SPE Call for Proposals for 2015 Meeting at AERA in Chicago
Dear Members and Friends of the Society of Professors of Education,
The Society of Professors of Education invites proposals for Paper Presentations at the SPE meeting held during the 2015 AERA Annual Conference in Chicago, April 16th to 20th.
We are especially interested in papers that are focused on theme of “Relevancy of the Education Professoriate in the 21st Century.” Proposals not related to the theme but focused on the goals of the Society are also welcome. The Society’s primary goal is to provide a forum for consideration of major issues, tasks, problems, and challenges confronting professional educators.
Presenters must be members of the SPE by the time of the conference, although we encourage you to join the Society at your earliest convenience. You will find a membership form on the Society of Professors of Education Facebook Group page (please join us) at the following URL address:
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Proposals must be submitted electronically to the Program Coordinator Bernardo Gallegos, no later than Friday, December 12, 2014. The proposal must be sent as a Word document attachment in an e-mail addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org The subject line of the e-mail message should read: “SPE 2015 Proposal.”
Length: Proposals should be between 350-500 words. A proposal should restate the title of the paper, describe its contents, and discuss its significance. The proposal should NOT identify the presenters.
Cover Sheet: Each proposal should have a separate cover sheet that lists: 1) title or topic of the paper; 2) names, affiliations and relevant backgrounds of all participants; 3) address, telephone number, and e-mail address of the person submitting the proposal and addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of all participants. The cover sheet will not be sent to proposal reviewers. After the cover sheet, the proposal must not contain any information that identifies participant(s).
The deadline for proposals is December 12, 2014. Proposals should be sent via email to: Bernardo Gallegos at email@example.com
The Society of Professors of Education:
Founded in 1902, the Society of Professors of Education (SPE) is a professional and academic association open to all persons engaged in teacher preparation, curriculum studies, educational foundations, and related activities. The Society’s primary goal is to provide a forum for consideration of major issues, tasks, problems, and challenges confronting professional educators. SPE is an interdisciplinary organization. Its members include both scholars and practitioners in education.
Call for Reviewers:
In addition to submitting your work, another way that you can participate in the Society is to volunteer as a proposal reviewer. The review process will take place soon after the deadline.
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Looking forward to seeing you in Chicago,
Bernardo Gallegos, Coordinator
2015 SPE Program