Call to Present
Would you like to be considered as a session presenter or a peer-networking host?
SUPD invites all faculty and staff representing all levels, content areas, and specialties to submit an application to present at the 2023 Schools United Professional Development Day. We can’t wait to hear what great ideas you have to share.
DEADLINE: Thursday, October 27, 2022
We are looking for session presenters and peer-networking hosts in the following professional tracks:
- All Staff
- Early childhood (ages birth-2 years)
- PreK (ages 3-5)
- Elementary teachers
- Middle school teachers
- High school teachers
- Teacher assistants
- Technology instructors/coaches
- IT (Information Technology)
- Administrative assistants
- Exceptional student education/Varying exceptionalities
- School guidance
- Human Resources
- Curriculum and instruction/academics
- Food services
- …and more!
The SUPD committee is looking for presenters of two different session formats:
- Pre-record: Pre-record your presentation and submit it no later than January 27, 2023.
- Prepare: Sessions will run for 45 minutes.
- Plan: Proposed content should be engaging, relevant, and interactive.
- Provide: Provide all materials necessary for facilitating the sessions.
- October 27, 2022: Application deadline to present
- October 28 – November 15, 2022: SUPD committee reviews applications
- November 30, 2022: Invitations to present are sent by this date
- January 10, 2023: Deadline for early pre-recording submissions of sessions (earn a $25 bonus)
- January 27, 2023: Deadline for all pre-recordings of sessions
- February 17, 2023: Schools United Professional Conference Day
- Stipend up to $150 ($75 for presenting at first session, $50 for presenting a second session, $25 bonus for submitting video early)
- Special presenter gift bag
- Prepare: Prepare a brief list of the topics (and a description of each) that you plan to discuss during the round table discussion.
- Plan: Peer-networking sessions are 45 minutes long. As you move from one topic of discussion to the next, give a quick overview of the topic, why it is important to this group, and what you would like the conversation to accomplish. You may also want to offer any current research or industry trends on the topic, or share a personal example of how this topic is impacting your school.
- Provide: Provide copies of the discussion topics at each seat so guests can prepare ways to contribute to the discussion.
- Politely moderate: Politely keep conversations positive and on track. Be sure to keep track of time, wrap up on a positive note, thank everyone for participating, and give instructions to the guests about where they go after this session.
- Special Roundtable Host gift
- Create an opportunity for you and your colleagues to engage in beneficial and current topics that pertain to your field as you build relationships with your counterparts from other schools in Florida.