Schedule

This one-day conference features nearly 10 intense hours of practical, help, research, and advice on how to improve your Student Government, how to become a more effective and influential officer and leader on your campus, and how to make your SG the best-ever in the history of your school this year.

Conference Location

The conference is being held at the Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista, 13351 State Road 535, Orlando, FL 32821.

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Text ASGA at conference ONLY: 352-258-4604

2018 Conference Schedule

Friday, July 20, 2018

Community Service Project (on your own)

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Advisors Conference

(Advisors can attend the New Officer Training Conference at no charge if they register for the Advisors Conference)

1:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. – New Officer Training Conference Bonus Programming

(Your SG will have an hour with an ASGA expert to discuss your unique issues, problems, and challenges. Contact conferences@asgaonline.com to book a consulting appointment)

  • Private Consulting – 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Private Consulting – 1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
  • Private Consulting – 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Private Consulting – 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Vista Pre-Function Room

Saturday, July 21, 2018

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. – Conference Registration & Continental Breakfast

  • Discovery Room Foyer (Conference Registration)
  • Magic Room (Continental Breakfast)

9:00 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. – Welcome

  • Christopher Irving, Ed.D., Emcee

Discovery Room

9:20 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. – Break

9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. – Training Block I

  •  A  13 Steps to a Super Student Government – Butch Oxendine
    Discovery Room
  •  B  The Gift and The Curse: Talented and Overextended – Rasheed Ali Cromwell, Esq.
    Adventure Room
  •  C  Who Said There’s No “I” In Team? – Vicky Owles, Ed.D.
    Wonder Room
  •  D  SGA Training With an “Attitude” – Christopher Irving, Ed.D.
    Magic Room
  •  E  Cleaning Up the Dirty Fighting In Your SGA – Michael D. Anthony, Ph.D.
    Vista Room

10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Break

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Training Block II

  •  F  The 25 Worst Mistakes Your Student Government Can Make – Butch Oxendine
    Discovery Room
  •  G  Origins of War: Communication, Non-Communication and Everything in Between – Rasheed Ali Cromwell, Esq.
    Adventure Room
  • H   NEW WORKSHOP  Together We Are Stronger: Communication, Connection & Collaboration – Vicky Owles, Ed.D.
    Wonder Room
  • I   FOR ADVISORS  Keeping HOPE Alive: How to Sustain & Grow Your Student Leaders –Christopher Irving, Ed.D.
    Magic Room
  •  J  D.E.L.E.G.A.T.E.–Just Do It! – Michael D. Anthony, Ph.D.
    Vista Room

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Lunch

Magic Room

1:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. – ASGA Halftime

Magic Room

1:15 to 2:15 p.m. – Training Block III

  •  K  How to Make Students Care About Your SG: Create “Signature Programs” – Butch Oxendine
    Discovery Room
  •  L   NEW WORKSHOP  The ABCs of SGA – Ernest J. Robinson
    Adventure Room
  •  M  Do the Right Thing: Ethics and Your SGA – Vicky Owles, Ed.D.
    Wonder Room
  •  N  No More Drama: Conflict Resolution the “Right Way” – Christopher Irving, Ed.D.
    Magic Room

2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Break

2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Roundtables

  1.  BONUS WORKSHOP  How Your SG Can Connect With Students: Survey Them! – Butch Oxendine, Discovery Room
  2. Presidents & Vice Presidents – Adventure Room
  3. Secretaries and Treasurers – Wonder Room
  4. Advisors – Magic Room
  5. Senators, Representatives, Judicial Branch, and Committee Members – Vista Room

3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. – Break

3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. – Training Block IV

  •  O  What Can Your Student Government Really Accomplish? Choose Realistic Goals – Butch Oxendine
    Discovery Room
  •  P   NEW WORKSHOP  Chess Vs Checkers: Understanding How and When to Make the Right Move – Ernest J. Robinson
    Adventure Room
  • Mission SGA! – Vicky Owles, Ed.D.
    Wonder Room
  •  R  Hail to the Chief: The Power and Purpose of Being SG President – Christopher Irving, Ed.D.
    Magic Room

4:45p.m. to 4:50 p.m. – Break

4:50 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. – Wrap-Up & Raffle

  • “The Importance of Your Student Government” – Butch Oxendine, ASGA Founder & Executive Director
  • Ultimate Connectors Raffle (return your evaluation form to enter)

Discovery Room

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Community Service Project (on your own)

8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – New Officer Training Conference Bonus Programming

(Your SG will have an hour with an ASGA expert to discuss your unique issues, problems, and challenges. Contact conferences@asgaonline.com to book a consulting appointment)

  • Private Consulting – 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
  • Private Consulting – 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
  • Private Consulting – 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
  • Private Consulting – 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • Private Consulting – 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Vista Pre-Function Room