Wired Differently/
Trauma-Informed Schools Conference

New York. Las Vegas. San Antonio.

The Wired Differently/Trauma-Informed Schools Conference explores 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.  With 1 in 5 students diagnosable for a behavioral or emotional disorder and 1 in 4 students affected by 2 or more ACEs, every classroom is impacted.  Administrators, general ed teachers, special ed teachers, resource teachers, interventionists and paraprofessionals will benefit from tools, recommendations and strategies for working with these high-potential students. 

THOUGHT LEADERS IN EDUCATION

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Dr. Michele Borba
LAS VEGAS
Best-Selling Author, Parenting & Child Expert, Educational Psychologist
Gerry Brooks
LAS VEGAS
YouTube Sensation & Real-World Educator, Author of Go See the Principal
Brian Mendler
NEW YORK
Expert on Working with Disruptive Students, Co-Author of Discipline With Dignity
Dr. Brian Dinkins​
NEW YORK | LAS VEGAS
Expert on Social-Emotional Learning, Creator of Emotionally Inclusive Practices
Mike Paget
NEW YORK | LAS VEGAS
International Speaker, Consultant, Author of Defying the Defiance
Ron Suskind
LAS VEGAS
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Author and Filmmaker
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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

The Wired Differently/Trauma-Informed Schools Conference will be held as part of the Innovative Schools Summit. The Summit offers 4 topic-specific conferences so you can learn from experts and colleagues throughout North America. These multi-day events provide an opportunity for administrators, teachers, counselors and other educators to learn about new insights and strategies for reaching and teaching students.

The Wired Differently/Trauma-Informed Schools Conference will be held in 2024 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

  • 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
 
Sponsors

OUR PARTNERS

WIRED DIFFERENTLY/TRAUMA-INFORMED SCHOOLS CONFERENCE

REGISTRATION

Please click on the appropriate Location Tab to view the Registration information for each conference location.

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New York Summit

Please Note: Pre-Conference Sessions for the Innovative Schools Summit New York will be held Wednesday, February 28 and the morning of Thursday, February 29th. The main Summit will begin on February 29th at 12:00 pm ET.

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

*** New York State attendees registering through BOCES are eligible for CTLE credits. ***

New York State Attendees: REGISTER HERE

Summit Bundle

4 Conferences +
1 Pre-Conference Session
Pre-Registration thru 12/31/23

$745

/ Per Person

Super Bundle

4 Conferences +
3 Pre-Conference Sessions
Pre-Registration thru 12/31/23

$845

/ Per Person

Summit Only

4 Conferences for the Price of 1
Pre-Registration thru 12/31/23

$695

/ Per Person

Main Stage Virtual Pass

Attend Online!
Standard Registration

$350

/ 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.

REGISTER NOW

Las Vegas

Please Note: Pre-Conference Sessions for the Innovative Schools Summit Las Vegas will be held Monday, July 8th (AM & PM sessions) and Tuesday, July 9th (AM & PM sessions). The main Conference will begin at 8:00 am on Wednesday, July 10, 2024.

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

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 +
2 Pre-Conference Session
Early Bird thru 2/29

$650

/ Per Person

Super Bundle

4 Conferences +
4 Pre-Conference Sessions
Early Bird thru 2/29

$750

/ Per Person

Summit Only

4 Conferences for the Price of 1
Early Bird thru 2/29

$550

/ Per Person

Main Stage Virtual Pass

Attend Online! Early Bird thru 4/30

$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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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

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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STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?

If you have futher questions please contact us at pd@accutrain.com or 800-251-6805.

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LOCATIONS

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
At-Risk Students 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

SAN ANTONIO

JULY 25-28, 2024

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


CHICAGO

2024

To be announced.