Call for Proposals

2020 Conference

NCPN 2020 Virtual—Call for Proposals

All accepted presentations will be part of the asynchronous portion of the conference and will be available for ten months to conference registrants.

Conference Dates

October 15–16, 2020 (Thur–Fri), 11:00–3:00 EDT

Conference Strands

  • Career Counseling, Development, and Advising

  • Designing/Delivering Programs

  • Developing and Sustaining Partnerships

  • Workforce/Economic Development

  • Future of Work

Topics under each strand can be found on the proposal form.

Dates to Remember

Proposal Deadline July 24
Acceptance Notification August 14
Presenter Registration Due
Sept 15

Criteria for Selection of Presentations

Presentations should provide high-quality professional development for one or more of the following career pathways stakeholders:

  • Teachers

  • Counselors

  • Administrators

  • State or local CTE coordinators/directors

  • Workforce and economic development professionals

Presentations should share information attendees can implement in their own states and communities.

Registration Fee for Presenters

Presenters are required to register for the conference at the standard rate of $165 by Sept 15.

Specifications for Accepted Presentations

Format and Submission Procedure

If your proposal is accepted and you agree to present, your presentation should take the form of a video.

Two ways to create your video:

Video length: 45 min maximum

If accepted, your video will be due by Sept 15.


Presenters are responsible for ensuring their submissions are accessible. Following are links to relevant resources.

QUESTIONS: Contact Sheila Wilson at