#RCTC: Hope Builds the Mind


The Responsive Classroom Teachers Conference (RCTC) gathers teachers from around the U.S. and the world for two days of exciting learning, networking, and conversation with fellow educators who share the Responsive Classroom mission of a high-quality education for every child, every day.

This year, we’re offering a variety of sessions on essential topics for elementary and middle school educators at all levels of Responsive Classroom implementation, including:

  • Empowering Students: The Responsive Classroom Approach to Discipline
  • Impacts of Trauma: How Responsive Classroom Practices Support Teachers and Students
  • Supporting Students in the Art of Agreeing and Disagreeing
  • Keeping Calm: Stressors in the Middle School Classroom

Keynote Speaker

Angie Thomas
Author of The Hate U Give


Early-Bird Registration (May-June): $475
General Registration (July-November): $495





Hotel Information and Conference Rates


Sessions and Schedule

FullSession Descriptions


Friday, November 9th
Welcome Address
7:30 am – 9:15 am
Block 1 Sessions9:30 am -11:45 am
Lunch11:45 pm - 12:45 pm
Block 2 Sessions1:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Keynote Speaker: Angie Thomas3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Meet & Greet: Angie Thomas
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
November 10th
Breakfast7:30 am – 8:30 am
Speaker8:30 am – 9:30 am
Block 3 Sessions9:45 am – 12:00 pm



 If you have any questions please contact our Customer Service team at 800-360-6332, ext. 130 (or email [email protected]).