Florida SEL - Conference
The 2nd Annual Making Wellness a Priority: Healthy Minds & Healthy Futures Conference is scheduled for May 1-3, 2019, at Omni Orlando Resort at Championsgate, 1500 Masters Blvd, Championsgate, FL 33896. The conference brings together national and local experts to share innovative and proven practical approaches in the area of transition of youth with mental health disabilities, specifically addressing employment, prevention, community engagement and systems of care. This year, there will be a specific track featuring Social and Emotional Education and Skills Development.
Call for Presentations
If your district is interested in being considered as a potential workshop presenter, please complete the Call for Presentations form.
Conference Registration and Housing Scholarships
Title 4 Part A is providing 50 housing scholarships in support of the Florida SEL District Collaborative and the Florida Education Foundation is providing 50 registration scholarships. All collaborative members are eligible to apply for a conference registration scholarship and if more than 50 miles from the venue, a housing scholarship. Scholarships will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis up until March 15, 2019.
Please note, the hotel cancellation policy is you must cancel by noon no later than five (5) days before your arrival date to avoid the cancellation penalty which is the entire amount of your reservation. So if you are to arrive on May 1, you must cancel by noon on April 26 to avoid the penalty.
To qualify, your district MUST be a Florida SEL District Collaborative member, along with the below listed requirements. If your district is not a member and is interested, please click here for information and click here to complete the landscape map survey.
- For the Conference Registration Scholarship: Have registered for the conference using the registration CODE provided by the Office of Healthy Schools and have a confirmation number. Please register for the conference using the registration code before starting the application.
- For the Housing Scholarship: Have made your hotel reservation using your credit card for incidentals in the conference block, secured your hotel reservation confirmation number AND live more than 50 miles from the venue.
If you have not made your hotel reservation, please go to the housing page to do so before starting the application. Please use Google Maps to determine your one way mileage.
- For Both Scholarships: All of the above information is needed to apply.
To apply, please complete the online scholarship application by the March 15 deadline.
The deadline to apply has passed.