Sheraton Parsippany, Parsippany, NJ
June 17-19, 2019
OPEN: Monday, October 1, 2018
CLOSE: Tuesday, November 20, 2018
PROPOSAL NOTIFICATION: Early January, 2019
Welcome to the NCEA STREAM 3.0 Conference Call for Proposals site for the 2019 NCEA New Directions STREAM 3.0 Conference. With this system, you can submit a proposal for a session at NCEA STREAM 3.0. The information below has been developed to assist you in crafting a proposal for NCEA STREAM 3.0.
The 2019 NCEA New Directions STREAM 3.0 Conference provides professional development for teachers, school leaders, and arch/diocesan, system and network leaders. All program proposals should reflect innovative, informative, scalable, and applicable learning opportunities for all attendees.
The selection process involves a review of every complete proposal submitted prior to the deadline. Completed submissions include each speaker's name, title, contact information as well as actionable learning objectives, session description, narrative responses, and short answer questions. Incomplete submissions will not be considered. For additional information, please refer to the resources and questions section located at the bottom of this page.
NCEA STREAM 3.0 Selection Process
- Proposals must be submitted via this proposal site prior to Tuesday, November 20, 2018.
- The selection process involves a review of every completed proposal by both external and internal committees.
NCEA STREAM 3.0 Proposals Criteria
- Proposal is completed and submitted by Tuesday, November 20, 2018
- Proposal identifies two well-written actionable learning objectives
- Proposal clearly explains the narrative background and the description of the session, including multiple interactive strategies to engage participants, such as peer-to-peer components, large and small group discussions, brainstorming, and case study analysis.
- Proposal has innovative, informative, scalable, and/or practical content.
- Proposal has an appropriate learning level for the audience and topic.
- Completed proposals include speaker's(s') contact information, session title, actionable learning objectives, narrative background, and session description.
- Completed proposals include, but are not limited to, other required questions and fields found throughout the submission form.
Tips for Writing a Proposal
Mission and Catholic Identity - 2.1, 2.2, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 27
Governance and Leadership - 6.3, 6.4, 6.6, 6.7
Academic Excellence - 7.2, 7.3, 7.5, 7.6, 7.7, 7.9, 7.10, 8.3, 9.3
Operational Vitality - 10.4, 12.1, 12.2, 12.3
- Topics should appeal to a wide range of interests relative to STREAM in Catholic education.
- Please select a title that clearly and concisely describes your session.
- Use action verbs to describe exactly what will occur during the session.
- Describe specific presentation techniques that will be utilized during the session, such as lecture, small or large group discussion, case study analysis, etc.
- Describe the key concepts that will be presented in the session.
- Describe what best practices will be shared with the participants.
- Align the proposal with the National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools (NSBECS). The following NSBECS Domain Benchmarks are relevant for STREAM:
Room Setup Types
In the proposal you will be asked to select a preferred room set-up if you have one. Descriptions and details of each option are listed below for reference.
- Theater Set: Seating arrangement in which seats are in rows facing the stage area. Presenter Focused/Low Interaction. This set-up will allow the largest amount of individuals to fit in a room.
- Classroom Set: Seating arrangement in which rows of tables with chairs face the front of a room and each person has a space for writing. Presenter Focused/Low Interaction. This set-up will allow the least amount of individuals to fit within a room.
- Banquet Rounds: Seating arrangement where typically a grouping of rounds is set in such a way that encourages discussion. Presenter/Participant Focused/Partial Interaction. This set-up will allow the second most individuals to fit in a room.
Please note below the various session types that will occur at NCEA STREAM 3.0. You will be asked to categorize your proposal as one of the below types before submitting.
- Breakout: This is a 75 minute session with one or more speakers addressing a seated audience. A breakout session can be further categorized as a "Listen and Learn" or "Partipate and Share" as detailed below.
- Listen and Learn: One-way interaction between the presenters and the audience. Typically a lecture or panel.
- Participate and Share: Moderate interaction between the presenter and audience and among participants. Typically an interactive lecture featuring audience participation and interaction with the presenters during the session.
- Explore and Create: This session type will be 3 hours in length and has extensive interaction between the speakers and audience. These sessions focus on exploring new resources or developing new skills through extensive hands-on activities using the participants' own device and will feature hands-on creation.
Additional Information & Resources
- Each selected speaker, and if applicable, one co-speaker, will receive a reduced registration for the 2019 NCEA New Directions STREAM 3.0 Conference.
- Emails regarding the selection decision of your proposal will be sent from email@example.com. Please add this email address to your accepted senders list so that it does not get caught in spam folders.
- NCEA reserves the right to edit all proposal information if necessary.
- Selected sessions may be listed in the preliminary program, final program, Momentum, and other NCEA publications or social media.
- Selected speakers will be requested to upload their PowerPoint, handouts and biography to the NCEA STREAM 3.0 2019 mobile app, and if requested, the NCEA Resource Library.
- Please send questions regarding submission of a proposal to Justin Blan at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Please visit www.NCEA.org for details of member benefits or how to become a member of NCEA.