National Conference of Executives of The Arc of the United States 2010 Summer Leadership Institute Call for Presenters

July 29-August 1, 2010, Reno, NV

Democracy Through Respectful Participation

All presentations must be submitted on or before May 5, 2010 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time

Please read the application instructions completely before submitting a presentation application.

NCE Mission Statement: The National Conference of Executives of The Arc (NCE) is committed to providing opportunities for personal and professional support and development of executives of The Arc and other interested professionals to enable them to carry out the mission of The Arc.

NCE encourages proposals that reflect and advance…

  • The Arc’s Core Values (People First, Democracy, Visionary Leadership, Community Participation, Diversity, Integrity & Excellence);
  • Are representative of one of the topic areas listed below;
  • Involve people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, family members, advocates and/or professionals;
  • Allow participants to walk away with a vision and a concrete plan for action;
  • Use people-first language and are inclusive of people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.The Arc of the United States Mission Statement: The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.

    Advocacy:
    Media/Media Relations
    Social Media/IT
    Early childhood to school
    Aging & End of Life Issues
    Life planning (wills and trusts)

    Democracy:
    Diversity/cultural competence
    Health Care
    Medicaid/Medicare
    Civil Rights
    Legal Aid for People with I/DD

    Integrity & Excellence:
    Standards for Excellence ®
    Board development
    Staff support
    Fundraising
    Financial Management
    Human Resources

    Other: (including but not limited to)
    Positive Behavior Management
    Prevention
    – Diabetes
    – Obesity
    FASD

    Participation:
    Public Speaking
    (Including Speakers Bureau for
    Self-Advocates & Family)
    Inclusive Wellness Programs
    Transitions:
    Post-Secondary Education
    Community Living
    Community Employment