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  • Workshops must be approved by the school district or county office of education being represented. Should CSBA hear from a school district or county office of education that a submission was not approved, the proposal will not be accepted for consideration.
  • Proposals must include at least one board member, superintendent, or other staff of a current (2017-18 and 2018-19) CSBA member* school district or county office of education on the panel presenters. School districts who are not members of CSBA, are not eligible to participate.
  • Presenters receive a complimentary one-day conference registration for the day of their presentation. This complimentary registration is non-transferable. Presenters planning to attend more than one day of the CSBA Annual Education Conference must register at the conference rate.
  • CSBA does not accept general proposals for sessions intended to sell a product or service. If you are a CSBA Business Affiliate or CSBA exhibitor, you may consider submitting an Exhibitor Table Talk proposal.
  • Workshops are one hour and fifteen minute sessions and may be scheduled at any time during the three days of the conference at the discretion of CSBA.
  • Workshops may have up to four members on a panel, and must include a school board member to address the policy issues related to the topic. Multi-district panels are encouraged.
  • Panelists should represent the diversity of our state, districts and counties of varying sizes, and varied points of view (e.g., business, community, principals, teachers and students where appropriate).
  • All workshop proposals should provide visual reinforcement (e.g., sample handouts or multimedia presentation).
  • The submitter will be notified in July 2018 whether a proposal has been selected for inclusion in the conference program.
  • Presenters are responsible for their own travel and related conference expenses.
  • Presenters are responsible to upload their handouts to the AEC app.