Proposal submissions are now closed.
The Illinois Council on Continuing Higher Education (ICCHE) and the Association for Continuing Higher Education (ACHE) invite you to submit a proposal for a one-hour session or 30-minute break-out session at the 2016 Annual Conference to be held February 10 – 12, 2016, in Chicago, IL.
ICCHE Mission: The Illinois Council on Continuing Higher Education (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.
The Association for Continuing Higher Education (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.
This year’s conference theme is Continuing Education Collaborations. 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:
Neither honoraria nor expenses are available for general session presenters. Conference presenters are expected to register for the conference and pay applicable fees.
The hotel rate is about $99/night with additional costs for parking.
We welcome proposals from all disciplines. Specific topics that may be of interest include:
To Submit: Prepare a minimum ½ page, maximum 2 page proposal describing your topic and identifying the presenter(s). Include a separate curricula vitae or resume for each presenter.
Priority Submission Deadline: Deadline for submissions is September 30, 2015. Primary contacts will be notified of proposal status by October 10, 2015.
Final Submission Deadline: Nov. 20, 2015. Contacts will be notified by Dec. 31, 2015.
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.