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2021 National School Social Work Conference

Virtual Conference

March 22 - March 24, 2021

This year's theme is sure to highlight the vital role that School Social Workers play in school communities as they promote welcoming school environments, offer hope and meaningful support, and guide students and families through challenges and adversity.

BEACON OF HOPE:  School Social Workers - Lighting the Way!

Spend time networking with colleagues from around the country and the world as you exchange intervention strategies and best practices. Check out our virtual exhibitors in between sessions as they showcase innovative resources, educational services. Earn CEUs by attending sessions led by nationally recognized leaders in the profession focusing on issues and skills critical to School Social Workers and numerous products to restock your libraries, assessment toolkits and treasure chests of activities. 

Expand your knowledge through powerful professional learning!  Elevate your practice as you gain meaningful tools and resources for the work!  Engage with other professionals leaving you inspired and renewed! 

When you register you will have the option to register for the live event only or the option to register for the live event and be able to access recorded session to earn additional CEUs. PLEASE REVIEW ALL REGISTRATION OPTIONS BEFORE REGISTERING.

Conference T-Shirt

Add this year's conference t-shirt to your conference registration. This year's shirt will feature the conference logo "Beacon of Hope" on a navy t-shirt.

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“Over the years I have made a lot of friends in SSWAA and I love catching up with them at the National Conference and hearing about the work which they do for the profession.”  -- Kevin, Illinois

“I cannot say enough about this conference!  I go back to my office with tons of ideas and strategies feeling refreshed.  Excellent presenters, valuable information presented, lasting relationships created.  Every School Social Worker needs to attend this conference!  Love it!!”  -- Cassandra, Wyoming

“I try to attend SSWAA’s National Conference very year because it is ALL about School Social Work & every workshop I attend applies directly to some aspect of the work I do every day!” -- Annice, Tennessee

“I thoroughly enjoy seeing fellow colleagues from across the country, networking and meeting new school social workers, and being within a national learning atmosphere.” -- Benita, Illinois


P.O. Box 3068  

London, KY 40743

Our Mission

The School Social Work Association of America empowers school social workers and promotes the profession to enhance the social and emotional growth and academic outcomes of all students nationally and globally.

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