Workshop Proposal

Please submit your proposal before June 30!

The 2022 THESA Conference will be held in Vancouver at LaSalle College International.  The theme of this year’s conference is Let’s Dig In!  We aim to offer the most hands-on THESA conference to date.

The conference organizing committee invites you to submit an application to facilitate a workshop by using the form below. Currently we are actively seeking workshops addressing the following topics, however all workshops related to Home Economics education will be considered:

  • Sexual Health 
  • Indigenous Perspectives
  • Creating safe spaces
  • Creating an inquiry/design based project from start to finish

 

A $150 honorarium will be provided to each workshop facilitator for their preparation and session time. Please note that we do not cover other expenses such as travel, accommodation, and parking. 

Timeline:

  • June 30: Submission deadline
  • July 10:  Conference committee to notify applicants of status
  • September 1: Registration opens for THESA conference
  • September 30: Registration closes
  • October 5: Conference committee to confirm if there are enough participants to run your workshop. THESA cannot assume any costs incurred by cancellation.
  • October 21: THESA Conference
Just a communication reminder:  please check your spam folder for returning e-mails from THESA Conference 2022.

Conference Organizing Committee

info@thesaconference.ca


Personal Information


We will use this information to contact you. Only your name, biography, and the workshop description will be visible on the website. There is room for a second instructor at the end of the form.

Contact number on the day of the Conference


Please provide you cell phone number where we can reach you on October 22nd, 2022.

Biography and Photo


This information provides potential participants with a bit of information about who you are. Describe your position, qualifications, experience as it relates to Home Economics and the topic of your workshop. 

Please upload a photo of yourself to be used on the website. The photo can be in JPG, PNG or GIF format.

Workshop Information


Please provide a detailed description of your workshop. Your workshop description should be able to answer the following questions:

  • What will the participants learn as a result of attending this workshop?
  • What will participants be doing during the workshop? A reminder that this year’s theme is "Let’s Dig In!” and each workshop will be predominantly hands on. Successful workshop proposals will have the participants actively doing something for the majority of the time. Practicing a skill, creating, etc.
  • What is the format of the workshop?
  • What materials (if any) will be provided to the participants?

You can upload a photo in JPG, PNG or GIF format. A photo of the finished product or any other photo related to the subject will attract more people.


   

Space at our venue is limited, in terms of number of workshops that we can offer and room size. It is possible that your assigned room may only accommodate 12-15 people. Do you have a minimum/maximum number of participants?





   

Please note that the $150 honorarium is per facilitator, not workshop.  

Workshop Fee (that the participant has to pay for kits, etc.)


Please provide information about any additional fees that you charge for kits or to cover costs for provided materials. 

Required Materials


Do participants need to bring anything with them to your workshop? (ie laptop/tablet, a project they are working on, etc). Please provide that information here. 

Special Equipment & Technology Requests


Please note the following:
  • We cannot provide participants with their own computers, however you can state in your workshop description that participants should bring their own device.
  • LaSalle College instructors will be offering workshops of their own in their kitchen and textile lab spaces.  If you are offering a cooking or sewing based workshop, please be prepared to facilitate it in a more traditional classroom setting.

Personal Information - Instructor 2


We will use this information to contact you. Only your name, biography, and the workshop description will be visible on the website. There is room for a second instructor at the end of the form. 

Contact number on the day of the Conference


Please provide you cell phone number where we can reach you on October 21nd, 2022.

This information provides potential participants with a bit of information about who you are. Describe your position, qualifications, experience as it relates to Home Economics and the topic of your workshop.  

Please upload a photo of yourself to be used on the website. The photo can be in JPG, PNG or GIF format.