Call for Presentations 2017-07-17T15:24:51+00:00

Call for Presentations

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The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) is pleased to announce its Call for Presentations for the 2018 International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence. You are invited to submit a presentation proposal for a breakout session or roundtable discussion or a three-hour preconference seminar that addresses important issues facing today’s community and technical colleges.


January 8 – Submission deadline.

January 26 – Presenters notified about proposal selections.

February 5 – Presenter agreement forms due back to NISOD.

February 12 – Presenters notified by email when their sessions are scheduled.

April 13 – Super Early Bird Deadline ($100 Discount) and deadline to receive the $50 presenter registration discount and to confirm participation.

May 4 – Early Bird Registration Deadline ($50 Discount) and Hotel discount cut-off date.

May 26-29 – 2018 International Conference on Teaching and Learning Excellence.

Why Present

  • Amazing professional development opportunity!
  • Collaborate with experts in the field!
  • Presenters receive a $50 registration discount.
  • Receive recognition for and feedback about your practice or program.
  • Expand your professional portfolio.
  • Be part of a dynamic community that has made NISOD’s conference the “must-attend” event for 40 years.

Target Audience

  • Teaching faculty
  • Deans/Chairs
  • Librarians
  • Counselors
  • Student affairs administrators and staff
  • Senior administrators
  • Academic affairs administrators and staff
  • Institutional research, effectiveness and assessment staff

Presentation Types 

Submission Guidelines

The deadline to submit proposals is January 8, 2018. All proposals should include the following:

  • Engaging program format that involves the audience and stimulates discussion.
  • Conceptually strong foundation, well-written, with clearly stated outcomes and appropriately documented theory, research, and/or experience.
  • Qualified presenters with expertise/experience in the subject matter.
  • Presentations will be reviewed for relevance and purpose to provide a balanced educational program.
  • Presenters will be notified about their proposal status via email by January 26, 2018. Presenters must register and pay the conference registration fee by April 13, 2018 to confirm participation. Presenters are paid neither honoraria nor expenses.
Submit Your Proposal