Getting SMART: Comprehensive Program for Adaptive Interventions Training in Education (CATIE)

Comprehensive Program for Adaptive Interventions Training in Education (CATIE)

Ann Arbor, Michigan — March 15-17, 2023

2023 CATIE Training Details

Date of Training
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 to Friday, March 17, 2023

Location of Training
Institute for Social Research Building
426 Thompson Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Training agenda coming soon!
2023 CATIE Scholar and Content Experts coming soon!

Hotel Information
Book by February 14, 2023! Rooms are reserved for a limited time at discount rates.

Currently, there are two hotel block options available for attendees.

The Inn at the Michigan League
Conveniently located on the University of Michigan campus close to the training location and downtown Ann Arbor restaurants and shops.
Room rates: $170 + tax
Block code: 2303D3CGET – you must use this block code when requesting a reservation

Located just outside of the downtown Ann Arbor area.
Click here to reserve a room online or call the front desk at 734.769.2500
Block code: CATIE – University of Michigan
Discount code for online reservations: 7973337

How to Apply


This three day, in-person training will provide scholars in the education sciences with a rigorous foundation in the design, funding, conduct, and analysis of novel experimental design methods for optimizing adaptive interventions, including SMART designs. It will also promote ongoing professional career development by offering scholars guidance and mentorship before, during, and after the in-person training institute to support research plans pertaining to the construction of adaptive interventions in educational settings. The workshop facilitators and mentors are methodological scientists who are experts in research on adaptive interventions and intervention scientists with experience executing adaptive intervention studies in education.

CATIE Application Details

Who Should Apply?

Scholars with a doctoral degree interested in learning more about adaptive interventions in education and the use of SMARTs to build high-quality adaptive interventions should apply. Scholars must be working in early intervention, education, or special education and should be citizens or non-citizen nationals of the United States, or admitted to the United States for permanent residence.

Fee or Costs

There is no application fee or cost to attend. However, scholars who are accepted must arrange their own travel and cover their own expenses (e.g., transportation, lodging in Ann Arbor). A limited number of travel scholarships will be awarded to scholars who are unable to fund their own travel. Applications for scholarships will open after scholars are notified of their selection.

How to Apply


Please send questions to

Important Dates

Application Deadline: November 20, 2022

Scholars Notified of Status: Week of January 16, 2023

Pre-Institute Activities begin: February 2023

In-Person Training Institute: March 15-17, 2023

Post Institute Mentoring: May and June 2023


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