|Proposals sought for Family Connections Conference|
The theme of the Family Connections Conference is "When Children Have Special Needs." The conference will be June 13-16 at the Doublewood Inn, Fargo, N.D.
Proposals are due March 2. Please submit online at: www.conted.und.edu/connections
Professionals who serve children with special needs and their families are invited to submit ideas for presentations at the Family Connections Conference.
What is the Family Connections Conference?
This conference seeks to strengthen connections and enhance family support by bringing together families with children who have delays, disabilities, and chronic health needs, and the professionals who support those families.
Who should present?
Professionals who serve kids with special needs and their families are invited to present, including: educators, early interventionists, family support specialists, health professionals, social workers, childcare workers, child developmental specialists, legislators, administrators, counselors, and other professionals who provide support to families.
What should I present about?
Topics need to be relevant for both families and professionals as they have the option to attend the same sessions.
Strands / topics
Presenters should focus on the following strands/topic areas:
* Community Development
* Early Intervention
* Family Support
* Health and Mental Health
All accepted two-hour concurrent session presenters also receive a complimentary full conference registration. This allows the presenter to receive admittance to all sessions and exhibits, continental breakfasts, refreshments, and CEUs (except graduate credit).
How do I submit my proposal?
For more information on how to submit a proposal, please visit www.conted.und.edu/connections.
You may also contact the office of Conference Services at 777-2663 or toll free at 866-579-2663.
All proposals must be submitted online and are due March 2. Notification of acceptance or denial letters will be e-mailed to you the week of March 19.
-- Robyn von Ruden, Conference Coordinator, Division of Continuing Education, email@example.com, 7-4274