America's Service Commissions

Call for Proposals: 2020 National Service Regional Training Conferences, Submission Deadline Dec. 6

Posted on October 22, 2019

America’s Service Commissions, in partnership with state service commissions, is pleased to release a Call for Proposals for the 2020 National Service Regional Training Conferences.

Interested workshop and/or keynote presenters should submit proposal(s) no later than midnight Eastern Time on Friday, December 6th. Please review the Call for Proposals Guidelines and materials at the links below prior to submission for complete details.

The theme for the 2020 trainings is “This Year and Beyond” — language that comes from the AmeriCorps pledge. Through this theme we would like to recognize the accomplishments of the past 25 years of AmeriCorps while looking forward to the next.

The 2020 Regional National Service Training events will happen over three days in three regions:

  • March 30-April 1, 2020:  Pacific/Southwest Region – Albuquerque, New Mexico – Hosted by the Serve New Mexico Commission
  • May 6-8, 2020:  Central Region – Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Hosted by Serve Wisconsin
  • June 2-4, 2020:  Atlantic/Southern Region – Burlington, VT – Hosted by SerVermont

The primary audiences for these events are:

  • AmeriCorps State program and fiscal staff
  • State service commission staff and commissioners
  • While not a primary audience, all other streams of national service are welcome and invited to attend.
Intended workshop tracks for the events include:
  • AmeriCorps Financial Grants Management
  • AmeriCorps Program 101
  • AmeriCorps Program 201+
  • Special Topics
  • State Service Commissions
  • Volunteer Engagement

Please review the Call for Proposals Guidelines and a copy of the full Submission Form in PDF for reference and planning purposes, including theme, workshop topics of interest, event purpose, session formats, proposal selection, and presenter costs.

Submit your proposal(s) by 12:00 midnight Eastern Time on Friday, December 6th via our online submission form.

For proposal-related questions, please contact Elisa Gleeson at egleeson@statecommissions.org or (940) 224-3937. For up-to-date event information, click here.


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