Speaking proposals are due Nov. 30, 2021 for professional development conference taking place January 21-22, 2022 in Gwinnett County, Georgia
The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) announces its 3rd Annual Education Conclave, co-hosted by the Georgia Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (GALAS), which focuses on the theme “Historically Marginalized: No Mas!” The event takes place Jan. 21-22, 2022 at the Gwinnett County Office of Public Schools near Atlanta, Georgia. It provides advanced professional development for teacher leaders, principals and administrators from across the country. Speaking proposals are being accepted through Nov. 30, 2021. To apply to speak or to register to attend the conference click here.
“Our Education Conclave is for anyone who is focused on improving the quality of, and access to, educational services that help historically marginalized students reach their full potential,” said ALAS Executive Director Dr. Maria Armstrong. “This conference provides an intimate setting with informative breakout sessions and networking to give attendees the opportunity to learn new strategies, hear practices of promise and establish connections with one another.”
ALAS is seeking presentations on the following areas of focus:
● Special education and IEPs, practices to meet students’ needs
● Innovative practices of promise for multilingual education
● Operations: communication, transportation, certifications/credentials, mandates and policies
● “Everything academic:” equity in practice, math, early literacy, college and career readiness, etc.
● Social, emotional and physical wellbeing: migrant education, homelessness, food insecurity
ALAS is currently accepting speaking proposals through November 30th, 2021. ALAS members who are selected to present are provided a conference registration at no cost. For-profit companies that wish to present will be charged a $5000 fee and must present in partnership with school district personnel. Sessions are 60 minutes with an additional 15 minutes of Q&A.
To register for the Education Conclave and to access the call for proposals, visit this link.
The American Consortium for Equity in Education, publisher of the "Equity & Access" journal, celebrates and connects the educators, associations, community partners and industry leaders who are working to solve problems and create a more equitable environment for historically underserved pre K-12 students throughout the United States.