The National Black Child Development Institute’s Annual Conference presenters and participants are at the core of our convening’s success. We invite you to contribute to our strengths-based, culturally relevant and action-oriented solutions designed to build the capacity of participants to achieve identified outcomes while fostering change in their local communities.
Please review the following information and guidelines below prior to submitting your proposal online.
Know Your Audience
For 50 years, NBCDI’s Annual Conference has convened thousands of early childhood educators, K-12 teachers, administrators, social workers, health professionals, elected officials, researchers and representatives from universities, community and faith-based organizations, businesses and government who share a demonstrated commitment to our mission to improve and advance the quality of life for Black children and families through education and advocacy.
Last year, NBCDI’s Annual Conference offered 100 workshops.
Prepare Your Submission
All proposals will be submitted through an online format. You will be able to save and return to your work. However, we recommend that you prepare all of your responses prior to logging onto the system. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.
The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, April 14, 2020.
Bring Your Solutions
There are many paths towards achieving success. NBCDI is seeking proposals that present strengths-based, culturally relevant and action-oriented solutions that will equip participants with the knowledge, tools and skills to move their schools, neighborhoods, communities and states forward. Your proposal should be designed to advance at least one (1) of the following outcomes.
Every proposal selected for NBCDI’s 50th Annual Conference will provide a critical opportunity for presenters and participants to exchange solutions-oriented insights, best practices, program models, policy frameworks, assessment tools, research and data, while ensuring participants leave inspired and prepared to take action in their local communities.
All completed submissions successfully submitted by the deadline will be evaluated by the NBCDI Annual Conference Review Committee. Each submission will be reviewed and assessed based on their efficacy, relevance and extent to which they provide strengths-based, action-oriented solutions and information that will help participants achieve the identified outcomes. The Conference Committee and NBCDI Senior Leadership Team reserve the right to recommend modifications to final selections and proposal titles in order to ensure a balanced program.
Please note the following:
Notifications & Registration
NBCDI will inform the lead presenter of the proposal status on Friday, May 15, 2020. Updates on the status of a proposal will not be provided until this official notification.
All individuals presenting during the 50th Annual Conference are required to 1) accept, 2) register and 3) pay the workshop presenter registration fee of $200. These requirements apply to co-presenters as well.
Upon notification of acceptance, the lead presenter will be emailed an acceptance letter that includes the following:
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