2018 Leadership Conference

This 1.5 day conference is designed to enhance implementation through sharing of information, resources and tools. Sessions will focus on implementing an equitable multi-level system of supports within schools and districts.

Conference Dates

August 14-15, 2018 - Preconference August 13, 2018

Cost and Registration

Registration is now full. If you would like to get on the waiting list you can use this registration link.  Registration is still open for our preconference sessions and all registration links can be found on our preconference page. Cost for the conference will be $150 per person. A description of our preconference sessions and brief details for the conference can be found in our brief catalog. All purchase orders can be made out to:

626  E Slifer St
Portage, WI 53901

Cancellations can be made, in writing, until July 13th.


Tim Lewis   Dr. Tim Lewis has been involved in special education for 30 years.  Dr. Lewis has taught students with emotional and behavioral disorders in high school, elementary, and self-contained psychiatric settings.  At present, Dr. Lewis is Professor of Special Education at the University of Missouri. Dr. Lewis is a member of 13 editorial boards. Dr. Lewis has been involved with developing school-wide systems of behavioral support for over 20 years.  He has worked directly with school teams around the world, secured over $38 million in grants to support his research and demonstration efforts, and is a frequent contributor to the professional literature examining various aspects of Positive Behavior Support. Dr. Lewis directs the University of Missouri Center for School-wide Positive Behavior Support and is Co-Director of the national OSEP Center for Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports. His specialty areas include social skill instruction, functional assessment, and proactive school-wide discipline systems.

Conference Location

Kalahari Resort and Conference Center
1305 Kalahari Dr.
Wisconsin Dells, WI 

Hotel Accommodations

Kalahari Resort and Conference Center
1305 Kalahari Dr
Wisconsin Dells, WI

Room Block Name: WI RTI/CESA 5 2018
Hut - $154
Desert  - $174
2 Room Family Suite - $289
Lodge Suite - $184
First nights stay will be charged when making the reservation or Purchase orders are accepted.
Price cut off: July 13, 2018 or when block is full

Great Wolf Lodge
1400 Great Wolf Dr
Baraboo (Wisconsin Dells), WI

Room Block Name:  #1808PBIS
Luxury King Suite Accessible Bathtub - $134
Double Queen Sofa, wit Balcony/Patio - $134
First nights stay will be charged when making the reservation.
Price cut off: July 13, 2018 or when block is full