CTSS 2020 Conference Details

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3rd National Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools Conference

FEBRUARY 16-18, 2020

FEBRUARY 16-18, 2020

Join over 1,800 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) hosts this yearly 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.

Buy Early-Bird Conference Tickets Now!

Hyatt Regency, Atlanta, GA 

Early-bird $399 prior to November 1, 2019
$485 after.
Discounts for certain Memberships and Groups of 10 or more from same school district.  See our FAQ.

Conference Questions?

Call for Presentations and Keynotes Selections are closed

Our review team is currently reviewing proposals and will start reaching out to confirm speakers mid-August. Everyone will be notified by late September.

The Conference Agenda will also be published by October.

Missed the deadline?  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?


Hyatt (Conference Location) Room Block

We have reserved the maximum number of rooms at the Hyatt where the Conference is located.  However, they will fill up.  2-bed rooms will be at a premium that weekend and will sell-out first.  We have overflow hotels.  Make your reservations right away.

Hyatt room block now available! Rates are from $174 to $214 per night.

PLEASE NOTE: Atlanta will be full Conference weekend with a city-wide event. 2-bed rooms will sell out quickly. Reservations should be made as soon as possible.

265 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 577-1234

Cancellation Policy
One Night Deposit Due/Cancel 72 hours Prior To Arrival

Hilton Room Block

Hilton room block is now available.  The rates are $195 per night.

Close walk to the Hyatt via skybridge or outside.
Double and King Rooms available but will not last.

PLEASE NOTE: Atlanta will be full Conference weekend with a city-wide event. 2-bed rooms will sell out quickly. Reservations should be made as soon as possible.

Hilton Atlanta  255 Courtland Street NE Atlanta, GA 30303, US
(404) 577-1234

A one night deposit for Room and Tax plus $5 Hotel Fee is required upon Booking. Refundable if cancel 72 hours prior to arrival.


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 Sponsoring?

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. 

Conference Location

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