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EARLY CHILDHOOD cONFERENCE

pROPOSAL SUBMISSION

Opens: NOW

Closes: December 31, 2020

Pre-Conference proposals are by invite ONLY for Wednesday, February 17, 2021.

 

Conference proposals for February 18-21, 2021 guidelines:

NBPC is seeking proposals that engage participants in topics related to quality education of a BEST PRACTICE for ALL learners in the following areas:

  • Bilingual Education

  • Dual Language

  • English as a Second Language

  • General Education

  • Gifted and Talented

  • Special Education

  • Technology

  • Administrators

NBPC invited ALL education experts, researchers, authors and successful practitioners with information of interest to submit a proposal.

Please read the NBPC Presenter Agreement thoroughly before submitting your proposal:

To present at the NBPC conference, all accepted presenters must register for the conference by February 1, 2021.

Registration discount of $50 will be applied for lead presenter upon registration.

Proposals must demonstrate a Best Practice in one or more in the following strands in grades PK - 12 and post-secondary.

  • Bilingual Education

  • Dual Language

  • English as a Second Language

  • General Education

  • Gifted and Talented

  • Special Education

  • Technology

  • Administrators

Proposals that promote product or services MUST be submitted as a Commercial proposal and will be reviewed separately from the academic proposals. Commercials proposals submitted as Academic Proposals will be marked NOT ELIGIBLE, and will not be reviewed or accepted.

Presentation Strands: (must address one or more of the following areas)

  • Bilingual Education

  • Dual Language

  • English as a Second Language

  • General Education

  • Gifted and Talented

  • Special Education

  • Technology

  • Administrators

Title: (15-word title limit)

Do NOT include any identifying information such as name, title or organization, in the title or they will be disqualified.

If you plan to present in a language other than English, submit the proposal in the language it will be presented.

Description: (150-word description that highlights the BEST PRACTICE)

Description will appear in the conference program as submitted by the presenter. If presenting in a language other than English, submit the description in the language of presentation.

Abstract (50 words)

A brief summary of the presentation that includes an intro, body, and conclusion. 

Highlight the major points of your presentation, explain the importance of the presentation, and the Best Practice.

 

After February 1, 2021, all submissions are FINAL and cannot be changed.

Presenter Bio: (50-word limit)

Presentation Materials

The presenter is responsible for the printing and distribution of their handouts and PowerPoint.

Presentation Types:

Presentation - 60 Minutes

Presenters share their Best Practices with audience with ample opportunities for participation and engagement

Commercial Demonstration - 60 Minutes

Promote commercial goods or services. In addition to promoting your product/service, these sessions should provide the audience with useful information.

Lead Presenter and Co-Presenter(s)

The user profile used to submit this proposal will be listed as the Lead Presenter for the proposal and will receive ALL NOTIFICATIONS regarding the proposal. Co-presenters DO NOT submit a proposal using your user profile if you are NOT the Lead Presenter. The Lead Presenter is responsible for ensuring that your co-presenters are registered by the presenter registration deadline indicated on the registration form.

Presentation Limit:

Each presenter is allowed a TOTAL of (2) presentations, including presentations in which they are secondary presenters. If a presenter submits more than (2) proposals, the additional proposals will be disqualified.

Presenter Availability:

Presenters whose proposals are accepted must be available to present during all four days of the conference. Presenters are not guaranteed that their accepted proposal will be scheduled for any particular day of their preference during the conference.

Conference Registration:

NBPC does not waive registration fees for presenters. Registration discount of $50 will be applied ONLY for lead presenter upon registration. All accepted presenters must be registered for the conference. The deadline for presenter registration is November 30, 2020. If all proposal presenters (including co-presenters) are not registered by February 1, 2021, the presentation will be canceled. It is the responsibility of the lead presenter to ensure that all presenters on their proposal are registered for the conference. 

Lodging and Travel:

All accepted presenters are responsible for their own lodging and travel. NBPC will neither arrange nor provide funding for presenter lodging and/or travel.

Audio Visual Equipment:

All presentation rooms will be equipped with a projector, screen, and electrical cables at no cost. NBPC will NOT provide laptop computers, computer adapters, audio speakers, or hand clickers.

Internet Service:

NBPC will NOT provide hard-wired Internet Service. Hotel Wi-Fi will be provided at no cost.

Cancellation Policy - Cancellations/Refunds/Substitutions Deadlines:

Registration Cancellation Deadline: January 11, 2021

Requests for refunds of registration fees must be received in writing by January 11, 2021. A US $50 processing fee will be deducted from the registration fees paid for ALL cancellations. Refund requests received after the January 11, 2021 deadline will not be honored. 

Communications:

NBPC will be communicating with the lead presenter via email.

Please add the following email addresses to your contacts list to ensure that you received all communications regarding your proposal:

Presenter No-Show Policy:

NBPC understands that emergency situations sometimes occur; however, we need to be able to inform our attendees when a session has been canceled so that they have the opportunity to select another session.

Failure to notify NBPC of session cancellation prior to the scheduled start of the session will be deemed a "presenter no-show." NBPC reserves the right to reject proposals from no-show presenters for two consecutive conference years following the occurrence of a presenter no-show.

Lead Presenter's Telephone:

The Lead Presenter's telephone number must be provided. This information will not be shared.

ADA Accommodations

If you require special accommodations as outlined under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us by November 30, 2020, and we will endeavor to assist you. Send an email to info@mynbpc.com.

Sign Language Interpreter

If you need a Sign Language Interpreter, please send an email to info@mynbpc.com