Call for Proposals


The 35th Annual UCEA Convention will be held November 11-14, 2021 at the Hyatt Regency Columbus in Columbus, Ohio. The purpose of the 2021 UCEA Convention is to engage participants in discussions about research, policy, practice, and preparation in the field of education with a specific focus on educational leadership. 
Members of the 2021 Convention Program Committee include David DeMatthews (University of Texas at Austin), Noelle W. Arnold (Ohio State University), Paul Cruz (University of Texas at Austin), DeMarcus Jenkins (University of Arizona), and Yinying Wang (Georgia State University).
The 35th Annual UCEA Convention theme, Emerging Stronger: Reuniting to Advance Educational Leadership, is an opportunity to join together after an unprecedented time of isolation and loss.


Updated on 3/8/2021.

Key Dates

  • March 24 – Proposal submissions open in All Academic
  • May 18 – Proposal submission deadline in All Academic (Deadline extended)
  • May 30 – Proposal reviews due
  • November 10 & 11 – Graduate Student Summit
  • November 11 – Barbara L. Jackson Scholars Network Research Symposium
  • November 11-13 – UCEA Annual Convention
  • More dates will be announced as they become available.