NCASC Leadership Conference
9:00 – 9:45am
Opening General Session (Live Stream)
  • Opening Video
  • Call to Order by Sam Hendrix, NCASC Western District Chair, Central Cabarrus HS
  • Pledge of Allegiance presented by Dean Brendle, NASSP National Student Leadership Advisory Committee, Central Cabarrus HS
  • Roll Call presented by Gabriela Duarte, NCASC Western District Middle School Vice Chair, C.C. Griffin MS
  • NCASC Moments presented by NCASC Executive Board members
    • Luke Noonan, Piedmont HS (President school)
    • Catherine Oxendine, Jack Britt HS (President-Elect school)
    • Isabella Hill, Gray’s Creek MS (1st Vice-President school)
    • Maya Kerr, Wakefield MS (2nd Vice-President School)
    • Caroline Sartain, Cumberland Polytechnic HS (Secretary school)
    • Doc Engwall, Eastern Alamance HS (Communications Officer school)
  • Introduction of Speaker by Tristin Deal, Student Body President, Central Cabarrus HS
  • Keynote Address by Mrs. Amy Hicks (bio below)
9:45 – 10:10am
Skillshop Breakout Session #1 (Students & Advisors) (Zoom)

For Students:

Wisdom of Crowds presented by Luke Noonan (Piedmont HS)
Wisdom of Crowds is about networking within NCASC and other organizations. In this workshop, students will learn about introducing themselves, active listening, the importance of being genuine, and how to effectively use social media.

Delegation Warriors presented by Victoria Burnette (Hillside HS)
Delegation Warriors is all about delegation. Participants will walk away knowing that even though they all have specific jobs, when someone is not fulfilling their position, others have to step in and helpl. At the end of the day, Student Council is a unit that moves together and they are only as strong as their weakest link.

Positive Leadership presented by Julianna Faoa (Central Cabarrus HS)
Positive Leadership is about making student council fun. Students will learn about ways to keep their council members happy and excited. This workshop teaches the importance of creating a fun and positive work environment.

Communicating Effectively presented by Maddoch Engwall (Eastern Alamance HS)
Communicating Effectively is all about communication skills. Students will learn how their council is set up, who to go to with ideas/problems, and how to present these ideas/problems. This workshop teaches how to be a better communicator.

You Fit Me (Teambuilding) presented by Heaven Addai (Central Cabarrus HS)
You Fit Me is all about team building. Participants will learn better ways to build connections with team members and how to be a productive team. This workshop teaches the importance of team building and how it impacts a council.

A+ Planning presented by Daniel Acree (Roanoke Rapids HS)
A+ Planning is all about event planning and coordination. Students will learn about the challenges, pros, cons, and lessons that can be learned from planning an event. This workshop teaches students the most effective ways to plan an event from start to finish.

Working with the Queen Bee presented by Catherine Oxendine (Jack Britt HS)
Working with the Queen Bee is all about working with administration. Students will learn how to approach and communicate with administration in their school about student council events. This workshop teaches students important dos and don’ts when it comes to working with administration.

Fostering Community Involvement presented by Tristin Deal (Central Cabarrus HS)
Fostering Community Involvement is about community involvement. Students will learn ways to reach out to their community and how to build long lasting relationships with their community. This workshop teaches students to utilize their community when planning events for student council.

Colors of Leadership: Where Do I Fit In? presented by Elizabeth Black (Central Cabarrus HS)
Colors of Leadership is all about your collaboration style. Participants will learn what color leader they are and what this means in terms of their role in student council. This workshop teaches students that it takes a variety of people to plan a successful event.

For Advisors:

Welcome to the Team presented by Bryan Rudolph

10:10 – 10:35am
Skillshop Breakout Session #2 (Students & Advisors) (Zoom)

For Students:

Wisdom of Crowds presented by Luke Noonan (Piedmont HS)
Wisdom of Crowds is about networking within NCASC and other organizations. In this workshop, students will learn about introducing themselves, active listening, the importance of being genuine, and how to effectively use social media.

Delegation Warriors presented by Victoria Burnette (Hillside HS)
Delegation Warriors is all about delegation. Participants will walk away knowing that even though they all have specific jobs, when someone is not fulfilling their position, others have to step in and helpl. At the end of the day, Student Council is a unit that moves together and they are only as strong as their weakest link.

Positive Leadership presented by Julianna Faoa (Central Cabarrus HS)
Positive Leadership is about making student council fun. Students will learn about ways to keep their council members happy and excited. This workshop teaches the importance of creating a fun and positive work environment.

Communicating Effectively presented by Maddoch Engwall (Eastern Alamance HS)
Communicating Effectively is all about communication skills. Students will learn how their council is set up, who to go to with ideas/problems, and how to present these ideas/problems. This workshop teaches how to be a better communicator.

You Fit Me (Teambuilding) presented by Heaven Addai (Central Cabarrus HS)
You Fit Me is all about team building. Participants will learn better ways to build connections with team members and how to be a productive team. This workshop teaches the importance of team building and how it impacts a council.

