Call for Proposals - NJAHPERD 2018 Annual Convention "NJAHPERD Strong!"

The 2018 NJAHPERD Convention format has been changed to 4 days including the Sunday pre-convention sessions.

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The New Jersey Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, (NJAHPERD) invites you to submit a presentation proposal for the 2018 Annual Convention. This convention will be held at the Ocean Place Resort & Spa on the beachfront in Long Branch, NJ on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday February 25 - 28, 2018. Convention programming is based primarily on this annual “Call for Proposals” bringing practical and relevant information to HPERD professionals and students. By featuring you and your peers as presenters, NJAHPERD provides convention attendees with the strongest forum for information exchange, problem solving, and networking on the state level.

Registration: Presenters are required to register for the convention, however, NJAHPERD will waive the one-day registration fee on the day you present. Presenters who attend on a day they are not presenting will be required to pay registration fee to attend that day. NJAHPERD membership is required, if applicable.

Limit on number of sessions: Presenters will be limited to a maximum of two presentations unless requested by the committee to submit additional proposals. Maximum of 2 speakers per session.

Convention Sessions: 60 minute sessions or 120 minute sessions.

All presenters MUST be current NJAHPERD members if eligible for membership.

Speakers are required to provide an electronic informational handout prior to the convention and if applicable, include an assessment tool for student learning.

Presentation Submission Deadline: September 30th or at discretion of Planning Committee.

Acceptance/Rejection Notification: Beginning November 1
Time/Date Confirmation: Beginning December 1
Electronic submission of informational handout: December 31

Selection Criteria: Proposals received by the September 30th deadline will be reviewed by the convention planning committee. Your proposal will be evaluated on the following:

Overall quality and innovation of presentation
Practical application of information/materials
Application to NJ Student Learning Standards, if applicable.

Speaker Incentives: NJAHPERD appreciates the time and effort of our speakers. Although we can not provide honorariums to our members, we do offer the following incentives.

Speakers receive complimentary registration for the day of session. $60 value
- Additional Professional Development Hours may be available for session preparation.
- A letter sent to principal or supervisor upon request.
- Hospitality Room with refreshments.
- Networking and sharing your expertise with others to improve instruction in Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance and Sports & Athletic programs.

All program proposals must be submitted online.

Please complete the following information.

We may NOT be able to honor your request for a specific day and time.

First Name
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Last Name
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Email Address
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Zip Code
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Work Phone
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Cell Phone
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Session Title
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Session Description for Convention Program
50 word limit max. This description will be used in the convention program so PLEASE make sure spelling, grammar and capitalization are correct.
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Session Proposal Description
(200 word limit - This will be used by the VPs to select sessions) Include a brief description of the session content and what participants will learn as a result of attending the session.
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Presenter(s) Bio
(100 word limit) Please include information that demonstrates expertise in your session topic.
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Have you previously presented at a NJAHPERD Annual Convention, Conference or Workshop?
Target Audience
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Topic Area
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Preference Day
Check all that apply. We will accommodate your preference as best we can, but appreciate your flexibility.
If requested, would you repeat your session during another time slot?
If scheduling permits, we may want certain sessions repeated.
Preference Time
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AV Needs - Except Projector or Laptop
YOU MUST SUPPLY YOUR OWN PROJECTOR AND LAPTOP. NJAHPERD has limited equipment and reserves it for out of state guests. Please bring your adapters if necessary. Check all that apply.
AV Agreement
I agree to bring my own LCD Projector/Laptop Computer and any adapters, if needed.
Session Format
Room Set Up
How would you like the room set up?
This is an exhibitor/commercial presentation.
Sessions given by commercial entities will not be considered unless the company is a Convention Exhibitor.
Indicate NJ Student Learning Standards for session.
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Will you have an additional presenter?
Please limit to one additional speaker and complete the information below. All must be NJAHPERD members if eligible.
Presenter #2 - First Name
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Presenter #2 - Last Name
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Presenter #2 - Email
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Presenter #2 - School/University/Organization
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Presenter #2 - Title/Position
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Referred/Recommended by
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