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Fall Leadership Conference

Join SkillsUSA Georgia members from across the state of Georgia for a day full of impactful leadership development centered around the SkillsUSA Framework! This conference will equip you with the tools necessary to have a successful school year! 

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Conference Info

Conference Information

What

Join us at the Fall Leadership Conference where students will: 

  • Participate in classes with Business and Industry partners from their cluster areas during their morning sessions. 

  • Have the opportunity to meet with different post-secondary education representatives and business and industry partners.

  • Build their resume with their personal experiences.

  • Learn job interviewing skills. 

  • Finish their day by participating in engaging experiential experiences that will help build framework skills.

Who

All registered SkillsUSA members are eligible to register for Fall Leadership Conference. This Conference is not just for chapter officers. We highly encourage you to bring all of your chapter members. 

When

Pick one day only: 

  • November 27th 

  • November 28th 

  • November 29th 

 

This is a one day only event. Chapters will choose their preferred date. Once registration closes SkillsUSA Georgia will assign each chapter their date to attend and their chapter color. Please wait to make travel arrangements until you have been given your official attendance date.  

Where

Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center

720 FFA FHA Camp Road

Covington, GA 30014

Costs

Registration: $70 per attendee (Students, Advisors, and Chaperones)

Chapter Fee: $50

Dates and Deadlines

Registration Opens

September 1, 2023

Step 1: 

Please register all attendees in SkillsUSA Register at https://www.skillsusa-register.org/Login.aspx

This includes, advisors, chaperones, and student attendees. Remember advisors and students are required to have submitted membership prior to registration. 

Chapters are NOT able to hold their preferred date without first registering attendees. 

 

Step 2: 

Please complete the Chapter Preference Form

Registration Deadline

October 30, 2023

Step 1: 

Please register all attendees in SkillsUSA Register at https://www.skillsusa-register.org/Login.aspx

This includes, advisors, chaperones, and student attendees. Remember advisors and students are required to have submitted membership prior to registration. 

 

Step 2: 

Please complete the Chapter Preference Form

Payment Deadline

November 15, 2023

All chapter invoices must be paid by before the day of the event. Credit card payments are accepted and a link will be provided in your invoice. SkillsUSA Georgia does not pass along any processing fees.

 

Checks should be made payable to:

 

SkillsUSA Georgia

1740 Hudson Bridge Road

Suite 1052

Stockbridge, GA 30281

Dates & Deadlines

Advisor To-Do's

Prefer a printed check-list? We've got you covered! Click here to download the Fall Leadership Conference Advisor Checklist.

Advisor To-Do's

Advertise the Event

Suggested Timeline: As soon as School Starts

Fall Leadership Conference is the perfect place to expose students to SkillsUSA and all it has to offer. At the Fall Leadership Conference, students will get to interact with business and industry partners and post-secondary education representatives while learning interview and framework skills. Be sure to spread the word to your chapter members as soon as possible and encourage them to attend.

Register Your Chapter

Deadline: October 3

Ensure that your chapter members are registered to attend by October 3. Don't forget that this is a one day event with two date options to choose from! Be sure to choose either November 2 or 3 as your preferred date. SkillsUSA Georgia will confirm your date once registration closes. Please do not make travel arrangements until your date has been confirmed.

Pay any Outstanding Invoices

Deadline: October 17

All invoices must be paid prior to the event date. Please ensure that your chapter has paid any outstanding invoices prior to the event. SkillsUSA Georgia accepts credit card payments. To make a credit card payment, simply follow the link on the invoice emailed to you. SkillsUSA Georgia does not pass along any credit card processing fees.

Conference Policies

Adult to Student Ratio and Supervision Policy:

SkillsUSA requires each school chapter to have one advisor or adult chaperone for every ten students. When participating in SkillsUSA events, there must be a school employee present for each school registered. SkillsUSA requires each school to have a male and female chaperone if traveling with both male and female students. A female advisor cannot travel without a male chaperone or advisor if traveling with all male students. A male advisor cannot travel without a female chaperone or advisor if traveling with all female students. If a male or female advisor from different schools are sharing the responsibility of supervising their male and female students, each advisor must submit a letter from their school principal or CTAE director. This letter must be on school letterhead, with the principal and/or CTAE director’s signature, stating that both schools agree to the shared responsibility of supervising male and female students. Each advisor must complete the form and submit their individual letter. The letters must be submitted by the registration deadline. The upload will be labeled as Student Supervision Verification Upload. Each conference will have a link to upload the Student Supervision Verification letter.

