2024 Whole Child Whole Community Conference

Join your fellow educators, youth serving professionals, and community leaders as we "Inspire Hope and Build Brighter Futures!"

Focusing on the whole child requires the whole community to come together.  We hope you will join us for this day dedicated to learning, community building, and wellness!  Click here to become a sponsor or reserve your seat. 

During the conference, we will also celebrate inspiring leaders as part of the All In For Kids Luncheon Awards. See below to learn more about the nomination process and conference details.

Conference Date: Friday, November 15, 2024 (See schedule below). The RSVP deadline is Friday, October 18th.

Location: Region 20 Education Service Center (1314 Hines St. San Antonio, TX 78208)

Cost: Tickets are only $100 per person ($50 for AmeriCorps/Students)

What's Included With Your ticket: Access to full day conference experience, light breakfast and lunch provided, and continuing education credits.

Interested in submitting a propsal to present? Submit by Friday, June 28, 2024 using this link WCWC Request for Proposal 2024!

Questions about this event? Please contact Shelly Bosse, Training and Education Manager, at sbosse@cissa.org. For questions related to sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jessica Hannah, Director of Donor Relations, at jhannah@cissa.org.

Breakout session descriptions will be released in August 2024. Session topics have been curated for Educators, Counselors, Youth Serving Program Staff, Community Leaders, and Attorneys. Continuing Education Credits provided for eligible professionals.

Sessions Will Focus On Tools, Strategies, Tactics, and Research

Fostering Relationships to Unlock Student Potential

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To improve how to build and sustain authentic relationships with youth, families, and each other.

Promoting Mindfulness, Health, and Positive Development

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To improve personal wellbeing and health.

Inspiring Professional Collaborations



To help agencies work together toward a common goal.

State of The Heart: Supporting Youth In Today's World

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To inspire and inform professionals working with youth.

Conference Agenda

7:30- 8:15 a.m.       Registration/Check In

8:15- 9:20 a.m.       Opening Plenary Session with Mindfulness Moment

9:20- 9:30 a.m.       Transition 

9:30- 10:45 a.m.      Breakout Session #1

10:45 - 11:00 a.m.   Mindfulness Break

11:00- 12:15 p.m.    Breakout Session #2 

12:15 - 12:25 p.m.   Transition

12:25 - 1:45 p.m.      All In For Kids Lunch, Networking, & Awards 

1:45- 1:55 p.m.       Transition

1:55- 3:10 p.m.       Breakout Session #3  

3:10 - 3:25 p.m.      Mindfulness Break

3:25 - 4:30 p.m.      Breakout Session #4



All In For Kids Awards

Communities In Schools of San Antonio is excited to celebrate the diverse professionals across the community who empower youth to overcome challenges by reducing barriers, providing support, leading change, and more! As part of our Whole Child Whole Community Conference, we invite you to nominate inspiring leaders in Bexar County, and the surrounding areas who have made a difference in the lives of youth and our community. Registration to the conference is not required to submit a nomination.

The All In For Kids Award categories include: 

  • Educator
  • Community Leader
  • Civil Servant
  • Corporation 

Click here to submit your nomination! Share the nomination form with your network. Together, we can celebrate those that have gone above and beyond for kids in San Antonio!

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About Communities In Schools of San Antonio (CIS-SA)

The mission of Communities In Schools is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. Communities in Schools is the largest mental health provider in schools and experts in social-emotional learning. Working directly in over 160 schools across 13 school districts, Communities In Schools of San Antonio builds relationships that empower students to stay in school and succeed in life.  Our school-based staff partner with teachers to identify challenges students face in class or at home and coordinate with community partners to bring outside resources inside schools. From immediate needs like food or clothing to more complex ones like counseling or emotional support, we do whatever it takes to help students succeed.   Visit http://www.cissa.org for more information.

Want to support our mission?

Make a one-time gift today by visiting www.cissa.org/donate