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2023 TIE Conference Proposal Submission
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Technology & Innovation in Education CONFERENCE
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Proposals open until January 27, 2023

Submit a Proposal

The 2023 TIE Conference is the leading learning conference for educators in South Dakota and the surrounding area. Attendees will be able to engage with a variety of curated tracks and experiences designed to meet the needs of today's educators. They will also have opportunities connect, share, and wonder together about what's next in education.

Presenter benefits:

  • FREE Conference Registration (eligible for the main speaker of selected sessions)
  • $100 Stipend (eligible for the main speaker of selected sessions)
  • The opportunity to share your amazing work with other educators!

Presenter requirements:

  • Review session acceptance and register for the conference by February 27, 2023.
  • Provide presentation resources by Friday, April 21, 2023 to be posted on website. Resources can be a link, pdf or pptx or Google Slides.

2023 Session Themes

To provide attendees with a connected and meaningful experience, the 2023 TIE Conference will feature various session themes. We encourage you to consider one or more of the following themes as your are crafting your proposal(s).

Innovative Instructional Practices

New and creative approaches to education that improve student outcomes and engagement, such as blended learning, competency-based learning, flipped classrooms, project-based learning, gamification, and inquiry-based approaches.

STEM and Computer Science

Interdisciplinary experiential learning activities and problem-solving tasks in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics that help students develop critical thinking skills.

Supportive Learning & Teaching Environments

Practices that promote student and/or educator motivation, engagement, and success, such as mindfulness and reflection, restorative approaches to discipline, helping students understand their emotions, and resources to help students and educators feel more supported at school.

EdTech Tools & Resources

Digital tools and resources that support teaching and learning, such as learning management systems, educational software, e-resources, learning analytics, and educational apps.

Special Education

Education strategies and supports designed to meet the unique needs of students who have disabilities, such as Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), assistive technology, and classroom modifications and accommodations.

Community and Family Engagement

Creative approaches to partnering with families and community members to educate students, such as two-way communication tools, events and opportunities for collaboration, inclusive strategies for parent/teacher conferences, and resources to help students learn at home.

Schoolwide Practices

Strategies and approaches to improve student learning and success that are implemented across classrooms or an entire school. This may include leadership activities, professional development, school-wide instructional strategies, and professional learning communities.

Session Types:

The 2023 TIE Conference will offer a variety of sessions formats to provide attendees with an experience that matches their needs. Your proposal(s) can be for one of the following session types.

45-minute Breakout Sessions (Monday and Tuesday) 

Short, interactive and engaging session where attendees can get a snapshot of the content, practice, or resource

2-hour Deep Dive Sessions (Tuesday only)

Longer sessions that focused on exploring new resources or developing new skills through hands-on activities on participant's own devices.

45-minute EdChat Poster Sessions (Monday only)

A new take on a poster session! These informal, asynchronous sessions are a way to share your ideas, work and projects in a concise way. Presenters will be provided with a table and a monitor to share any poster, slides, or tools with attendees as they enjoy the EdChat space. Presenters can plan to share for about 5-10 minutes and then answer questions a few times during the 45-minute session.

Questions? Contact us at

The Monument
444 Mt. Rushmore Rd. N.
Rapid City, SD  USA