2023 Fall Meeting Call for Proposals

Teacher Education Council of State Colleges and Universities
2023 Annual Fall Meeting
October 1–3, 2023 | St. Louis, Missouri
Theme: Addressing Teacher Shortages and Support

Proposal submission deadline: Wednesday, June 28, 2023, at 11:59 p.m.
Notification emails will be sent on or before: August 1, 2023

The focus of the 2023 Annual Fall Meeting is to engage with university faculty and staff, school and district leaders, communities, and others in addressing the ongoing shortage of classroom teachers. The needs of children, youth and schools require professionals with an expanding repertoire of knowledge, skills, and dispositions with a particular focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Conference proposals should focus on best practices and research centered on the following strands: 

  1. Innovative recruiting and retention strategies
  2. Diversifying the educator workforce
  3. Supporting current educators
  4. Advocacy efforts at the state and national levels

All submissions must include:

  • Presenter(s) information: name, title/position, institution/organization name, address, contact information
  • All presentations are 50 minutes in length
  • Title of the presentation
  • Abstract (50 words maximum), describing the content of the presentation and to be used in conference materials
  • Presentation summary (250 words maximum)
    • Summarizing the content of the proposed presentation
    • Describing anticipated outcomes of the session
    • Discussing the major ideas related to the strand(s) that will be addressed
    • Sharing your plans for engaging the audience
  • An indication of whether or not this work has been published