Call for 2015 Conference Workshop Proposals
We are now seeking proposals for our annual citywide conference - Afterschool: Leadership, Program, Impact to be held at Pace University in New York on July 28, 2015, co-sponsored by Pace's School of Education.
We expect over 400 leaders, staff, educators, intermediary organizations, capacity builders, researchers, resource providers, and other stakeholders to attend this day-long conference devoted to the innovative programs and visionary leadership of the afterschool field and the impact of afterschool services on children and their families, schools, and the community as a whole.
We are seeking proposals that:
- Introduce exciting trends in youth services
- Advance the work of the afterschool field
- Promote new developments in afterschool services
Workshops should be aligned with one of the conference themes: Leadership, Program, or Impact described below:
Submit the Conference Workshop Proposal Form by May 20, 2015 (extended date). Selected presenters will be notified by June 5, 2015. Questions? Contact PASE Conference Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org using subject line: Workshop Proposal Question.
Description: Effective leadership is imperative to any successful organization. These workshops should focus on strategies that promote the development and practice of leadership skills and knowledge.
Sample topics: management systems, supervising staff, coaching staff, advocacy, partnerships and collaborations, professional development systems, ethics in management
Description: Engaging, fun, and educational content is at the core of every high quality afterschool program. These workshops should focus on program content, design and/or implementation.
Sample topics: college prep and success, STEM, the arts, global learning, gender based programs, social/emotional development, working with middle school youth, sports.
Description: Documenting and communicating the quality of a program and its impact on youth supports continuous improvement. These workshops should go beyond the basics of creating logic models.
Sample topics: evaluation, youth outcomes, assessment tools, analyzing data, communicating success.