CTSS 2020 Conference Details

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3rd National Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools Conference

FEBRUARY 16-18, 2020

FEBRUARY 16-18, 2020

Thank you for making this Conference the LARGEST GATHERING OF EDUCATORS sharing and learning about trauma-sensitive schools! This page will remain open until April 1st when it will change to our 2021 Conference. Feb 14-16, 2021 at the Atlanta Hyatt Regency.


Hyatt Regency, Atlanta, GA 

Conference Questions?

Purchase orders, CEUs, transportation, it’s all there!

Conference Agenda


Conference Schedule

Conference participants may attend any session with available seating. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.  There are no advanced reservations.  Please DO indicate the sessions you are interested in on our Conference App by adding them to your schedule in the App.  That way, we can assign rooms based on interest.

Subject to Change
Some sessions, Deep Dives, will cover 2 sessions.
To see Session Details, go HERE

Saturday, February 15, 2020
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Registration Open

Sunday, February 16, 2020

12:00 PM 5:00 PM Registration Open
12:00 PM 5:30 PM Self-Care Area Open
1:00 PM 5:30 PM Exhibit Hall Open
2:00 PM 3:15 PM Workshop Session #1
3:15 PM 3:45 PM Break
3:45 PM 5:00 PM Workshop Session #2
7:00 PM 9:00 PM Opening Keynote

Monday, February 17, 2020
7:00 AM 8:00 AM Breakfast
7:00 AM 5:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open
7:00 AM 5:00 PM Self-Care area open
8:00 AM 9:00 AM General Session
9:00 AM 9:30 AM Coffee Break
9:30 AM 10:45 AM Workshop Session #3
10:45 AM 11:00 AM Short Break
11:00 AM 12:15 PM Workshop Session #4
12:15 PM 1:30 PM Boxed Lunches
1:30 PM 2:45 PM Workshop Session #5
2:45 PM 3:15 PM Snack Break
3:15 PM 4:30 PM Workshop Session #6
7:00 PM 9:30 PM Movie Night- check conference app for more info

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
7:00 AM 8:00 AM Breakfast
7:00 AM 2:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open
7:00 AM 9:30 AM Self-Care area open
8:00 AM 9:00 AM General Session
9:00 AM 9:30 AM Coffee Break
9:30 AM 10:45 AM Workshop Session #7
10:45 AM 11:00 AM Short Break
11:00 AM 12:15 PM Workshop Session #8
12:15 PM 1:30 PM Lunch on Own
1:30 PM 3:30 PM Interactive Workshop Session #9 (2 hours)

Missed the deadline?  Interested in Keynoting or Presenting in 2021?
Check here in Spring, 2020 for ATN’s Call for Proposals for the 2021 Conference being held the same weekend at the same location.



Where to stay while at the conference?
Last minute options are listed below.  The block rates have ended for most hotels.


Hyatt Regency Atlanta (Conference Location)

Hyatt has some select rooms available.  No rooms for Saturday night unless you upgrade.



ARes link

ATN has a link to last-minute hotel offerings.  Atlanta is full but using this link could get you a room near the Conference.



more information about the

Conference Venue

Hyatt Regency Atlanta

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.

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. 

Inside #TSS2020ATN with Ginger- Meet Stephanie Garde

Conference Location (Hyatt) and Hotels in our Block