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Call for Presenters

March 8, 2019
In July 2019, CGTI is conducting its 45th annual Teen Institute, a five-day leadership conference sponsored by IABH. It is an award-winning program that offers opportunities for youth around the state to learn about leadership, healthy choices, and working with others to create better communities.

This year the theme for CGTI 2019 will be HOPE (Healthy Outcomes through Prevention Education).

We are looking for dynamic presenters to empower our participants and communities, as they seek opportunities to be catalyst for change. We have several workshops available for middle school and high school participants, as well as workshops for adult mentors. We would love for you to present at CGTI this summer at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

Our budget for presenters is limited, but we will consider your request for an honorarium and/or reimbursement for travel and expenses. Presenting at CGTI is a great way to get your message (and your name) out to hundreds of youth and adults from across the state of Illinois.

Presentation topics should be related to:
- Substance Use Prevention(ATOD opioid crisis, juuling/vaping, marijuana, & alcohol)
- Leadership
- Mental Health Awareness (self confidence, body image, positive self-talk, susicide prevention, stress management)
- Communication (resume building, interviewing)
- Bullying Prevention
- Teambuilding and Facilitation skills

Teens Reaching and Achieving Excellence (TRAX) workshops will be held Monday, July 22 and Wednesday, July 24 for 60 minutes. Round Robins will be held Tuesday, July 23 for 60 minutes. General Sessions will be held Sunday through Wednesday for 45 minutes.

A firm deadline for submitting proposals is Friday, April 15, 2019 at 4:00PM. Should you have any questions regarding CGTI 2019, please contact Ashley Webb at ashley@ilabh.org.

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Call for Presenters - CGTI 2017

February 1, 2017
July 16 through 20, CGTI is conducting its 43rd annual Teen Institute. We are looking for dynamic presenters to empower our participants and communities, as they seek opportunities to be catalyst for change. We have several workshops available for middle school and high school participants, as well as workshops for adult mentors.

Our budget for presenters is limited, but we will consider your request for an honorarium and/or reimbursement for travel and expenses. Presenting at CGTI is a great way to get your message (and your name) out to hundreds of youth and adults from across the state of Illinois.

Presentation topics should be related to underage drinking prevention, youth leadership, health, wellness, safety, skill building, life skills training or similar topics. Please feel free to pass this information along too!

Teens Reaching and Achieving Excellence (TRAX) Workshops will be held Monday, July 17 and Wednesday, July 19. Round Robins will be held Tuesday, July 18. General Sessions will be held Monday through Wednesday.

A firm deadline for submitting a proposal is Wednesday, March 1. Should you have any questions regarding CGTI 2017, please contact Ashley Webb at ashley@ilabh.org or call 217.528.7335 ext. 12.

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