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2023 EdTA Theatre Education Conference
Tradewinds Resort | St. Pete Beach, FL
September 28-30, 2023
Registration will open Spring 2023.
Requests for Workshop ProposalsEdTA seeks proposals in theatre education and technical theatre education that support a broad spectrum of teaching and learning to further the professional growth of teaching artists, classroom teachers and other theatre arts education stakeholders. Workshop proposals should support the Conference theme "The Power of You" by addressing topics such as teacher leadership, culturally responsive teaching, teacher wellness and well-being, and teachers as agents of change.
Proposals should demonstrate best thinking in the field, informed by research, theory, experience, and practice. EdTA is an educational theatre association; so rigor is important to us. As you complete your proposal, keep in mind that the adjudication committee will be looking to understand what you intend to teach the participants and how they will learn and grow from what you have to offer. Use the proposal process as an opportunity for the adjudicators to get to know you and your strengths Submit a workshop proposal.
February 1, 2023: Request for proposals opens
April 1, 2023, 11:59 p.m. ET: Deadline for proposals
May 1, 2023: Selected presenters notified
June 1, 2023: Workshop schedule announced
About the Theatre Education Conference
EdTA’s Theatre Education Conference is held each year to provide educators with the opportunity to meet and network with their peers during an event featuring a wide range of professional development opportunities, keynote speakers, and exhibits on the latest in theatrical technology and educational resources.
Why Attend the Theatre Education Conference?
Continuing education credits are available for attendees. Most importantly, we connect as teachers, artists, and colleagues, learning and working together and inspiring one another to continue our shared mission of making theatre available in schools as part of a well-rounded education.
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You can help your school’s administration see the value of investing in your attendance by sharing the ways you, your students, the department, and the school will benefit.
Thank You to Our Sponsors!
The following sponsors support EdTA's wide variety of events and programming on an annual basis.
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