Program Proposals

The ACPA20 Convention Planning Team Call for Proposals will open *INSERT DATE*. Please check back soon for additional information!


Submission Information

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Important Submission Dates

Proposal status notificationsTBD
Waitlist confirmations dueTBD
Acceptance confirmations dueTBD
Early Bird Registration required for all presentersTBD
Final Waitlist status notificationTBD

Program Types

Session TypeSession TimeDescription
Career Snapshot60 minutesPresentation or skill-building sessions engage centering career development and advancement.
Convention Program60 minutesPresentation or panel sessions on a specific topic
Experiential Program75 minutesPresentation of a specific topic but includes an interactive skill-building or active learning opportunity for participants
Extended Program150 minutesPresentation of specific topic but engages topic in deeper ways and includes synthesis of learning and skill-building for participants
Research Paper20 minutes during 75 minute sessionAn opportunity to share emergent research in higher education in a hosted session with two other research papers.
Research & Practice Postern/aPosters on display during scheduled times of ACPA19 with presentation times facilitated by the authors

ACPA members of color, trans members, women, members with differing disability and ability statuses, and members with other minoritized or silenced identities are encouraged to submit program proposals for the ACPA20 Convention in Nashville.


The ACPA20 Program team will develop resources to assist as you prepare your educational session submission. These resources include a program proposal worksheet – a form one can build out program proposal prior to entering it into the portal, the rubrics used to review program submissions, as well as webcasts, blog posts and micro-sessions (will be added as acquired.)

Program Proposal Worksheet