2016 AASA/NJASA/FEA Women's Leadership Conference

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
FEA Conference Center Monroe, NJ

On behalf of AASA/NJASA/FEA, thank you for taking the time to consider submitting a proposal for the 2016 AASA/NJASA/FEA Women's Leadership Conference.


Key Dates and Deadlines

Oct. 28, 2015, 9:00 a.m. EST: Call for Proposals Opens 

Nov. 16, 2015, 11:59 p.m. EST: Call for Proposals Closes 


Session Information

·         The submissions collected from this Call for Proposals will be considered for breakout sessions only.

·         Breakout sessions take place on Wednesday and are 60 minutes in length.

·         Presenters must be available on the day for which AASA assigns your session.

·         Proposal submission does not guarantee participation in the AASA/NJASA/NJPSA Women’s Leadership Conference

·         All presenters must pay conference registration fees and have a registration badge. Please explain this policy to your co-presenters. There are no presenter registration discounts available. We cannot pay an honorarium or expenses for presenting breakout sessions at the conference, but hope that the intangible benefits of being a part of our educational programming make the effort worthwhile for presenters.

·         Persons presenting at the conference are expected to use material and language that does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, ethnicity, religion, physical ability, and/or sexual orientation.

·         AASA does not pay ANY honoraria, speaker fees, or travel expenses to breakout session speakers.


Submission Information

·         The individual submitting the abstract is considered the primary contact.

·         All conference information and correspondence will be sent via email.

·         Preference will be given to the sessions that follow the topics:

1. Pathways to Leadership
2. New Century Leadership Skills
3. Creating an Even Playing Field
4. Roles that Women Play
5. Work/Life Balance
6. Technology (Skills, Equity, Branding Yourself, Your Schools, Your District)
7. STEM:  Girls and Women in Science and Math
8. Crisis Management
9. Negotiating on Your Behalf
10. Coaching and Mentoring
11. The Latest on Federal Education Programs (e.g. ESEA, IDEA, Carl Perkins, E-Rate, etc.)


·         Breakout rooms will be equipped with an LCD projector, screen, and head table for three. Any other audiovisual equipment (i.e. audio, flipcharts, etc.,) must be requested and AASA will accommodate when possible. Internet access is provided in breakout rooms.

·         Presenters agree to provide contact information for ALL presenters, including, name, address, phone number, and email address.

·         Presenters agree to permit AASA to provide their contact information to attendees upon request.

·         Presenters understand that AASA does not provide hardcopy handouts to attendees.


Questions? Please email Kathy Zega, NJASA Professional Development Dept. or call (609) 599-2900, ext 129.