When:

October 5, 2017

Conference begins 

1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Registration 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


October 6, 2017

Conference continues

 8:00 am to 5:00 pm


October 7, 2017

Conference  concludes

8:00 am to 12:00 pm 

*Full agenda will be published mid-summer



Where:

Doubletree by Hilton

Virginia Beach 

1900 Pavilion Drive

 Virginia Beach, VA 23451





Point of Contact:

For information on CREATE contact: 


Don Klinger
klingerd@queensu.ca


Dr. Doug Wren

Douglas.wren@vbschools.com



For questions regarding the website or registration contact:

Jacki Bennis
 jacki@somp.co

​843.856.5150 ext 2.


   ​​​​CREATE Conference 2017
October 5 - 7, 2017

Virginia Beach, Virginia


Effective Teaching, Assessment, and School Leadership for the 21st Century:  Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Creativity, Character, and Citizenship


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Session Descriptions and Participant Instructions

Proposal Submittal Deadline:  Proposals are no longer being accepted.



Conference Highlights
Our conference will feature a keynote by the winner of the Jason Millman Award at the conference. In addition, we will have two other keynote speakers.

Conference Theme  Effective Teaching, Assessment, and School Leadership for the 21st Century:  Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Creativity, Character, and Citizenship

CREATE’s Vision
The vision of the Consortium for Research on Educational Assessment and Teaching Effectiveness (CREATE) is improved student learning, development, and achievement in PK-12 schools, institutes of higher learning and other educational settings.

Proposal Requirements

Proposals submissions include a title, a 50-word summary and a 350-word abstract. Each proposal submitted will be reviewed by the CREATE conference planning committee based on the following criteria:

  • Appropriateness of fit within the conference strand

  • Relevance to the Conference Theme

  • Quality of writing 

  • Soundness or quality of research 

  • For-profit presentations will not be accepted.

30 - minute Research Paper Presentation:  Submission of actual paper is not required

30 - minute Roundtable Presentation:  20 minute presentation with 10 minute question and feedback period 

Doctoral Poster Session
In an effort to support and highlight doctoral student work, CREATE offers a doctoral student poster session. In this session doctoral students at various stages of their work are offered the opportunity to share their ideas. Doctoral students will also pay a reduced registration rate.  Posters should be 3 ft x 4 ft.    Guidelines for developing the posters for this session can be found at  Poster Presentation-36 x 48 Template.   For more information contact Dr. Don Klinger, at klingerd@queensu.ca

Best Practices Poster Session 
CREATE offers a best practices poster session for experienced researchers.  Posters shall be 3 ft x 4 ft.  Guidelines for developing the posters for this session can be found at  Poster Presentation-36 x 48 Template.

Proposal Notifications and Registrations
Prospective presenters  will be notified June 6, 2017.   Presenters and co-presenters are expected to register for the conference.  To register for the conference go towww.etouches.com/create17.  Registration cost will be   $275.00 for individual attendees and $175.00 for  doctoral students.  

For More Information
If you should have questions, please contact Dr. Don Klinger, CREATE President, klingerd@queensu.ca  or Dr. Doug Wren, CREATE President-Elect, Douglas.wren@vbschools.com.