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Education and Training

Conferences and Events

Scheduled Events

April 18-20, 2017
2017 Nevada SAA Conference
Where: Asher College, Las Vegas
Contact: Michelle Nash
Email: mnash@cpe.state.nv.us

April 19-20, 2017
Colorado SCO Workshop
Where: Colorado State University, Ft Collins
Contact: 
Thomas Riegle
Email:  thomas.riegle@va.gov
Phone: (303) 914-5780


April 25, 2017 - Columbus, Ohio
Apprentice/OJT Certifying Officials Workshop
Where: Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT)
1980 West Broad Street, Columbus OH, 43223
Contact: Harry Dulick, Education Liaision Representative (216-522-3531 or Harry.Dulick@va.gov)
Robert Breeckner, Director, Ohio State Approving Agency (614-466-9287 or Robert.Breeckner@dvs.ohio.gov)  


April 25, 2017 - Ankeny, Iowa
Iowa SCO Workshop
Where: Des Moines Area Community College (FFA Enrichment Center)
2006 S. Ankeny Blvd BLDG 5
Ankeny, IA 50023
Contact: Bruce Gardner (314-253-4100 ext.1038 or Bruce.Gardner@va.gov)


April 27-28, 2017 - Mississippi
2017 VAAMS Conference
Veterans Affairs Administrators of Mississippi (VAAMS)
[http://www.vaams.org/]
Where: The University of Southern Mississippi, Trent Lott Center , Hattiesburg MS
Contact: Mandy Moore (662-862-8283 or aawalker@iccms.edu)


April 27, 2017 - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Iowa SCO Workshop
Where: Kirkwood Community College
Kirkwood Center - The Hotel
6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406

Contact: Bruce Gardner (314-523-4100 ext. 1038 or Bruce.Gardner@va.gov)



June 5 - 8, 2017 - St. Pete Beach, Florida
Florida Association of Veterans Education Specialists (FAVES) [flfaves.org]
Annual School Conference
Where:  TradeWinds Island Grand Resort, St. Pete Beach, FL
Contact:  Nick Griffith, VP
Email:  griffithn@leonschools.net


June 7, 2017 - Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
VA SCO Workshop
Where: Inver Hills Community College, Fine Arts Building, Theater

2500 East 8th Street
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
Contact: Jennifer Lanser, (612) 970-5456
E-mail: Jennifer.Lanser@va.gov


June 27-28, 2017 - La Crosse, Wisconsin
WACRAO

Where: Western Technical College, Lunda Center
400 7th Street N
La Crosse, WI 54601
Contact: Jennifer Lanser, (612) 970-5456
E-mail: Jennifer.Lanser@va.gov


July 9, 2017

Western Association of Veteran Education Specilist, Phoenix, AZ
Where: Arizona Grand Resort and Spa
Contact: Tracy Copeland
Email: tcopeland@toniguy.com


July 18, 2017 - Cedarville, Ohio
Ohio SAA/VA Certifying Official Workshop
Where: Cedarville University, Cedarville, Ohio
Contact: Harry Dulick (216-552-3531 or Harry.Dulick@va.gov)



July 19, 2017 - Bismark, North Dakota
North Dakota School Certifying Officials Workshop
Where: Bismark State College
National Energy Center of Excellence (NECE)
Conference Room 335
1500 Edwards Ave
Bismark, ND 58501
Contact: Josh Martin, ELR, (612) 970-5442
E-mail: joshua.martin2@va.gov


July 26-27, 2017
Colorado SCO Workshop
Where:
Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction
Contact:
Tom Riegle
Email:  thomas.riegle@va.gov
Phone: (303) 914-5780


August 9, 2017 - Sioux Falls, South Dakota
South Dakota School Certifying Officials Workshop
University of Sioux Falls
*Exact room will be provided at a later date and posted here*
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Contact: Josh Martin, ELR, (612) 970-5442
E-mail: joshua.martin2@va.gov


August 10, 2017 - Duluth, Minnesota
VA SCO Workshop
Where: University of Minnesota Duluth
Solon Campus Center, Rm 21
1049 University Drive
Duluth, MN 55812
Contact: Jennifer Lanser, (612) 970-5456
E-mail: Jennifer.Lanser@va.gov


October 19 - 20, 2017 - Gainesville, Florida
Florida Association of Veterans Education Specialists (FAVES) [flfaves.org]
North Florida Mini-Conference
Where:  University of Florida, Holiday Inn, Gainesville, FL
Contact:  Nick Griffith, VP
Email:  griffithn@leonschools.net 


November 6-9, 2017 - Alabama
2017 Alabama Veterans Affairs Association (AVAA) Annual Conference
Where: Perdido Beach Resort, Orange Beach AL
Contact: Karen Wilson, AVAA President (334.556.2469 or kwilson@wallace.edu)
Association's Website: https://www.avaa.online/