CALL FOR PROPOSALS

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS

 

The Parents as Teachers 2019 Conference Planning Committee is now seeking workshop proposals that reflect the best thinking, experience and ideas in the industry.

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Share knowledge and expertise with more than 1,200 early childhood education professionals by applying to present at the Parents as Teachers 2019 International Conference, October 14-17, 2019, in St. Louis, Missouri.

We are so excited to celebrate our 35th Anniversary year, and are looking forward to the most outstanding workshop proposals for our anniversary year. Roughly two thirds of our attendees are home visitors; one third are administrators or supervisors (or other). They come to this conference to learn about supervision and program sustainability as well as information and practical applications they can share with families.

 

New users that don’t have login credentials for the Parents as Teachers Portal will need to create a Portal Account from the Sign Up button.  Once logged in, hover over the Conference Tab on the homepage, and click the Submit Proposal menu item.

Existing users, may simply log in to the Parents as Teachers portal, with their current login credentials. The portal will automatically direct you to the Submit Proposal page.


Call for Proposals Closes March 15

  • Call for Proposals submissions are due by 11:59 PM CST on Friday, March 15, 2019.

  • To maximize your chance of selection to present, please submit a proposal that fits into one of our suggested topic areas. The goal of the Parents as Teachers Conference is to provide attendees a wide range of topics on early childhood, family well-being and community engagement. The workshops are intended to involve and invite participation and to offer attendees with rich professional growth and development opportunities.

  • Workshops are one hour and fifteen minutes in duration.

  • Pre-Conference sessions are six hours in duration.

  • Submitters will be notified no later than Friday, April 12, 2019, regarding the status of proposals.


Workshop Tracks

DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION

PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION

COMMUNITY COLLABORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS & ENGAGEMENT

RESEARCH, EVALUATION & CQI

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

INNOVATIVE PROGRAM APPROACHES

PARENTING AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT

ADVOCACY/POLICY/COALITIONS


Using the call for presenters page:

  1. Saving the proposal: You must complete all of the required fields shown in red, before the proposal can be saved.

  2. Retrieving a proposal for editing: Return to the Submit Proposal page a purple drop down is provided with a list of saved proposals.

  3. Requirements for submittal: Before a proposal can be submitted all of the required information and a valid primary presenter must be supplied.

  4. Presenters Must have a valid email address: Must have a Parents as Teachers Portal Account, with photo and biography.

  5. Presenters Notification: Using this feature will send an email to the nominated presenter with instructions and a link to complete the account information required.

  6. Invalid Presenters Account: In the event the presenter does not have an account or an incomplete account the proposal will be saved without the presenter.

If you have questions or need help completing the submission form, please contact: Conference help