Application Timeline

Background Work

  • Solicit potential steering committee members
  • Assemble documentation for application


  • Submit application to Program Units Committee (PUC) chair


  • PUC reviews applications, seeks additional information as needed, and agrees on recommendations to be made to the Executive Committee (EC)


  • PUC submits recommendations to the EC


  • EC discusses and adjudicates applications
  • PUC Chair notifies applicants of EC decision
  • Newly approved units meet to discuss topic and participants for next year and begin the process of soliciting participants

December - February

  • Steering committee formalizes plans and secures participants for the upcoming annual meeting (see below for information on selecting participants)


  • Steering Committee chair submits session data for the fall meeting as directed by the ETS staff