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        Local Advisor Certification Series

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        Local Advisor Certification Series: 2016-2017

        The National Local Advisor Certification Series is designed to prepare local chapter advisors for success in the BPA classroom through online training, peer-to-peer engagement and national program resources.

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        DELIVERY/REQUIREMENTS:

        1. Attend or view six 50 minute weekly training webinars
        2. Contribute to thread discussion via The Source
        3. Complete online self-check assessments
        4. Complete webinar series via Next Step Academy

        GOALS:

        1. Prepare new advisors for success in the BPA Classroom.
        2. Retain existing advisors through supportive training materials resulting in success in the BPA Classroom.
        3. Provide a training source for new and existing advisors which results in a Trained Pin & Letter of Completion for Local School Administration.

        RECOGNITION:

        1. Advisors completing the course will be recognized at the National Leadership Conference with a ribbon, pin and reception.
        2. Advisors completing the course will receive a Letter of Recognition and award.
        3. Advisors completing the course will receive an electronic badge from Next Step Academy.

        2015 Local Advisor Certification Completed-Congratulations!

        Participants may register for courses individually, but must complete all courses & assignments in order to satisfy the requirements for the Local Advisor Certification Designee.

        General BPA Knowledge: LAC 101

        VISIT http://bpa.org/source (ADVISOR CERT TAB TO VIEW THE ARCHIVE SESSION AND PARTICIPATE)

        Course Objectives:.10
        .10 Describe the Training Overview
        .35 Explain the Organizational structure/Stakeholders/Partners/Mission/History/Divisions
        .5 Identify various association terminology

        Course Assignments:
        Attend LAC 01-General BPA Knowledge online webinar or view the online version
        Complete the thread discussion regarding the topics addressed on The SOURCE
        Complete the self-check assessment.
        Review the “About BPA” section on www.bpa.org

        Assignments for all modules must be completed no later than October 17.

        Managing a Chapter/The Advisory Role: LAC 102

        VISIT http://bpa.org/source (ADVISOR CERT TAB TO VIEW THE ARCHIVE SESSION AND PARTICIPATE)

        Course Objectives:
        .3 Describe the Training Overview
        .15 Explain Advisor Responsibilities/Managing the Chapter
        .35 Identify Elements Needed for Planning a Successful Program
        Fundraising, Recruitment/Promotion, Managing the Paperwork, Officer Elections, Planning a Calendar,
        Planning a Budget, National Program Highlights

        Course Assignments:
        Attend LAC 02- Managing A Chapter/The Advisory Role
        Complete the thread discussion regarding the topics addressed on The SOURCE
        Complete the self-check assessment.
        Review the Local Chapter Handbook found online on www.bpa.org

        Assignments for all modules must be completed no later than October 17.

        Making BPA Co-Curricular I: LAC 103

        VISIT http://bpa.org/source (ADVISOR CERT TAB TO VIEW THE ARCHIVE SESSION AND PARTICIPATE)

        Course Objectives:
        .3 Describe the Training Overview
        .50 Identify Ways to Engage the Student-Using the WSAP as a Co-curricular resource in the Classroom

        Course Assignments:
        Attend LAC 03-Making BPA Co-Curricular I
        Complete the thread discussion regarding the topics addressed on The SOURCE
        Complete the self-check assessment.
        Review the WSAP Guidelines Document found online on www.bpa.org

        Assignments for all modules must be completed no later than October 17.

        Making BPA Co-Curricular II: LAC 104

        VISIT http://bpa.org/source (ADVISOR CERT TAB TO VIEW THE ARCHIVE SESSION AND PARTICIPATE)

        Course Objective:
        .3 Describe the Training Overview
        .50 Identify Ways to Engage the Student-Using BPA Leadership Programs as a Co-curricular resource

        Course Assignments:
        Attend LAC 04-Making BPA Co-Curricular II
        Complete the thread discussion regarding the topics addressed on The SOURCE
        Complete the self-check assessment.
        Review the Service Area Tab found online on www.bpa.org

        Assignments for all modules must be completed no later than October 17.

        Managing Your Membership: LAC 105

        VISIT http://bpa.org/source (ADVISOR CERT TAB TO VIEW THE ARCHIVE SESSION AND PARTICIPATE)

        Course Objectives:
        .3 Describe the Training Overview
        .10 Identify Recruitment/Promotion Tools
        .40 Explain the Online Membership Registration Tool

        Course Assignments:
        Attend LAC 05-Managing Your Membership
        Complete the thread discussion regarding the topics addressed on The SOURCE
        Complete the self-check assessment.
        Review the Membership Area Tab found online on www.bpa.org

        Assignments for all modules must be completed no later than October 17.

        Engaging Leadership Outside of the Classroom: LAC 106

        VISIT http://bpa.org/source (ADVISOR CERT TAB TO VIEW THE ARCHIVE SESSION AND PARTICIPATE)

        Course Objectives:
        .3 Describe the Training Overview
        .5 Identify Local/Regional Opportunities
        .5 Identify State Opportunities
        .40 Identify National Opportunities

        Course Assignments:
        Attend LAC 06-Engaging Leadership Outside of the Classroom
        Complete the thread discussion regarding the topics addressed on The SOURCE.
        Complete the self-check assessment.
        Review the Classroom Resource Tab found online on www.bpa.org/source

        Assignments for all modules must be completed no later than October 17.

         

         Next Step Academy Webinar Series

        Use Code BPA1617 when registering for courses unless otherwise noted 

        Participants enrolled in the Local Advisor Certification Series will be required to complete a total of six Next Step Academy courses. Two sets of courses will be identified and advisors must select three courses from each set for a total of six Next Step Academy courses.

         

         

         

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