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Preparing Your Proposal

Please be prepared to provide this information in your session proposal: 

Session presenter information (for all presenters) 

  • Complete name, suffix, pronouns, organization, job title, email, phone number. 
  • Professional biographies including degrees earned, field of study, years in the field, and institution. 
  • Attendance plans. All presenters must attend the conference in person.  
  • Any scheduling conflicts or existing commitments that you would like NACAC to consider when scheduling your session. We cannot guarantee accommodation. 

Session information 

  • Session title and session summary (100 words). 
  • Three learning objectives. 
  • Session Type: Education Session (60 minutes), Career or Global Hub (60 minutes), Learning Lounge (30 minutes), Poster Session (Individual Presentations for Graduate Students, Lightning Session (10 minutes), Preconference Seminar (3 hours). See FAQ for description of session types
    • If you are uncertain about your session type, please indicate “education session.” If your session proposal is accepted, NACAC will determine the appropriate session type for your content and relay this information to your proposal organizer.
  • Intended audience – postsecondary, secondary, independent educational consultants, community-based organizations, representatives of an organization or non-profit. 
  • Session category. You must select three categories which are detailed below*. 
  • If you would like this session to be considered for continuing education credit. 
  • If you have presented this session before, and if so, where. 
  • If the conference goes virtual, whether you’d be willing to do a virtual presentation. 

Session Categories

  • Admission/Enrollment Management 
  • Admission Marketing/Communication 
  • CBO's and CBO Partnerships 
  • College Essay and Recommendation Letters 
  • Community College and Transfer 
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 
  • Ethics 
  • Financial Aid and Literacy 
  • Global Education and Engagement 
  • Independent Educational Consultants 
  • In the News 
  • Learning Differences 
  • Mental Health 
  • NCAA/Student-Athletes 
  • Political and Advocacy 
  • Professional Development 
  • School Counseling/College Counseling/College Readiness 
  • Technology or Admission Marketing