South Dakota HOSA Fall Academy

Becoming a chapter officer is the beginning of leadership with South Dakota HOSA.

"Perfection is what you're striving for, but perfection is an impossibility. However, striving for perfection is not an impossibility. Do the best you can under the conditions that exist. That is what counts." -John Wooden

Simply put; effective leaders strive! Becoming a chapter officer is the beginning of leadership with South Dakota HOSA. Whether you are a returning officer, serving for the first time, or just interested in the experience, South Dakota’s Fall Leadership Academy is designed specifically for you as you strive to improve yourself. Led by your South Dakota State Officer Team, the Fall Leadership Academy will engage you on topics needed to run a successful chapter. The focus for the Academy will revolve around the national theme: HOSA: Leadership, Service, Engagement We will discuss what it means to lead collaboratively. This conference will help take your local chapters to even greater heights!

The 2017 academy will include:

  • Leadership through teamwork/collaboration focused activities
  • Local chapter meeting ideas
  • Competitive events best practices/updates
  • Engaged networking
  • Avera Health


Oct. 3, 2016

  • 9:30-10:00am Registration
  • 10:00-10:15am Welcome and Announcements
  • 10:15-11:45am Leadership Development 1
  • 11:45am-12:20pm Lunch (Pasta Bar)
  • 12:30-1:30pm Leadership Development 2
  • 12:30-1:30pm Avera St. Mary Tour
  • 12:30-1:30pm Epidemiology Tour
  • 1:45-2:45pm Repeat
  • 1:45-2:45pm Repeat
  • 1:45-2:45pm Repeat
  • 2:50-3:00pm Break
  • 3:00-3:30pm Leadership Development 3
  • 3:00-3:30pm Avera Health Opps.
  • 3:00-3:30pm HOSA 411 2016-17
  • 3:30-4:00pm Repeat
  • 3:30-4:00pm Repeat
  • 3:30-4:00pm Repeat
  • 4:00-4:30pm Repeat
  • 4:00-4:30pm Repeat
  • 4:00-4:30pm Repeat
  • 4:30-5:00pm Closing and Adjournment


Academy Registration Fee $$30

To-do List

  • Advertise the Academy in your school
  • Register interested members
  • Collect $30 conference registration
  • Send conference registration to SD HOSA State office
  • Make hotel reservations at Ramkota Hotel in Pierre, SD