Call for Workshop Proposals - Montessori Schools of Connecticut Annual Conference November 2019
MSC welcomes proposals for their annual conference to be held on November 1, 2019. The title of the conference is Peace in Education: Diversity, Empathy, Communication. Proposals are open to novice and veteran workshop facilitators. Breakout sessions will be 60 minutes in length.

Workshops can follow a variety of formats:

Workshop: A traditional presentation.
Hands-On Workshop: A workshop that allows for interactive learning and attendee participation.
Research Workshop: Session based on research by the presenter.
Panel Workshop: A focused discussion hosted by a facilitator who introduces panelists and topic, keeps conversation focused and flowing, and moderates a Q&A.
Campfire Session: These sessions are intended to recreate the relaxed atmosphere of storytelling by a campfire. A facilitator introduces a key question and invites attendees to break into discussion groups to explore the topic. At the end of the session, attendees come together to share their insights and other outcomes.
Networking Session: Facilitated time for attendees with similar interests to connect with one another.

Topics should be inspirational and the below are examples of potential, relevant topics for the November conference:

Civil discourse
Diversity and inclusion
Empowering children
Teaching empathy
Social justice
Education for peace
Practical applications for the classroom

MSC may receive more proposals than slots available and seeks to put together a program with a variety of topics and issues. The more specific you can be in describing your session -- its focus and outcomes -- the better.

Please fill out this form completely. Deadline for submissions is June 7, 2019. You will receive notice regarding the status of your proposal by July 15, 2019.

Accepted presenters will receive a complimentary registration for the MSC Annual Conference.

Email address *
Name *
School (or type "none") *
Job Title at School (or type "none") *
Title of Presentation *
Presentation Description (please give a brief description of your presentation in 200 words or less) *
Professional qualifications and/or work experience *
Should the topic be tagged with any of the following: *
Targeted Audience *
Do you have any special requirements for your presentation? *
Will you be presenting with others? *
Name(s) and Affiliations of Co-Presenter (s)
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