Call for Proposals

Call for Poster Proposals: Virginia CEC 2017 Fall Conference

Endorsed by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE)

Richmond, VA

November 3, 2017

Conference Theme: Inclusive Excellence in Virginia

Extended Submission Deadline: October 1, 2017

The VA CEC welcomes poster presentation proposals from teachers, professors, graduate students, and others interested in sharing their expertise, research findings, and methods of best practice for working with students with exceptional needs and their families!

Proposals should include the following:

  1. Title of poster presentation (15 word limit)
  2. List of presenter(s) and contact information for each presenter, including -
    • Name
    • Title 
    • Institution/affiliation
    • Mailing address
    • Telephone number
    • E-mail address
  3. Abstract of the presentation to be published in the conference program (50 word limit)
  4. Objectives (list form)
  5. Description (150 word limit) of the presentation and how it relates to the conference theme
  6. Target audience

Proposals Due: October 1, 2017

Submission Procedures:

  • Email submissions that address each item above as a Word.doc attachment to Dr. LeAnn Bunch at by 10/1/2017.
  • The Editorial Review Board of the VA CEC will convene and decisions about the status of proposals will be communicated by 10/8/2017.


  • Presenters are required to register and pay to attend the conference. Registration and payment must be received by October 22, 2017 for the presentation to be listed in the conference program.
  • To register, go to:


  • We encourage presenters to create their poster in Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • The poster should not exceed 4’ wide and 3’ tall
  • Presenters are encouraged to provide handouts.  





Email submission as a Word.doc attachment to


Presenters will receive notification of decision


Complete registration for the conference


Present poster at Doubletree by Hilton Richmond-Midlothian

1021 Koger Center Boulevard Richmond VA 23235