A+ Planning presented by Daniel Acree (Roanoke Rapids HS)
A+ Planning is all about event planning and coordination. Students will learn about the challenges, pros, cons, and lessons that can be learned from planning an event. This workshop teaches students the most effective ways to plan an event from start to finish.

Working with the Queen Bee presented by Catherine Oxendine (Jack Britt HS)
Working with the Queen Bee is all about working with administration. Students will learn how to approach and communicate with administration in their school about student council events. This workshop teaches students important dos and don’ts when it comes to working with administration.

Fostering Community Involvement presented by Tristin Deal (Central Cabarrus HS)
Fostering Community Involvement is about community involvement. Students will learn ways to reach out to their community and how to build long lasting relationships with their community. This workshop teaches students to utilize their community when planning events for student council.

Colors of Leadership: Where Do I Fit In? presented by Elizabeth Black (Central Cabarrus HS)
Colors of Leadership is all about your collaboration style. Participants will learn what color leader they are and what this means in terms of their role in student council. This workshop teaches students that it takes a variety of people to plan a successful event.

For Advisors:

Recruiting Members to the Team presented by Bryan Rudolph, Annette Harris, and Jennifer Goodson

10:35 – 10:45am
Break

During the break, please answer the Mentimeter poll question and let us know what you’re learning so far!

10:45 – 11:10am
Skillshop Breakout Session #3 (Students & Advisors) (Zoom)

For Students (optional for advisors):

Wisdom of Crowds presented by Luke Noonan (Piedmont HS)
Wisdom of Crowds is about networking within NCASC and other organizations. In this workshop, students will learn about introducing themselves, active listening, the importance of being genuine, and how to effectively use social media.

Delegation Warriors presented by Victoria Burnette (Hillside HS)
Delegation Warriors is all about delegation. Participants will walk away knowing that even though they all have specific jobs, when someone is not fulfilling their position, others have to step in and helpl. At the end of the day, Student Council is a unit that moves together and they are only as strong as their weakest link.

Positive Leadership presented by Julianna Faoa (Central Cabarrus HS)
Positive Leadership is about making student council fun. Students will learn about ways to keep their council members happy and excited. This workshop teaches the importance of creating a fun and positive work environment.

Communicating Effectively presented by Maddoch Engwall (Eastern Alamance HS)
Communicating Effectively is all about communication skills. Students will learn how their council is set up, who to go to with ideas/problems, and how to present these ideas/problems. This workshop teaches how to be a better communicator.

You Fit Me (Teambuilding) presented by Heaven Addai (Central Cabarrus HS)
You Fit Me is all about team building. Participants will learn better ways to build connections with team members and how to be a productive team. This workshop teaches the importance of team building and how it impacts a council.

A+ Planning presented by Daniel Acree (Roanoke Rapids HS)
A+ Planning is all about event planning and coordination. Students will learn about the challenges, pros, cons, and lessons that can be learned from planning an event. This workshop teaches students the most effective ways to plan an event from start to finish.

Working with the Queen Bee presented by Catherine Oxendine (Jack Britt HS)
Working with the Queen Bee is all about working with administration. Students will learn how to approach and communicate with administration in their school about student council events. This workshop teaches students important dos and don’ts when it comes to working with administration.

Fostering Community Involvement presented by Tristin Deal (Central Cabarrus HS)
Fostering Community Involvement is about community involvement. Students will learn ways to reach out to their community and how to build long lasting relationships with their community. This workshop teaches students to utilize their community when planning events for student council.

Colors of Leadership: Where Do I Fit In? presented by Elizabeth Black (Central Cabarrus HS)
Colors of Leadership is all about your collaboration style. Participants will learn what color leader they are and what this means in terms of their role in student council. This workshop teaches students that it takes a variety of people to plan a successful event.

For Advisors not attending a student-led skillshop:

Advisor Forum presented by Bryan Rudolph

11:10 – 11:40am
Second General Session (Live Stream + Zoom)

Part I: Watch (Live Stream)

  • “Why should students and advisors be involved in the NCASC?” presented by Keniston Mullis, Western District Vice Chair, Forest Hills HS

Part II: Collaborate (Zoom)

  • Continue the conversation in the group you were assigned. Look up my group number (enter your first, last, or first/last name and click or tap SEARCH to see your group number. Advisors: you have all been assigned to Group 9.
11:40am – 12:00pm
Closing General Session (Live Stream)
  • Conference Recap
  • Remarks by Sam Hendrix, Western District Chair, Central Cabarrus HS
  • Remarks by Mrs. Madeleine King, Advisor, Central Cabarrus HS
  • Remarks by Mr. Bryan Rudolph, Western District Director, Forest Hills HS
  • Closing by Sam Hendrix, Western District Chair, Central Cabarrus HS

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Speaker

 

Amy Hicks

Amy Hicks

Amy Hicks is a phenomenal and inspirational woman. She is a leader, a mother, a breast cancer survivor, and a shining example of resiliency and strength. Mrs. Hicks has been a teacher at Central Cabarrus High School for 35 years and has received her Master’s Degree in Education from UNCC. Mrs. Hicks is a pillar of leadership in our local community and collaborates with many organizations through her work with our county’s Bible Teaching Association. She also serves on the board of the Conflict Resolution Center in Cabarrus County.