Call for Presentations

Fall Institute 2019:

Partnerships Supporting Families: The Heart of Kentucky

Call for Workshop Presentations

The Fall Institute celebrates the collaborative nature of FRYSCs and their critical work with community partners.  In addition to FRYSCs, workshops offer professional learning opportunities for Kentucky Association of Psychologists in Schools, Community Education Directors, DCBS Workers, 21CCLC staff, guidance counselors, principals, and other school district employees.

Lexington Convention Center
Lexington, Kentucky
November 13-15, 2019

 The Family Resource and Youth Services Coalition of Kentucky (FRYSCKy), the Kentucky Division of Family Resource and Youth Services Centers (DFRYSC), the Kentucky Association of Psychologists in Schools (KAPS), and the Kentucky Community Education Association (KCEA) are collaborating in the development of Fall Institute 2019, which will culminate with an incredible learning opportunity and celebration at the Fall Institute.   We encourage you to be involved with this exciting conference. Please submit a workshop proposal. A planning committee is already working on details for the conference and will review/select workshops from the proposals that are received. Priority will be given to proposals that focus on:

  • Center Operations
  • Leadership Skills
  • Social & Emotional Needs
  • Educational System & Academic Needs
  • Family Development
  • Child/Youth Health and Development Needs

Proposal Guidelines:

  • Concurrent Workshops Sessions are 90 minutes in duration. 

  • Seating is classroom style unless other arrangements are requested in advance and approved by the Conference Planning Committee. 

  • Handouts will not be made. Presenters are asked to submit their handouts in electronic format 3 weeks prior to the event.  Conference staff will post all handouts on the FRYSCKy website for attendees to print their own copies prior to event.
  • The lead presenter receives a complimentary Fall Institute registration.
  • Audio/visual requests made on the day of the conference may not be honored.
  • Conference sessions are professional development opportunities and may not incorporate sales presentations. 

  • Only lead presenters will be contacted. Lead presenters are responsible for coordinating with any co-presenters. 

  • With the limited number of sessions to be offered and the need for a balanced program, we may suggest modifications to proposed workshops.
  • A workshop proposal is only complete when all of the requested information is received. Incomplete proposals will not be reviewed.  A complete proposal will contain the following:
    • Clear, Interesting, Descriptive Workshop Title
    • Detailed Workshop Description
    • Target Audience Identification
    • Identification of Preferred Date/Time of Session
    • Identification of Audiovisual Equipment Needs
    • Complete Listing of Each Presenter
    • Completed DFRYSC Trainer Credential Application* (for each presenter) Click here for Credential Application
    • Resume/Vita* (for each presenter)
    • Workshop Proposal Form Signed by Lead Presenter

* The Division of Family Resource and Youth Services Centers is committed to ensuring
quality training for our Program Coordinators.  Each presenter must be approved by our Training Council before they are allowed to participate in any FRYSC training.  Please provide a completed FRYSC Trainer Credential Application and current resume with your Call for Workshop Presentation paperwork.  Once approved, you will be qualified to train in our organization for 3 years, after which you must reapply.

 If you have questions about the conference or submitting a proposal, please contact Michael Jones by phone at (859) 333-4209 or email at   The deadline for receipt of proposals is June 15, 2019.