2019 Sessions

Sessions and Program Information

The SGA Leadership Conference is offered twice a year (Spring and Fall) by Horizons Consulting with the assistance of The Outdoor Learning Center at Horizons in Harrisonburg, Virginia. During the session, students will be encouraged to come up with innovative ideas to make the Job Corps program more engaging.

  • Session I: Tuesday, Oct 29 12:00 noon through Friday, Nov 1, at 12:00 noon
  • Session II: Tuesday, Nov 5 12:00 noon through Friday, Nov 8, at 12:00 noon

The leadership program is specifically designed for student leaders in Job Corps centers. Each session is geared toward providing the tools and techniques necessary for program participants (students and staff) to be successful at creating a positive impact on their Job Corps centers and the students they represent. The program focuses on the following:

  • Building your SGA team and strengthening their dynamics
  • Exploring leadership components in workgroup settings
  • Providing a "Challenge by Choice" approach that sets the level of challenge
  • Experiencing low and high ropes course programs
  • Supporting student leaders in designing action plans for their respective centers
  • Creating a safe and positive environment for learning and networking
  • Transforming student leaders into ambassadors of change (impact OBS, OMS, and other center outcomes)
  • Building presentation skills to deliver a powerful message on center and beyond