Program

Learn from fun, interactive workshops.

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.

Download the hotel floorplan.

Text ASGA at conference ONLY: 352-258-4604

2019 Conference Schedule

Friday, July 19, 2019

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 20, 2019

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

  • Discovery Room Foyer (Conference Registration)
  • Magic & Vista Rooms (Continental Breakfast)

9:00 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. – Welcome

  • Rasheed Ali Cromwell, Esq., Emcee

Discovery Room

9:20 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. – Networking 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 (Part 1) – Rasheed Ali Cromwell, Esq.
    Adventure Room
  •  C  Who Said There’s No “I” In Team? – Vicky Owles, Ed.D.
    Wonder Room
  •  D  Cleaning Up the Dirty Fighting In Your SGA – Michael D. Anthony, Ph.D.
    Vista Room

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

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

  •  E  The 25 Worst Mistakes Your Student Government Can Make – Butch Oxendine
    Discovery Room
  •  F  The Gift and The Curse: Talented and Overextended (Part 2) – Rasheed Ali Cromwell, Esq
    Adventure Room
  • Do the Right Thing: Ethics and Your SGA – Vicky Owles, Ed.D.
    Wonder Room
  • Managing Multiple Priorities: Important vs. Urgent – Michael D. Anthony, Ph.D.
    Vista Room
  • I   NEW WORKSHOP  Student Government is a Bunch of C.R.A.P. – Michael A. Cadore Sr., MA
    Magic Room

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Lunch

Magic & Vista Rooms

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

Magic Room

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

  •  J  How to Make Students Care About Your SG: Create “Signature Programs” – Butch Oxendine
    Discovery Room
  •  K  Origins of War: Communication, Non-Communication and Everything in Between – Rasheed Ali Cromwell, Esq.
    Adventure Room
  • L   FOR ADVISORS  From a Mess to a Yes! – Vicky Owles, Ed.D.
    Wonder Room
  •  M  Structural Integrity: Is Your Ship Ready for the Voyage Ahead? – Michael D. Anthony, Ph.D.
    Vista Room

2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Networking 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 – Vista Room
  5. Senators, Representatives, Judicial Branch, and Committee Members – Magic Room

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

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

  •  N  What Can Your Student Government Really Accomplish? Choose Realistic Goals – Butch Oxendine
    Discovery Room
  •  O  Impeachment: The Last Frontier – Rasheed Ali Cromwell, Esq.
    Adventure Room
  • P   FOR ADVISORS  Student Development and the Art of Advising (What Does Chickering Have to Do With It?) – Vicky Owles, Ed.D.
    Wonder Room
  •  Q  D.E.L.E.G.A.T.E.–Just Do It! – Michael D. Anthony, Ph.D.
    Vista Room

4:45p.m. to 4:50 p.m. – Networking 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 21, 2019

Community Service Project (on your own)

8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – ASGA Overtime

(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

Workshop Guide & Descriptions