Call for Mini-Skills Presentations

TASP would like to invite you to consider presenting a Mini Skills Presentation at this year’s upcoming annual convention in Dallas, Texas at the Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum by the Galleria from November 2nd to November 4th, 2017. This year’s convention is the ideal place to showcase your latest research and practice!

Submissions should be sent to Lisa McCleary, Professional Development Chair at professionaldev@txasp.org.  Include the following in the body of the email:

• presenter name(s)
• the title of the presentation 
• contact information (i.e., phone number, address, and email) for the lead presenter

Mini-skill Proposals and/or Panel presentation proposals are welcome. These sessions are designed to provide skills and information that will be immediately applicable for practitioners (“tools to use on Monday morning”). Mini-skill proposals should be submitted using the criteria below. No submissions will be considered after 5 PM on May 15, 2017.

Each proposal will be for a 90-minute presentation. The proposal should be attached to your email which includes your contact information. The content of the actual proposal should consist of the following components:

1. COVER PAGE:
     a. The title of the proposed work

     b. Names, titles, and affiliations of editor(s)/author(s)

     c. Date of submission

2. ABSTRACT
The abstract should be on a separate page and be no more than 100 words in length. It should summarize the focus of the presentation, including the learning objectives of the presentation.

3. SUMMARY OF THE PROJECT 
The summary should be no more than 800 words in length. This section should include a summary of the purpose, research-based content, and learning objectives of the presentation. It should also discuss how the proposed work will contribute to the field, emphasizing its relevance to school psychology and NASP’s practice model.

4. TARGETED AUDIENCE
To match the presentation to participants’ specific needs, please indicate the skill level of your presentation: Beginning Skill – Level I; Intermediate Skill – Level II; and Advanced Skill – Level III.
A blind, peer review is conducted by members of the TASP Executive Board in order to select mini-skill presentations. You will be informed of your acceptance by July 1, 2017.  If you do not plan to present an accepted proposal, you must cancel your presentation by August 1, 2017. At any point, you should feel free to email with any questions about your submission.  Mini-skill presenters are required to register for the TASP 2017 annual fall convention.

Call for Mini-Skills Presentations