Do you have innovative ideas and strategies to share with your fellow counselors throughout the state? Why not present a program at the 2019 Annual Conference in Augusta? Submit a program proposal today!
Proposals covering various topic and interest areas of school counseling such as Academic Achievement, Information Technology, College Readiness, Social Emotional Learning, and Mental Health Awareness - just to name a few - are accepted. Proposals that incorporate this year’s conference theme, School Counselors: Champions for All Students, are highly encouraged! School counselors are champions for all students; we are advocates, leaders, collaborators and consultants.
In addition, we are also welcoming school administrators to attend our conference this year so they can learn more about the potential contributions and impact of school counselors in their buildings. Please consider proposing workshops for this targeted audience.
Deadline to submit your proposal: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 (Deadline has been extended to Friday, May 17 at 5PM).
Acceptance decisions emailed to submitters: mid to late July.
"Every child deserves a champion; an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best they can possibly be." - Rita Pierson
Proposals are submitted through ProposalSpace.com. For new users, please create an account. For returning users, please update your existing account rather than create a new one. All users, be sure to add proposalspace.com to your email list of safe entities. It is important that your ProposalSpace account be correct: the email address Proposal Space uses to send you important messages about your proposal (acceptance, scheduling) is stored in your user profile, not what you list in the proposal submission. To update your email address in your account profile:
Information Needed to Submit a Proposal:
Items with * are required for submission.
The information above is available as a pdf; download the Proposal Submission Information Worksheet here.
For information on how proposals are evaluated: Evaluation Rubric
GSCA places a high value on the skill and expertise of its presenters, and views their participation as integral to the success of the conference. GSCA strongly encourages presenters to attend and participate for the entirety of the conference. As such, all presenters are required to register for the conference. The Content Chair may grant waivers to this policy if the request and rationale is received by the Early Bird registration deadline.
Individuals who have not registered and paid for the conference, or submitted an appeal to the Content Chair, by the Early Bird registration deadline are subject to removal from the conference schedule.
Additionally, Presenters who do not show up for their scheduled session and do not provide notification to the Content Chair or President may be subject to barring from future programs.
Login to your Proposal Space account and begin your proposal here.