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Aug 14, 2017

Registration Deadline: New FFA Advisor Workshop

Aug 14, 2017 by Hannah H Cantrell

Registration closes for the New FFA Advisor Workshop closes tomorrow, August 15th! If you are new advisor or feel like you need a better understanding of Florida FFA please sign-up!  See original email below for details.

Registration is now open for the New FFA Advisor Workshop! Florida FFA is excited to offer this opportunity for new FFA Advisors to attend two days of in-depth information focused solely on managing your FFA chapter.  This workshop is open to any advisor who would like to attend. Our hope is that you return to your chapter prepared to take advantage of all the opportunities that FFA offers your students.

The New FFA Advisor Workshop will be held in conjunction with the Florida FFA Chapter Presidents' Conference in Orlando, August 26th-27th.  You do not to have be bringing students to the conference to participate in the workshop, simply register using the form below.  However, even if you are attending CPC and have already registered for that event, please fill out the registration form below in addition to your chapters CPC registration so that we have an accurate count of workshop attendees.  Additional information is included below. 

To register for the New FFA Advisor Workshop, visit:  https://floridaffa.formstack.com/forms/2017_newadvisorworkshop

Note:  If you are not a new advisor but you know someone who is, please share this email with them as we may not have their contact information yet.


EVENT FACTS

Location
Embassy Suites Orlando Lake Buena Vista South
4955 Kyngs Heath Road
Kissimmee, FL 34746

Register Online
All registrations must be received by 5 PM on August 15th. Registration should be completed online:

Costs
If your chapter is registered for Chapter Presidents' Conference and you are attending as the advisor chaperone, there is no additional registration fee to attend the New Advisor Workshop.

If you are not bringing students to CPC the registration cost is as follows:

Adult Double* $75.00

Price includes meals, lodging, conference materials, etc.

Due to housing limitations we are unable to offer single occupancy rooms.

Cancellation Policy
Fees are non-refundable unless cancellations are made 48 hours in advance to check-in.  All payments are due at time of check in.  If payment is not received at check-in, a credit card will be necessary to secure conference attendance.

NEW FFA ADVSIOR WORKSHOP TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

Saturday
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM - Check-In
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM - Chapter Presidents Conference Opening Session
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM – Welcome & Introductions
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM - (Session 1) Florida FFA Overview & Chapter Start-up
5:30 PM – 6:00 PM - FFA Advisor Meet & Greet Reception - Hotel Lobby (New & Veteran FFA Advisors)
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM - Dinner
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM - (Session 2) Leadership Events, Competitive Events, Awards & Recognition Programs

Sunday
9:00 AM – 9:55 AM - FFA Advisor Update(s)
10:00 AM -12:30 PM - (Session 3) Teacher Professional Development (hosted by UF / AEC)

If you have questions, please contact Hannah Huggins (Hannah.Huggins@flaffa.org) or Erin Walker (Erin.Walker@flaffa.org).


Other Professional Development opportunities you should plan to attend include:

  • FFA COLT Conferences - September
  • FAAE New Teacher (Williston High School) - September 23
  • FAAE New Teacher Workshop (LTC) - January 4th
  • FAAE Mid-Winter Teacher Conference (LTC) - January 5-7

More information on each of these events will be forthcoming.