National School-Based Health Care Convention

SBHA_2017_Conf_Logo_FINAL-LargeRegistration Now Open

Registration is now open for the 2017 National School-Based Health Care Convention, being held in collaboration with the California School-Based Health Alliance from June 18-21, 2017, at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center in Long Beach, CA.

Why Should You Attend?

The annual convention is the premier interdisciplinary gathering of school-based medical, nursing, mental health, and dental care professionals and advocates. Each year, more than 800 gather to:

1.    Connect with colleagues who share your issues and concerns.
2.    Learn about best practices to improve your program.
3.    Be motivated and moved by key speakers and industry experts.
4.    Renew the values that led you to a career in school-based health.
5.    Recharge your batteries for the demanding work you do.
6.    Revitalize your passion so you can keep on giving to those you serve.
7.    Join a community with a common sense of mission.
8.    Develop a better understanding of the future for school-based health.
9.    Earn continuing education credits.
10.  Grow in confidence, competence, and vision!

And, yet another reason to attend… register before Friday, May 5, (Monday, June 5, for California residents) and receive a special early bird discount. Register five or more attendees at once and receive a 5-10% discount off the registration rate!

Please see upper right-hand side bar for more information about featured speakers, special events, exhibits and sponsorship opportunities, session and poster descriptions, and to register online. Also available for download is the Preliminary Program 2017.

We look forward to seeing you in sunny California!


The Hyatt Regency is the official hotel for the 2017 convention. The single/double room rate is $189 per night, plus applicable taxes. The deadline for hotel reservation is Friday, May 26, 2017, unless the room block is sold out. The School-Based Health Alliance does not guarantee room availability.

Hyatt Regency
200 S Pine Ave
Long Beach, CA 90802
Tel: (562) 491-1234
Tel Reservations: 1(888)421-1442
Online Reservations: General Attendee or Government Attendee

The Hyatt Centric is serving as our overflow hotel for the 2017 convention. The single/double room rate is $189/per night, plus applicable taxes. The hotel is a 6-minute walk to the convention center.

Hyatt Centric, The Pike Long Beach
285 Bay St, Long Beach, CA 90802
Tel: (562) 432-1234
Online Reservations

Registration Rates

The registration rates for the 2017 convention are listed below. Note that California registrants have a different rate structure. The early bird registration deadline for members of the School-Based Health Alliance is Friday, May 5. The early bird registration deadline for members of the California School-Based Health Alliance is Monday, June 5.

 Registrant TypeEarly Bird Rate
(through May 5)
Regular Rate
(after May 5)
Alliance MemberGeneral Registration
Presenter $500.00$550.00
Student $400.00$425.00
Alliance Non MemberGeneral Registration$660.00$720.00
 Registrant TypeCA Member Early Bird Rate
(through June 5)
CA Member Regular Rate and Non Member Rate 
California Residents OnlyGeneral Registration$500.00$550.00
Tuesday Only$195.00$240.00
Airport Transfer Discount

Karmel Shuttle Service is offering all School-Based Health Care Convention attendees discounted airport transfers. Reservations are required at BOOK NOW! or call toll free at 1-888-995-(RIDE) 7433. Promo code: “SBHA17.”

More information about the convention is now available. Click on the appropriate link on the upper right hand side of this page for more information about exhibiting or sponsorship opportunities, programming and special events, and registration. Closer to the convention, we will reach out to all registrants on how to access our convention mobile app.

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