The Student Leadership Connection: Opportunities for Excellence through Student Leadership Organizations

Presentation Category: 
Presentation Description: 
Development of leadership skills, practical hands-on experience, local to national competitions and conferences, planning of school and community events, preparation for life's challenges, sharing of common interests and experiences, and lasting friendships. These are the benefits to CTE students that belong to a CTSO (Career Technical Student Organization) like FFA, FBLA, FHA-HERO, DECA, HOSA and Skills USA. Attend this panel presentation and hear from area ROP students who are learning to connect academics and the world of work, achieve higher academic and CTE standards, gain confidence and knowledge through competitions, and belong to a positive group.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Randi Scott
Executive Director
Additional Presenter 1
Additional Presenter 1: 
Carl Morrison
Attorney at Law
Representing FHA-HERO
Additional Presenter 2
Additional Presenter 2: 
Fred Jones
Attorney at Law

Funding Opportunities

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act provides funding to states to replace cuts to K-12 and higher education for several purposes including teacher professional development for making progress toward rigorous college and career-ready standards.

Information links for funding professional development:

Using Recovery Funds to Drive School Reform and Improvement

AARA Title I Part A Funds

Implementing the Recovery Act

Implementation Ideas from the Field

Perkins Funding

The CCPC conference includes professional development topics for faculty, counselors, and administrators that meet requirements of the 2006 Perkins Act (Sections 122, 124, 134, and 135).

Information links for funding professional development:

Perkins IV (2006) Legislation

Perkins IV (2006) Policy Guidance