Welcome to the SD HOSA 2017-18 School Year: Create Your Future!

Welcome back to another HOSA school year! We hope you enjoyed your summer and re-energized to help students CREATE their FUTURE.

The 2017-18 HOSA theme is “Create Your Future”

This year we aim for a membership of over 800 SD HOSA members in 31 chapters. In regard to that, your HOSA State Advisor is willing to visit your chapter anytime throughout the year. Please let him know a date and time!

This year HOSA is offering a number of opportunities for your chapter to participate in. Our two largest events of the year are our Fall Leadership Academies (Oct. 21, Oct. 28, Nov. 18) and our State Leadership Conference (April 5-6). For more information on these events, click on “conferences/events” on our website.

We are also offering opportunities to investigate Sanford Health and Avera Health via tours and other activities in these two health systems. For more information regarding these opportunities, please visit our website. Space for these is limited, so please let the State HOSA office know how many students you would like to bring.

We have added two new competitive event this year. One event called Rare Disease Display, is a partner event highlighting a rare disease. We have also added Pharmacy Tech, a health professions event, that is currently in its "pilot" stage at the National level. For more infomation and deadlines, please visit our website.

All information regarding competitive event updates and calendar of events can be found on our website. Click on the GET CONNECTED tab and select EDUCATORS. All the information you need to know as an advisor you will be able to find here.

Here are some quick links:

2017-18 Calendar of Events: SD HOSA Calendar

Log-in and Affiliation Instructions: HOSA Membership Affiliation

Fall Academy: http://sdhosa.org/conferences/fall-academy

2017-18 Competitive Event Updates: List of Competitions at SD HOSA SLC

State Conference: http://sdhosa.org/conferences/state-leadership-conference