The Illinois Council on Continuing Higher Education (ICCHE) and the Association for Continuing Higher Education (ACHE) invite you to submit a proposal for a 45 minute breakout session at the 2017 Annual Conference to be held February 8-10, 2017, in Chicago, IL.
This year’s conference theme is Persistence, Perseverance, and Success in Continuing Education. The conference is promoted to all members of ICCHE and ACHE Great Lakes Region– as well as other professionals at all colleges and universities throughout Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin & Central Ontario.
The criteria for selection include the following:
Prepare a brief proposal describing your topic and identifying the presenter(s). Submissions must include:
Thank you for your consideration to be part of this annual event. Please submit proposal online. The deadline for submissions is Nov. 10, 2016. Individuals will be notified by Dec. 10, 2016.
We welcome proposals from all disciplines. Specific topics that may be of interest include:
Neither honoraria nor expenses are available for general session presenters. Conference presenters are expected to register for the conference and pay applicable fees. Presenters will receive the pre-registration rate. In addition, they will receive the discounted hotel rate of $79/night with additional costs for parking.
The ICCHE-ACHE Conference committee reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals at its discretion. Submission of a proposal does not indicate an acceptance or invitation to present.
ICCHE is a comprehensive organization of continuing higher education representing all regions of the state of Illinois. Founded in 1975, ICCHE is the only organization in Illinois whose membership includes two and four year colleges and universities, both public and private. ICCHE was established in response to related social, political, and educational issues of the era and continues to evolve, sensitive to institutional, legislative, and stakeholder concerns.
ACHE is dedicated to promoting lifelong learning and excellence in continuing higher education. As an organization of colleges, universities, and individuals, we encourage professional development, research and exchange of information for its members and continuing higher education as a means of enhancing and improving society.