We are excited to announce the premier professional development opportunity for High School SkillsUSA students and advisors- The High School Fall Leadership Conference will be completely virtual for 2020! Never before have we been able to bring this incredible conference to your fingertips. This conference is open to all students, advisors and administrators interested in learning more about SkillsUSA, want to build their employability skills "tool box" or want to participate in one of the 6 Regional Delegate Assemblies.
This year's Conference will focus on providing "tools in the tool box" that students can use in and out of SkillsUSA. Sessions will focus around chapter development, the new program of work, and business and industry led sessions. Statesman awards can be earned by students completing each of the sessions. Student's that are looking to take their experiences to the "next level"can include serve Voting Delegates or Regional Officer Candidates giving students a front row seat to choosing their student leaders. Students will get a variety of opportunities based on the sessions that they choose. We will be able to offer a wide range of sessions on a variety of topics this year and will have a number of industry partners teaching sessions and sitting on industry panels ready to answer student's questions about employment (please scroll down to see a sample of the sessions).
We wanted to ensure that students have the highest quality experience in the Virtual Environment and because of that The 2020 Virtual Fall Leadership Conference will be produced by Mills James in conjunction with SkillsUSA Ohio.
Fall Leadership Conference Registration information
Registration Deadline November 1 at 11:59PM
Registration is a 2 Step Process-
Step 1: Complete Form D and the Virtual Code of Conduct and return to Tammy Plotts:
Step 2: Complete Registration on this site- When your registration is complete you will receive
a confirmation email
Registration Types: Classroom or Individual-
Classroom: For the first time ever, we are able to offer classroom registration pricing. The definition of classroom is up to 30 students. One ticket is required per classroom. Classrooms will need to elect or select a “Classroom Leader”, this person will lead discussions and votes on what sessions the classroom wants to attend and will enter comments and questions in the “Chat” from the class. One email address will be utilized for each classroom registration.
Individual: Individual registration is needed for ALL Regional Officer Candidates and Voting Delegates (they need individual access to attend the elections), or for any registrant that would like a more individualized conference experience. This is perfect for students that may be viewing the conference at home or would like to choose their own sessions. Individual Registrants will need to provided what type of registrant they are “Candidate, Delegate, or General Registrant”, and will need to provide their region (Regions can be located by going to https://www.ohioskillsusa.org/about. Scroll to the bottom of the page and all regions are listed. Delegate Strength can be found by going to https://www.ohioskillsusa.org/flc, and locating “2020-2021 Delegate Strength” (Delegate Counts are determined by the previous year’s membership- of your school is new this year you are entitled to 1 voting delegate). IT IS CRITICAL THAT A SEPARATE EMAIL ADDRESS IS USED FOR EACH REGISTRANT.
Special notesfor Candidates and Delegates
Officer Candidates and Delegates must watch the Orientation Prior to November 9 and may not campaign until the orientation is complete.
Candidates and Delegates must be registered as Individuals no exceptions will be made after the conference has started.
2020 Statesman Award
The SkillsUSA Ohio Fall Leadership Conference Statesman Award is only offered to students who participate in the Fall Leadership Conference. The prestigious award is given in recognition for your active participation in various breakout sessions and completion of assigned activities.
Criteria for earning the award is as follows:
1.Follow the Code of Conduct throughout the conference
2.Complete Part 1: Required Independent Conference Activities in accordance with detailed instructions
3.Complete Part 2: Sessions on Monday, November 9, 2020 in accordance with detailed instructions
4.Complete Part 3: Sessions on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 in accordance with detailed instructions
5.Complete Part 4: SkillsUSA Knowledge Workbook in accordance with detailed instructions
6.Submit your completed program book for review by your advisor at the conclusion of this conference
7.Complete all additional local requirements set by your local chapter advisor
Your award paperwork will be reviewed by your chapter advisor and/or classroom/lab instructor upon completion of the conference; your Statesman Award will be presented to you at an upcoming local chapter activity. Students earning this award are to be commended for their leadership, character, and professionalism and are encouraged to wear this award proudly during future SkillsUSA