Call for Proposals

Summer Institute is a professional annual conference for ABE practitioners, program managers, educators and support staff in the field. Summer Institute will be from August 15th to the 18th at the Park Event Center in Waite Park, MN. This will be an IN-PERSON ONLY conference. Therefore, we do expect all presenters to be physically present for their session. Presentation proposals are due March 31st, 2023 at 3:00pm. No exceptions. You will be notified by May 15th, 2023 whether your proposal has been accepted. All sessions will have an option of 90 or 45 minutes.

If you have questions or need assistance with submitting your proposal, please feel free to contact Wendy Her at You must complete the entire application in one sitting for it to be correctly submitted.

Thank you for submitting your proposal. We hope to see you there!

Primary Person of Contact: First and Last Name(Required)
Please list the primary person of contact for this presentation. All communication will be sent to this designated contact. You will have the option to add up to 2 additional presenters.

Additional Presenters

If you have more than two additional presenters, email Wendy at
Presenter #2
Presenter #3

Presentation Description

This information is for the conference planning committee to review for selection.
Length of Presentation(Required)
If selected after reviewed, reviewers could possibly suggest a change in length to be longer or shorter.
Are there any day(s) or time(s) that you cannot present?
Select your intended audience.(Required)
Please limit your response to 75 words or less.
After attending this session, participants will be able to...