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Join us to celebrate ASCD's 75th anniversary and 10 years of the ASCD Whole Child approach at ASCD Empower18: The Conference for Every Educator. This is your chance to share your expertise face to face with educators of all levels from all over the world—and to help us recognize important milestones in our shared commitment to excellence in learning, teaching, and leading.
Since our founding in 1943, ASCD has been a leader in developing and delivering innovative programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner. At the core of the ASCD Whole Child approach to education is the belief that every student should be healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged. Launched in 2007, the approach supports the transition from a focus on narrowly defined academic achievement to one that promotes the long-term development and success of each child.
Thank you for your interest in presenting your great work with us. We look forward reviewing your proposal and seeing you in Boston!
The deadline for submission is June 15, 2017.
Acceptance notifications will be e-mailed between August 15 and September 1, 2017.
Proposals must correspond to an ASCD Community of Excellence and relate to the ASCD Whole Child tenets.
Proposals will be evaluated on the presenter's ability to
We will make exceptions for religious or other considerations if they are communicated in writing in advance.
Presenters at ASCD conferences or related programs are expected to use material and language that do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, ethnicity, religion, physical ability, or sexual orientation. Presenters must either own the content they are planning to present or have permission from its owner to deliver it at ASCD Empower18.
ASCD will send out contracts (accepted notifications) between August 15 and September 1, 2017. If you submit two proposals, one or both may be accepted.
If you have any questions, please contact the ASCD Empower17 team.
Register by January 31, 2018, for early-bird savings!
Attendees must be 18 years of age or older to attend ASCD Empower18 and the Pre-Conference Institutes.
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