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Submit a Proposal | Proposal Instructions | Proposal Tips
We are pleased to announce that you can now submit your proposal to be a leader, presenter, or speaker at ASCD Empower19: The Conference for Every Educator. We appreciate your interest in helping us build a new professional learning experience and look forward to receiving your submission.
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 Chicago!
The deadline for submission was April 27, 2018.
Acceptance notifications will be e-mailed by June 1, 2018.
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 Empower19.
ASCD will send out contracts (accepted notifications) by Friday, June 1, 2018. If you submit two proposals, one or both may be accepted.
If you have any questions, please contact the ASCD Empower19 team.
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Attendees must be 18 years of age or older to attend ASCD Empower18 and the Pre-Conference Institutes.
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Thank you, ASCD Empower18 sponsors!
Sponsorship opportunities for 2019 are available.
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