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PASCD 67th Annual Conference: Sparkign Innovation
Request for Proposals
November 11-13, 2017 - Best Western Premier Central Hotel and Conference Center, Harrisburg, PA

  

The Pennsylvania Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development is currently accepting RFP’s for small group sessions for the 67th Annual Conference. 

PASCD is the Pennsylvania affiliate for the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD). PASCD is committed to the improvement of curriculum development, supervision, instruction, promotion of professional growth, and education of children.

PASCD members include a diverse group of leaders and emerging leaders in Pre­K­16 education. PASCD members and conference attendees include professionals with the following job responsibilities:

  • Educational Leaders PreK­16                   
  • Superintendents                 
  • Higher Education
  • Curriculum Directors                                
  • Technology Directors         
  • Special Education Directors
  • Principals                                                     
  • Teachers                              
  • Teacher Leaders        
  • Instructional Coaches                               
  • Charter School Leaders    
  •  Emerging Leaders

 

Specific Information about the Small Group Sessions

PASCD is continuing the Ignite format this year. Each presenter selected for a small group session will participate in the conference in two ways.

  • Ignite Presentation: This is a high-­powered, fast-­paced presentation packed into only 4 minutes (no more, no less). This presentation will be delivered once during the conference and will serve as an overview of the small group session. Think of it as a teaser or preview to garner interest for the small group session. Find more information about the format of an Ignite session here:
  •  http://sixminutes.dlugan.com/ignite­presentations or http://www.ignitetalks.io/

 

  • Small Group Presentation: During this session, presenters will have time to expand on the topics they presented at the Ignite Session. This session will be presented once or twice. Each presentation will be 60 minutes in length to allow presenters time to present and offer hands­-on activities to engage your audience.

 

Breadth and Range of Topics Sought

PASCD seeks a range of presentations on STEM/STEAM, Personalized Learning, and the 4 C’s (Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, and Creativity).

 

Applying to Present

RFPs will be accepted through April 30, 2017. After this date, all presenters who submitted a complete application will be invited to record a 2­ minute video describing their presentation. This video will be due May 10, 2017 at which time the PASCD conference committee will review the proposals and select speakers who meet the criteria established by the committee. Selected speakers will be notified by June 5, 2017.

Use this link to apply for the 67th Annual PASCD Conference: 

https://goo.gl/forms/Z9CqI9XTI1c4SCQV2

 

Dates to Remember

March 27, 2017                    RFP application process opens

April 30, 2017                       RFP application process closes

May 1, 2017                          Notification for video submission sent to applicants

May 10, 2017                        2 minute video due

June 5, 2017                          Selected speakers notified

October 1, 2017                    Registration for 67th Annual PASCD Conference due

                                                 Presentation and supplementary materials due

October 25, 2017                  PowerPoint copy of Ignite presentation due

 

Contact Information

Leslie Trimmer                      leslie.trimmer@comcast.net

Matt Friedman                      mfriedman@dasd.org