2020 Virtual ABE Summer Institute - Presenters

Literacy Action Network is now seeking presentation proposals for the VIRTUAL 2020 ABE State Summer Institute, which will be held August 19-20. 

We are looking for proposals in the following strands that support educators in the current environment:  Accountability/Assessment, Adult Secondary Credential (GED or Adult Diploma), Diversity/Equity, Distance Learning, ESL, General, Numeracy, Program Management, Reading/Writing, Standards Based Programming, Technology and Transitions.

Presentation proposals will be blind reviewed, scored, and selected using a scoring rubric. With a blind review process, reviewers must rely on the quality of the proposal and the level of detail provided. Please note that your presentation proposal should be as clear as possible. Presenters are strongly encouraged to review the scoring criteria as they are preparing their proposals.

Proposals are due May 31, 2020.  Applicants will be notified by June 15, 2020 whether their proposal(s) has/have been accepted.  If you submitted a session proposal and did not hear back from us, please let us know by sending an email to info@literacyactionnetwork.org

Session Application Forms:

Click HERE for the Concurrent Session Application

Click HERE for the Poster Session Application (updated application for the virtual conference will be posted shortly)

Presenter Guidance:

  • Training will be offered on presenting virtually, and practice sessions will be made available prior to the conference  

  • All sessions will be 45 minutes in length

  • Sessions will be presented using the Zoom platform with tech support and a room host

  • Sessions will be recorded

  • Available tools will be break-out rooms, chat, white board, interactive polling, tech support, room host

Presenter Resources: