At-Risk & Struggling Student Conference

June 21-23, Atlanta

About this Conference

The At-Risk & Struggling Students Conference focuses on evidence-based programs and strategies that educators can use to prevent dropouts and to help students experience success in school. More than 1.2 million students in the United States and Canada drop out of high school each year (with the percentages skewed toward males, low-income and minority students). Millions more are considered at-risk because they exhibit ongoing disciplinary problems, impulsive behavior, truancy issues and have become frustrated or disengaged. The long-term cost of failing to engage these students is tremendous, since they are much less likely to transition successfully into adulthood and to achieve economic self-sufficiency. Join us in Atlanta to gain valuable insights and to explore practical ways to help this critical portion of your school’s population.

Innovative Schools Summit Atlanta

June 21-23, 2018

At-Risk & Struggling Students Conference

2017 CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

Dr. Pedro Noguera
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David Rendall
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Baruti Kafele
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Candace Cox

REGISTRATION OPTIONS

Single Confernce

*Early Bird Pricing ends 1/31/18*
$ 350
  • Entrance to the At-Risk & Struggling Students Conference
  • Entrance to all Innovative School Summit Atlanta Sessions (on a space-available basis)
  • Morning & Afternoon Refreshments

Conference Bundle

*Early Bird Pricing ends 1/31/18*
$ 450 per attendee
  • Entrance to the At-Risk & Struggling Students Conference
  • Entrance to two Pre-Conference Sessions
  • Entrance to all Innovative School Summit Atlanta Sessions (on a space-available basis)
  • Morning & Afternoon Refreshments
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Group Discount

*Early Bird Pricing ends 1/31/18*
$ 50
  • $25 off Registration for Groups of 3-9 Attendees
  • $50 off Registration for Groups of 10+ Attendees

Frequently Asked Questions

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

or Give Us a Call at (800) 251-6805.

Who Should Attend this Conference?
  • 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
Is there a Discounted Room Rate at the Conference hotel for Conference Attendees?

YES, please see the hotel page for each location for available room discounts!

If I Register for this Conference do I also have access to the other Conferences that are a part of the Innovative Schools Summit?

YES! By Registering for this Conference, you are also able to attend the other Conferences that are a part of the Innovative Schools Summit, including the School Discipline Conference, the Wired Differently Conference and the NextGen School Safety Conference. Attendees are allowed access to all of the co-located keynotes & breakout sessions and Exhibitors will receive traffic from all of the events.

Do You Offer Student Discounts or Scholarships?

At this time, Developmental Resources 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

Can I receive Continuing Education Credit by attending this Conference?
  • Yes!

    Developmental Resources is an approved provider for Continuing Education by:

      • Association of School Work Boards (ASWB #1053) This organization Developmental Resources, #1053, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. Developmental Resources maintains responsibility for the program.  ASWB Approval Period: (8/13/2016-8/13/2019). Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.
      • 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.
      • We are approved to provide continuing education activities for Marriage & Family Therapists by the Texas Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists.
    • Developmental Resources is an Approved Provider of Continuing Education for Licensed Professional Counselors in Texas by the Texas Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors.

    *NOTE: 17 contact hours includes attendance at both pre-conference workshops as well as the entire conference. Check with your representative board or organization concerning its policy with regard to Continuing Education.

Do You Offer Partial Registration if You Are Unable to Stay for the Entire Conference?

We do not currently offer a one-day or two-day partial registration fee.

What is Your Cancellation Policy?

If a registrant cannot attend any part of the conference, substitutions may be made - via mail, fax or email - by June 1, 2016. Registrations cannot be shared. Cancellations received in writing by May 1, 2016 will be refunded in full, less a $30 non-refundable processing fee. Refunds will be issued no later than 8 weeks after the conference in the same form that payment was received. After May 1, no refunds will be granted, but substitutions are encouraged.

How do I Request Special Accommodations Due to a Disability?

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.

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

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