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Proposal Submission Guidelines

Association of Leadership Educators Annual Conference

July 16-19, 2023

Nashville, Tennessee

Submission Requirements

  • There is a limit of two first-author research or practice manuscript/workshop/panel/roundtable submissions per person.
  • There is no limit on the number of poster submissions.
  • At least one author should be an ALE member
  • All submissions will include a 200 word abstract
  • Reviews are conducted through a double blind, volunteer review process. Please do not include any identifying information (author name(s), affiliation, etc.)
  • Panel submissions, however, should include identifying presenter information
  • Special attention should be given to using bias-free language, as articulated by the American Psychological Association; see the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association  style, 7th edition, Chapter 5 for tips about how to reduce bias
  • All submissions should be uploaded to the submission portal as a Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) document
  • Please ensure no identifying information (name, institution, etc.) is included in the file name

Formatting Requirements

  • All submissions should be formatted in compliance with the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association style, 7th edition
  • Tables or figures (if applicable) should be included within the manuscript
  • Please use Times New Roman, 12-point font, and 1-inch margins
  • Submissions should be single spaced, except between sections and headings
  • All submissions should include a reference section (which is not included in the total word count limits of the submission)
  • See relevant submission formatting template examples under the Call for Proposal site
  • Questions? Please contact Kristie Guffey, 2023 ALE Vice President and Conference Chair,

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