VSCA State Convention
The State Convention is the highlight of the year!
Nearly 350 student leaders and advisors from 34 middle and high schools around the Commonwealth gathered at Orange County High School to Seas the Day March 25-25, 2022 for the 95th annual VSCA Convention. The annual Convention is the highlight of our association year, with keynote speakers, breakout sessions called Learning Labs, a pep rally, a session with the Virginia Board of Education, general sessions, officer election, and more!
Stay tuned for details of the 2022-23 convention, which is being planned for March 2023.
Region Workshop Registration Deadlines Vary By Date of the Workshop
Region 1: REGISTRATION MATERIALS MUST BE POSTMARKED by October 24
Region 2: REGISTRATION MATERIALS MUST BE POSTMARKED by October 17
Region 3: REGISTRATION MATERIALS MUST BE POSTMARKED by November 7
Region 4: REGISTRATION MATERIALS MUST BE POSTMARKED by October 24
Region 5–8: REGISTRATION MATERIALS MUST BE POSTMARKED by October 24
VSCA Regional Workshops
Are you looking for training close to home? Our Regional Workshops are held across Virginia in the late fall and early winter. These affordable workshops are hosted by the elected Regional Representative schools so are within driving distance of member schools. And the low cost of $15/person means you can afford to bring your whole council! Not sure in which region your school is located? Check the region map here. Member schools are also welcome to attend a workshop in a region other than their own if a date or location is more preferable.
Dates for the 2022-23 school year are:
- Region 1: November 5 hosted by Mechanicsville HS
- Region 2: October 29 hosted by Hickory HS
- Region 3: November 19 hosted by Massaponax High School, 10:00am - 2:00 pm
- Region 4: November 5 at Freedom HS
- Regions 5-6-7-8: November 5 at Liberty HS, 10:00am - 2:00 pm
Complete the online Regional Workshop Registration 2022 form to register, and mail your registration confirmation with a check made payable to Virginia Student Councils Association by the postmark deadline indicated to the left. Mail forms and payment to:
VSCA Regional Workshop
4909 Cutshaw Avenue
Richmond, VA 23230
Advisory Committee Meetings
This year's Advisory Committee will hold meetings on three Saturdays in 2022-23:
September 17, 2022 10:00-2:00 at Massaponax High School
November 12, 2022 10:00-2:00 at Mechanicsville High School
February 4, 2023 10:00-2:00 at Massaponax High School
Training webinars are available for VSCA member schools and advisers throughout the year on a variety of topics. Stay tuned for information on the webinar schedule for the 2022-23 school year There is NO CHARGE for these webinars, but advance registration is required.
SCA Advisors' Workshop
SCA advisors will learn how to support student leaders through group goal-setting, effective project planning and implementation, reflection on lessons learned and building a stronger team with recognition and appreciation. These workshops have been suspended because of the pandemic; VSCA hopes to restart them during the 2022-23 school year.