TEA Call for Proposals 2019
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
for
PRESENTING a SMALL GROUP SESSION
at the PAC-TE
48th TEACHER EDUCATION ASSEMBLY 
OCTOBER 23-25, 2019

 

Listening, Learning, and Leading: Advancing the Voices of Teacher Education

Due Date – Midnight, Sunday, March 31, 2019
 
Proposals Must Be Submitted Online --

Complete the proposal form here no later than midnight, Sunday, March 31, 2019
 

Session Formats --

A proposal may be for a workshop, concurrent, round table, or poster session.

Session formats are defined as follows:

  • Workshop - One hour and fifty-minute session designed to provide instruction with a HIGH degree of active participant involvement
  • Concurrent - Fifty-minute session in which individuals present on a topic relevant to the field. As a reminder, we place high value on participant interaction.
  • Roundtable - Fifty-minute session divided into two 25-minute presentations by each presenter, providing participants the opportunity to discuss a research project, either completed or work in progress, with two presenters, authors, and/or researchers. A more informal format than Concurrent Session.
  • Poster - Fifty-minute session that visually displays a completed or "in progress" research study or a program/project. Poster sessions are designed to foster maximum interaction with the audience. Proposers(s) must be willing to construct a poster exhibit of high quality that can stand alone in conveying information.  All poster sessions will be scheduled on Thursday, October 24, 2019 Attendees will circulate among the posters to discuss them with the presenter(s), who must be present.

Criteria for Proposal Review -- 

  • Session content is relevant to the conference theme (Listening, Learning, and Leading: Advancing the Voices of Teacher Education) and for the PAC-TE audience.(4 points)
  • Session content is aligned with appropriate ATE standards (4 points)
  • Session content makes an important contribution to PAC-TE priorities and the field (4 points)
  • Session narrative description is organized, clear, and well written (4 points)
  • Session narrative is supported by current and relevant research which is appropriately referenced (4 points)
  • Session narrative meets all stated description requirements (4 points)
  • Specific session objectives are listed, clearly stated, and match session narrative (4 points)
  • Session description includes plans for participant involvement, and there is a focus on active participation plans. State participation plans seem appropriate for session (4 points)

Maximum of 32 points possible.

Important Conference Dates

Sunday, March 31, 2019: Deadline for submitting proposals to online platform
11:59 p.m.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019: Notification of acceptance

Friday, May 31, 2019:  All presenters must be registered for the conference

Proposal Process --

  • You will receive an email from Submittable (online platform) confirming that your proposal has been received.
  • Proposals are chosen through a blind peer review process conducted by the PAC-TE TEA Planning Committee. 
  • All presenters must provide their own LCD projector and computer.
  • Notice of proposal acceptance or rejection will be sent to each session organizer/main contact person and any additional presenters no later than May 1, 2019
  • All presenters must register and pay the appropriate registration fee for the TEA no later than May 31, 2019.

ATE Standards and Indicators -- 

The PAC-TE Board of Directors has asked the Spring and Fall TEA Conference Planning Committees to focus professional development at conferences on the Association of Teacher Educators' (ATE) Standards for Teacher Educators.

TEA 2019 proposals must address ONE and may address UP to THREE of the nine Association of Teacher Educators' (ATE) Standards for Teacher Educators.

Proposals must also address at least ONE and may address UP to THREE indicator(s) for each standard chosen.

More about the ATE Standards --

Complete Standards Document

 

THE ASSOCIATION OF TEACHER EDUCATORS
STANDARDS FOR TEACHER EDUCATORS

To help all teacher candidates and other school personnel impact student learning, accomplished teacher educators demonstrate the following nine standards:

Accomplished Teacher Educators . . .

STANDARD 1 
Teaching -- Model teaching that demonstrates content and professional knowledge, skills, and dispositions reflecting research, proficiency with technology and assessment, and accepted best practices in teacher education.

STANDARD 2
Cultural Competence -- Apply cultural competence and promote social justice in teacher education.

STANDARD 3
Scholarship -- Engage in inquiry and contribute to scholarship that expands the knowledge base related to teacher education.

STANDARD 4 
Professional Development -- Inquire systematically into, reflect on, and improve their own practice and demonstrate commitment to continuous professional development.

STANDARD 5
Program Development -- Provide leadership in developing, implementing, and evaluating teacher education programs that are rigorous, relevant, and grounded in theory, research, and best practice.

STANDARD 6
Collaboration -- Collaborate regularly and in significant ways with relevant stakeholders to improve teaching, research, and student learning.

STANDARD 7 
Public Advocacy -- Serve as informed, constructive advocates for high quality education for all students.

STANDARD 8
Teacher Education Profession -- Contribute to improving the teacher education profession.

STANDARD 9
Vision -- Contribute to creating visions for teaching, learning, and teacher education that take into account such issues as technology, systemic thinking, and world views.

 

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