CSTAND CONFERENCE

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CSTAND CONFERENCE 2016

"Pearls of Wisdom"

September 15-17, 2016


Celebrate our 30th Anniversary of the Conference with our Hall of Fame Members

Baymont Inn and Suites (Formerly The Seven Seas)

Register by June 30th for the Early Bird Registration

AWARDS APPLICATIONS DUE BY MAY 15TH

Be sure to nominate individuals for CSTAND Professional Awards and Student Scholarships by May 15th.


ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR

This person may be a high school or college/university administrator that has demonstrated recent contributions and support for communication arts, forensics and theatre activities. May 15, 2016

CREATIVE ARTIST
This award recognizes an individual or group for excellence in the performing arts, including design, technical production, acting, directing or any combination of these in live theatre, television, radio or film.
May 15, 2016

SCHOLARSHIPS

Coaches or directors of students may nominate a student for a $500 CSTAND Student Scholarship, a $500 Spencer Cose Speech/Theatre Scholarship or a $250 Decker Theatre Scholarship. There may be five scholarships given based on excellence in forensic/theatre participation and academics: (1) one Class A High School Senior, (2) one Class B High School Senior, (3) one ND College/University student, (4) The Spencer Cose Scholarship (HS senior) and (5) the Dekker Waldera Scholarship (HS senior). All nominees MUST be enrolled in a ND college or university.
May 15, 2016

SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION
This award can be presented to an individual, newspaper, business or club/organization that has contributed to the development of speech, debate, and/or theatre activites on a consistent and statewide basis.
May 15, 2016

OUTSTANDING TEACHER
The nominated teacher must (1) Be a member of the CSTAND, (2) Have demonstrated excellence in teaching, developed instructional materials or designed novel approaches to teaching, and (3) Have contributed to the activities of the Association.
May 15, 2016

PLANNING HAS BEGUN

The 2016 Fall Conference is underway. If you have an idea for a session, or would like to present one, please complete this form. Sessions will be chosen in early June and notifications sent to the presenters.


FORM TO SUBMIT PRESENTATION PROPOSAL

PLAN NOW TO ATTEND CSTAND CONFERENCE 2016

The CSTAND conference is back to our traditional Thursday-Saturday dates on September 15-17, 2016. This year's conference theme is "Pearls of Wisdom." We anticipate many Hall of Fame members in attendance as we celebrate the 30th year of the organization conference.


Exciting sessions are beginning to take shape as Terri Egan, 1st VP works to respond to our association needs.


Please complete the form below if you are willing to present a session at CSTAND. Even if you are not willing to present, if you have an idea for a session, please complete the form below by June 1st.

CSTAND (Communication Speech and Theater Association of ND)