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2019 Annual Conference

Conference Details

Conference Overview -

The 2019 Annual Conference will be held January 24 - 27, 2019. The conference will be held at the Hyatt Place Hotel on 14565 Duval Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32218. The conference will culminate with the official grand opening of Amen Always Church.


Conference Events -

This year's conference will include presentations on School Safety: Responding to School Violence, Mental Health in Schools, an Update on Mental Health Resources for Youth, and much more. There will be activities for all providers including Preschool, K - 12 School, Behavioral Health, and After School Providers. 


Conference Attendees -  Providers of schools and behavioral health programs that work with children ages birth to 20 should attend this conference. There is additional pricing for nonmembers. 


Conference Cost -


Members - $175 per person

Nonmembers - $185 per person

Groups of 5 or more - 10% discount (must call the office to register)


Hotel accommodations must be paid to the hotel directly. 


Conference attire - From casual to business casual attire is acceptable for every session including the church launch. Bring a jacket or sweater in case the room is cold. 


Conference Schedule -


January 24, 2019 


  • Travel Day
  • Registration Opens at 6 PM


January 25, 2019


  • Opening  Session I - 8 AM - 12 PM
  • Lunch Break - 12 PM - 1 PM
  • Afternoon Session II - 1 PM - 3 PM
  • Break out Sessions 3:15 PM - 5 PM


January 26, 2019


  • Morning Session III - 8 AM
  • Mid-morning Session IV - 10 AM
  • Lunch (on your own) 12 Noon
  • Break out Sessions - 1 PM - 3 PM
  • Group Activity/Outing - 5 PM


January 27, 2019


  • Church Launch  - 10 AM
  • Lunch - 12 PM 
  • Departure - 1 PM 


Event Locations -


All General/Break-out Sessions

Hyatt Place Hotel

14565 Duval Rd, 

Jacksonville, FL 32218


Amen Always Church 

(Grand Opening/Launch Service)

Sunday, January 27, 2019 @ 10 AM

Highlands Middle School

10913 Pine Estates Road East

Jacksonville, Florida 32218.


*Conference events may be subject to change.

Conference Registration

To register for the 2019 Annual Conference or to learn more about our upcoming event, click the REGISTER NOW button. 


You may also call the office at 904-293-1357 or send an email to conference@gaacs.org for more information.

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Conference Video

Check out this great video from a previous conference. You don't want to miss this year's event!

Reserve a Hotel Room

The 2019 Annual Conference will be held at the Hyatt Place Hotel located at 14565 Duval Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32218. To book a room at the Green Apple Conference rate, call (904) 741-4184 and ask to speak with Wendell or click here to book a room. 

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