K-State Student Union-- Manhattan, Kansas
Call for Proposals The conference is expected to draw over 300 participants. Conference attendees work with children, birth through age 12, and represent a variety of disciplines: family child care, early childhood preschool, infant/toddler, after school, kindergarten, special education, health, psychology, teacher education and administration. Professionals, students and parents are encouraged to attend.
The keynote speaker will be Dr. L. Carol Scott. She will be speaking on childhood practices that build resiliency. KSAEYC is soliciting proposals for breakout sessions in the areas of trauma informed care, social/emotional development, interactions, self-care and resiliency.
General Information • Proposal content should reflect inclusive, developmentally and culturally appropriate practice in family, center and school-based early education and care programs. Please be specific about topic and general methods of presentation. If there is not enough information given on the application, the presentation may not be accepted. • Proposals will be selected that have audience appeal, show innovation, represent current issues in early care and education and those that reflect the overarching conference theme.• Proposals containing any of the following will automatically be excluded: those with learning content that conflicts with child care licensing regulations; those with religious content; those done with the purpose of selling materials; “make it/take it” presentations. • All handouts are the responsibility of the presenter. • Registration fees are waived for ONE presenter per presentation. • Sessions must be 75 minutes in length, as participants are receiving in-service hours, and should be the full time to meet the state requirement. • Deadline to submit proposals is Friday, June 14, 2019.• Notification of proposal acceptance will be made by the end of July 2019.• Information provided on proposed presentations will be used in order to obtain Continuing Education Unit.• Each room will be set up classroom style with a table at the front for presenters.
Please share this “call for proposals” with others who may be interested in presenting at the KSAEYC 2019 Professional Development Conference.