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2016 NMASC/District Fall Conferences
Setting the Stage for Leadership

2016 NMASC/District Fall Conferences

 

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2016 NMASC/District Fall Conferences!

Information about the 2017 Fall Conferences will be posted when it becomes available in late summer, 2017. Until then, continue Setting the Stage for Leadership!

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NMASC 2018 State Conference
AMPlify Your Leadership: Born to Rock It!

February 8-10, 2018
Hosted by Bernalillo High School

 

Hosted by Bernalillo High School
1250 Isidro Sanchez Cir
Bernalillo, NM 87004
Map and Driving Directions »

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2017 State Conference at Centennial High School! Information about the 2018 conference at Bernalillo High School will be posted when it becomes available in Fall, 2017.

NMASC 2017 Summer Workshop
Major League Leadership

June 6-9, 2017
New Mexico Tech in Socorro

The NMASC Summer Leadership Workshop is an outstanding annual leadership training and development workshop for middle level and high school students and advisors! Make friends while working, learning and experiencing leadership activities in an energized, safe environment—all in four days! There is no limit to the number of students who may attend from a school; you are encouraged to bring as many as you wish for this early summer training experience. 

Dorms will be assigned by the school's completed registration received, SO REGISTER EARLY! Delegates will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Students going into 9th grade will be considered high school students, even though they may have been registered by their mid-level school. Middle Level students attending Summer Workshop must have completed 6th grade and must be a member in good standing in their school's Student Council. At least one advisor per 15 students must register with and remain on campus for the workshop.

When YOU leave the workshop, you will be:

  • Energized!
  • Prepared with leadership skills!
  • Ready to begin a new school year with enthusiasm!
The 2017 Summer Workshop will welcome special guest A'ric Jackson back to New Mexico to share his leadership expertise, humor and inspiration with Workshop participants.

The 2017 NMASC Summer Workshop will be held June 6-9 at New Mexico Tech in Socorro, NM. The approximate cost is $275/student - includes registration, workshop materials, workshop t-shirts, meals, and lodging. With a pre-registration minimum of 7 students per school, one advisor per school may register for $100; otherwise the cost is $275/advisor.

Online pre-registration will be available in February 2017!

Do you think you have what it takes to be a Summer Workshop JC (Junior Counselor)? The application will open on February 10, 2017 and will be open until March 10, 2017.

IMPORTANT SUMMER WORKSHOP DATES:

  • March 1: Summer Workshop online registration open
  • March 10: Deadline for JC application
  • April 21: Summer Workshop online pre-registration deadline – closes at midnight
  • May 1: USPS postmark deadline for Summer Workshop pre-registration required mail-in forms/payment
  • May 26: Deadline for substitutions
  • June 6-9: NMASC Summer Leadership Workshop at NM Tech - Socorro

How to Register

REGISTER EARLY! Delegates will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, and dorms will be assigned based on our receipt of your school's completed registration and payment.

Because of the early June date of Summer Workshop, the online reservation form must be completed by April 21, with payment and all required forms POSTMARKED no later than May 1, 2017. These deadlines are very important.

Advisors must register their students as part of their school delegation; students may not register themselves individually. If you are a student and wish to attend the NMASC Summer Workshop, please talk to your advisor.

Workshop Fee: $275/person (includes lodging in college dormitories, meals starting with lunch Tuesday thru lunch on Friday, banquet, supplies, materials, workshop t-shirts, and campus facilities. Transportation is the responsibility of the school.)

When a school registers 7 or more students from their school, the workshop registration fee for one same-school advisor is just $100. Additional adults are $275/ea.

There are no refunds, however we allow same-gender substitutions at no charge by May 26.

Reserve Space Now

Online Reservation Deadline: APRIL 21
This is where you enter your student delegates' names. Please double-check the spelling of all names; the information you provide builds our database. Once you submit this online reservation form, you will receive a confirmation email (be sure to check your spam folder if you don't see the email - this confirmation email is also your invoice). This online form will help you calculate your registration fees. Be sure to do this by April 21!

 

Download the Student Forms

After you've reserved space, download and print a Student Information Form and Student Participant Commitment Form for each student participant. These forms must be printed because they require signatures. (the above link points to a pdf document; if you would prefer to have a Word document, click here)

 

Step 3

Postmark Deadline: May 1
After you've collected the completed Student Information Forms and Student Participant Commitment Forms from each student delegate, mail the following in ONE envelope to NMASC:

  1. Printout of your confirmation email (school reservation - see step 1 above)
  2. Completed Student Information Forms (see step 2 above)
  3. Completed Student Participant Commitment Forms (see step 2 above)
  4. ONE school check (made payable to NMASC) for workshop registration fees

Registration will not be complete until all forms and payment are received - your forms and payment must be postmarked by May 1. Mail to:

NMASC Summer Workshop
P.O. Box 95468
Albuquerque, NM 87199

No refunds are allowed; substitutions only. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you in June!

