[Technology 1246] PAACE Request for Proposals

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Kocher, Eileen ekocher at state.pa.us
Tue Aug 28 15:51:23 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).

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)

Adult Literacy

Continuing Higher Education (CHE)

Corrections Education

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Family Literacy

Workforce Development

Special Categories:


Public Policy



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: http://www.smartwebsitesolutions.net/paace_rfp_2008.htm <http://www.smartwebsitesolutions.net/paace_rfp_2008.htm>

We hope to hear from you!

Tana Reiff

TIU Community Education Services

First Vice-President

Pennsylvania Association for Adult Continuing Education (PAACE) www.paacesite.org <outbind://69/www.paacesite.org>

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