Innovative Schools Summit
Las Vegas

Returning to Caesars July 5-9, 2021

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Cultural Responsiveness. Supportive Discipline. Addressing Learning Loss.

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Dr. John Almarode
Bestselling Author, Expert on the Science of Learning, Director of Teaching & Learning James Madison University
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"Stand Tall Steve" Bollar
Educational Thought Leader,
Master Motivator,
Author of "Ideas, Ideas, Ideas"
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Larry Thompson
Supportive Discipline Innovator,
Author, Creator of
Responsibility-Centered Discipline
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Robert Jackson
Award-Winning Author of "Becoming the Educator They Need," Publisher, International Speaker
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Kim Johancen
Author of "Traumatized Students: School-Based Interventions," Specialist in Self-Injury & Suicide
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Dr. Ronald Gonzalez
Student Engagement & Equity Advocate, Award-Winning Principal in a High-Needs Environment
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Dr. Jennifer Moore
International Speaker and Consultant Focusing on Student and Teacher Wellbeing
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Ernesto Mejia
Son of Immigrants Who Speaks to Students & Teachers about the American Dream — Education
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Dr. Tommie Mabry
Author of "A Dark Journey to a Light Future," Earned His Ph.D. after Being Expelled from 10 Schools as a Student

Innovative Schools Summit Las Vegas

Held In-Person at Caesars Palace July 5-9, 2021 (following CDC protocols) the Innovative School Summit Las Vegas will feature Science of Learning Expert Dr. John Almarode,  Education Thought Leader “Stand Tall Steve” Bollar and Supportive Discipline Innovator Larry Thompson and other nationally recognized speakers who will draw upon their experience and research to provide proven strategies that work.  Also available virtually, the Summit features access to 4 education conferences for the price of 1,  including

  • School Discipline Conference
  • Innovative Teaching Strategies Conference
  • School Climate & Culture Forum
  • At-Risk & Struggling Students Conference

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 may attend sessions from any Summit Conference (on a space-available basis).

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

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The discussion around school discipline can be polarizing. But almost everyone agrees that students need to be in class in order to succeed academically, and that suspensions and expulsions should be as rare as possible…

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The At-Risk Students Conference focuses on evidence-based strategies educators can use to prevent dropouts and to help students experience success in school.  The long-term cost of failing to engage these students is tremendous — since they are much less likely to experience success after they leave school…

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Returning to Vegas following a COVID hiatus, the Innovative Schools Summit offers four timely topic-driven events at one site. Attendees are able to access sessions across each of those conferences — with nationally known  authors and speakers, as well as current educators, sharing best practices…

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Caesars Palace Las Vegas

2021 Summit Hotel & Conference Center

Caesars Palace

ROOM RATES:  A limited number of rooms at Caesars Palace are available for 164.00 USD per night (Fri/Sat 229.00) single/double + taxes and fees (phone reservations incur a service charge). To receive the group rate, attendees must identify themselves as attendees of Innovative Schools Summit at time of booking.

Las Vegas 2021 Registration

Please Note: Pre-Conference Sessions for Innovative Schools Summit Las Vegas will be held July 5 & 6. The main conference will begin at 8:30 am on July 7.

Super Bundle

4 Conferences + 4 Pre-Con Sessions
Early Bird Pricing Ends 3/12/21
$ 625 per attendee
  • 2 Pre-Con Sessions 7/5/21
  • 2 Pre-Con Sessions 7/6/21
  • Entrance to 4 Conferences:
  • ● Innovative Teaching Strategies
    ● School Discipline
    ● School Climate & Culture
    ● At-Risk Students
  • AM & PM Refreshments
  • Earn up to 27 Contact Hours
  • Standard Pricing: $750

Bundle

4 Conferences + 2 Pre-Con Sessions
Early Bird Pricing Ends 3/12/21
$ 525 per attendee
  • 2 Pre-Con Sessions 7/6/21
  • Entrance to 4 Conferences:
  • ● Innovative Teaching Strategies
    ● School Discipline
    ● School Climate & Culture
    ● At-Risk Students
  • AM & PM Refreshments
  • Earn up to 21 Contact Hours
  • Standard Pricing: $650

Conference Only

4 Conferences for the Price of 1
Early Bird Pricing Ends 3/12/21
$ 425 per attendee
  • Entrance to 4 Conferences:
  • ● Innovative Teaching Strategies
    ● School Discipline
    ● School Climate & Culture
    ● At-Risk Students
  • AM & PM Refreshments
  • Earn up to 15 Contact Hours
  • Standard Pricing: $550

Group Discount

Send More... Save More! Early Bird Pricing Ends 3/12/21
$ 50 off per attendee
  • $25 off for 3-9 Attendees
  • $50 off for 10+ Attendees

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 --better now than in the past -- and focusing on my students' futures and not their present. I am moving forward with great expectations and will push them forward 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 Assistant Principal
Jacksonville, FL
"This is such a great conference. There were so many wonderful sessions that it was difficult to choose which one to attend."
Elementary 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?

– Classroom Teachers
– Principals
– Assistant Principals
– Deans
– Other Administrators
– Special Ed Personnel
– School Counselors

– Student Services
– Social Workers
– Interventionists
– Behaviorists
– Psychologists
– Community & Faith-Based Youth Workers
– After-School Program Coordinators

Las Vegas 2021 Agenda

Pre-Conference Sessions Monday, July 5, 2021

The Innovative Schools Podcast features conversations with authors, researchers, consultants and nationally-recognized speakers & educators who will be presenting at upcoming Innovative Schools Summits.

These conversations also include discussions on student mental and behavioral health, classroom behavior, school climate & culture, innovative teaching methods, student safety and more.

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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.

  • 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 (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 ResourcesDivision is an approved provider for Continuing Education by the 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. AccuTrain is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

NOTE: 27 possible contact hours nay be earned — including attendance at all 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.

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 AccuTrain Connect.

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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