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

South Dakota HOSA LAUNCH plans to engage local chapter officers and others through a dynamic day of leadership activities, accessibility to professionals, collaboration with others, and informative discussions relating to successful HOSA chapters. We aim to get your career "LAUNCHED" through this one day training.

This year, SD HOSA is offering three, one-day academies on the following campuses:

    Monday, October 15, 2018- University Center-Sioux Falls
   Friday, November 9. 2018- Lead, SD

L- Leadership Development

       In this session, students engage in activities involving leadership styles, personality types, and public speaking, among others.

A- Activity Driven

      In this session, students and advisors will discuss meeting ideas and projects HOSA chapters may be interested in diving in to.

U- Unwavering Confidence

     In this session, students will have the opportunity to speak with health professionals, college studentss and professors.

N- Networking Synapse

     In this session, students will tour campus and establish familiarity with certain academic health science pathways.

C- Collaboration Station

     In this session, students will particiapte in collective problem-solving, team building exercises, and a lil' Robert's Rule of Order.

H- Helpful Hints

     In this session, students will gain insight into competitive event preparation, what is new for events in 2018, and how to go for gold in April!



Oct. 15, 2018

  • 8:30 Registration
  • 8:45 Welcome and Announcements
  • 9:15-10:25 Engagement #1
  • 10:30-11:30 Engagement #2
  • 11:30-12:15 Engagement #3
  • 12:15-12:45 Lunch
  • 12:45-1:45 Engagement #4
  • 12:45-1:15 Advisor Session
  • 1:45-2:00 Closing


Academy Registration Fee $25

To-do List

  • Advertise the Academy in your school
  • Register interested members via HOSA's online system
  • Collect $25 conference registration
  • Send conference registration to SD HOSA State office