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Call for Workshop Proposals

The success of prior conferences has always depended on you, our conference presenters and speakers!  We encourage you to submit a workshop proposal so that your colleagues may benefit from your knowledge and insight.  We are particularly interested in sessions that feature co-presenters, group presentations, and panels.

Proposals must be received by January 17, 2020 @ 5 PM.  The limited number of workshop opportunities may necessitate an earlier deadline, so please submit your proposal as soon as possible.  Selected presenters will be notified by February 3, 2020 and must register and pay registration fees by February 14, 2020.  TABPHE does not pay an honorarium nor assume travel expenses or any other costs associated with presenting at the conference.  Proposals will be judged on content, clarity and reflection of the conference theme.  Time allotted for each workshop is 1 hour and 15 minutes, including questions and answers.  A projection screen will be provided for each presentation.  The presenter must provide laptop and all other audiovisual equipment and materials.  We strongly encourage presenters to have presentation and handouts ready for uploading to the TABPHE website at the time of proposal acceptance.

We invite you to submit your ideas, inspiration and innovative presentations that reflect the essence of this year’s conference theme,"Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead in Higher Education.  Please submit your proposal to align with one of the conference strands below:.

Conference Strands

  • Student Success: By 2030 at least 60 percent of Texans ages 25-34 will have a certificate or degree.  What promising practices that will help us to retain and accomplish these goals?
  • Technology & Trade: Technology is evolving at rapid pace and requires higher education to keep up. How can TABPHE members and member institutions ensure that our students and staff are ready for the next innovation?
  • Educational Resources: What education advancements do you need to further your career?  Certification? Graduate or Professional Degree? As we evolve professionally how do we continue to SWOT ourselves? How do we prepare faculty and staff for jobs that don't exist yet?
  • Access & Equity:  How can we access resources for our students and ensure that equity is achieved?  What resources are necessary to provide professional development that educate professionals about equity & inclusion issues? 
  • Multigenerational Workforce: For the first time in the modern age, we have five generations present in the workplace and classroom; How does higher education understand these generations and make advancements in the way they intersect?

    Submission Details

    Submissions must be received by January 17, 2020 @ 5 PM.      Selected presenters will be notified by February 3, 2020

    Click here to submit your proposal online.

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