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CAEP Summit 2024 Call for Proposals

October 28-30, 2024
Oakland Marriott

The cost to attend is $695 until 9/10/2024 and then $795! Everyone, including Presenters, must register and pay the registration fee prior to the start of the event.

Times of the Summit:

  • Monday, October 28th
    • Early Registration Times: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    • Times: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 29th
    • Times: 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 30th
    • Times: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Dear Adult Education Colleagues,

Continuing to provide pivotal support to adult learners, we recognize the remarkable milestone of a decade under the consortium model alongside wrapping up the third year of the CAEP 2022-25 Three-Year Plan. Looking ahead, the incoming 2025-28 Three-Year plan presents fresh opportunities for establishing partnerships that will bolster our learners, agencies, and consortium. We extend an invitation for you to contribute to the CAEP Summit 2024 by sharing and discussing innovative, effective promising practices, strategies, and additional resources as we continue Celebrating a Decade of Progress: Shaping and Building Adult Education Together.

Proposal submission deadline: June 30, 2024. Applicants will be notified by: July 15, 2024.

If attending as part of a consortium, all lead presenters and co-presenters will have to check with their consortium administrator before registering as seating per consortia is limited. Registration fees are non-refundable and must be prepaid.

Registration Note

Presentation proposals are separate from registration.

If the proposal is approved, the lead presenter and all co-presenters will be notified and sent registration information. All lead presenters and co-presenters will be required to register for the Summit in order to attend, even if the presentation was accepted.

  • All breakout rooms will have an HDMI-supported projector, screen, microphone and speaker.
  • All presenters must have a dedicated laptop to present at the Summit.
  • All presenters will need to have the proper dongles to connect to the hotel’s HDMI projector.
  • All presenters must participate in a CAEP TAP provided Presenter Training covering how to use the virtual platform, manage an in-person session, create 508 compliant presentations and resources, audience engagement, and more.
  • All shareable resources must be 508 compliant/accessible and in the following document types: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PDF.
  • Each session is able to upload one resource. If additional resources are needed, the lead presenter will need to create a Google folder and upload additional resources.
  • All shareable resources must be 508 compliant/accessible.
  • To ensure success of the sessions, attendee engagement activities are strongly encourage.
  • All presenters will need to register for the Summit.
  • If you have questions or concerns, please note them in the Comments/Questions box at the bottom of this form.


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There are a limited number of presentations for each of the time slots. Please be sure the time slot selected is in fact the time slot needed for your presentation.



Curriculum (curriculum alignment, evaluating and selecting online content, social and emotional learning, contextualized instruction)
Presentations in this strand could address any aspect of curriculum use and implementation. Sessions might focus on curriculum alignment, contextualized instruction, selecting online content, or even highlighting successful use of commercial or locally developed curriculum in the core areas of ESL, basic skills, HSE, CTE, etc.
Equity (cultural awareness, cultural responsiveness)
Equity is about being fair and impartial with learners, partners, and the communities we serve. Workshop sessions in this strand should focus on methods for building cultural awareness and responsiveness.
Leadership (legislation, policy, fiscal, NOVA, staffing, systems design, team building, challenging conversations, managing telecommuting)
This strand will highlight sessions that deal with important things leaders need to know about successfully managing a consortium. Sessions might focus on regional and local policies, developing systems, or managing staff during these challenging times.
Learner Transition (college and career pathways, transition supports, counseling, student supports, and adult dual and co-enrollment)
Presentations in this strand could address how agencies and consortia are navigating learners in educational, career, or other paths as a measure to determine success. Sessions might focus on short-term CTE, integrated education and training, pre-apprenticeship, bridges and boot camps, and mirrored courses.
Marketing (learner recruitment, community awareness)
Marketing programs and learner recruitment are ongoing responsibilities for consortium members. It is also vital that local communities understand and support regional consortiums. Sessions in this strand should share successful marketing strategies and practices.
Program Development/Curriculum/Classroom (annual planning, 3-year planning, building partnerships, student support, family and community engagement, leveraging funding, family literacy, integrated education and training, Navigators, Visions for Success and Guided Pathways)
Constant program improvement is at the core of building stronger and relevant consortiums. Sessions in this strand could focus on any of the seven program areas, annual and 3-year planning, building partnerships, leveraging funding, or implementing specialized programs.
Program Evaluation (learner assessment, data collection and reporting, accountability)
Program evaluation is essential for improving programs and reporting outcomes to funders. Sessions in this strand should focus on data collection and reporting, accountability, or any other aspect relating to program evaluation.
Technology and Distance Learning (evaluating and selecting online content, supporting learners at a distance, blended learning)
The COVID-19 pandemic has radically altered how we deliver instruction to learners. Sessions in this strand should focus on anything relating to reaching and serving adult learners at a distance.

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Lead Presenter

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Attendees have requested a way to review presenter qualifications and conference experience. Please provide a short biography briefly outlining your teaching and conference presentation experience.

If you are from a California Adult Education school site/agency, please select from the list below. If your school site/agency is not listed (or you are not from California), enter your school site/agency name under Other Site/Agency.

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