WORKSHOP PROPOSAL TIMELINE Proposal Submission Due: February 26, 2019 Notification of Proposal Acceptance: Week of March 18
The Association for Equality and Excellence in Education invites TRIO colleagues and those who work with college access, success and completion programs to showcase their expertise at our 42nd annual conference. Conference attendees are searching for creative and innovative ways to improve their programs and serve its students. We seek experts and seasoned professionals to provide best-practices, strategies, and unique processes essential to meeting the mission of TRIO Programs and achieving excellence. Session topics may include, but are not limited to, project management, governing regulations, assessment, audit readiness, staff development, high-impact learning strategies, counseling/coaching, college preparation and access, internationalization of FG-LI students, undergraduate research practices/collaborations, program budgeting, serving multi-generational students, enhancing/expanding one’s professional repertoire, financial literacy, STEM, health and wellness, etc.
As you consider submitting a relevant proposal, please keep in mind that conference attendees serve students from middle school through graduate school who are low-income, first-generation, underrepresented and/or special needs populations. Proposals will be evaluated on the basis of clarity, significance to intended audience, and relevance to current educational climate. The conference committee seeks programmatic balance in the range of topics, intended audience, and interests covered.
2. Please submit all information in plain text, no special characters
3. Proposals received after 9:00 pm on February 26, 2019 will not be reviewed
4. Proposals will be evaluated on the basis of creativity, adaptability, timeliness of the subject matter, and clearly stated purpose/objectives.
5. Presentation titles should be descriptive of the content of the session, not the theme of the conference. Titles should be concise and attention- getting. Innovative proposals with proven results will receive top priority.