In order to provide an enjoyable experience to our attendees, and due to a strong response to our 20th Annual National School Social Work Conference, on-site registrations will not be accepted as we have reached capacity. We apologize for any inconvenience. SSWAA welcomes you to attend our 2018 National Conference in Columbus, Ohio and encourage you to plan early to attend.
20th Annual National School Social Work Conference
March 22 - 25, 2017 -- San Diego, CA
The School Social Work Association of America (SSWAA) would like to invite you to join us in beautiful San Diego, CA beginning Wednesday, March 22 until Saturday, March 25, 2017 for the 20th National School Social Work Conferencesm. The annual SSWAA Conference is the only national conference devoted exclusively to the School Social Work profession!
Earn CEUs by attending sessions led by nationally recognized leaders in the profession focusing on issues and skills critical to School Social Workers. Spend time networking with colleagues from around the country and the world as you exchange intervention strategies and best practices. Visit our exhibit hall showcasing innovative resources, educational services and numerous products to restock your libraries, assessment tool kits and treasure chests of activities. If you have any questions, please review our Conference FAQs. If your questions is not referenced or answered, please feel free to Contact Us.
Lunch Thursday is “on your own.” However, the Endowment Board is offering an alternative– you may attend an optional “Endowment Picnic Lunch”. Tickets can be purchased online for $35. The Picnic will offer a boxed lunch and drink at a nearby park (5-10 minute walk). Get outside and enjoy San Diego while benefiting the SSWAA Endowment Fund.
Conference Hotel Information
Update: At this time, our hotel block at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina is SOLD OUT. We are unable to add any additional rooms at the Sheraton at this time. However, if cancellations occur within our block, rooms may become available. You are welcome to call the Sheraton to inquire about any availability that may result from cancellations.
Additionally, we are pleased to share information about an "overflow hotel." We were able to secure some rooms at the Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside Hotel. The overflow hotel is a couple of miles away from our conference site, but has offered rooms at the rate of $169 per night + tax. The hotel provides complementary shuttle service to/from the San Diego Airport. Additionally, the hotel is working with us to provide a shuttle to/from the conference hotel twice daily (morning run and afternoon run) to assist you with transportation (*a small fee will apply). To ensure conference rates, reservations must be made by 5:00 p.m.local time onFebruary 20, 2017. However, please note thatonce the SSWAA hotel block is filled, conference rates may no longer apply. To make reservations, please click here or call 1(619) 224-3621, ask for reservations (Ext: 701) or call toll free (in USA only) 1(800) 662-8899. If calling, attendees must identify themselves as part of group code: SSW or “School Social Workers Association of America”.