Join with Visionary Leaders from Public, Private, Charter and Religious Schools
Together with Researchers, Practitioners, Academics, Foundations and Funders including Leaders in:
Social and emotional learning
Civics and citizenship
Mindfulness and contemplative practice
Positive Education and Psychology
Social Justice Learning
Meaning making and Purpose
Religious education from all faith traditions
The National Conference is Hosted by The National Council on Spirituality in Education (NCSE)
The goal of the National Council on Spirituality in Education is to provide a meeting ground for educators, researchers, academics, and others working in the field. The National Council aims to be a place to come together and share learning, research, resources and ideas related to spiritual development of children and adolescents in the school environment. This conference is an opportunity for “building the field” and a place where the national conversation on Spirituality in Education can flourish. The NCSE is a program of the Collaborative for Spirituality in Education We thank our partners Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors and Fetzer Institute for their generous support.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
We invite creative proposals for conference sessions.
We are looking for opportunities to showcase recent research, and high-level, relevant and
thought-provoking ideas related to spirituality in education.
The National Council on Spirituality in Education (NCSE) Conference is a meeting ground for educators, researchers, academics, and others working in the field of Spirituality in Education. The conference is a place to come together and share learning, research, resources and ideas related to spiritual development of children and adolescents in the Pre-K-12 school environment. This is also an opportunity for “building the field” and a place where the national conversation on Spirituality in Education can flourish.
We especially encourage people with new ideas, educators who can share classroom practices, and people new to the field to apply.
Submissions will open on February 15th, 2019
Proposals for conference session are invited on topics related, but not limited, to:
- Social and emotional learning with a spiritual perspective
- Character development
- Restorative Practices
- Civics and citizenship education
- Mindfulness and contemplative practice in schools
- Compassion/empathy education
- Positive Education and Psychology
- Nature Education
- Social Justice Education
- Meaning making and purpose in schools
- Spiritually supportive school culture
- Teachers and spirituality
The following formats are invited:
- Interactive seminars
- Modeling of pedagogy
- Creative media
- Presentation of research/paper
- Other creative formats
All proposals should be based on research and/or practical experience that is innovative and well-grounded. The format should be consistent with good practices promoting effective adult learning in a conference setting.
- Proposals must be submitted online on the form provided here.
- Submissions open February 1, 2019
- Submissions close April 15, 2019
- Decisions will be made by May 30, 2019
- NCSE will inform you of your submission status via email by May 30, 2019.
The Evaluation Process
Members of the NCSE Leadership Council will evaluate all proposed programs based on the following criteria: overall quality, relevance to the field, well-defined focus, creative/interesting format, and presenter qualifications.
If your proposal is selected, you may register for the conference at a special discounted rate. Details about the discounted presenter rate will be emailed to all those whose proposals are selected.
No Sales Policy
Presenters may not display or sell products in session rooms. Presenters are not permitted to sell products before, during or after their session at the conference.
For more information please email Lisarosenstein@spiritualityineducation.org