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NJ 20th Annual Storytelling Festival Call for Workshop Proposals

The NJ Storytelling Festival Committee is accepting Storytelling Workshop proposals for the 20th Annual NJ Storytelling Festival.

The 20th Annual NJ Storytelling Festival will take place on Sunday, September 23, 2012 from 12 noon til 6 pm at Grounds For Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, NJ.

The workshop will take place from 10am until 12 noon on the day of the festival.

Who can submit a proposal?
Anyone is welcome to submit a proposal to share relevant storytelling practices and teaching ideas that meet educational objectives.

Workshop Format:
The selected two-hour workshop must include exemplar demonstrations, collaborative conversations and activity, responsive feedback, and relevant handouts.

Proposal Guidelines:
The proposal must include the title of the workshop, educational objectives, a summary of the presentation (a 50 words or less description that may be used for the program) and a photo. A brief list of additional materials and/or handouts that will be provided to participants should also be included.
If applicable, list previous workshops i.e. titles, dates, and locations, etc., and/or references.

Note: Teachers/participants/presenters may use this workshop toward their 100-hour requirements. Certificates of professional development for teachers will be issued upon completion of the workshop.
The deadline for submissions is January 14, 2012.
(Proposals received after this date will not be considered)

You will receive an email notification as to the acceptance or non-acceptance of your workshop by February 15, 2012.

The selected workshop presenter will receive a $200 stipend.

QUESTIONS? E-mail Carol Titus

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Comment by Rivka Willick on January 15, 2012 at 12:03am

If you are interested in submitting an application, please do it this weekend.  send it to



Comment by John R. Swicinski on January 14, 2012 at 9:31pm

I could do a workshop on how to use storytelling to teach science in elementary school.

I have taught ghost stories and Black history stories, that the students remember a year later.

When I come back to the school to substitute teach.  John



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