TSS 2019 Conference Details

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2nd National Conference for

Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools

Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools

Join hundreds of educators from across the country and around the world to learn more about the trauma-informed education movement and how to Create Trauma Sensitive Schools!  The Attachment & Trauma Network, Inc. (ATN) is hosting this conference to give all educators - teachers, administrators and school personnel - as well as other child-serving professionals, community leaders and parents an opportunity to explore the importance of trauma-informed care for in schools and other child-serving environments. Through the ACEs studies and neurological research, we now know how significantly early trauma impacts a child’s ability to learn and develop and the importance of addressing the complexities of childhood trauma in schools.

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February 17-19, 2019

Washington, DC Washington Hilton

$460 per person OPEN NOW!

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Break out sessions details


The schedule below is no longer accurate.  See our Conference App.  Contact conference@attachtrauma.org if you have registered and have not received an app invite.

Want to see full the workshop schedule? Click on the Session Details for each Session below!  All 2019 workshops & presenters have been selected.

Learn more about our “Deep Dive” sessions here — Eleven 3-hour sessions designed to help attendees “go a little deeper” in important topics of trauma-informed education. (Included in registration.)

Sunday, February 17, 2019

4:30-6:30pm – Registration/Check In
4:30-6:30pm – Exhibitor Set Up
6:30pm – 8:00 pm – Kick-Off Reception with Special Guest, Dr. Allison Jackson

Monday, February 18, 2019

7:00am- Registration/Check in opens
7:30 am – Exhibits open/continental breakfast
8:15 – 9:00 am – Opening Session – Main ballroom
9:00 – 9:30 am – Break
9:30-10:45 am – Workshops – Session 1 details
10:45-11:15 am– Power Up Break
11:15 am – 12:30 pm – Workshops – Session 2 details
12:30-2:15pm – Luncheon and Keynote – Dr. Mona Johnson
2:30 -3:45 Workshops  – Session 3 details
3:45-4:15pm – Break
4:15 – 5:30 – Workshops Session 4 details
5:30 – Exhibits close
6:30-8:00 pm – Special Evening Events

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

7:30 am – Registration/Check-in opens
8:15 – Exhibits open – continental breakfast
9:00 -10:15 – Workshops – Session 5 details
10:15 – 10:45- Break
10:45 – 12:00 Workshop Breakouts – Session 6 details
12:00 – 1:30 –Lunch on Your Own
1:30 – 2:45 – Workshop Breakouts – Session 7 details
2:45-3:15 – Power Up Break
3:15 – 4:30 – Workshop – Session 8 details
3:15 – Exhibits close

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Conference Continuing Education Opportunities

Teachers- Certificates of Attendance Certificates of Attendance will be available FREE to download as PDFs.  Paper copies will not be available.  Please register on our conference app for access to these.  The conference app is called ATNCreatingTSS in both the Google Play and Apple app stores.   After the Conference, Certificates of Attendance will also

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Exhibitor Information

How can my Organization get an Exhibit Space or be a Sponsor at the Conference? Download the Exhibitor/Sponsor Prospectus Here. Exhibit Space Fee: $500.00 per table. Exhibit space includes (1) skirted table and (2) chairs. Access to wi-fi is included (free). Two (2) continental breakfasts are included for one (1) designated representative. One (1) designated

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Why Did You Attend the 2018 CTSS Conference?
Feedback from ATN’s 2018 Conference for Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools.
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2018 Conference Recap
THANK YOU! Our 2018 Inaugural Conference is history!!! Because of you, it was a fantastic success. We hope you came out wanting more.  Our nation’s children are already better for the work you did here and what you will be doing back in your schools. Click here to view the Handouts. Presenters, please send anyRead More...
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Call For Presentation Proposals
2nd National Conference for Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools Washington Hilton, Washington DC      February 17-19, 2019 ATN’s National Conference for Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools (CTSS) assembles education professionals, child development experts and trauma-informed community leaders and parents from across the nation to discuss strategies and approaches to creating and sustaining trauma-sensitive schools and new solutions that will help studentsRead More...
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Conference Venue

Hotel & Travel Info

ATN has secured a block of rooms at the Washington Hilton for only $169 per night (plus taxes and fees).  Please make your reservations soon.  This incredible rate for this fantastic hotel is available from Sunday, February 17, 2019- Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019.  Through the link below you can book, modify or cancel hotel reservations and receive updated information about the event.  One night's room and tax deposit is required to confirm a reservation. Cancellations within 72 hours of arrival will forfeit one night's room and tax to master.  ATN Conference Hotel Website & Reservations

Pre-Conference Lodging-  Saturday, Feb 16, 2019 is SOLD-OUT at the Hilton. ATN has secured a block of rooms right across the street at the Churchill for Thursday- Saturday nights (February 14-16, 2019). Churchill Hotel Near Embassy Row 1914 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC 20009. To make reservations for those days, click here.

Conference Center & Meeting Room Info

Located in the heart of Washington's most vibrant neighborhood, Washington Hilton is a convenient event venue in the D.C. metropolitan area. The hotel offers convenient transportation options near three major airports, Union Station and Dupont Circle Metro. Host a corporate event, industry conference or an intimate gathering in this 110,000 sq. ft. of contemporary flexible indoor and outdoor meeting space in Washington DC. Use the 36,000 sq. ft. International Ballroom complex as the backdrop for a black tie gala and banquet for 2,670, or hold a company training in the Heights Executive Meeting Center.

Conference Location

Due to our SOLD OUT CTSS Conference, store orders will not be processed until March. Thank you for your patience.- The ATN CTSS Team Dismiss