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Call For Presentations


Thank you for your interest in presenting at the 2018 Colorado League of Charter Schools Conference, scheduled for March 1-2, 2018 at the Marriott Hotel in the Denver Tech Center. This year’s conference marks the 25th anniversary of Colorado’s charter school law and our theme is “Imagine the Possibilities.” We look forward to celebrating both the accomplishments of the past as well as the possibilities of the future.


A Note for Presentation Proposals Related to Academics & Instruction - The Annual Conference vs. The Teacher Summit

The Colorado League of Charter Schools encourages those submitting presentation proposals that are relevant to future teacher leaders to submit for this year’s Conference. There will be various content opportunities to build background knowledge about leadership outside of the classroom.


For those with proposals more related to instructional content, the League will be hosting a Teacher Summit on May 4, 2018. This one-day event will feature a variety of sessions related to academics, instruction, data performance, and other various topics. Click here for more information on proposals for the Teacher Summit.



The deadline for presentation proposals is Friday, November 17, 2017 at 5:00 PM, Mountain Time. Presenters will be selected and notified by Friday, December 15, 2017.


Presentation Submission

Please review the following details prior to submitting your presentation proposal:

  1. Session Title – 
  2. Audience – Session strands will be organized by audience this year. Please choose the audience(s) best suited for your presentation (can select multiple if applicable):
    1. School Leader (Principals, Assistant Principals, Deans, Instructional Leaders)
    2. Operations Staff (Business Managers, IT, HR, Facility Managers, Safety Coordinators)
    3. Communications (Marketing, Recruitment/Enrollment, Parent Engagement)
    4. Governance (Board Members, Authorizers, Community Partners)
  3. Special Audience Content Threads – Session content will be managed so that key threads are present under each audience strand to reach special audiences. Please select the special audience that would specifically benefit from your session content (can select multiple if applicable):
    1. New School Developers
    2. CMO/EMOs
    3. Rural Schools
  4. Length – To encourage more variety in presentation style and audience participation, breakout sessions can vary in length. Please choose one of the following options:
    1. 30 minutes
    2. 60 minutes
    3. 90 minutes
    4. 120 minutes
  5. Style – To encourage more variety in presentation style, audience participation and engagement methods, breakout session presentation styles will vary. Please choose the style of your presentation:
    1. Lecture/PPT
    2. Round Table/Discussion Circle
    3. Panel/Q&A
    4. Workshop/Intensive
    5. Action Plan/Product Produced
    6. Other: __________________
  6. Level of Understanding – Please indicate if the content you are presenting will be a:
    1. General Overview/Basic Understanding
    2. Deep Dive/Specific Background Knowledge Required
    3. Other: ______________________
  7. Objective/Learning Outcome – Sessions need to have clear learning outcomes for participants that include information and tools that participants can take with them to their schools and inform their work.  At the close of the presentation, participants will be able to__________
  8. Materials – Please list the materials you will use during your presentation (note that a projector, screen, chart paper, and markers are available upon request and all other materials are the responsibility of the presenter to provide): ________________________________
  9. General Description – Please provide a general description and/or outline of your session:
  10. Contact Information – Please provide the following so we can reach you:
    1. Name
    2. Title
    3. Organization
    4. Email
    5. Phone
Presentation Selection

League staff members will be reviewing all submissions and selecting the content and presentation styles that are best suited to ensure a balanced and effective overall conference experience for all audience members, stakeholders, and special groups. Presenters will be notified by Friday, December 15, 2017. Below is some additional information that should be helpful:

  • If more than one person submits a proposal on a similar topic, you may be asked to co-present as part of a panel discussion. 
  • Presentation proposals that include a sales presentation of a product or service will not be accepted.  
  • Presenters are expected to submit electronic files of any resources prior to the conference so these resources will be available to participants online. Presenters are responsible for the production of any hard copy resources
    If you have any questions, please email Thank you for your interest in presenting!
If you have any questions, please email Thank you for your interest in presenting!





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