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Area Leadership Conference General Info

Area I FFA Leadership Conference 2017

Very Specific Schedule


Sign up to receive text alerts for ALC 2017: 

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 What a student may expect and should know:

  • Registration (closed for 2017) – members will sign up for a dorm room at registration and be assigned roommates.  Keys will be handed out at registration and required to be turned back in on Thursday during dorm room check.  There is a $50 fee for a lost key, payable to Clarendon College.
  • Clothing you should bring to wear:  “Dress for Camp.”  This is a leadership conference, not a fashion show.
  • Leadership classes and personal skill information will be taught during the day - conference notebooks, name badges and wristbands must be worn and kept with you the entire day.  Notebooks do not need to come to activities in the evening, but name badges and wristbands do.  You are divided into different color groups and should stay with your group during the daytime workshops & sessions.
  • Please be mindful of our facilities.  We are guests on this campus
  • Members will write notes to each other at camp called “Happy Grams”, so bring paper or stationary along with an appropriate picture printed out (no larger than 5"X7") to place on your folders.  Read more here. 
  • Agtastic!! will be conducted so bring athletic clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty.  Shoes are a good idea, although they will get wet and dirty, so be prepared. No swim suits, please.
  • Banquet – official FFA dress is required.  Chapter group pictures will be made, awards will be given, conference special guests will be recognized and a motivational guest speaker will all be part of the program.  A group of your own FFA advisors provide the delicious meal of prime rib and all the fixins'.  
  • Pictures taken at conference will be available for you to download free of charge from the Area I website.  For students interested in serving on the Publicity Committee, fill out the form before June 12.
  • The concession trailer will be available all during conference to provide snacks and water at no additional charge for you.  Pizza will also be available for purchase both nights of the dance.  Any profit from this will be placed in the "David Howell Leadership Scholarship Fund."
  • Bring your own bed and bath linens and all other personal items.  You are staying in a dorm with mattresses provided, but nothing else.  Be prepared with a sleeping bag, pillow, sheets, blankets, bath towel, washcloth, shampoo, soap, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrush, and other personal hygiene items.  A shower curtain with ring attachments is a good idea in some dorms, but in case you forget, there will be some for sale at registration.   Extra towels are also available for purchase.
  • An important event for ALC every year is our Community Service Project.  Be sure to see what items to bring or things you should know about ahead of time here.
  • Leadership Conference is designed to assist your local FFA chapter with needed information and skills for its members for the upcoming year.  Workshops and session attendance are not optional and participation by all members is crucial to have a successful event.   Presenters and guests have worked hard to come up with useful and educational topics to share with you.  Showing respect by listening and not being on your phone is the best way to get the most out of conference.
  • Please remember that professionalism during all functions is part of the success of individual FFA members and chapters.  We maintain a no late arrival, no early departure policy that must be enforced by local FFA Advisors.  Every minute of every day you are in Clarendon, the area officer team, their advisors, workshop providers, sponsors, campus staff, leadership development coordinators and the executive committee have something planned for you to be doing.  You will go home tired because we believe in keeping you busy, but still learning something and having fun:) 
  • District Officers:  What to expect for District Officers,  Registration Procedures for Tuesday, Plan your district event
  • Area I Leadership Conference held at Clarendon College is open to incoming 10th, 11th and 12th graders, only.  A Greenhand leadership conference is held in the fall for incoming 8th & 9th graders.
  • Any questions can be directed to:  kccorse@hughes.net or abeen@springlake-earth.org.


Workshop Presenters - see additional information here.