 

Substitutions

Substitution Deadline: May 26
If, after you've submitted your registration materials and you need to make any name substitutions, you may do so at no charge; however, substitutes must be of the same gender (female for female or male for male). NMASC will make every effort to provide a t-shirt in the correct size for the substitute, but we cannot guarantee it as the t-shirt order is placed well in advance of the event. Your school will receive t-shirts in the sizes submitted with your original online reservation form. Be sure to make any substitutions by May 26!

Questions? Contact NMASC Executive Director Mary Hahn by emailing hahnnmasc@aol.com or calling 505-259-0484.

 

Important Deadlines

  • April 21: Online reservation form due (Extended Deadline - see Step 1 above)
  • May 1: Postmark deadline for Student Information Forms, Participant Commitment Forms, and payment (see Step 2 above)
  • May 26: Deadline for substitutions

 

Please Note

The NMASC Summer Workshop program is designed to provide optimal opportunities for participants to achieve preparation for their leadership roles when they return to their schools. For this reason:

  • students are to remain on campus for the entire workshop and to attend all workshop activities.
  • there is a no-visitor policy. Parents/guardians and school officials are welcome to report to the workshop headquarters to meet with a student.
  • private automobiles (with the exception of advisors' vehicles) are not allowed.

 

For students and advisors, the NASC National Conference offers opportunities to meet and network with other leaders from across the United States and around the world, obtain new ideas from informative speakers and workshops, and ascertain innovative ideas about service learning. Participants will come away with renewed enthusiasm for student council involvement at their schools and new projects and ideas to implement— all while developing stronger leadership skills and friendships.

80th NASC National Conference
June 26-28, 2017
Hosted by Pinkerton Academy in New Hampshire

 

Info about the NMASC delegation to the NASC National Conference will be posted here when it becomes available in late 2016 or early 2017.

The NASSCED (National Association of State Student Council Executive Directors) Region 6  - the great states of Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico and Oklahoma!  The Region 6 mission is to build a community by connecting individuals through leadership experiences.

In April 2016 State Presidents, State Student Representative and State Execs met in NM on a UFO mission – Uniting Future Opportunities for our Region 6 states, collaborating on a plan to accomplish this mission.  The first-ever Region 6 Conference will take place Summer 2017.  The Region 6 Conference is for Mid-Level/Jr. HS and high school students and their advisors of NMASC member schools.The Region 6 states have committed to make this conference an annual event, on a host state rotation. 

2017 Conference Dates:  June 23 – 25 (with a pre-conference event on June 22)
June 20-22 NMASC will have a pre-conference delegation bonding experience in the Kansas City, MO area

Conference Host:  MASC (Missouri Association of Student Councils) and Liberty North HS in Kansas City, MO

Conference Registration:  $175.00/person – advisor and students 
Additional conference expenses include transportation-air and ground, lodging, some meals, pre-conference activity expenses, conference shirts and trading items, etc..

National Student Networking is a huge piece of this Region 6 Conference! 
Other components will include: 

  • student and advisor idea share
  • peer-to-peer learning through student-led roundtables
  • school projects Gallery Walk
  • national motivational speakers
  • for our upcoming seniors-how to be involved in leadership that continues at the college level
  • a “step above” leadership skills training
  • lots of fun activities
  • hands on community service
  • citizenship
  • awards/recognition of advisors
  • meals
  • state delegation shirts; trading items; conference t-shirt
  • a local flavor experience
  • and more!
  • ...and how to continue it all once you return home!

Registration will open in the spring and will be done through NMASC.  We will have a state delegation. Individual schools will not register independently.

Download the Region 6 VIsion Leaders Conference brochure #1

Download the Region 6 VIsion Leaders Conference brochure #2

2016 National Conference on Student Activities (NCSA) - for Advisors

December 2-4, 2016
Madison, Wisconsin

Presented by the National Association of Workshop Directors (NAWD)
and hosted by the Wisconsin Association of Student Councils

 

The National Conference on Student Activities (NCSA) is designed to provide program strands that encourage participation of a wide variety of activity advisors, school administrators, leadership educators, motivational speakers, and consultants.  The 2016 conference will be held December 2-4 in Madison, Wisconsin. The program will (tentatively) feature:

  • Two general session keynote speakers
  • Three 40-minute workshop presentations
  • One hour-long Focus Group Segment with different groups focusing on camp curriculum, camp logistics, conference planning, leadership retreats, middle level workshops and conferences, and advisor training
  • A panel of practitioners and experts in the field of student activities sharing 30 tips in 30 minutes
  • Four 10 minute “Meet the Pros” sessions- learn about new materials, methods, projects that can be successfully implemented in middle schools and high school across the nation
  • Mixers, social activities and meals that promote networking and fun!
Click here for more information and to register.

 

 

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