November 6-8, 2022
Embassy Suites & Frisco Convention Center
7600 John Q Hammons Drive
Frisco, TX 75034
ACT is a mission-driven, nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people achieve education and workplace success. Grounded in more than 60 years of research, ACT is a trusted leader in college and career readiness solutions. Each year, ACT serves millions of students, job seekers, schools, government agencies and employers in the U.S. and around the world.
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Aperture Education has empowered over 6,500 schools and out-of-school time programs across North America to measure, strengthen, and support social and emotional competence in K-12 youth and educators. The Aperture System includes the DESSA suite of strength-based assessments, CASEL™ aligned intervention strategies, and robust reporting, all in one easy-to-use digital platform. This system enables education leaders to make strategic, data-based decisions about SEL within their organizations.
Connections Wellness Group is a full-service mental health practice that offers a variety of treatment options to those seeking help. Our exceptional wellness model includes therapy, psychiatry, nutritional and day-program services designed to ensure that we treat the whole client. We are dedicated to silencing the stigma associated with mental illness in our community.
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DialCare is a virtual and telephonic counseling service. You can give your students ages 11 and older access to mental health assistance no matter where they are. Members can use their phone, tablet or computer for sessions with mental health professionals from the comfort of their home or on the go. Let our mental health professionals help give you peace of mind.
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With RV sales increasing and more and more Americans taking to the road to enjoy the outdoor lifestyle, skilled RV technicians are in high demand. The RV Technical Institute’s hands-on training and instruction, created by top RV industry experts, provides the experience and expertise needed by manufacturers, dealerships and repair shops nationwide.
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SchooLinks is a modern college and career readiness platform with a user experience designed to facilitate a focus on whole-student outcomes. Our platform helps counselors to guide students in developing their Academic and Career Plan by aligning career exploration and postsecondary preparedness activities with Washington’s legislative initiatives. With technology and features that enable data-driven decision-making at every stage, SchooLinks allows counselors to make a positive impact — when it matters most.
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For admissions purposes only, Texas A&M University at Galveston is SAT/ACT test optional for Spring 2023 and Fall 2023.
Aggieland Saturday by the Sea, our campus open house for Fall 2022, is scheduled for Saturday, October 22.
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Listen. Learn. Get Inspired.
November 6th | 1:00 p.m.
ABOUT THIS SESSION: School counselors must negotiate the competing interests of the overregulated school environment, student’s need for confidentiality and the legal rights of parents to be the guiding voice in their children lives. Updates on these competing interests will be discussed through recent court developments. Legal rulings will be highlighted in areas such as sexually active students, bullying, academic advising, child abuse, educational records, and sexual harassment, first amendment rights, and transgender youth. The goal is to facilitate participants’ legal literacy and provide guiding principles to support best ethical practice.
SPEAKER BIO: Carolyn Stone, Ed.D., is a Professor of Counselor Education at the University of North Florida (UNF). Dr. Stone is a Past President of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA). Prior to coming to UNF, Dr. Stone spent 22 years with Jacksonville, Florida’s Public Schools as an elementary and high school counselor, middle school teacher and Supervisor of Guidance Services. She supervised 225 school counselors. Dr. Stone currently serves as the Ethics Chair for ASCA and has done so for 15 years.
November 7th | 9:15 a.m.
ABOUT THIS SESSION: Challenges can either force you to step up your game or they can stop you in your tracks. Steve will show you how to overcome challenges in your schools and come out better, maximize leadership, and more motivated than ever. In this humorous yet focused session, you’ll discover:
SPEAKER BIO: Steve Bollar, a.k.a. Stand Tall Steve, is an educational thought leader, former Superintendent of Schools, principal, author and a school culture and motivation expert. He is known for his quick wit, creative thought, and humorous personality. Steve is the author of the school culture book Ideas, Ideas, Ideas! and is a contributing author in the book School Climate 2.0: Preventing Cyberbullying One Classroom at a Time. Steve openly shares his knowledge, experiences and creativity with others. He currently speaks to students, staff and communities throughout the country about how to think differently about schools, education, and life.
More session information coming soon.
15.5 SBEC CPE hours available (#902-466)
15.5 LPC CPE hours available (2740)
Save $50 on your conference registration by becoming a LSSSCA member for $30. Simply add the LSSSCA Membership to your total (see below).
For questions about LSSSCA membership please email Tiffany Gilmore.
Do you need help justifying this conference to your Supervisor? Vying for a good funding source can be challenging sometimes. We have created a letter (modeled from ASCA) you can customize to support your efforts to attend the 2022 LSSSCA Conference!
Student & Retiree Member*
*You must have a LSSSCA Membership good through November 8, 2022 to receive the Member Price. To take advantage of the discounted Member prices, renew your membership if needed, which can be done below when you register.
**To qualify for the Early Registration Rate, your registration form AND payment (copy of your purchase order, check, or credit card) must be received or postmarked by the Early Registration cutoff date.
The online registration portal is now closed, but we will be accepting on-site registration at the event. Please bring the Registration Form (see below to download) with your method of payment to the conference.
Register below online using a credit card or download the registration form and send it in with your payment.
CANCELLATION POLICY: If we are forced to cancel the LSSSCA Conference because of a “force majeure” event, such as a government restriction on large gatherings that cover the intended size of the conference, then we will issue full refunds of the registrations. Otherwise, our normal cancellation policy will be upheld: There will be no refunds after October 6, 2022. All cancellations before October 6, 2022 will be refunded less a $25 handling fee. The conference is not responsible for and cannot give refunds due to problems beyond its control such as weather or school closings.
On social distancing and other health and safety measures, the LSSSCA Conference will conform to all necessary regulations/guidelines that are in place in Frisco, TX as of the date of the conference.
VENUE & HOST HOTEL:
7600 John Q Hammons Drive
Frisco, TX 75034
Reservation information coming soon.
The Embassy Suites, the Conference’s host hotel, has a conference rate of $162 per night, plus tax, which remains valid for reservations made by October 13, 2022, while rooms are available. The price includes full, cook-to-order breakfast and evening Manager’s Reception.
You can also book a room by calling (972) 712-7200. Press #1 for Reservations. Please be sure to mention the “LSS” group code.
7550 Gaylord Pkwy
Frisco TX 75034
The Hilton Garden Inn, within easy walking distance from the Embassy Suites, has a conference rate of $154 per night, plus tax, which remains valid for reservations made by October 25, 2022, while rooms are available. The group rate includes a Continental Breakfast Buffet.
You can also book a room by calling (469) 362-8485. Please be sure to tell the hotel that you are with the “Lone Star State School Counselor Association 2022” group.
In the evening, make sure you take time to relax and enjoy the surrounding area. Visit the Stonebriar Centre, one mile from the Embassy Suites. You can sit back and relax at the many restaurants at the Stonebriar, such as Cheesecake Factory, California Pizza Kitchen, Perry’s Steakhouse and Grill, and Dave and Busters, along with others. The Stonebriar Centre also has an AMC movie theater, so you can finally watch that movie you have been wanting to see. Enjoy shopping at the Sam Moon, Williams & Sonoma, Coach, Yankee Candle, Sephora, Forever 21, Barnes & Noble, and many more!
National Center for Youth Issues
P.O. Box 22185
Chattanooga, TN 37422-2185
Make all checks and purchase orders payable to:
National Center for Youth Issues
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Please contact LSSSCA directly with all membership questions.
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