SAVE THE DATE!

September 15-17, 2021

Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa
1800 Newtown Pike
Lexington, KY 40511

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The IKORCC is dedicated to providing training and opportunities for any person interested in a career in the Carpentry, Millwright or Floorcovering trades.  Our 4-year apprenticeship program ends with a Journeyperson Card and an Associate’s Degree.  Do your students participate in a CTE Carpentry or Welding program?  They can take advantage of our blanket articulation agreement with the KDE, which allows for up to 1 year of previous credit in our Registered Apprenticeship Program at one of our 3 training centers that serve Kentucky.  Check us out at https://www.ikorcctraining.com. We can’t wait to see you or meet you in September!

For more information please contact Hope Harp, Outreach Specialist, via email or at 502.889.1677.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Pre-Conference Learning Sessions are an additional opportunity for more professional development and CEU contact hours. The sessions generally cover more in-depth information and allows more opportunity for discussion. These sessions are not included in the conference registration fee and have a minimal fee. Space is limited. Interested participants are encouraged to register early. Sessions run concurrently, so only one may be chosen.

Cost to attend a Pre-Conference Session:

  • $50 Professional / Affiliate
  • $40 Graduate Student / Retiree / Emeritus

MTSS and School Counseling: How Do They Fit Together?

Emily Goodman-Scott

SPEAKER BIO: Dr. Emily Goodman-Scott is an Associate Professor in Counselor Education and the School Counseling Coordinator at Old Dominion University, in Virginia. As a previous school counselor and special education teacher, Dr. Goodman-Scott has been in education for nearly 15 years. She was a 2018 recipient of the Top 40 Under 40 award for her region, and served on the Virginia School Counselor Association board for 10 years, including most recently as Chair of the Board (2019-2020). She enjoys speaking at national conferences, invited state association workshops, and school districts trainings.

Dr. Goodman-Scott is the lead editor of the 2019 book A School Counselor’s Guide to Multi-tiered Systems of Support, and more recently an author of the 2020 book published by the American School Counselor Association, Making MTSS Work. She has co-authored the I Can series of children’s social stories.

ABOUT THIS SESSION: Is MTSS (PBIS/RTI) currently implemented in your school? Is your school considering implementation? Would you like to learn more? MTSS is widely implemented throughout the country and school counselors are often an integral part of implementation. Come to this session to discover the alignment between MTSS and Comprehensive School Counseling Programs (e.g., the ASCA National Model), gaining strategies to maximize your efforts. Work smarter, not harder. The presenter will share school-based examples for implementation and alignment. Presentations can be adapted to provide content on specific tiers, such as Tier 1 prevention.

Kentucky Framework of Best Practices for School Counselors

Damien Sweeney

DAMIEN SWEENEY BIO: Dr. Damien Sweeney is the Program Coordinator for Comprehensive School Counseling at the Kentucky Department of Education.  Dr. Sweeney is also a professor at the University of the Cumberlands.  He was previously a Professional School Counselor at Seneca High School in Louisville, KY.  Prior to that, Dr. Sweeney taught English at Male High School and Special Education at Fairdale High School in Jefferson County Public Schools.

ABOUT THIS SESSION: Dr. Sweeney will introduce the new Kentucky Framework of Best Practices for School Counselors to participants. Participants will learn how to start creating and implementing a comprehensive school counseling program that aligns with state and national expectations for our roles.

School Counseling in the Time of COVID-19

Emily Goodman-Scott

Thursday, September 16th | 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

SPEAKER BIO: Dr. Emily Goodman-Scott is an Associate Professor in Counselor Education and the School Counseling Coordinator at Old Dominion University, in Virginia. As a previous school counselor and special education teacher, Dr. Goodman-Scott has been in education for nearly 15 years. She was a 2018 recipient of the Top 40 Under 40 award for her region, and served on the Virginia School Counselor Association board for 10 years, including most recently as Chair of the Board (2019-2020). She enjoys speaking at national conferences, invited state association workshops, and school districts trainings.

Dr. Goodman-Scott is the lead editor of the 2019 book A School Counselor’s Guide to Multi-tiered Systems of Support, and more recently an author of the 2020 book published by the American School Counselor Association, Making MTSS Work. She has co-authored the I Can series of children’s social stories.

ABOUT THIS SESSION: 2020 has been a challenging time across our country, and school counselors are navigating a new world of virtual school counseling, and students struggling with grief, loss, trauma, and social unrest. In this session, Dr. Goodman-Scott will provide strategies for school counselors using a trauma-informed, SEL lens, including both virtual and face-to-face modalities.

Resilience Can Be Taught: 4 Strategies to Build Resilience in Every Student

Christian Moore

Friday, September 17, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 

SPEAKER BIO: Christian Moore is an internationally renowned speaker, social worker, and author of The Resilience Breakthrough. The WhyTry Program that he authored is used in 20,000 institutions worldwide and has proven to effectively teach the social and emotional skills needed to thrive in school and life.

ABOUT THE SESSION: Resilience is something we’re all born with. Learn about vital skills of resilience and 3 keys to creating a resilient climate. This engaging presentation will empower you to deliver these skills to students of any background and learning style, enabling them to thrive not only in school, but in life.

