Call for Proposals
Consider sharing your expertise and insight through
an Education Session at our 2024 Fall Leadership Summit.
2024 Fall Leadership Summit
Public Education:  The Pathway to Everywhere
September 22 -24, 2024
Saratoga Hilton and the Saratoga Springs City Center
Saratoga Springs, NY  
We invite you to engage attendees in conversations by delivering a one-hour session to help education leaders build pathways for students that supports learning, collaboration, and innovation. 
Proposals require learning objectives for attendees. There are a limited number of sessions available at the fall event and proposals will be vetted by The Council's Conference Committee members. Proposal submissions are due by Friday, June 14, 2024 by 4 p.m.
Priority selection is given to members and partners of NYSCOSS.
  • If you are not a member, please contact Melanie Seiden, Associate Director for Membership, at or by calling 518.694.4877 to join NYSCOSS.

  • Strategic Partners (companies, businesses, and organizations) may also participate and must have selected this option as part of their 2024-25 contracted benefits. If your company/organization did not choose this option initially and your proposal is selected for inclusion, your contract will be amended.
If you have questions regarding your partner contract, please contact Deidre Hungerford, Associate Director for Business Development, by calling 518.694.4885 or
If you have questions about the proposal process, site access, or your submission, please contact Kessa Cooper, at or by calling 518.449.1063.

All presenters must be registered as an Summit attendee.
Key Dates / Deadlines

  • April 22, 2024 - Call for Proposal opens.
  • June 14, 2024 - Call for Proposal closes.
  • August 1, 2024 - Notification of Acceptance or rejection for Fall Leadership Summit.
  • August 23, 2024 - Deadline for Memo of Understanding from presenters due for Fall Leadership Summit.
  • September 6, 2024 - Deadline for presenters to upload and submit slides and handouts for mobile app and presentation room for Fall Leadership Summit.
 Please submit a proposal focused on one of these six content areas:
  • Strand 1 - Teaching for Tomorrow:  Pathways of Innovation and Opportunity for All Students
  • Strand 2 - Leading in Today's World:  Pioneering, Adapting, Healing and Responding
  • Strand 3 - Building and Sustaining a Culture of Wellness and Care
  • Strand 4 - All Succeed When All Succeed: Raising Voices, Eliminating Margins, Empowerment for Change
  • Strand 5 - Partnerships That Build Pathways
  • Strand 6 - Advocacy for Public Education from Town Hall to the United States Capitol