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WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS Fall Leadership Conference November 1, 2017
OHIO BPA ADVISOR AND STUDENT PRESENTATIONS Tips for Preparing for Cisco Certification Are you looking for tips to help you pass the Cisco certification exams? Are you looking to get certified for the first time? This session focuses on how to best prepare for Cisco certification exams with an emphasis on CCENT. The Comp. TIA A+ Certification exam will also be covered. Presented by Nate Greene from Knox County and his students. What is the Internet…. Really Attendees will learn about routing, switching and the internet. Where does the internet exist, how does data leave my phone and return, where does the data go, how is wi-fi involved and who is in charge of the Internet? Presented by John Underwood from Miami Valley CTC and his students. Mind Control* Focus on how being self-aware directly ties to professional and personal success. Interactive information will be given to better understand how to perform, based on your unique reality. The focus of the workshop will then be to better control your reactions and thoughts to become an ideal leader. Middle Level, Presented by a Knox County*Appropriate BPA studentfor member. Secondary and Post-Secondary
OHIO BPA ADVISOR AND STUDENT PRESENTATIONS Tread Wisely Interested in earning $500 or even a Mac. Book? The Tread Wisely Challenge gives you an opportunity to win big and teach your friends, classmates and family to tread wisely. Tire safety is often overlooked and is seen as unimportant however, 11, 000 crashes are reported each year due to tire failure. Presented by Tread Wisely Ambassadors and former Ohio BPA members. What is all this NOYS about? * Trumbull CTC will present their award-winning project and talk about how to change your community! Earn the Chapter Activities Award of Excellence* A must attend session for all local and regional officers. Trumbull CTC officers will present how they develop and execute a plan to earn the Chapter Activities of Excellence Award with very little interference from their advisor. *Appropriate for Middle Level, Secondary and Post-Secondary Students
FOCUS GROUP PRESENTATIONS Appropriate for Middle Level, Secondary and Post-Secondary Students 4 Corners – This session leads students through activities to help them achieve success in college and in life. Topics covered include healthy living, getting involved, and academic achievement skills. Human Machine – Participants create a moving, functional machine and sell it to the pubic. The catch? This invention is made of people! This often-outrageous activity gets participants thinking about teamwork and promotion of their organizations from a whole new perspective. Peak Productivity – BPA members have a lot to get done and not much time to do it! Successful leaders must master the skill of prioritization to ensure that important things get accomplished. In this interactive session, we will learn and
FOCUS GROUP PRESENTATIONS Appropriate for Middle Level, Secondary and Post-Secondary Students Sensational Improvisational – You never know what you are going to get in this impromptu speaking exercise. Members combine randomly assigned concepts to create unexpected and interesting results We talk through techniques for impromptu speaking with ease. Spectrum – Learning to disagree or to understand a difference of opinion is a valuable life skill that students learn in this workshop. Spectrum helps students to positively formulate both an opinion and a justification on thought provoking topics. Twisted Tower – Teams are challenged to build the tallest, free-standing, portable tower they can using only tape, and balloons. Although it sounds simple – watch out – there’s a twist!
COLLEGE FAIR New addition this year, schedule for one of these two sessions to visit colleges that are exhibiting at our conference. • Get an “asked questions” sticker from each college visited • Must get three stickers for the session to count. • Put your stickers on your name badge. • Show your stickers to your advisor.
MEETINGS Post-Secondary and Middle Level have their own meetings scheduled – be sure to attend! Post-Secondary Meeting Meet with Roger Fulk for updates. Middle-Level Meeting For Middle Level students and advisors – how can we dream bigger at the Middle Level?
Expand your Leadership Skills The abilities to lead and effectively communicate are top on employers’ hiring lists. Develop your skills while interning at the State Leadership Conference. Uncharted Waters MORE GREAT PRESENTATIONS! This session takes a realistic, no-red-tape look at the often difficult, yet highlyrewarding journey that entrepreneurs endure throughout the process of bringing their products, services or ideas to life. Presented by teen entrepreneur and CEO of Glance Software, LLC. , Austin Klei. Be an Entrepreneur at OU Several Ohio BPA members will share their personal experiences from a weeklong program they attended at Ohio University. Explore college majors, career options and entrepreneurship skills during this summer camp opportunity.
Best Job in the World Learn how you can become a careertechnical teacher! Bowling Green State University presents their degree program so that you can become a business teacher and lead your own BPA chapter. MORE GREAT PRESENTATIONS! Planning for College Presented by Bowling Green State University, students take time to develop a checklist to prepare for pursing a college degree. Wardrobe Victory Presented by Men’s Warehouse, students can learn the latest fashion trends for professional wear.
ADVISORS SESSIONS Advisor only sessions that will build your professional network, learn about CISCO tools and incorporate career advising tools into your classroom. Career Advising This session is presented by the Office of Career Connections and will result in identifying career development stages in the career connections framework, locating resources to build career exploration and planning growth of career connections within the classroom Coffee and Donuts: Teacher Professional Development Sponsored by Ohio BIT (Business and Information Technology teachers). Learn about Ohio BIT and share in roundtable discussions about the CTE teaching profession and what PD opportunities you would love to attend. NEW Cisco Academy Curriculum Portfolio Elaine Horn from META Solutions will be sharing Cisco Academy courses, assist with the download of Packet