Beyond IQ

Call For Proposals

Beyond IQ: Theory and Practice with the Highly and Profoundly Gifted

Sharing Theory, Practice, and Questions about the needs of these children, their families, and their schools

November 4-6, Reston, Virginia

Proposal Deadline: Proposals are due October 10, 2005!
 

All proposals should relate directly to the theme of the conference which focuses on understanding the characteristics, needs, and paths unique to the highly and profoundly gifted. In your abstract, please specify the relationship of your proposed presentation to the theme. Preference will be given to proposals that reflect the conference theme.

Proposals for the Pre-conference workshops should be directed at Teachers, Administrators, or Counselors. Each Pre-conference workshop period is 3 hours.

Proposals for the Conference can be for adult sessions (introductory, intermediate, or advanced), young adult sessions, or children's workshops for ages 6 - 12. Pre-conference presentations will be three hours in length. All conference sessions are 65 minutes in length. Adult sessions must include a minimum of 20 minutes for discussion and questions. The young adult sessions should be highly interactive and concentrated, and allow for at least 60 minutes of discussion. The children's workshops are to be discovery-based learning. 

Accepted presenters will be responsible for expenses related to conference attendance, including costs for travel, accommodations, and printing. The lead presenter will receive a complementary conference registration; additional presenters will receive a 50% reduction of their conference registration fee.

Overhead projectors and screens will be provided on request. Other audio-visual equipment may be available and should be requested with the proposal.

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Beyond IQ
November 4-6, 2005
Sheraton Reston
Reston, VA


Name of Proposer(s): 
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Street Address: 
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City/State or Province: _____________________ Zip: __________ 

Phone: _______________________ 

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c Pre-conference c Teachers c Workshop
c Introductory c Parents c Panel
c Adult c Counselors/Therapists c Discussion
c Intermediate c Administrators c Lecture
c Young Adult c Highly Gifted Individuals  
c Advanced    
c Children (6-10 c 9-12 c)  
c Mixed
   

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Guidelines for Submission of Proposal

Beyond IQ:Theory and Practice with the Highly and Profoundly Gifted

Sharing Theory, Practice, and Questions about the needs of these children, their families, and their schools 
November 4-6, Reston, Virginia

Proposal Deadline: Proposals are due October 21, 2005!

1.   Include one (1) stamped, self-addressed postcard and the following: 

a.     Complete proposal form (see reverse side or previous page)
b.     Brief description for conference program (~50 words)
c.     Abstract (1-2 double spaced pages) of the proposed presentation
d.     Résumé (2 pages or fewer)

2.   Submit proposals to: Program Committee, BEYOND IQ, 7 North End Road, Townsend, MA 01469-1124

Or Fax to: 1-801-729-5081 or e-mail as a MS Word attachment to info@giftedconferenceplanners.org

3.   Proposals must be postmarked no later than October 21, 2005 . Your postcard will be returned to you as acknowledgement of receipt. 

4.   Proposals should indicate how the presentation will demonstrate principles discussed within the presentation.

5.   Each proposal will be reviewed by the Program Committee for:

a.     Clarity
b.     Usefulness/contribution to the audience
c.     Relevance to the conference theme

6.   Notification of acceptance or non-acceptance will be mailed by November 1, 2005.



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