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Thank you for your interest in participating as a presenter at the 2021 NCRA Conference & Expo.
The NCRA Conference & Expo is the Association’s premiere membership event, and it’s the annual opportunity where the entire Association is invited to come together for networking, education, inspiration, and professional development.
The information below has been designed to assist you in developing a seminar proposal for the 2021 NCRA Conference & Expo. For additional information, please refer to the Seminar proposal submission section below.
Online submission opens
Nov. 12, 2020
Jan. 15, 2021
Mar. 15, 2021
July 29 - Aug. 1, 2021
The Conference program provides benefits to attendees on both educational and professional levels and provides value by enhancing their technical, managerial, and leadership skills. The Conference program topics listed below are used to define a recurring Conference program that draws attendees back year after year by focusing on the important and future issues affecting the profession.
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The Conference program topics cover four key areas within the professions. Each topic has examples of subtopics to define presentation proposals within these broad topic areas. Prospective presenters should select the topic area for the general subject and then choose the more specific subtopic to better describe the presentation and learning objectives for the proposed seminar. Presentations are usually 60 or 75 minutes with the last few minutes left for questions.
You may submit a seminar proposal that doesn't fall within these categories if you believe it will be relevant to the 2020 Conference attendees.
Proposals will be reviewed and selected by the Education Content Committee based on the criteria below:
All proposal material must be submitted through the online form below. To create and submit your proposal, you will need to provide the following:
* Learning objectives are needed to identify and award continuing education units (CEUs) during the Conference. Learning objectives are measurable and reflect what the attendees will achieve/learn by participating or attending the seminar. The following are a couple of good examples of seminar descriptions with learning objectives:
Captioning Hamilton: Theater Captioning 101
Intrigued by theater captioning? This seminar will guide participants through all the ins and outs of theater captioning. You will learn how to prepare for a live theater production and work with a play script, director, actors, and anyone inside the exciting theater world!
Getting It Done Right: Making Brief Interventions Work for Teachers
Helping teachers more effectively deliver and adapt brief academic interventions is critical to improving student outcomes. Learn common barriers and how to share simple strategies that busy teachers can successfully employ.
Questions? Contact Cynthia Bruce Andrews at email@example.com.