Habits of Mind Conference

Unlock the Power of Habits of Mind!

Get ready for an extraordinary two-day experience with Dr. Art Costa, Dr. Bena Kallick, and Allison Zmuda with our rich community of practitioners to gain invaluable insights from their extensive knowledge and expertise in applying the Habits of Mind within schools.

Get ready for an extraordinary two-day experience with Dr. Art Costa, Dr. Bena Kallick, and Allison Zmuda with our rich community of practitioners to gain invaluable insights from their extensive knowledge and expertise in applying the Habits of Mind within schools.

Mark your calendars for April 5-6, 2024, as we gather at the Vista Unified School District in Vista, California! Immerse yourself in an enriching environment surrounded by like-minded educators who are passionate about transforming their schools.

Focused Learning

Choose from five small group sessions tailored to your specific area of focus. Dive deeply into practical strategies and techniques that will empower you to implement the Habits of Mind effectively within your school community.

Build Connections

The Habits of Mind Conference isn’t just about learning; it’s also about building connections. Take advantage of our networking opportunities to connect with fellow educators, share experiences, and forge new collaborations that will elevate your professional journey.

An Unforgettable Experience

Located in Southern California, our conference venue offers much more than just educational sessions. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Oceanside Harbor Beach, explore the stunning Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve, or enjoy some leisure time at Legoland. With resorts and spas close by, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to relax and rejuvenate during this unforgettable conference experience.

Mark your calendars for April 5-6, 2024, as we gather at the Vista Unified School District in Vista, California! Immerse yourself in an enriching environment surrounded by like-minded educators who are passionate about transforming their schools.

Focused Learning

Choose from five small group sessions tailored to your specific area of focus. Dive deep into practical strategies and techniques that will empower you to implement the Habits of Mind effectively within your school community.

Build Connections

The Habits of Mind Conference isn’t just about learning; it’s also about building connections. Take advantage of our networking opportunities to connect with fellow educators, share experiences, and forge new collaborations that will elevate your professional journey.

An Unforgettable Experience

Located in Southern California, our conference venue offers much more than just educational sessions. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Oceanside Harbor Beach, explore the stunning Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve, or enjoy some leisure time at Legoland. With resorts and spas close by, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to relax and rejuvenate during this unforgettable conference experience.

Dr. Bena Kallick on the Habits of Mind Conference

Conference Agenda

Thursday, April 4

Welcome and Happy Hour 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Friday, April 5

Breakfast and Registration 6:30am - 8:00am
Opening Keynote: Art, Bena, & Allison 8:30am - 9:30am
Coffee Break 9:30am - 10:00am
Small Groups: Session 1 10:00am - 10:50am
Small Groups: Session 2 11:00am - 11:50am
Lunch 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Featured Speakers (Choose 1):
  • Power of Animation with Terry Thoren
  • Research with Habits of Mind (Speakers TBA)
 
Small Groups: Session 3 2:15pm - 3:05pm
Facilitated Networking Opportunities 3:15pm - 4:00pm

Saturday, April 6

Breakfast 7:30am - 8:45am
Keynote: Art, Bena, & Allison 9:00am - 9:45am
Small Groups: Session 4 10:00am - 10:50am
Small Groups: Session 5 11:00am - 11:50am
Lunch 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Featured Speaker & Work Sessions: David Hyerle 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Closing Remarks: Art, Bena, & Allison 2:45pm - 3:00pm

Conference Investment

Individual Registration (Feb 16, 2024 - Mar 20, 2024) $850 USD per participant
Group of 15 or more until January 30 $650 USD per participant

Montecito Union Principal Nicholas Bruski on the Habits of Mind Conference

Frequently Asked Questions

If there are questions you don’t see answered below, please email support@habitsofmindinstitute.org!

Who should attend this conference?

This conference is best suited for PK-12 educators (all roles and developmental stages), school administrators, teacher education programs (college and university levels), and education consultants leveraging Habits of Mind.

Where will the conference be held?

What is the investment?

USD $850 Per Participant until 20th March 2024
Early Bird Offer USD $700 until 15th February 2024

Group Discount
USD $650 for 15 or More Participants until 30th January 2024

Is there a designated conference hotel?

There is not a designated conference hotel. Nearby hotels include:

TownePlace Suites by Marriott
2201 S Melrose Dr, Vista, CA, 92081
(760) 216-6010
Approximate mileage to event = 1.3 miles one way

Holiday Inn Carlsbad, an IHG Hotel
2725 Palomar Airport Rd, Carlsbad, CA, 92009
(760) 438-2725
Approximate mileage to event = 3.4 miles one way

Residence Inn by Marriott Carlsbad
2000 Faraday Ave, Carlsbad, CA, 92008
(760) 431-9999
Approximate mileage to event = 4.3 miles one way

Hampton Inn Carlsbad
2229 Palomar Airport Rd, Carlsbad, CA, 92011
(760) 431-2225
Approximate mileage to event = 4.4 miles one way

Courtyard San Diego Oceanside
3501 Seagate Way, Oceanside, CA, 92056
(760) 699-1000
Approximate mileage to event = 6.6 miles one way

Hyatt Place San Diego/Vista-Carlsbad
2645 South Melrose Drive, Vista, CA, 92081
(760) 814-8879
Approximate mileage to event = 1.3 miles one way

Ayres Hotel Vista Carlsbad
2100 Radiance Way, Vista, CA, 92081
(760) 335-0035
Approximate mileage to event = 3.8 miles one way

Homewood Suites by Hilton Carlsbad
2223 Palomar Airport Rd, Carlsbad, CA, 92011
(760) 431-2266
Approximate mileage to event = 4.4 miles one way

Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Carlsbad
5835 Owens Avenue, Carlsbad, CA, 92008
(760) 431-9399
Approximate mileage to event = 5.0 miles one way

Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Oceanside
3603 Ocean Ranch Blvd, Oceanside, CA, 92056
(760) 722-9600
Approximate mileage to event = 6.9 miles one way

Which airport should I fly into?

San Diego International Airport

3225 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
Airport code – SAN
Approximate mileage to event/hotels = 43.6 miles one way

** Please note there is construction at the San Diego International Airport. Keep this in mind when departing. **

Orange County/John Wayne International Airport

18601 Airport Way, Santa Ana, CA 92707
Airport code – SNA
Approximate mileage to event/hotels = 60.4 miles one way

Long Beach Airport

4100 Donald Douglas Dr, Long Beach, CA 90808
Airport code – LGB
Approximate mileage to event/hotels =78.3 miles one way

** NOT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT **

Los Angeles International Airport

1 World Way, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Airport code – LAX
Approximate mileage to event/hotels = 97.8 miles one way

Dr. Art Costa on the Habits of Mind Conference

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Attend the Habits of Mind Conference, April 5-6, 2024 in Vista, CA!

Early Bird Pricing available until February 15!