[AAACE-NLA] PAACE Request for Proposals
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Wed Aug 29 15:00:16 EDT 2007
The 43rd Annual PAACE Midwinter Conference on Adult Education, the largest
gathering of adult educators in Pennsylvania, will be held at the Hershey
Lodge, February 6-8, 2008. Adult educators and those from related areas will
convene for the premier professional development and networking opportunity
for all aspects of adult education in the Pennsylvania.
The theme, ³Opening Windows,² will provide a focal point for exploring
educational opportunities for all types of adult students, more efficient
delivery systems, transition to postsecondary education and training, new
research, professional development, workforce development, public policy
supporting adult education, and an optimistic eye to the future.
Keynote speaker will be Dr. Cheryl D. King, study director for the new
National Commission on Adult Literacy. Honorary conference chair is the
Pennsylvania Workforce Investment Board (PA WIB). Special guest Art Ellison
will present a large-group session on the politics of adult education.
PAACE (Pennsylvania Association for Adult Continuing Education) invites you
and your colleagues to submit a proposal for a concurrent session, or a more
informal roundtable. Proposals are being accepted NOW and fall into the
following 11 categories:
Aligned with PAACE Divisions:
Adult Basic and Secondary Education (ABSE)
Continuing Higher Education (CHE)
English as a Second Language (ESL)
General - of interest to a broad adult education audience and/or does
not fit neatly into one of the above categories.
We are requesting that all workshop proposals be submitted online.
Please note under Format and Technique the option for Roundtable Discussion.
We are providing space for facilitated discussions and networking on topics
of interest. The Roundtables will convene at round tables accommodating 10
people and as many others who can pull up a chair.
If your proposal has been solicited, please be sure to fill in the
"Requested by" field. This is not a guarantee of acceptance but will give
your proposal special attention.
We hope you will consider taking the time to share your work in adult
education. Proposal deadline is October 1, 2007.
Here is the link to the online proposal form:
We hope to hear from you!
TIU Community Education Services
Pennsylvania Association for Adult Continuing Education (PAACE)
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