"Never let a child risk failure until he has a reasonable chance of success."
     - Maria Montessori

Workshop Presenter Proposal



MSM Annual Conference January 11, 2020 at Dean College in Franklin, Ma.

Call for Workshop Proposals Due Date August 15, 2019

MSM is seeking Workshop Proposals from Montessorians and related field professionals who are doing innovative quality work and are ready to share their expertise during the January 11, 2020 Conference.

Please enter presenter information below. We have provided space for two presenters but if you have additional presenters that should be listed please e-mail the information below to the committee chair, Mary Gale at after you have submitted your proposal.

We kindly ask that you carefully double check your information prior to submitting your proposal. Please pay close attention to spelling, grammar, and context.




Applicant Information
Presenter 1

Name:
Presenter E-mail:
Presenter Phone:
School:
Current Position:
Years as Montessori Educator:
Montessori credential:
Training Center:
Previous Experience as a Presenter? Yes     No

Please supply us with biographical information and experiences that have prepared you to present on this topic; include Highest Degree /University/ Field of Study/ Additional Montessori Trainings/ Previous Experiences

Please limit to 50 words





Presenter 2

Name:
Presenter E-mail:
Presenter Phone:
School:
Current Position:
Years as Montessori educator:
Montessori credential:
Training Center:
Previous Experience as a Presenter Yes     No
Please supply us with biographical information and experiences that have prepared you to present on this topic; include Highest Degree /University/ Field of Study/ Additional Montessori Trainings/ Previous Experiences

Please limit to 50 words






Format of your Workshop Presentation

Check all the Presentation Formats (beyond your handouts) that your Presentation will include:

shared graphics/info with power point
video clips highlighting aspects of importance
small group (table) shares
partner shares spread throughout your presentation
ice breaking activities
brainstorming
solicit opinions, experiences
opportunity for shared reflections
activity involving a chance to get up and move
hands on work with material
use of polls ex. "how many of you have...?
Other
Please limit to 30 words






Workshop Information

Please be concise in responding to the two questions: What Level of Students are the focus of this workshop? What Level of Experience & Role of the Attendees does your workshop support?

Target Level of Students:
Target Level of Experience & Role of Attendees:

Workshop Title:
Abstract of Presentation: Please list the title, concise abstract of your Workshop, and include a listing of three learner outcomes. Please also check off the various styles of presentation you will include to engage your participants. Our surveys suggest that presenters who use a variety of participant engagement styles will promote sharing, active learning and networking opportunities among attendees to your workshop. Please also be clear about the Level of Experience of the Attendees in your write up.

Please limit to 50 words


AV Equipment, Furniture Set Up, and Room Capacity
AV: Tech support is provided by Dean College. Workshop spaces are provided with a projector, speakers, and screens. All presenters must provide their own computer and their own cords to connect. Following the Conference Registration and Room Assignments, you will be informed about the type of cord you will need to bring the day of the Conference.

Furniture: All classrooms are equipped with tables and chairs that you may arrange in a configuration that suits your needs. As a Presenter you will have 30-40 minutes in your assigned space prior to the time of your presentation.


I understand the AV and furniture requirements as stated above (Please Check)

Anticipated Number of Registrants: Our registrations fill quickly; most workshops are average 40-50; some have been known to engage 100, we run workshops with no minimum. Please leave a brief comment if your presentation is suited for a type of space or group size. We are not able to guarantee that we can accommodate your request if your workshop is selected, however we will open a dialogue with you if needed. We do our best to accommodate your space and the interest registered for your presentation.

Please check off the average number of participants you anticipate:
Other participant number info:



Thank you for submitting your MSM 2020 Workshop Proposal in support of making this upcoming year's Annual Conference a great day of Professional Development and a day to Network with your colleagues!

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You will be notified of the acceptance or non-acceptance of your proposal by early October.
Note that handouts are the responsibility of the presenter.
Thank you!

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