Thursday, August 5, 2021
The RP Group

 Call for Proposals

The call for proposals for the Strengthening Student Success Conference 2021 is now closed.

Criteria and Submission Guide

For the criteria used to select submissions, including information on how we choose sessions, specific proposal questions, and detailed descriptions of the conference strands, please download the SSSC21 Proposal Submission Guide and list of Proposal Questions. The theme of this year's conference is "Leading with Clarity, Determination, and Purpose."

How are Proposals Evaluated?

Each proposal will be evaluated using the scoring rubric.

Topics & Formats

We are accepting proposals in 60 and 90-minute formats. All sessions should be designed for active learning. Through narratives, demonstrations, conversations, and/or hands-on activities, participants should be able to consider how concepts, models, and possibilities could be applied to their own practices and settings.

Conference Strands

  • Collaborating Across Sectors and Segments: Anti-Racist Partnerships and Networks Creating Equitable Outcomes

  • Redressing Structural Inequities to Achieve More Equitable Institutions

  • Achieving Equity in the Classroom: Critical Changes to Address Inequities, Champion Anti-Racism, and Improve Learning

  • Building Culturally Robust and Positive Practices that Increase Student Agency: Professional Learning and Leadership Development

  • Strategic and Integrated Planning to Create Caring, Equitable, and Anti-Racist Campus Communities

  • Creating Equitable Support Systems for Students and Employees that Address Basic Needs and Physical and Mental Well-Being

For a full list of strand descriptions please see SSSC21 Proposal Submission Guide.


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