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Workshop Proposals

Workshop facilitation is a great way for you to share valuable knowledge with your fellow PAL®s and PAL® Sponsors. It is also a good way for your group to receive a discount of registration fees!

In exchange for presenting a workshop, we will apply a 50% discount to PAL® Student’s registration fees for the 2018 High School Conference. Please contact us for details!

If you would like to present on more than one topic, please fill out and submit a form for each topic. 

Elligibility Requirements for Student-Lead Workshops: Only PAL® programs operating within fidelity of the curriculum with a teacher who has completed their Initial Adult Training are elligible to apply for student-lead workshops.

Please complete the form below at least 30 days prior to the conference.


Workshop Type
Title of Presentation
Description / Equipment Needs

Workshops to consist of 50 minute presentations with the last ten minutes of each workshop being reserved for questions and comments.


Suggested Conference Topics 2016/2017

Adult or Student Track:
  • Community Service Projects
  • New ideas for cross-age mentoring
  • Team-building activities
  • Peer helping ideas for home campus
  • New training activities (tied to curricular areas)
  • Ice Breakers/ Energizers
  • Peer helper’s role in crisis management
  • Character education
  • Asset building
  • Maintaining your personal balance in a helping role
  • Marketing and PR for your program
  • Fundraising
  • Peer helping with special needs populations
  • Building leadership skills
  • How to tutor a peer
  • Learning Styles
  • Communication with diverse populations (different cultures, age differences, special needs, business situations, etc.)
  • Topics of concern (eating disorders, suicide prevention, conflict resolution, dealing with grief, dealing with fear, codependence, issues surrounding alcohol/drugs/tobacco, media literacy, diversity, bullying, violence prevention, HIV, etc.)
Student ONLY Track:
  • Setting the example/ modeling behavior
  • Setting and achieving goal
  • Activities/Games to do with PAL®ees
  • Facilitation skills
  • Bullying
  • Stress management
  • Building personal skills
  • Male Issues
  • Female Issues
  • Nutrition
Adult ONLY Track:
  • Collaborating and partnering with school and community
  • Evaluating your program
  • Gaining support from administration
  • Building your program to meet national standards
  • Grading strategies
  • Fundraising & PR
  • Stress Management
  • Working with Different Generations or Populations

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