SkillsUSA Georgia

TIEGA Pre-Conference

February 2020 • Central Georgia Technical College

Join us for SkillsUSA Georgia's TIEGA Pre-Conference Session on February 6th at the Central Georgia Technical College! Please see details regarding the conference as well as how to register below. 

SkillsUSA Georgia TIEGA Pre-Conference Information

When: February 6th, 2020 

Where: Central Georgia Technical College

Address: 3300 Macon Tech Dr, Macon, GA 31206

Room: Building H Auditorium 

Registration Deadline: January 17th, 2020 

This year, TIEGA'S Pre-Conference workshop will have two options for advisors! The morning sessions are separated into a New/Beginner Advisor or Advanced Advisor Training, then you will have the choice to attend either the technology or competition workshops, and then the groups will merge after lunch. 



9:30 - 10:30 New/Beginner Advisor Training 

This session is for new/beginning SkillsUSA advisors or those who want a refresher on chapter management. Topics to be discussed include: chapter organization, recruitment ideas, the SkillsUSA POW, budget, as well as training and using officer. 

9:30-10:30 Advanced Advisor Training 

Session topics include CEP 2.0 updates, officer training and SkillsUSA week activities. Advisors should come ready to share with colleagues and discuss successful activities their chapters have planned and /or completed. 

10:30-11:30 Contest Information 

Are you up to date on all competitions? Do your chapter's members compete in leadership, occupationally related and Georgia only competitions? Do you have questions about registering? Finding updates? Locating technical standards for national and Georgia competitions? Get answers to these and any other questions you have. 

10:30 - 11:30 Technology Hacks for SkillsUSA 

Develop skills you and your officers can use for chapter business. Discover how to use Google docs, Google forms, Google Classroom and QR codes to help with  chapter management and organization. You will have the opportunity to create a resource for your chapter to use and receive help during this session. 

11:30 -1:00 Lunch 

1:00 -1:30 Framework Information and Activities 

SkillsUSA has created several unique resources to assist advisors as they incorporate the SkillsUSA Framework into both classroom and chapter meetings/activities. Experience and review these resources with your peers as we prepare to write mini lessons for you to  use in the following session. 

1:30 -2:30 Framework Mini Lessons 

All CTAE course standards include Standard One: Demonstrate employability skills required by business and industry. The last standard for all courses is: Examine how SkillsUSA is a co-curricular part of career and technical education industry. How can SkillsUSA resources be used as you teach these two standards? Advisors will work together to write mini framework lessons to be shared on the SkillsUSA Georgia website. 

2:30 -3:30 Fundraising: More Money, More Problems... Not in SkillsUSA! 

Are you looking for new, fun, and innovative ways to raise money for your chapter? What about free money through grant-writing? Learn about fundraising opportunities and how to tie it to projects and every day financial skills students need. 

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