The Call for Papers is now open for the NATSAP Academic Summit, taking place Thursday, May 5th in Provo, UT. The NATSAP Academic Committee conducted a survey to gather information regarding in-demand topics so we can curate the presentations to provide valuable and practical information. Please consider submitting a Call for Papers presentation proposal if you have expertise and interest in speaking on any of these topics:

  • Project Based Learning
  • Differentiation DBT Skills in the classroom
  • Helping Students Manage Anxiety in the classroom
  • Kinesthetic Learning in the classroom
  • Planning for and Renewing of Teacher Licenses
  • How to read psychological testing as it relates to the classroom
  • Easy data collection systems
  • Motivating the unmotivated student
  • What/How to increase student achievement in the classroom
  • Having Good Boundaries
  • Preventing burn out
  • Helping students use coping skills while in the classroom
  • Lesson plans, rubric resources and hands-on activities ideas
  • How to create opportunities for students to evaluate their own work and be accountable
  • How to handle Mid-Semester Transfers
  • Which academic programs are being used and pros and cons for them
  • How teachers can collaborate with clinical staff
  • TFM Procedures in the School Setting/Classroom Management
  • What does a trauma-informed school look like in an RTC
  • Navigating IEPs and Accommodations
  • Preparing for Academic Accreditation
  • Evidence-Based Curriculum
  • Tools for ASD
  • Managing Learning DisordersClassroom management
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Working cohesively with other departments
  • Safe and effective ways to incorporate technology in the RTC classroom

For consideration, proposals must be submitted via the online portal by end of the day on April, 3rd. Submit a solo session or use this as a great opportunity to partner with a colleague. Presenters will receive a complimentary registration for the day of their presentation. Sessions are capped at three presenters each; with exception of panel presentations.

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Visit the Academic Summit webpage for more information!