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Propose a Professional Development Event
TMS accepts proposals for new professional development events on an ongoing basis. To submit a proposal, first view the grid below to determine the format that best suits your topic and then click the button below to complete the Professional Development Event Proposal Form.
Professional Development Event Options
To afford the necessary flexibility to volunteer organizers and instructors, TMS offers a variety of formats for professional development events. The following table demonstrates the key differences between the different types of programs.
  Est. Registration Fees Duration No. Instructors Instructor Compensation Course Notes Promotion Registrants Required On-site logistical considerations
Short Course $575 1-day 1 to 2 Travel/hotel and hourly teaching honorarium (e.g. full ride) Hardcopy notebooks Hardcopy flyer + electronic 12 to 16 Includes A/V equipment, Continental breakfast, lunch and am/pm coffee breaks (**lunch especially promotes networking by keeping the group together for the entire day)
Workshop $275 1-day 2 to 10 Limited to about $1500 total (usually split between all instructors) or offered to those that are in need of (or require) support monies Electronic (USB) Electronic 6 to 10 Includes A/V equipment, Continental breakfast, lunch and am/pm coffee breaks (lunch may or may not be icluded depending on whether instructors receive financial support and/or whether sponsorship dollars can be secured)
Tutorial $100 1/2 day 1 to 4 Limited No notes or instructor provided Electronic 6 to 10 Includes A/V equipent and a coffee break
Stand-alone Course $2000 4-5 days 4-10 Travel/hotel and hourly teaching honorarium (e.g. full ride) Hardcopy Hardcopy flyer + electronic 20-80 Includes A/V equipment, Continental breakfast, lunch and am/pm coffee breaks, welcome reception, graduation banquet (**lunch especially promotes networking by keeping the group together for the entire day)
Webinar $0 1 hour 1-2 Limited N/A Electronic 2-100 N/A
Click here to access the New Professional Development Event Proposal Form.