Share the Call for Proposals

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Please share the Call for Proposals with your network and encourage anyone interested to submit a proposal. Below you’ll find ready-made language for social media and newsletters. Feel free to adjust them to fit your needs, or simply copy and paste. 

Deadline for submissions: Friday, February 17, 2023.


  • The conference is called the “Nature-Based Early Learning Conference” and is hosted by the Natural Start Alliance, an early childhood project of NAAEE
  • Direct people to to submit a proposal
  • If you are posting to social media, use #NatStart23, and tag @NaturalStartAlliance
  • When sharing on Instagram, include the image to the right

Sample Newsletter Text

The call for proposals for Natural Start Alliance’s Nature-Based Early Learning Conference is open! NatStart23 will be online, with a week of live events (July 24-28) and year-long on-demand access. We are seeking proposals for both live and on-demand online presentations. Natural Start is particularly interested in proposals that connect to the conference theme, Bringing Back Balance, focusing on mental health and wellness. Learn more and submit your proposal at

Sample Social Media Posts

Facebook: @NaturalStartAlliance is now accepting proposals for the 2023 Nature-Based Early Learning Conference, taking place online. Live events are scheduled for July 24-28 and on-demand access lasts all year. Submit your proposal at and share your expertise in one of these strands: Teaching, Administration, Research, Teacher Development, or Strategies for Change. 

Twitter: Have you submitted your proposal for the @NaturalStart Nature-Based Early Learning Conference? Share your expertise online! Visit

Instagram: Submit your proposal for the 2023 Nature-Based Early Learning Conference, hosted by @NaturalStartAlliance. They’re especially looking for sessions on environmental and social justice, social-emotional learning, managing challenging behaviors, sustainability and climate education, and best practice in early childhood environmental education. Visit Natural Start's account for more information. 

Event Info

If you’d like to include the Nature-Based Early Learning Conference as an upcoming event on your website, please include the following details: 

What: Nature-Based Early Learning Conference
Host: Natural Start Alliance, NAAEE
Where: Online
When: July 24-28, 2023
Conference webpage:
About: The Natural Start Alliance's annual conference is the nation's largest professional event for teaching, administration, research, and advocacy in nature-based early learning. This year, the conference theme, Bringing Back Balance, invites attendees and presenters to explore the mental health and wellness of children, families, and educators. Live events are scheduled for July 24-28 and on-demand access lasts all year.

If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected]