Before you begin, please review the guidelines below:

Proposal Preparation Tips

  • Have unique/valid email addresses for all presenters associated with the presentation.
  • Have full contact information, address and phone for all presenters associated with the presentation.
  • Be sure that the title and abstract adequately describe what will be presented. Include as much detail as possible to avoid rewrite requests.
  • Describe your session in a positive tone.
  • Avoid acronyms, attendees may not be familiar with them.
  • Focus on program/classroom innovations that can be replicated at other schools.
  • Consider what attendees will takeaway from your session. Have handouts, links or media ready to share.
  • Consider an online forum to share with attendees to continue discussions.
  • Be sure that the session provides solution-oriented outcomes supported by evaluation.

Online application tips

  • Do not use the back button, click refresh or have another application open on a second tab while entering your application, you will be given a chance to make changes, updates, and additions to your information at the end of the application process.
  • Only 1 application per online form. You will be given a chance to add additional applications using existing speaker information so you won't need to retype all the contact information again.
  • This form works best if you use Chrome.
  • Use the tab key to move between fields, the enter key will attempt to submit the form and you will receive error messages if fields are left blank.
  • Deadline: December 7, 2018. Applications received after December 7, 2018 will be considered as alternates in case of cancellations.
  • An Email Confirmation will be sent to you and your co-presenters upon completion of your application.

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