Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools Conference
Largest Gathering of Trauma-Informed Educators
Building Resilience & Improving Children's Outcomes
ATN’s Trauma-Sensitive Schools Initiative is hosting it’s 4th Annual Creating Trauma Sensitive Schools Conference on February 14-16, 2021 at the Atlanta Hyatt Regency.
Call for presentations.
Are you a presenter and want to be considered for the 2021 conference
Now Open: Proposal deadline June 30, 2020
Who is this conference for?
The Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools Conference is designed primarily for educators to learn the strategies and implementation of trauma-informed practices in education. Parents and other people working closely with traumatized children will find many of the workshops helpful. All who are concerned about helping to address the needs of traumatized children in schools and community are encouraged to join us. The primary focus is to ensure that educators leave with an understanding of how early and complex trauma impacts children’s ability to learn and what school systems and educators can do to improve these children’s outcomes.
Registration is currently closed. Check back for new details.
Cost of the conference is $485 (regular price until sold out) * does not include lodging or transportation.
The Hyatt Regency Atlanta (also our conference location) has rooms available. Block rates are available for attendees. Contact the Regency to book your room.
Last year rooms filled quickly. Find last minutes hotel offerings by connecting with our travel partners. Contact our Trusted Travel partners here.
Atlanta’s Iconic Hotel on Peachtree Street Our hotel is a 30-minute train ride from the airport and a short walk to Mercedes Benz stadium and Atlanta’s arena, convention center and top attractions. Our hotel has the most event space in the city, and Georgia’s largest hotel ballroom. Our hotel is famous for our Polaris rotating lounge and our acclaimed Chefs, who partner with 70 farms to plate the freshest local ingredients. Welcome to our landmark hotel in the heart of Atlanta.
Hyatt Regency Atlanta
Interested in Exhibiting or Sponsorships?
Be visible to 1,800 attendees. 91% of our attendees are actively working in k-12 schools, either public or private. 42% are decision-making administrators. Your services and products will be showcased at breaks, lunch and throughout the three days. Sponsorships are available that will direct even more attention to what you have to offer trauma-informed educators. We can customize opportunities to fit your business needs.
Recent Conference Posts & News
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