Education Session Proposals

The ACPA22 Call for Proposals is now closed. We hope you will consider submitting education for ACPA23 in New Orleans from 26-29 March 2023!

Education Session Types

Session TypeSession TimeDescription
Convention Program60 minutesPresentation or panel sessions on a specific topic.
Career Snapshot30 minutesPresentation or skill-building sessions centering career development and advancement. Career snapshots will have a focus on the ACPA/NASPA Professional Competencies. Key areas of content consideration include:
Competency & skill development
Application of racial justice/decolonization at work
Critical review of higher education employment in the 21st Century
Pre-Convention Workshops4 or 6 hours4 or 6 hour workshops meant for an in-depth discussion on current and emerging topics that transform higher education. 4-hour sessions will be Sunday morning (9 am – 1 pm). 6-hour sessions will be Saturday afternoon/evening (12 - 6 pm).
Experiential Program60 minutesACPA23 is excited to once again offer Experiential Programs as a way to highlight the creative talents and ideas our members possess. We invite you to consider what you’re passionate about & willing to share with others. As we dream of our time together embark on a celebration in New Orleans, how can you use your gifts to engage learners in your session in ways that shift beyond lectures and slides? Then this space is for you! Come ready to present, share with others & engage in community with a unique modality that could include but is not limited to spoken word, art, film, and musical performances.

Important Dates

Call for Educational Programs open22 June 2022
Pre-Convention Workshop Proposal deadline29 July 2022
Deadline to sign up to serve as a proposal Reviewer9 September 2022
All Other Sessions Proposal deadline9 September 2022
Reviewers receive their assigned proposals12 September 2022
Proposal review completed by Reviewers30 September 2022
Proposal decision notificationsearly November 2022

Proposal Resources

The ACPA22 Program team is developing resources to assist as you prepare your educational session submission. These resources include a program proposal worksheet – a form one can build out a program proposal before entering it into the portal, the rubrics used to review program submissions, a how-to submit a proposal presentation, and sample proposals you can review while developing your proposal.