The Innovative Counseling Strategies Conference

Orlando

The Innovative Counseling Strategies Conference features best practices from educators and other professionals working with youth. Some programs are research-tested, while others are promising, innovative approaches created by practicing professionals to help them better connect with students. School counselors and other educators will learn strategies to address challenges such as social media, self-injury, students who are wired differently, intra-racial conflicts, instilling ethics and discouraged students.

THOUGHT LEADERS IN EDUCATION

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Dr. Michele Borba
Best-Selling Author, Parenting & Child Expert, Educational Psychologist
Horacio Sanchez
Student Resilience Expert & Authority on Emotional Disorders
Tracie Berry-McGhee
Popular Speaker, Author, Counselor, Leader of "I Define Me" Movement
David Flink
Founder of Eye to Eye, Leader of the Learning Rights Movement, Author of Thinking Differently
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Larry Thompson
Supportive Discipline Innovator, Creator of Responsibility-Centered Discipline Transformational Leadership Principal, National Speaker & Consultant
Ernesto Mejia
Son of Immigrants, Speaks to Students & Educators about the American Dream -- Education
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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

TOP K-12 EDUCATION CONFERENCE

BE INSPIRED

Hear from K-12 experts and network with fellow practitioners to discover research-proven and field-tested tools and techniques to connect with and empower students with various types of challenges.  This conference is designed to help you get inspired by new, creative and practical ideas for counseling students. 

The Innovative Counseling Strategies Conference will be held as part of:




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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WHAT ATTENDEES SAY

SESSIONS FOR ALL EDUCATORS

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • School Counselors (PK-12)
  • Student Support Personnel
  • Community Youth Workers
  • School Social Workers (All Levels)
  • Classroom Teachers
  • Faith-Based Staff
  • School Psychologists
  • Special Needs Teachers
  • Counselors in Private Practice
Sponsors

OUR PARTNERS

INNOVATIVE COUNSELING STRATEGIES CONFERENCE

REGISTRATION

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Orlando Summit

Please Note: Pre-Conference Sessions for the Innovative Schools Summit Orlando will be held Thursday, March 7th and the morning of Friday, March 8th. The main Summit will begin on March 8th at 12:00 pm ET.

May be eligible for funding under Title I/IDEA, Title II, CARES Act, CRRSA, Rescue Plan or similar federal, state or local sources.

Summit Bundle

4 Conferences +
1 Pre-Conference Session
Early Bird Registration thru 11/30/23

$545

/ Per Person

Super Bundle

4 Conferences +
3 Pre-Conference Sessions
Early Bird Registration thru 11/30/23

$645

/ Per Person

Summit Only

4 Conferences for the Price of 1
Early Bird Registration thru 11/30/23

$495

/ Per Person

Main Stage Virtual Pass

Attend Online!
Early Bird Registration thru 11/30/23

$295

/ 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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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

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

  • 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

·        Donors Choose http://www.donorschoose.org/ (This is a website through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for Education)

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

·        Title 1 funding in your area

      • 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

CHICAGO

Nov 1-4, 2023

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

SAN ANTONIO

NOV 30 - DEC. 3, 2023

Innovative Teaching Conference
At-Risk Students Conference
School Climate & Culture Forum
Social-Emotional Learning Forum


NEW YORK

FEB 28-MAR 3, 2024

Innovative Teaching Conference
At-Risk Students Conference
Wired Differently/Trauma-Informed Conference
Innovative School Leadership Forum

ORLANDO

MAR 7-10, 2024

Innovative Teaching Conference
School Discipline Conference
Social-Emotional Learning Forum
Innovative Counseling Strategies Conference

NASHVILLE

JUNE 19-23, 2024

Innovative Teaching Conference
At-Risk Students Conference
School Discipline Conference
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

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