TEA Call for Graduate Student Research Proposals




on Thursday, October 24, 2019

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


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Best Western Premier the Central, Harrisburg

Due Date – March 31, 2019

Proposals of Proposed, In-Progress or Completed Research

Must Be Submitted Online here.

Criteria for Proposal Review (Maximum of six points each) --

  • clear and accurate overview of the research project in the descriptive title
  • clearly stated objectives
  • quality of ideas in the description of the session
  • organization, clarity and research components in the description of the session
  • appropriateness of the content of the session for the PAC-TE audience of those who prepare teachers and educational leaders

 Proposal Process --

  • An email from the Executive Director will acknowledge receipt of your Proposal Form.

  • Your project advisor will be contacted by the Executive Director to endorse your proposal.

  • Proposals endorsed will be evaluated through a blind peer review process conducted by the PAC-TE TEA Planning Committee.

  • Notice of proposal acceptance or need for revision will be sent to each graduate student and his/her project advisor no later than Friday, April 19.  If you are asked to revise, your advisor will be contacted to be of assistance to you in the revision.  Revisions will be due no later than May 1.

  • Once accepted, you will be given choices –
      • Whether you will present on computer screen or on tri-fold table top poster
      • Whether you will participate in the TEA luncheon and networking session

Graduate student research presenters are welcome to attend Thursday, October 24, 2019 conference sessions when not scheduled to present their research and will be invited to a complimentary networking luncheon with other graduate students participating in the conference.

Why Should a Graduate Student Be Interested in PAC-TE?

  • Share and discuss your research with faculty from institutions of higher education from around the commonwealth at the TEA.

  • Participate in our online forum for graduate students - post your own topics and join the discussion around topics posted by other graduate students.

  • Choose from over 50 TEA small group sessions presented by faculty who prepare teachers and educational leaders. 

  • Participate in up to eight focus group online forums.

  • Consider submitting an article for our annual journal, now accepting manuscripts for its 15th edition. 

  • Keep in touch with news related to teacher education and links to national associations of teacher educators.  

Learn more about PAC-TE here on our website. 

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