What an FFA Advisor Can Expect and is Responsible For:
  1. Registration for ALC 2017 is closed, but any changes should be directed to Mr. Been, AST - Springlake-Earth.  abeen@springlake-earth.org.  See specific schedule here.
  2. Students may not attend the camp without an advisor. If a student’s advisor is unable to stay for the camp, that advisor must designate another advisor to be responsible for their students for the duration of the camp. The appropriate paperwork must be filled out to notify the camp staff and supervisors at registration.  ALC is not a babysitting service.
  3. All teachers will need to pay the camp fee.
  4. Special guests to the banquet will cost $20 per plate.  Please turn in that count when you register online.
  5. Teachers who have District Presidents, Area, State officers should stay on campus if at all possible, please.
  6. Teachers are responsible for their students and the behavior of those students. Teachers should remain on campus during the daytime, but especially the duration of both dances and other evening activities.  Please make sure your students get to their respective dorms and to bed.  Please assist with clearing out of the dorms during the day.
  7. All teachers are assigned to committees to assist with the running and management of camp.  These duties supersede any and all workshops or other activities during that time.  Bring your lawn chair for the dances and Agtastic!!  See who has signed up here.
  8. Non-negotiable rules and health releases must be presented upon registration and signed by the student, advisor, and parent before the student may attend the camp.
  9. A complete rooming list of students and advisors must be available for all the camp supervisors.  In case of emergency, the Area Secretary will have all health releases on file.
  10. Clothing should always adhere to “dress for camp” on area website.   Advisors, please read and share with your students. Your behavior is expected to be professional as well.
  11. Read closely the list above provided for your students.  Don't forget - you will also need the personal items for your stay in the dorms.  Here is a suggested packing list.  
  12. We provide professional development hours for you to take back to your district for your time spent at camp.  These hours can come from:  serving on the various working committees, attending and/or facilitating professional workshops and training during the conference, managing students throughout the time we are in Clarendon, attending the teacher's meeting and/or your district meeting.
  13. Bring your lawn chair for the dances and Agtastic!!.  Supervision at the dance is a requirement for you -- certainly you can sit and visit, but do so around the entire dance -spread out on all sides.  Students should not be anywhere else except in the commons area.  
  14. Consider having your students who attend ALC hand write a thank you note to these folks who make our event possible.  
  15. Consult the schedule to see what is happening during conference for you as well as sign up for text alerts:  https://www.remind.com/join/aoneleader or text @aoneleader to 81010

Supervisors needed for dorms: 

Dorm Name

Number of Teachers

Knorpp

4-6

Vaughn

4 on first floor, 4 on second floor

Phelan

2-4 depending on number of boys

Southwest

2

Regents

4

After registration is completed, send check and copy of invoice to:  Clarendon College

PO Box 968

Clarendon, TX 79226

1-806-874-3571

By May 28, 2017

Bring with you copies of printout provided when you registered with signatures.

Thanks to all of our teachers, workshop presenters, and sponsors.   

To see pictures from past ALC's:   https://goo.gl/photos/LSXrG4kAWe6Z6Cii8
Pictures from past ALC's

If you have suggestions for improvement, be sure to submit them to:  kccorse@hughes.com.  Your suggestions will always be considered, although we cannot guarantee they will be used.  We will do our best.  Thank you for your support and help with the Area I FFA Association Leadership Conference held at Clarendon College. 




Documents

 
NameOwnerDateAddedSize
Non-Negotiable Rules Chandra Corse 5/19/2017 279 KB
Activity & Health Release Chandra Corse 5/19/2017 334 KB
Basic Parli Pro for business session Chandra Corse 6/17/2011 26 KB
Officer Arsenal Chandra Corse 6/17/2011 1722 KB
Behave Your Way to Success! Chandra Corse 6/14/2011 84 KB
Severe Weather Guidelines for CC Chandra Corse 5/22/2013 34 KB
Knorp Hall Severe Weather Chandra Corse 5/22/2013 20 KB
Knorp Hall First Floor Severe Weather Chandra Corse 5/22/2013 19 KB
Regents Hall Severe Weather Chandra Corse 5/22/2013 32 KB
Phelan Hall Severe Weather Chandra Corse 5/22/2013 30 KB
Southwest Hall Severe Weather Chandra Corse 5/22/2013 21 KB
Vaughn Hall Severe Weather Chandra Corse 5/22/2013 46 KB
Dorm room template Chandra Corse 6/5/2013 94 KB
How to Teach a Workshop (plus WS ideas for DO) Chandra Corse 6/17/2014 390 KB
Conference Evaluation Form Chandra Corse 6/18/2015 105 KB
Map of Clarendon College Chandra Corse 6/18/2015 21 KB
Reflections Chandra Corse 6/19/2015 69 KB
Mr. Howell's speech outline from banquet 2016 Chandra Corse 6/28/2016 19 KB
Wednesday TShirt Design Chandra Corse 5/18/2017 371 KB
Thursday TShirt Design Chandra Corse 5/18/2017 452 KB
Wednesday TShirt Numbers Chandra Corse 5/25/2017 373 KB
Thursday TShirt Numbers Chandra Corse 5/25/2017 373 KB
Registration Procedures for District Officers Chandra Corse 5/29/2017 467 KB
Chapter TShirt Contest (Tuesday) Chandra Corse 5/29/2017 330 KB
District Officer Teams Chandra Corse 5/29/2017 188 KB
Dear Workshop Presenters . . . Chandra Corse 5/29/2017 198 KB
Tuesday WS Rotations Chandra Corse 6/13/2017 335 KB
Wednesday WS Rotation Chandra Corse 6/13/2017 329 KB
Large Group Rotation Wednesday Chandra Corse 6/13/2017 497 KB
Community Service Project Chandra Corse 6/13/2017 32 KB
Workshop Titles & Descriptions Chandra Corse 6/13/2017 701 KB


 
 

 

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