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          Local Advisor Certification Series

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          Local Advisor Certification Series: 2017-2018

          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.

          2016 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

          Mon, Sep 18, 2017 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
          https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2651744253613243649

          Course Objectives:
          .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

           

          Managing a Chapter/The Advisory Role: LAC 102

          Mon, Sep 25, 2017 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
          https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8321445231472780545

          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

           

          Making BPA Co-Curricular I: LAC 103

          Mon, Oct 2, 2017 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
          https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8252386005643814401

           

          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

           

          Making BPA Co-Curricular II: LAC 104

          Mon, Oct 16, 2017 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
          https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7138936968474135553

           

          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

          Managing Your Membership: LAC 105

          Mon, Oct 23, 2017 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
          https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6617664003303687681

           

          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

           

          Engaging Leadership Outside of the Classroom: LAC 106

          Mon, Oct 30, 2017 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
          https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8924822028424213249

           

          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

           

           

           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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