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[CfP] Canadian Education Society (CES) 2016 Conference

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Date(s) - 15/07/2016
All Day


We invite you to send in a proposal to present and/or exhibit at the 2016 Career Education Society Conference: “Under The Career Umbrella.” The CES Annual Conference is known as one of the best career education professional development conferences in the province.

The following Themes provide guidelines for presentations/exhibits. Preference will be given to workshops that provide an interactive hands-on approach.

Career Development, Curriculum & Programs

  • Exploring delivery models, programs, teaching strategies in Health & Career Education, (including curriculum and resources in the areas of Health, Finances, Education & Careers, Employability Skills, and the Graduation Program) Planning 10, Graduation Transitions, Work Experience, Special Needs Work Experience, Entrepreneurship, Personalized learning initiatives, community partnerships and specialty programs.
  • Dynamic Career Development which can include any or all of the following for presentation: K-12 Career Development, Integration of Social Media, Networking, Learning, Exploring, Development, Implementation and Leadership involved in Career Development in the 21st Century.
  • Connecting presentation to:
    • Career Awareness experiences are those that help students build awareness of the variety of careers available, the skills and competencies needed to be successful, and the postsecondary education expected for these careers.
    • Career Exploration provides students with the opportunity to explore career options in a way that contributes to motivation for learning and informs students’ decisions about further experiences and career and educational options.
    • Career Engagement experiences are learning experiences that can occur both in a classroom setting and at a worksite, linking student’s learning and skill development to the world of work and learning beyond high school.

Transitions: Opportunities for Successful Transitions

  • Exploring the opportunities and pathways for student transitions and post-secondary options, which include strategies for creating and expanding opportunities for youth.  (This may include overviews of Program Models, Articulations, Dual Credit Programs, ACE-IT, SSA, Industry Training Certification and Training Programs, and Alternate programs)
  • Exploring the opportunities to explore pathways after graduation with community and accessing Community Career Development agencies.

Reaching Out to All Youth: Retention, Transition & Achieving Potential

  • Exploring successful practices that engage all youth in their life-work journey; including Aboriginal, Special Needs, Youth-at-Risk, Immigrant, and English as a Second Language, to include personalized learning initiatives.

Please submit the “Call for Proposal” before Friday, July 15, 2016.

All proposals submitted will be considered.
You will be contacted by the end of July if your proposal is selected.

Please e-mail questions to

If selected, you will be offered a special presenter’s conference rate of $100 per day.

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