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.

2022 Conference Schedule

Friday, July 15, 2022

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 16, 2022

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  Student Government is a Bunch of C.R.A.P. (Communication-Respect-Attitude-Professionalism) – Michael A. Cadore Sr., Ed.D.
    Adventure/Wonder Room
  •  C  Inclusive SG Leadership: Tackling the Difficult Conversations – Suzette Walden Cole, Ph.D.
    Magic Room
  •  D  Doing the Most: Talented and Overextended (Part 1) – Rasheed Ali Cromwell, Esq.
    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   NEW WORKSHOP  Magnus Principles: I am, You Are, We Are Magnus! #Greatness – Michael A. Cadore Sr., Ed.D.
    Adventure/Wonder Room
  • Knowing When and How to Call Someone Out: Confronting Members within the SG  – Suzette Walden Cole, Ph.D.
    Magic Room
  • Doing the Most: Talented and Overextended (Part 2) – Rasheed Ali Cromwell, Esq.
    Vista 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

Discovery Room

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

  •  I  How to Make Students Care About Your SG: Create “Signature Programs” – Butch Oxendine
    Discovery Room
  • J   NEW WORKSHOP  I Made It, I am In Student Government: Now What? – Edson O’Neale
    Adventure/Wonder Room
  • K   NEW WORKSHOP  101 Activities & Action Items for SG’s – Kat Klawes
    Magic Room
  •  L  Lost in Translation: Communication, Non-Communication and Everything in Between – Rasheed Ali Cromwell, Esq.
    Vista Room

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

2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Roundtables

  1. Presidents & Vice Presidents – Adventure/Wonder Room
  2. Secretaries and Treasurers – Magic Room
  3. Advisors – Vista Room
  4. Senators, Representatives, Judicial Branch, and Committee Members – Discovery Room

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

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

  •  M  What Can Your Student Government Really Accomplish? Choose Realistic Goals – Butch Oxendine
    Discovery Room
  • N   NEW WORKSHOP  Vulnerability: The Real Super Hero for Student Government – Edson O’Neale
    Adventure/Wonder Room
  • O   NEW WORKSHOP  Getting Student Feedback: How & Why – Kat Klawes
    Magic Room
  •  P  Impeachment: The Last Frontier – Rasheed Ali Cromwell, Esq.
    Vista Room

4:45 p.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 17, 2022

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