St. Charles, MO: June 29 - July 1
CO: November 9 - 10


Call for Proposals is Now Open for
TISC Summer & TISC Fall 2020

Join these conferences with an expected attendance of 1,500 people for spring and 1,100 for fall as one of the elite speakers! Provide your knowledge and expertise to the help build the movement of schools becoming trauma-informed.


The keynotes will deliver the general understanding of the impact trauma has on our students and the breakout sessions will be for the details of what "trauma-informed" looks like in action.


We invite submissions from experts on two different tracks:

1) administrative/school-wide policy and 2) trauma-informed techniques, strategies, and application. Pick a track and send us your proposal that will help answer the ultimate question of "What does this LOOK like?" including case examples, practical hands on tools, and school strategies. The following are some suggested topics :

Administrative/School-Wide Track

Classroom/Strategy Track

  • Top-Down Implementation of Trauma-Informed Practices

  • Creating Discipline/Consequences That Empowers

  • Supporting Teachers' Well-Being 

  • Tracking Trauma-Informed School Stats

  • Writing a Regulatory-Based IEP

  • Hiring the Right People for the Job

  • Understanding & Addressing Prejudiced-Based Trauma

  • Changing the Culture of the School

  • Developing a Strong Leadership Team

  • Case Studies with Proven Stats

  • Creating a Family Culture in the Classroom

  • Classroom & Self-Regulation Strategies (Elementary)

  • Classroom & Self-Regulation Strategies (Secondary)

  • Relationship-Based De-Escalation Strategies

  • Developing Trauma-Informed Safety Protocols

  • Addressing Developmental Deficits

  • Improving Students' Self-Image and Self-Identity

  • Trauma-Informed SEL Strategies

  • Regulatory-Based Discipline Techniques

  • Student-Student Relationship Building Strategies

Or, if you have another idea that would be a great addition to this conference, fill out the proposal form below and let us know!

Call for Proposals opens

Deadline for submitting proposals

Summer Selection Notifications will be Emailed
Fall Selection Notifications will be Emailed

October 23, 2019

December 19, 2019

Mid February 2020
March 2020

  1. Proposals must be submitted electronically no later than December 19, 2019 at midnight PST.

  2. Each session is expected to be 75 minutes in length.

  3. Up to two presenters may be listed for each session proposal.

  4. You must provide your own laptop at the session.

  5. Proposals will not be considered unless all the information requested is included.

  6. Submissions will be selected based on originality, significance, quality, and clarity.

  7. Selected speakers will not receive a presenter fee and will need to pay all their own travel expenses. 

  8. Lead presenters will receive FREE registration to the full conference. Co-presenters will be offered a discounted registration rate of $199. This is our way to say thank you for your contribution to this amazing event.

  9. IMPORTANT: Before you begin entering your proposal, collect all of the necessary information listed below.


1.   Presentation title (60 characters)

2.  Description of Presentation (120 words max.)

3.  Three to four (3-4) measurable objectives

4.  Presenter(s) biography (100 words max.)

5.  Experience directly related to the content of the proposal (400 words max.)

6.  Resume or Curriculum Vitae - PDF format only

7.  School/Agency/Organization

8.  Contact Information (cellphone and email)
9.  Headshot of Yourself - JPG or PNG file only. (Preferably a professional photo but any nice photo will work.)

10. Links to your professional social media sites (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter)
11.  Links to videos of you presenting, if available

Call for Proposals is closed.
Hosted by:
Beyond Consequences Institute
1630A 30th Street, Suite 488
Boulder, CO 80301