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Education and Training

Conferences and Events

Scheduled Events

March 27-30, 2017 - North Carolina
2017 Spring NCACVA Conference
Organization's Website:
Where: Harrah’s Cherokee Hotel, Cherokee NC
Contact: Rachel Cavenaugh (
Conference Registration & Hotel Information:

March 28-30, 2017 - South Carolina
South Carolina Association of Veteran Administrators (SCAVA) Spring Conference
Organization's Website:
Where: Crowne Plaza Greenville, SC (Group Code: SCA)

March 29-30, 2017 - Hannibal, MO
Where: Hannibal-LaGrange University (Main Building, Page Room)
2800 Palmyra
Hannibal, MO 63401
Contact: Christina Hanks and Barry Walser (314-253-4100 ext.1027 or

April 5 – 7, 2017
2017 AVPA-VA Training Conference, Flagstaff, AZ

Where: Little America Hotel
Contact: Tara Simo, AVPA Vice President
Phone:  (480) 517-8675

April 6 - 7, 2017, Nashville, TN
2017 Tennessee Educational Association of Veteran Programs Administrators (TEAVPA) Conference
Where:  The Inn at Opryland, 2401 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214
Contact:  LTC Tracy H. Collins, US Army (Ret), Coordinator of Veterans' Services
Phone:  (615) 353-3211

April 6- 7, 2017 - Orlando, Florida
Florida Association of Veterans Education Specialists (FAVES) []
Non-College Degree School Conference
Where:  Valencia College, Orlando, FL
Contact:  Don Gibson SCO

April 10-11, 2017
Oregon Association of Veterans School Certifying Officials Conference, Eugene, Oregon
Where: Eugene Hilton
Contact: Nikki Johnson

April 18-20, 2017
2017 Nevada SAA Conference
Where: Asher College, Las Vegas
Contact: Michelle Nash

April 19-20, 2017
Colorado SCO Workshop
Where: Colorado State University, Ft Collins
Thomas Riegle
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
Robert Breeckner, Director, Ohio State Approving Agency (614-466-9287 or  

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

April 27-28, 2017 - Mississippi
2017 VAAMS Conference
Veterans Affairs Administrators of Mississippi (VAAMS)
Where: The University of Southern Mississippi, Trent Lott Center , Hattiesburg MS
Contact: Mandy Moore (662-862-8283 or

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

Contact: Bruce Gardner (314-523-4100 ext. 1038 or

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

July 9, 2017

Western Association of Veteran Education Specilist, Phoenix, AZ
Where: Arizona Grand Resort and Spa
Contact: Tracy Copeland

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

July 26-27, 2017
Colorado SCO Workshop
Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction
Tom Riegle
Phone: (303) 914-5780

October 19 - 20, 2017 - Gainesville, Florida
Florida Association of Veterans Education Specialists (FAVES) []
North Florida Mini-Conference
Where:  University of Florida, Holiday Inn, Gainesville, FL
Contact:  Nick Griffith, VP

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
Association's Website: