Schedule

This weekend conference features nearly 10 intense hours of practical help, research, and advice on how to improve your Student Government and how to become more effective and influential on your campus.

Conference Location

The conference is being held at Wheelock College‘s Hawes Street Building, 43 Hawes Street, Brookline, MA 02446, which is about a 10-minute walk northeast of the main campus (See campus map). Free parking is available right in front of the Hawes Street Building.

Wheelock’s main campus is located at 200 The Riverway, Brookline, Massachusetts 02215.

Text ASGA at conference ONLY: 352-258-4604

Saturday, August 4, 2018

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

HAWES STREET BUILDING, THE LADD ROOM FOYER, 1st Floor

9:00 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. – Welcome

  • Christopher Irving, Ed.D., Emcee

THE LADD ROOM, 1st Floor

9:20 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. – Break

9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. – Training Block I

  •  A  13 Steps to a Super Student Government – Butch Oxendine
    THE LADD ROOM, 1st Floor
  •  B  SGA Training With an “Attitude” – Christopher Irving, Ed.D.
    TRUSTEES BOARD ROOM, 2nd Floor
  •  C  Extreme Makeover: Constitution Edition – Christopher Jachimowicz
    CAMPUS LIVING ROOM, 1st Floor
  •  D  What Big Assumptions are You Making That are Standing in the Way of You Accomplishing Your SGA Goals – Sarah E. Schoper, Ph.D.
    CLASSROOM, 1st Floor

10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Break

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

  •  E  The 25 Worst Mistakes Your Student Government Can Make – Butch Oxendine
    THE LADD ROOM, 1st Floor
  •  F  Leadership Reloaded: Skills For Effective SG Members – Christopher Irving, Ed.D.
    TRUSTEES BOARD ROOM, 2nd Floor
  •  G  Administrators Are Not Your Enemy: Learn How to Get Along With Yours – Christopher Jachimowicz
    CAMPUS LIVING ROOM, 1st Floor
  •  H  Is Your SG Running Like a Machine or a Brain? – Sarah E. Schoper, Ph.D.
    CLASSROOM, 1st Floor

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Lunch

THE LADD ROOM, 1st Floor

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

THE LADD ROOM, 1st Floor

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

  •  I  How to Make Students Care About Your SG: Create “Signature Programs” – Butch Oxendine
    THE LADD ROOM, 1st Floor
  •  J  Change Agents: Diversity Training for SG Leaders – Christopher Irving, Ed.D.
    TRUSTEES BOARD ROOM, 2nd Floor
  •  K  Point of Order! 13 Often Missed Meeting Rules – Christopher Jachimowicz
    CAMPUS LIVING ROOM, 1st Floor
  •  L   NEW WORKSHOP  Five Tools for Bringing Innovative Ideas to Your SG – Sarah E. Schoper, Ph.D.
    CLASSROOM, 1st Floor

2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Break

2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Roundtables

  1. Senators, Representatives, Judicial Branch, and Committee Members – THE LADD ROOM, 1st Floor
  2. Advisors – TRUSTEES BOARD ROOM, 2nd Floor
  3. Presidents & Vice Presidents – CAMPUS LIVING ROOM, 1st Floor
  4. Secretaries and Treasurers – CLASSROOM, 1st Floor

3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. – 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
    THE LADD ROOM, 1st Floor
  •  N  No More Drama: Conflict Resolution the “Right Way” – Christopher Irving, Ed.D.
    TRUSTEES BOARD ROOM, 2nd Floor
  •  O  Just a Minute! A Guide to Taking Accurate Minutes – Christopher Jachimowicz
    CAMPUS LIVING ROOM, 1st Floor
  •  P  The Power of Ongoing Regard – Sarah E. Schoper, Ph.D.
    CLASSROOM, 1st Floor

4:45 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. – 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
  • Christopher Irving, Ed.D., Emcee
  • Ultimate Connectors Raffle (return your evaluation form to enter)

THE LADD ROOM, 1st Floor

Sunday, August 5, 2018