Concurrent Session Proposal Form

Proposals for conference sessions should align with the mission of the Ohio Deans Compact: to improve the capacity of Ohio’s educator preparation programs, working in partnership with PK-12 local education agencies, to better prepare professional educators  to  work together to more effectively  teach  and  support  every  child. The Compact supports the preparation of equity-minded educators and works to improve equitable opportunities to learn for all children.

Proposals are due by November 30, 2020.

Lead presenters will be notified of proposal acceptance on/around December 18, 2020.

Presentations may not be used to sell or promote products or services.

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* 1. Session Title (12-Word Maximum)

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* 2. Session Abstract (150-Word Maximum)
This description will appear in the conference program if your proposal is accepted.


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* 3. Focus Area(s) Addressed

Check all that apply, adding an explanation of any additional relevant focus areas:

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* 4. Session Level

Indicate the complexity level of your session to help attract your targeted audience:

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* 5. Session Overview (750-Word Maximum)

Please use space that follows to provide a proposal narrative addressing the following aspects of your presentation:

  • Key Participant Learning Objectives (two intended session outcomes that summarize what audience members should expect to take away)
  • Significance (the relevance of session content to the work of the Ohio preparation programs and Pk-12 partners)
  • Presentation Strategies (approaches that will be used to engage participants, such as small-group dialogue or hands-on activities)
  • Description (summary of session content and support research, as applicable)

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* 6. Lead Presenter

Note: this presenter will serve as the primary contact person

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* 7. Brief Biographical Sketch of Lead Presenter

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* 8. Co-Presenter 1

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* 9. Co-Presenter 2

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* 10. Co-Presenter 3

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* 11. If applicable, please list any additional presenters (i.e., in addition to those specified above) and/or key contributors (e.g., preparation program student panelists).

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* 12. Preferred time slot (check one)

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