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LeadingAge Kansas has nearly 100 educational opportunities each year including conferences, day-long workshops, webinars, and online learning courses. We are looking for expert educators on topics important to our members in the current long-term care climate that are intentional about presenting in an interactive format.

Educational Offerings

You are invited to submit presentation ideas for consideration at Education Events, including:

  • LeadingAge Kansas 2018 and 2019 Spring Conventions – held in April of each year
  • MDS 3.0
  • Survey and Regulations Training
  • Quality of Life/Resident Care Workshop
  • Workforce Summit
  • Joint Provider Fire Marshal Training
  • Assisted Living Summit
  • Policy and Leadership Conference
  • Nurse Leadership Conference


We are specifically looking for presentations on the following topics. Presentations outside of these topic areas may be considered but will not be top priority.

  • Experts in the new Conditions of Participation regulations and surveys for nursing homes
    • Behavioral Health
    • Care Transitions
    • Infection Control
    • Residents Rights
    • Antibiotic Stewardship
    • Facility-wide assessment
  • Workforce which includes effective strategies/practices/culture
  • Person-Centered Care/Culture Change
  • Reduction of Anti-psychotic medications
  • Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation – specifically resident-to-resident abuse
  • Aging Services Technology
  • Mental Health and Aging
  • Navigating Long-term Care Reimbursement
  • Good Governance and Strategic Planning
  • Efficient and effective operational strategies
  • Accessible and affordable financing
  • MDS Training
  • Nurse Practice Act
  • Care Transitions
  • Infection Control
  • Assisted Living topics
  • Board Development
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Leadership Topics 

Target Audiences

  • Administrators
  • Assisted Living Operators
  • Nurses
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Department Managers
  • Social Service Professionals
  • Activity Professionals
  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Hands-on Caregivers (CNA/CMA/RA/HHA)

If you have an interesting presentation or an idea that could be developed into an educational session, you are invited to submit a written proposal. Complete the application and return it by the deadline listed. To be considered as a speaker, your program must be educational and interactive.

Sales presentations will not be accepted. In addition, your material should be original; otherwise, sources must be referenced for us to meet continuing education criteria by state agencies.

Evaluation Criteria

The LeadingAge Kansas Education Team will review all proposals on these criteria:

  • Topic addresses a critical and timely issues in aging services and is applicable to our target audiences
  • Interactiveness of presentation, with the goal of incorporating non-didactic techniques
  • Has practical applicability to aging service providers
  • Embodies quality, innovation, and originality
  • Is clear, focused, well-organized, and designed to be interactive
  • Features experienced speaker(s) with significant expertise

Other important considerations:

  • Willingness to follow up post-presentation with questions from participants if needed, and/or writing articles about subject
  • Willingness to make presentations interactive and non-didactic regardless of the topic
  • Willingness to incorporate social media into presentation
  • Willingness (for webinars) to incorporate polling into presentation

All proposals will be accepted and reviewed. Successful candidates will submit quality presentations that meet our members’ needs and will provide meaningful and interactive education.

How to apply:

We have two easy ways to apply:  

  1. Download the flyer/application and email directly to
  2. Apply online