Thank you for responding to this Call for Proposals!

Literacy Action Network (LAN) and the Minnesota Community Education Association (MCEA) are proud co-sponsors of the 'ABE Summer Institute' an annual conference for ABE practitioners, community education directors, and community stakeholders. This year the conference is on August 14-16, 2019 at the St. Cloud Civic Center in St. Cloud, MN.

Presentation proposals are due April 1, 2019. You will be notified by May 17, 2019 whether your proposal has been accepted.

If you have questions, or need assistance with your proposal, please feel free to contact the Summer Institute Program Committee Co-Chair Laura Morales at: or the LAN office:

If you exit prior to submitting the proposal it will be incomplete and you will need to start over. You must complete the application in its entirety.  You cannot save the file and return to it once it has been submitted; you may complete this worksheet and transfer the information into the online form to facilitate this process and to have a record of this information for yourself.