USA NAD Conference...Who will teach a workshop with me?
sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Tue Feb 7 00:01:40 UTC 2006
February 6, 2006
NAD Conference 2006
Is there anyone who would like to join me to teach a SignWriting
workshop at the National Association of the Deaf (the NAD) conference
this summer? I would like to fill our their forms and apply to teach
a SignWriting workshop...Who can help me? Adam? Anyone else
attending? smile...I would love to have some SignWriting team members!
2006 NAD Conference Workshops
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The National Association of the Deaf is seeking proposals for
creative, exciting, and informative workshops for the 48th Biennial
NAD Conference to be held at the Desert Springs JW Marriott Resort in
the Palm Springs, California area, June 29-July 3, 2006. The theme of
the conference is: "Change Today for Tomorrow".
The workshop program will be broad-based with emphasis on acceptance
of those proposals that provide practical applications to every day
life. See the topic area suggestions below. Workshop propopsals are
not limited to these topics. Individuals may submit more than one
proposal, but please be sure to use one form for each.
Proposal Deadline: March 10, 2006
Selection Notification: Ongoing
Click on this link to download the 2006 NAD Conference Proposal Form
Please scroll down to read complete 2006 NAD Conference Workshop
Workshop audiences will consist of deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind,
and hearing participants of all ages and backgrounds from across the
country and beyond. There will be federal and state government
employees and employers, private sector and community leaders,
interpreters, educational professionals, parents, senior citizens as
well as youth participants.
Topic Area Possibilities
Be Creative! "Change Today for Tomorrow"
Topic areas can include:
Civil and Accessibility Rights
Telecommunications and Technology
Culture and Diversity
Grassroots and Youth Advocacy
Business, Economics, and Employment
Visual and Performing Arts
Planning for the Future
Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants
There will be 60 and 90 minute workshop time slots.
Presentation - A lecture or paper on a topic of interest or issue.
Workshop - Hands-on experience to learn and apply new skills or
Panel - Three to five panelists focusing on a substantive topic or
Deadline for submission of proposals: March 10, 2006
June 29 from 12:30-2:00pm and 2:30-4:00pm
June 30-July 3 from 8:30-10:00am, 10:30-11:30am, 1:00-2:00pm, and
Criteria of Selection
Quality of proposal (rationale, objectives, organization)
Practical application to every day life
Innovation and creativity
Completion of proposal package
Presenters will be notified by email of acceptance or rejection of
proposal on an ongoing basis (until all slots are filled), as
proposals are received and reviewed.
Presenters whose proposals are accepted, must notify NAD of
participation no later than April 10, 2006.
Presenters and co-presenters are required to register for the
conference. Conference registration information can be found on the
NAD website at:
Go to the 2006 NAD Conference Conference Registration Form
Presenters and co-presenters are responsible for their own travel,
conference fees and the rental of audio-visual equipment beyond the
projection screen that will be provided. The NAD will not provide
overhead or LCD projectors. Information on rental of such equipment
from NAD audio-visual vendor will be provided. You may bring your own.
Presenters and co-presenters are responsible for provision of
Internet access, if required for their presentation. Information will
Workshops will have CART/Interpreter services.
Proposal Submission Options
For your convenience, you can download the PDF workshop proposal form
Download the 2006 NAD Conference Workshop Proposal Form (PDF)
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have the free Acrobat Reader, click on:
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FAX your proposal to 301-587-1791
814 Thayer Avenue, Suite 250
Silver Spring, MD 20910-4500
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