2020 ACT Conference

October 23-24, 2020 in Birmingham, Alabama


Campus of Birmingham-Southern College

Pre-conference Tour - October 22

The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and Sixteenth Street Baptist Church

Constructing a View of the Future: 21st Century Advocacy

A rich theoretical history underlies the practice of constructivist teaching. Conversations about how this foundation supports curricular decisions and teaching practices can be the starting point for finding our way to becoming advocates for our schools, our students, and our profession in an ever-changing world.



ACT Workshop Call for Proposals

Thank you for your interest in presenting at 2020 conference of the Association for Constructivist Teaching. All proposals are peer reviewed. This national conference includes educators at all levels from early childhood to higher education.

Please include the following information in your proposal and submit it a Word document. The submission deadline is April 30, 2020. Submission should be sent to Dr. Gay F. Barnes (gfbarnes@bsc.edu) 

  1. Proposal Title
  2. Description of workshop
  3. Program Proposal Description (2 pages)
  4. Briefly explain:
    • Purpose of the session
    • Goals and outcomes of the session
    • Engagement(s) for participants
    • Intended audience
  5. To which strand(s) does your session most closely apply?
    • Looking to the Past
    • Living in the Present
    • Looking to the Future
  6. Presenter and Co-presenter
  7. Preferred Presentation date
  8. Books, Educational Materials
  9. AV needs