58th Annual NYSSSWA State Conference

November 2 & 3, 2023

The Sagamore Resort — on Lake George


The New York State School Social Workers’ Association would like to invite you to our 2023 State Conference which will be held  at the beautiful Sagamore Resort on Lake George beginning on Thursday, November 2 to Friday, November 3, 2023.  Reserve these dates.  Start talking to your districts.   Reserve your hotel room–but note cancellation policies below.  We will let you know when conference registration will be open and hope you will plan to join us.  If you want to start planning with your district, you can use last year’s 2022 Registration Rates as a guide for possible expenses.

Wendy Castiglia, President & Peg Barrett, Past President

Call for Papers — Share Your Expertise!

We know School Social Workers across New York are doing fabulous things to assist students.  This is your opportunity to submit a proposal to be part of the 58th School Social Work State Conference which is sponsored by the New York State School Social Workers’ Association.    If you are interested in presenting a Webinar some time, let us know that too!     Don’t delay.  Workshop Proposals are due by June 1, 2023!

Top Topics of Interest Include*:

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Interventions & Strategies
    • Practical Tools SSWs Can Use**
      • SSWs want to be able to go home with more tools in their toolbox that they can start implementing when they return to school.  If you have something you are doing that is effective, let others know.
  • Social Media
    • Impact on Children & Youth
    • Safety Concerns–FBI

See Complete List of Topics Here!

*Topics based on 2022 attendee feedback.
**Topics that received the most requests.

Workshop Proposal Form Here!

The Sagamore Resort

110 Sagamore Rd,
Bolton Landing, NY 12814

We are so excited to hold the conference at the Sagamore Resort.    “The Sagamore Resort is a luxury escape on Lake George with more than 140 years of history. With award-winning waterfront dining, immersive outdoor activities, and an 18-hole Donald Ross-designed golf course, this gem in the heart of the Adirondack mountains is an ideal year-round destination..”

Room Rate:  Starting at $119 a night.
Resort Fee:  $10 per room, per night.  “The Resort fee includes access to two (2) bottles of water in your room daily, complimentary coffee daily, wireless internet in guest rooms and public areas, no charge for local and 1-800 calls, entrance into the Fitness Center, indoor/outdoor pools and waterfront, self or valet parking, island and Golf Club Shuttle.”
Parking Fees: Included in Resort Fee
Promo Code:  1123NYSSSWA
Deadline:   10/2/2023

Need Assistance?  Should guests require special assistance, they may call our Reservations Department at (866) 385-6221 and identify themselves as being with NYS SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKERS ASSOCIATION.

Hotel Policies:  IMPORTANT–Please Read.

Deposit Fees:    A credit card is required to confirm each guestroom reservation. A non-refundable $50.00 processing fee will be charged at time of booking. The balance of the stay will be charged to this card fourteen (14) days prior to the arrival date.

Room Cancellation:  “Should the reservation be cancelled more than 14 days prior to arrival, the $50.00 processing fee will be forfeited. If the cancellation is made fourteen (14) days or less from arrival, the total amount will be forfeited. In the event you do not arrive on the [above] arrival date, your reservation will be cancelled and the amount collected will be forfeited at that time.    Please note that once the NYSSSWA hotel block is filled, conference rates may no longer apply.

Check In/Check Out Times:  Check-in time is 4:00 PM, checkout time is 11:00 AM. All guests arriving before check-in time will be accommodated as rooms become available.


  1. Use Direct Link below for a room on November 1 & 2.
  2. Click “Select Dates”  & enter “Arrival & Departure” dates & “Number of Guests”  and click “Check Availability”.
  3. Click on “Room Types” and select desired room type(s).
  4. Conference rates start at $119 a night.

Don’t Delay.  Reserve Your Room TODAY!

Reserve Your Hotel Room Here!

Want to Extend?  If you wish to stay 11/3/2023 and beyond, you will need to make a 2nd reservation directly with the Resort for additional nights at the “rack rate” based on availability. Call Reservations Department at (866) 385-6221 and identify as being with NYS SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKERS ASSOCIATION.

  • Join or Renew Your NYSSSWA Membership

Contact member.services@nyssswa.org if you need further assistance.

New York State School Social Workers’ Association is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0057