Welcome to IATDP


International Association of Truancy and Dropout Prevention


107th Annual IATDP Conference, Indianapolis, IN, Friday, October 20 – Monday, October 23 

Connecting for Change: Focused on Engaging Students



Monument Circle with Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Monument Circle with Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Conference Registration and Corporate Sponsorship


Conference Registration/Sponsorship

2017 Conference Mail-In Registration Form


Please click the link to register for the 107th  IATDP Conference HERE
Note: Retired IATDP Lifetime Members can attend the conference free of cost.
Conference Contacts:
     Carolyn Gentle-Genitty   spacercgentleg@iupui.edu
     David L. House II      houseconsulting@icloud.com



Call for Presentations

The 107th Conference of IATDP is upon us. It will be held in Indianapolis IN from October 20-23, 2017. Mark your Calendars

It will be held under the theme: Connecting for Change: Focused on Engaging Students

Please click here https://goo.gl/pxw3fq to complete the form to express your interest in presenting

Student Call for Presentations/Creative Activities/ Panel Discussion, click here:  http://tinyurl.com/kacbr8n


Hotel Information

IATDP: International Association for Truancy and Dropout Prevention 107th Conference 

Date:  Friday October 20 – Monday October 23, 2017
110 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46204, USA TEL: +1-317-236-1800   FAX: +1-317-236-1816


Embassy Suites by Hilton
Suite includes living room and bedroom, microwave and fridge in every suite.
·       Rates include Breakfast Buffet and Cooked to Order Breakfast  3 hours daily
·       Rates include Complimentary cocktails, beer and wine and snacks 2 hours daily
·       Connected to mall food court – endless options reasonably priced less than 5 minutes from our lobby
·       No need to go to the front desk for a key-  Sign up for Hilton Honors for free-  download the app and check-in through your phone and use your phone as your room key!  Even select the room you prefer using a map of the hotel-  lets you choose the exact room you prefer!



Vendor Registration/Payment Form

Please follow the link to complete the vendor registration form to showcase your work, services, or products at the 107 IATDP Conference.  There is a $200 charge. This charge covers attendance for all three conference days.


Airport Shuttle

Airport Shuttle information to share with your attendees:
8AM-11PM  7 days a week
·       Make Reservations to avoid delays and secure your seat:   http://www.Goexpresstravel.com
·       Runs every 30 minutes to/from the airport to our hotel. 
·       Download an App to see the shuttle in real time on its route
·       Drops off and picks up right in front of our hotel
·       $10 per person each way

IATDP 2017 Conference Flyer–Click here


line Call For Papers–IATDP Journal, 2017 Summer Edition

Summer 2017 IATDP Journal Call for Papers.  Submission cutoff date May 15, 2017


Photos from the 2016 IATDP Conference held in New Orleans, LA


2017 Award Nomination Forms

At each annual conference, IATDP presents a Person of the Year and Program of the Year award.  The person of the year award is named after our long time Executive Director, Jimmie Thacker, Jr., who passed a few years ago.  More information regarding each award, and instructions as to how nominate, can be found via the links below.

IATDP 2017 Program of the Year Nomination

IATDP 2017 Jimmie Thacker Person of the Year Award



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