovative Teaching Strategies
    ● At-Risk & Struggling Students
    ● School Discipline
    ● Social-Emotional Learning Forum
  • Earn up to 13 Continuing Education Hours
  • Standard Pricing: $625

Main Stage Virtual Pass

$ 325 per attendee
  • Enjoy Most of the Main Stage Speakers Virtually (including the 50 in 50 Panel Session)
  • Earn up to 13 Contact Hours

Group Discount

Send More, Save More!
$ 50 off per attendee
  • $25 off Registration for Groups of 3-9 Attendees
  • $50 off Registration for Groups of 10+ Attendees

** 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.

What Past Attendees Have to Say…

"This was my first time attending the Summit and I must truly say it was the best Conference I have ever attended. The sessions were very informative, inspiring, and motivating"
High School Principal
Colombus, OH
"I am ready to return to my classroom with a different mindset, being better now than in the past, and focusing on my students future not their present. Moving forward with great expectations and pushing them into their destinies by any means necessary."
Middle School Teacher
Cambridge, MA
"I've been a teacher for 15 years and I learned more from this Conference than I've learned from any other Professional Development I've ever attended. I can't wait to return to school and share with my colleagues!"
Middle School Counselor
Ventura, CA
"Wow! I loved all of the Keynote Speakers - each one was inspiring, thoughtful and reminded me why I got into teaching. I'm so glad I attended and learned strategies to help my most difficult students."
High School Teacher
Baton Rogue, LA
"I loved being able to attend sessions from the full variety of conferences occurring simultaneously."
High School Counselor
Des Moines, IA
"I am already planning to attend next year and plan on bringing more people from my school."
Middle School Vice Principal
Jacksonville, FL
"This is such a great conference. There were so many wonderful sessions that it was difficult to choose which session to attend."
Elementary School Teacher
Savannah, GA
"My attendance at this conference was the best experience I've had in my 27 years as an educator."
High School Teacher
Reston, VA

Who Should Attend?

– School Counselors (PK-12)
– Principals
– Classroom Teachers
– Special Education Personnel
– School Administrators
– Deans
– Psychologists

– Teachers
– Social Workers
– School Resource Officers
– Behaviorists
– Therapists
– Community & Faith-Based Youth Workers
– After-School Program Coordinators

Innovative Schools Summit Atlanta
Pre-Conferences

 

Pre-Conferences to be announced.

 

Innovative Schools Summit Atlanta
Agenda

View pre-conference session descriptions.

Atlanta Main Stage Virtual Agenda

Atlanta Main Stage Virtual Agenda

Thursday, June 22

Friday, June 23

Saturday, June 24

Innovative Schools Summit Atlanta Sessions

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Click on any session to view the description.

Conference Sponsors

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F.A.Q.

Find answers to our most Frequently Asked Questions below.

If you have a question that is not listed below, please email us at pd@accutrain.com.

We are AccuTrain Corporation at PO Box 9708 in Virginia Beach, VA  23450.

  • Principals/Assistant Principals
  • Other Administrators
  • Classroom Teachers
  • Special Education Personnel
  • Deans
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • School Counselors
  • Behaviorists
  • Community and Faith-Based Youth Workers
  • After-School Program Coordinators
  • Other Professionals Working with Students

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

Yes! You will be asked to register for one of the conferences. You will then be eligible to attend sessions for all of the other conferences that are a part of the Summit at that location (on a space-available basis).

AccuTrain offers a $100 discount to the Summit for full-time students who are not currently employed at a school. Email pd@accutrain.com for information on how to obtain the discount (copy of current student ID required).

Yes!

AccuTrain’s Developmental Resources Division is an  Approved Continuing Education Provider by the National Board of Certified Counselors (ACEP™ #5602)  and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. AccuTrain is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

NOTE: 27 possible contact hours may be earned in Atlanta — including attendance at four pre-conference sessions as well as the entire conference. Check with your board or organization concerning its policy with regard to continuing education.

We do not offer a one-day or two-day partial registration fee. However you may register for individual pre-conference sessions for $85 per session. Email pd@accutrain.com to register.

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, or 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.

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