Program

Learn from fun, interactive workshops

This weekend conference features nearly 10 intense hours of practical help, research, and advice on how to improve your Student Government and how to become more effective and influential on your campus.

Conference Location

The conference is held at Georgia State University Perimeter College – Clarkston Campus, 555 North Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, GA 30021. Parking is free at the conference location. Please park in lot 3 and walk to the conference in building CN, which is the student center. Parking at the college is free.

Text ASGA at conference ONLY: 352-258-4604

2020 Conference Schedule

Saturday, February 29, 2020

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

CN 1000

9:00 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. – Welcome

  • Butch Oxendine, Emcee

CN 1000

9:20 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. – Networking Break

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

  • 13 Steps to a Super Student Government – Butch Oxendine
    CN 1000
  • Who Said There’s No “I” in Team? – Vicky Goodin, Ed.D.
    CN 2220
  • C   NEW WORKSHOP   FOR ADVISORS  What You Know Gets You Hired, But What You Say Or Do Can Get You Fired – Michael A. Cadore Sr., M.A.
    JIM CHERRY LRC 1100
  • Teamwork Makes the Dream Work – Dessie Hall
    CN 2240

10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Networking Break

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

  • The 25 Worst Mistakes Your Student Government Can Make – Butch Oxendine
    CN 1000
  •  Do the Right Thing: Ethics and Your SGA – Vicky Goodin, Ed.D.
    CN 2220
  • G   NEW WORKSHOP   FOR ADVISORS  Be an Uncle M.I.K.E. (Mentor-Inspire-Knowledge-Encourage) – Michael A. Cadore Sr., M.A.
    JIM CHERRY LRC 1100
  • Retention Matters – Dessie Hall
    CN 2240

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Lunch

CN 1000

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

CN 1000

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

  • How to Make Students Care About Your SG: Create “Signature Programs” – Butch Oxendine
    CN 1000
  • Mission SGA! – Vicky Goodin, Ed.D.
    CN 2220
  • K   NEW WORKSHOP  Student Government is a Bunch of C.R.A.P. – Michael A. Cadore, Sr., M.A.
    JIM CHERRY LRC 1100
  • Managing the 3 Ps: People, Projects, and Priorities – Walter P. May, Ph.D.
    CN 2240

2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Networking Break

2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Roundtables

  1. Senators, Representatives, Judicial Branch, and Committee Members – CN 1000
  2. Presidents & Vice Presidents – CN 2220
  3. Secretaries & Treasurers – CN 2240
  4. Advisors – CN 2250

3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. – Networking Break

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

  • What Can Your Student Government Really Accomplish? Choose Realistic Goals – Butch Oxendine
    CN 1000
  • N   FOR ADVISORS  Leadership Development: Developing the Leaders Within Your SG – Vicky Goodin, Ed.D.
    CN 2220
  • O   NEW WORKSHOP  Emotional Intelligence: I Hear You, But I Don’t Understand You! – Michael A. Cadore, Sr., M.A.
    JIM CHERRY LRC 1100
  • You’ve Won the Election, Now What? Strategies for Effectively Transitioning into a Leadership Role – Walter P. May, Ph.D.
    CN 2240

4:45 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. – Networking Break

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

  • Butch Oxendine, Emcee
  • Ultimate Connectors Raffle (return your evaluation form to enter)
  • The Importance of Your Student Government – Butch Oxendine

CN 1000

Sunday, March 1, 2020

Workshop Guide & Descriptions