2007 Conference Intro

October 5-6, 2007
Holiday Inn Rushmore Plaza
Rapid City, SD

Conference Highlights

This year’s 8th annual statewide conference will feature an excellent pre-conference session, motivational keynotes, exhibitors, and an abundance of high quality workshops for all! Check back for registration information and further workshop details in early August. We hope you will join us for this annual statewide training event.

Schedule At-A-Glance:

Friday, October 5

7am-8am Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:00-12:00 Pre-Conference – Susan Lorenzen
12:00-1:00 Lunch/On your own
1:00-2:15 Workshop Sessions
2:15-2:30 Break/Exhibits
2:30-3:45 Workshop Sessions
3:45-4:00 Break/Exhibits
4:00-5:00 Workshop Sessions
5:00-6:00 Break/Exhibits
6:00-7:00 Dinner/Networking
7:00-8:30 Keynote Session – Brad Barton

Saturday, October 6

7am – 8am Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:00-9:15 Workshop Sessions
9:15-9:30 Break/Exhibits
9:30-10:45 Workshop Sessions
10:45-11:00 Break/Exhibits
11:00-12:00 Workshop Sessions
12:00-1:45 Lunch/Membership Meeting
1:45-3:00 Workshop Sessions
3:00-3:15 Break
3:15-4:30 Kapnote Session – Malcom Chapman


Book your rooms now at the Holiday Inn Rushmore Plaza by calling 605-348-4000; or 1(800)465-4329. Make sure you book your room under the ‘SoDakSACA block”, so you’ll receive the lower conference rate.

College Credit:

A total of one credit hour, for participants attending the pre-conference and conference, will be offered for a fee from Augustana College. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will also be available.

Poster Campaign:

Programs are encouraged to bring a student-designed poster reflecting the conference theme “Imagine – Believe – Achieve” to the conference!

Featured Keynote/Seminar Speakers:

Susan Lorenzen – Friday Pre-Conference Seminar – 8:00-Noon

School’s Out, Who’s in Charge?
Managing groups of children is challenging. The adults in charge must be comfortable with their authority. This presentation will explore the fundamentals of establishing and maintaining personal effectiveness in caring for children in after school programs.

For more than 25 years, Susan has been providing individual, family and play therapy. Her specialty areas include psychosocial assessments, attachment and bonding, foster care, adoption, abuse and neglect, divorce adjustment, blended families and parenting. Susan is also an experienced supervisor and trainer.

Brad Barton – Friday Night Keynote 7:00-8:30 pm

Got Magic?
Each year Brad Barton speaks to thousands of educators and students throughout the country. He’s an honors graduate, NCAA All-American and an U.S. Olympic Trials qualifier. He served ten years as a Prevention Specialist, developed substance abuse and violence prevention programs, and received official recognition from the governor of Utah. As an athlete, Brad illustrates how even the smallest idea can unlock tremendous power. As a Prevention Specialist, Brad teaches how to recognize dangerous illusions in life. And as a master magician, Brad shows how we all have the power to create true magic. Even if you don’t see it.

Malcom Chapman – Saturday Kapnote 3:15 – 4:30 pm

The Future of Leadership
Malcom conducts seminars and speeches nationwide and has motivated thousands toward peak performance and high achievement. “Chap”, started his professional sales career after leaving the service as a US Marine Corps Captain. In 1996 he started the Chapman Group. In 1999 Malcom was one of the founders of the Black Hills Society for Training and Development. He also consults with the Center for Naval Analysis, a Washington, DC naval think tank, on base closing issues as it relates to the community’s youth.

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