Call for Proposals: 360° Perspectives on Educational Access

Posted by National Partnership for Educational Access on September 22, 2014

National Partnership for Educational Access
Now Accepting Workshop Proposals

Improving Outcomes: 360° Perspectives on Educational Access

We invite you to submit a workshop proposal for NPEA’s 7th annual conference, taking place on April 16-17, 2015 in Philadelphia, PA.

Deadline for submissions: Tuesday, October 21, 2014October 28, 2014

Please visit our website to view the workshop proposal instructions and submit your proposal for the 2015 conference.

We encourage proposals focused on best practices and new research for serving underrepresented students while remaining relevant to the conference theme of improving outcomes and considering multiple perspectives.

We are interested in hearing varying perspectives from all those representing the educational access and success field, including school- and non-school based direct service programs; independent, public, and charter schools; colleges and universities; other education nonprofits, funders, and more.

To learn more about the conference theme, sponsors, committee, and speakers, please visit our website.

Conference keynote speakers include:
Joshua Aronson, Associate Professor of Applied Psychology, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University

Wil Haygood, Author, The Butler: A Witness to History, and Journalist, Washington Post

Laura Perna, James S. Riepe Professor and Founding Executive Director of the Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy (Penn AHEAD), University of Pennsylvania

Find out more information about NPEA and how to become a member. NPEA members and workshop presenters receive reduced rates for the conference.

Please contact Cate Gardner, Associate Director of NPEA at

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