Tentative Schedule

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Registration & Information Center Open

12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

KSCA Bookstore Open

12:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Exhibits Open

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Pre-Conference Sessions

Thursday, September 16, 2021

7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Registration & Information Center Open

7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Exhibits Open

7:45 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Light Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Opening Keynote Session – Emily Goodman-Scott

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Break with Exhibitors

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Breakout Session 1

11:00 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

Break with Exhibitors

11:20 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

Breakout Session 2

12:20 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Box lunches or cold cut buffet

1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Break with Exhibitors

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Breakout Session 3

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Break with Exhibitors

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Breakout Session 4

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Cocktail Hour Reception

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Awards Dinner

Friday, September 17, 2021

7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Registration & Information Center Open

7:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Exhibits Open

7:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

Light Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Breakout Session 5

9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Break with Exhibitors

9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Breakout Session 6

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Break with Exhibitors

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Closing Keynote Session – Christian Moore

EILA Credits

The conference has been approved for up to 14 hours of EILA this year!

  • One credit for each keynote session.
  • Six credits for the general conference hours.
  • Three credits for the pre-conference session if you attend one.

EILA Certificates will be available on-site.

All registrations include KSCA membership!

Become an KSCA Member!

Please visit the KSCA website and become a member or renew your annual membership.

For questions about KSCA membership please contact, Heather Wells at heather.wells@boyd.kyschools.us.

Supervisor Approval Letter

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 for you (Modeled from ASCA) to customize according to your needs to support your efforts to attend the 2021 KSCA Conference!

Main Conference
(September 16-17, 2021)

EARLY REGISTRATION*
(by June 30, 2021)

Professional / Affiliate Member with Membership Included: $185
Graduate Student / Retiree / Emeritus with Membership Included: $85

REGULAR REGISTRATION
(July 1, 2021 – September 12, 2021)

Professional / Affiliate Member with Membership Included: $205
Graduate Student / Retiree / Emeritus with Membership Included: $105

FINAL REGISTRATION
(after September 12, 2021)

Professional / Affiliate Member with Membership Included: $235
Graduate Student / Retiree / Emeritus with Membership Included: $135

Pre-Conference
(September 15, 2021)

REGULAR REGISTRATION

Professional / Affiliate Member:
$50 Regular Session

Graduate Student / Retiree / Emeritus:
$40 Regular Session

All main conference registrations include FULL KSCA Membership and admittance to the Awards Dinner!

*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.  

REGISTRATIONS CAN NOT BE PROCESSED WITHOUT PAYMENT. PLEASE SEND PAYMENT AND REGISTRATION FORM(S) TOGETHER.

Paying with a Credit Card?

Choose one of these options:

  • ONLINE
  • Scan and EMAIL Registration Form(s)
  • FAX Registration Form(s)
  • MAIL Registration Form(s)
  • PHONE

Paying with a Purchase Order?

Choose one of these options:

  • Scan and EMAIL PO with the Registration Form(s)
  • FAX PO with the Registration Form(s)
  • MAIL PO with the Registration Form(s)

*Purchase orders must be made payable to National Center for Youth Issues.

Paying with a Check?

  • MAIL check with the Registration Form(s)

*Checks must be made payable to National Center for Youth Issues.

EMAIL: registrations@ncyi.org

FAX: (423) 899-4547

PHONE: (866) 318-6294

MAIL: National Center for Youth Issues ATTN: KSCA
 P.O. Box 22185
 Chattanooga, TN 37422-2185

The Attendee will receive an email confirmation to the email address provided when their registration is processed. (Make sure to check Junk/Spam folders.) Please allow ample time for processing.

The sponsors of the conference receive registrant contact information.

Register Below

Or print out a registration form to send in with your payment.

Please Note: If we are forced to cancel the KSCA 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 August 15, 2021. All cancellations before August 15, 2021 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 regulations/guidelines that apply to hotels and conference centers are still unfolding and being developed. The KSCA Conference will conform to all necessary regulations/guidelines that are in place as of the date of the conference.

HOST HOTEL:

Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa

1800 Newtown Pike
Lexington, KY 40511

 

The Marriott Resort, the Conference’s host hotel, has a conference rate of $133 per night, plus tax, which remains valid for reservations made by August 31, 2021, while rooms are available. (Please note that when reserving your stay you will be charged an additional $5.00 resort fee on top of the nightly rate of $133 plus taxes. However, this charge will be removed on site.

TO MAKE HOTEL RESERVATIONS:

  • CALL:  (800) 228-9290 or (859) 231-5100. Please be sure to tell the hotel that your group is the “Kentucky School Counselor Association Conference“.
  • REGISTER ONLINE: Make reservations on the Marriott website.

Come Learn and Play!

In the evening, make sure you take time to relax and enjoy the surrounding area. Visit the Hamburg Pavilion, just minutes away from the Marriott. You can sit back and relax at the many restaurants available, such as Logan’s Roadhouse, Tekka, and Old Chicago, along with others. Enjoy shopping at the White House / Black Market, DSW, Bath & Body Works, and many more!

Click here to see all the fun you can have at the Hamburg Pavilion.

We hope this conference will educate and equip you to do your job well, and we also hope you will take advantage of the wonderful ways you can relax and be refreshed!

Management support provided by

National Center for Youth Issues