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Proposals will be accepted from April 7, 2021 to May 14, 2021

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We will be seeking quality workshop proposals relevant to international school counselors at the Collaborative 2021! If you are interested in presenting a 60-minute OR 75-minute workshop at the Collaborative 2021, please fill out the application from April 7 - May 14, 2021. 

Applications are due no later than May 14, 2021. The selection committee will review and finalize decisions for workshops by June 1, 2021. 

These topics continue to be of high importance, interest and need in our communities. Proposals covering the topics and interest areas will be considered: 

  • Social emotional learning 

  • Trauma-informed schools and counseling practices

  • Counseling approaches for the current and post-Covid realities

  • Developing resilience

  • Counseling theory in practice in international schools: Solution Focused, Cognitive Behavioral, Positive Psychology

  • Diversity and Inclusion which includes global citizenship and racial issues

  • Mental Health and wellbeing practices and policies to support schools, teachers and students 

  • Anxiety in youth 

  • Responding to parents who do not understand the social-emotional needs or struggles of their children 

  • Counselor leadership

  • Support our students special needs 

  • Behavioral plans that support positive discipline 

  • College counseling and career guidance 

  • Technology and how it has enhanced your counseling program


Proposals must be submitted no later than May 14, 2021.

Workshop sessions will be presented virtually, either live or pre-recorded during September, October or November, 2021. Information about how this will work, and when workshops will be held, will be shared with presenters in June. The objective is to offer workshops that are interactive as possible and focused on best practice, research, tools, tips and/or lessons that participants can apply to their work in schools. 

Special Note: By submitting a proposal you are stating that if your workshop is accepted you will attend and present at the Collaborative 2021. Registration and fees must be paid by June 30, 2021.

Speakers are eligible for the member prices for all package Options A, C and E. See the "Presenter Registration Policy" below. 

Why Present?

By presenting at an ISCA event, you will have the opportunity to meet other counselors around the world with similar interests, discuss your work, and learn and grow from people working on similar programs and research in international schools.

When you present at one of our events, you establish contacts with other counselors in the field and expand your professional network, development professional friendships which can be resources and contacts for future collaboration, consultation or employment. 

By presenting at ISCA you are not only strengthening our profession and helping counselors develop comprehensive counseling programs, you are serving the students of those counselors. Your presentation has the potential to create long lasting, far reaching impact to students and counselors around the world. 

Presenter Registration Policy

ISCA places a high value on the skill and expertise of its presenters and views their participation as integral to the success of the Collaborative. ISCA strongly encourages presenters to attend and participate fully in the Collaborative. As such, all presenters are required to register for the Collaborative. 

Individuals who have not registered and paid for the Collaborative by the June 30, 2021 deadline are subject to removal from the workshop schedule.  ISCA will provide training materials relating to presenting in this virtual webinar platform; all presenters will receive this information in June 2021. 

Additionally, Presenters who do not show up for their scheduled session and do not provide notification to ISCA Organizers may be subject to barring from future ISCA programs and events.  

If you have any questions or comments about the policy, please contact info@iscainfo.com. 

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