2018 Call for Proposals

Extended Deadline: October 27, 2017

The theme of the 2018 NAAC conference emphasizes the purpose of the meeting – for stakeholders in alternative certification to connect with new and established colleagues; find opportunities to collaborate across programs, states, regions and sectors; and explore ways to innovate in delivering teacher preparation for the 21st century. NAAC invites teacher and administrator preparation programs, licensing and certifying agencies, district human resources departments, researchers, policy organizations, and other stakeholders to submit proposals for the conference.  We welcome proposals for workshops, roundtables, and intern-focused sessions.

Proposal Guidelines

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Proposal Cover Sheet

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Submit a proposal by email

Complete the cover sheet (downloadable Word document on NAAC’s website), then add a two-three page Word document that includes all the information requested below.  Review the scoring rubric below. Email the proposal as an attachment to:  judyc@alternativecertification.org.  In the subject line of the email, include “Proposal Submission” and the lead presenter’s name (ex: ProposalSubmissionSmith).

Submit a proposal online

To submit online, go to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NAAC2018

Please note that the online submission process has some limitations.  You should review all the steps below and type out your narrative responses prior to submitting online. The system does not allow you to view or save a complete copy of your submission; however, you may email NAAC and we will email a copy of your submission to you.  The system also does not allow for spell checking.  Additionally, you can only complete one submission online.  If you have multiple submissions, you will need to submit by email.

The lead presenter will receive a reply email within 24 hours confirming the proposal has been received.  If you don’t receive a reply email, you should assume that it was NOT received and RESEND the proposal.  Notifications about proposal acceptance will be emailed on or before November 20, 2017.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at info@alternativecertification.org.