Call for Presenters – Due January 30, 2014

CIDA Accreditation Workshop

Thursday, March 6, 2014, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Immediately before the IDEC 2014 Conference in New Orleans, LA

CALL FOR PRESENTERS: PROPOSALS DUE IN THE CIDA OFFICE ON JANUARY 30, 2014

1) Program Self-study

CIDA is seeking a presenter on the topic of:

Program self-study in preparation for a CIDA accreditation review. If your program conducted a self-study in preparation for an accreditation review under Professional Standards 2011, please consider sharing your wisdom and experience by submitting a presentation proposal.

Presentation proposals must address:

  • How CIDA’s Professional Standards 2011 were used for self-assessment
  • What assessment methods were used and which produced the best information about program quality
  • Who was engaged, and how, in the analysis of self-assessment information
  • What conclusions were drawn from the assessment and how the program has acted on those conclusions
  • How assessment prepared the program for an accreditation review and advice to programs undertaking self-study in preparation for an accreditation review

The presentation should be approximately 50 minutes in length, including time for discussion. If your presentation is selected, you will receive an honorarium of $200. Additionally, presenters may attend all or part of the workshop free of charge.

2) Writing the Program Analysis Report

CIDA is seeking a presenter on the topic of:

Writing the self-study Program Analysis Report in preparation for a CIDA accreditation review. Programs that have recently gone through the accreditation process discuss the strategies and methods used to write a concise and informative Program Analysis Report. Programs are encouraged to share the completed Program Analysis Report (or selections from the report) with workshop participants.

Presentation proposals must address:

  • Who was engaged, and how, in writing the Program Analysis Report
  • The timeline that was developed to guide the report writing process, and how closely the program adhered to the timeline
  • The process that was used to determine what type and how much information to include in the report, particularly when addressing the program’s compliance with CIDA Standards
  • What Standards were the most difficult to address and why these areas were troublesome

The presentation should be approximately 30 minutes and include time for questions. If your presentation is selected, you will receive an honorarium of $150. Additionally, presenters may attend all or part of the workshop free of charge.

3) Organizing a Student Work Display

CIDA is accepting presentation proposals on the following topic:

How did you organize the student work display? Programs having recently gone through the accreditation process discuss the strategies and methods used to set up an organized display of student work. CIDA is especially interested in receiving proposals from programs that found creative ways to resolve challenges related to storing and displaying student work. Programs are encouraged to share photos of their student work display.

The presentation should be approximately 30 minutes and include time for questions. If your presentation is selected, you will receive an honorarium of $150. Additionally, presenters may attend all or part of the workshop free of charge.

To submit a presentation proposal, please e-mail Megan Scanlan () and request the proposal form.