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GaCTSO News

2016 Summer State Officer Training

The 2016 Summer Training event included business and industry partner tours at Georgia Public Broadcasting and Cortland Partners. We also toured the Georgia Department of Education and the State Capitol.

2015 SUMMER STATE OFFICER TRAINING

The 2015 CTSO State Officer Training was held on June 5-8, 2015 at the FFA FCCLA Retreat Center in Covington, GA. Almost 80 state officers representing seven different CTSOs attended this valuable training which the Georgia Department of Education considers “instrumental” to the successful start of the State Officer journey. The goals of summer training include: teambuilding, public speaking, communication skills, and leadership development.

2014 SUPERINTENDENT'S RECOGNITION

The 2014 Superintendent's Recognition was held on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, at the Georgia Department of Education. State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge recognized the outstanding achievements of 27 national winners and 3 state officers from the 2013-2014 academic season. Congratulations to all of these winners! A complete list of CTSO state and national winners can be found on each CTSO website respectively.

WINTER TRAINING 2014

On January 3-4, 2014, the state officers from the Georgia CTSOs that are managed in the CTE Division gathered together at the FFA FCCLA Retreat Center for leadership training. Rhett Laubach, owner of Your Next Speaker, focused on personal leadership insight, advocacy, and crisis management. The weekend ended with a luncheon featuring guest speaker Representative Terry England.