Pittsburg State University

2023 Kansas MTSS and Alignment Symposium


Tuesday, September 12, 2023 - Thursday, September 14, 2023
The registration period has closed for this event.


The 2023 Kansas MTSS Symposium is a 3-day Event.

Event Capacity has been reached- Please see the information on the waiting list under the Registration Tab

Join educators for the 14th annual Kansas MTSS Symposium! The Kansas MTSS Symposium focuses on evidence-based practices, which MTSS is built upon, along with the leadership and systems that support sustained implementation. At the Kansas MTSS Symposium, you will get to participate in an all-day session on September 12th with John Hattie (Visible Learning), and on the September 13-14th, breakout sessions with national experts and from Kansas schools highlighting their work and successes with MTSS. This year the symposium is at a limited capacity.


Due to limited capacity, the 2023 Kansas MTSS Symposium is only open to Kansas Educators until July 31st, 2023. August 1st registration will open to educators outside of Kansas until capacity is reached.


The registration fee to attend the Symposium on September 12th-14th, 2023 is $300.00.


Payment must be made to ensure your registration is complete. If you have questions about billing or registration. Please contact Brad Schwartz at blschwartz@pittstate.edu



Agenda selection will be given to registrants through SCHED

A printable agenda will be made available at a later date.


Tuesday, September 12th- First Day of the Symposium

  • 8:30 am-10:00 am- Check-In
  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Day 1 begins Session with John Hattie
  • 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Lunch
  • 12:45 pm- 3:15 pm- Continued Session with John Hattie


Wednesday, September 13th- Second Day of the Symposium

  • 7:00 am- 8:00 am - Breakfast will be served in the morning
  • 8:00 am- Day 2 of MTSS and Alignment Symposium Begins
  • Lunch will be provided in the afternoon
  • 4:00 pm Day 2 Adjourns


Thursday, September 14th- Third Day of the Symposium

  • 7:00-8:00 am Breakfast will be served in the morning
  • 8:00 am- Day 3 will begin
  • Lunch will be provided in the afternoon
  • 3:30 pm Conference adjourns

Register-Symposium September 12-14, 2023

Registration will close when the event capacity has been reached, but no later than 9/8/2023 10:45 PM.


The Event Capacity has been reached at this time, a waitlist has started


To get on the waiting list fill out the registration form, and as an opening occurs it will automatically register you for the event.



Please note NO WALK-IN Registrations will be accepted at the conference.

Payment must be made to complete registration. Payment can be made by credit card or electronic check. Please make sure you have payment information available prior to beginning registration. You will be directed to the payment screen after filling out the form. If you have questions about payment contact Brad Schwartz at blschwartz@pittstate.edu



About Us


2023 Kansas MTSS Presenters


September 12th

John Hattie

Johan Almarode


Addressing the area of Behavior Social-Emotional Learning Sept 13-14

Doug Fisher

Tricia McKale Skyles


Addressing the area of Reading Sept 13-14

Jane Ashby

Joan Sedita


Addressing the area of Mathematics Sept 13-14

Robin Codding

John Almarode


Addressing the area of Early Childhood Sept 13-14

Lucy Hart Paulson

Kateri Thunder


Addressing the area of Leadership Sept 13-14

Nicole Law

Peter DeWitt





Hyatt Regency Wichita

400 West Waterman
Wichita, Kansas 67202

Hotel/ Sleeping Room Accommodations

A room block has been set up at the Hyatt Regency in Wichita for this conference. These rooms will be available at a discounted rate until the block is sold out. Sedwick County's GSA Per Diem rate is $98 + $20 for each additional person in the room (please note if you are sharing a hotel room there will be an additional fee).


Hotel arrangements will need to be made on your end, but you can do so by clicking on the button below:


Parking is free for all attendees in the hotel's parking garage. Please note limited parking is available. There are parking lots available offsite within walking distance for alternate parking.


If sleeping rooms are filled up at the Hyatt an additional sleeping room block is open for this conference at the Fairfield Inn & Suites at $119 per night. This room block will be available until August 28th or until the block is sold out.


If you have any questions about the room block, please reach out to Brad Schwartz at blschwartz@pittstate.edu

COVID 19 Considerations

We are monitoring COVID-19 spread, government mandates and policy changes; CDC guidelines; and other public health advancements. The conference venue does not have a mask requirement at this time, so please plan for your own comfort by bringing your own mask(s) if you plan to wear one throughout the conference. Let's all be respectful of each others' choices as we continue to navigate health and safety concerns.