Present at the 2019 HighScope International Conference!

May 15 – 17, 2019 at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Full-day preconference workshops are scheduled for Tuesday, May 14, 2019. 

Each year HighScope’s International Conference is a success because of the valuable participation from session presenters! We’re accepting proposals from early educators at any career stage and all parts of the world. As always, the goal of all conference content is to inspire and empower fellow educators to help our youngest learners succeed. All sessions should features active participation and collaboration. We encourage you to submit proposals for more than one session. Remember, if two or more of your proposals are accepted, your registration fees will be waived.
 

THE DEADLINE TO SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL NOVEMBER 30, 2018
SUBMIT ONLINE


CHECK YOUR EMAIL! Notice of acceptance will be emailed to the primary presenter by December 21, 2018. You must register for the conference to present. However, please do not register for the conference until you have received notification that your proposal has been accepted.


What are we looking for?


WE SEEK PRESENTATIONS THAT:

  • Increase both the practical skills and content knowledge of educators and leaders.
  • Take advantage of the active learning approach.
  • Show how educators can individualize learning by differentiating instruction and introducing real-world problem-solving.
  • Include the latest scientific research on how students learn.
  • Explores ways to encourage and empower educators to lead.
  • Model instructional best practices.

 
SUGGESTED TOPICS:

  • Dual language learners
  • Early childhood education around the world
  • Early Head Start/Head Start
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Family child care
  • Family engagement
  • HighScope assessment
  • HighScope coaching/mentoring
  • HighScope infant-toddler development and curriculum
  • HighScope preschool development and curriculum
  • Home visits
  • Innovation and technology
  • Just for trainers
  • Language and literacy
  • Special needs
  • STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) 
  • Trauma-informed practices
  • Teaching in rural communities
     

TIPS FOR GREAT PROPOSALS!

  1. Think beyond the lecture and devise new ways to engage your audience.
  2. Encourage audience participation.
  3. Add to the conversation around current relevant challenges.
  4. Indicate what participants will learn
  5. Be detailed in the purpose and objectives of the session.

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