Please review the following information carefully.
The National Education Association's Joint Conference on Concerns of Minorities and Women will be held June 30-July 1, 2016 at the Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.
This year's theme is: Unite, Inspire, Lead: Harnessing the Power of Our Diversity.
In our effort to continue to provide the best professional development experience for our conference participants and to align our workshop offerings to NEA's strategic goals and leadership competencies, your workshop must adhere to the following guidelines:
reflect a current racial or social justice issue(s) affecting people of color, women, gay, lesbian, bisexual, and/or transgender people
maintain a pro-public education perspective inclusive of teachers; education support professionals such as instructional assistants, bus drivers, food service; or higher education faculty
engage workshop attendees in discussions, small group activity, and/or large group activity
facilitate the planning of collective action by workshop participants
align with at least one NEA Leadership Competency
All workshops will be held on Thursday, June 30, 2016.
Only complete proposals received by March 18, 2016 will be considered. Proposals will be deemed completed by providing all information requested in the Call for Workshop Proposals Form and by adhering to the bulleted guidelines provided above in the preparation of your proposal. There are a limited number of workshop spaces available, and we expect significant interest.
Notifications will be sent to all respondents to the Call for Workshop Proposals by March 24, 2016.