Onsite Payment Fee Policy:

If a chapter does not submit payment by the deadline, there will be an onsite payment fee of $50.00 per chapter. Please see all payment deadline dates in each conference information section and plan accordingly.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations are not allowed after the registration deadline. No refunds will be issued after the registration deadline. This is because we base purchasing items off our registration numbers.

Late Registration Fee Policy

:If an advisor registers anyone late for any SkillsUSA event, there will be a processing and handling fee of $20 per registrant. The state office will accept late registration until it is no longer able to do so (dates will vary depending on the conference planning process). SkillsUSA Georgia does not allow late registration for career competitors under any circumstances. Please help us by registering for all events on time! 

Dress code:

Dress in your school colors to show team spirit this year. There is an award that is given to the school that shows the best spirit throughout the conference and showing your school spirit will be part of that this year as well as student participation and behavior Attire is casual. No dresses are permitted. Shorts are not recommended. Tennis shoes are preferred. Closed toe shoes are required. 

Conference Policies

Required Forms

Required Forms

Chapter Preference Form

The Chapter Preference Form is the second step in the registration process. This form does not guarantee the date you select. SkillsUSA Georgia will confirm your date once registration closes. Please do not make travel arrangements until your date has been confirmed. Please complete the Chapter Preference Form by the registration deadline.

Dietary Restrictions:

Please complete the dietary restrictions form if anyone or multiple people require a special diet. You can check all that apply to your students and advisors needs. Please complete one form per school.

Georgia FFA-FCCLA Camp Form

Every attendee must complete this form to participate on activities on Georgia FFA-FCCLA Camp grounds. 

Please upload the Georgia FFA-FCCLA form for all registered participants in one document via the "Upload FFA-FCCLA Camp Form Here" button below. 

Registration, Personal and Liability Release Form

All Registration, Personal and Liability Release forms of all conference-registered school representatives (including, but not limited to instructors, participants, chaperones and observers) will remain in the possession of the advisor at all times during the SkillsUSA Conference. Have your SkillsUSA Members participating submit this to you when  they return their field trip absence form.

Student Supervision Verification Letter

SkillsUSA requires each school chapter to have one advisor or adult chaperone for every ten students. When participating in SkillsUSA events, there must be a school employee present for each school registered. SkillsUSA requires each school to have a male and female chaperone if traveling with both male and female students. A female advisor cannot travel without a male chaperone or advisor if traveling with all male students. A male advisor cannot travel without a female chaperone or advisor if traveling with all female students. If a male or female advisor from different schools are sharing the responsibility of supervising their male and female students, each advisor must submit a letter from their school principal or CTAE director. This letter must be on school letterhead, with the principal and/or CTAE director’s signature, stating that both schools agree to the shared responsibility of supervising male and female students. Each advisor must complete the form and submit their individual letter. The letters must be submitted by the registration deadline. The upload will be labeled as Student Supervision Verification Upload. Each conference will have a link to upload the Student Supervision Verification letter. 

Statesman Testing

Overview

The SkillsUSA Statesman Award is presented to members who demonstrate SkillsUSA knowledge and civic awareness, along with an understanding of the SkillsUSA Framework and how to articulate their personal experience in career and technical education (CTE). Knowing about SkillsUSA is critical in being a leader within our organization. 

Testing Window

This is a proctored test. The testing availability will reflect regular business hours to ensure students take this exam with a proctor. 

 

The Statesman Testing is available the following dates:

November 6th - 8th from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Proctor Form

A proctor form must be submitted for each chapter who has students taking the SkillsUSA Georgia Statesman Test. Proctors must agree to monitor students while they complete the test and agreed to hold all test information secure.

Statesman Testing

Leadership Contests

Chapter Excellence Program Application 

Leadership Contests
Conference Agenda
Quality Application Submission 

This year the Fall Leadership Conference contest is the CEP Quality Application! 

Submit your Chapter Excellence Program Quality Application by November 15th to be recognized on stage at the Fall Leadership Conference. 

To learn more about submitting an application, please click the below link. 

Conference Agenda

Advisor Duty

Advisor duty is to aid the student facilitator in whatever they might need and to ensure that student participants are on their best behavior while the facilitators rotate rooms. 

 

Every Advisor has been given a duty, this is a random assignment. We are appreciative of all SkillsUSA Georgia advisors! 

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