CDE Seminar

 

THE SOCIETY FOR
AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION PARLIAMENTARIANS
(SAEP)

 

NOTE:  THIS SEMINAR WAS NOT OFFERED BECAUSE OF LOW ENROLLMENT

CDE SEMINAR FOR ADVISORS AND A LIMITED NUMBER OF FFA MEMBERS

TRAINING A TEAM FOR THE NATIONAL FFA
PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE CAREER DEVELOPMENT EVENT

2009 SEMINAR CANCELLED DUE TO LOW REGISTRATION.
MAY BE OFFERED AT THE 2010 CONVENTION.

TO BE HELD DURING THE 2009 NATIONAL FFA CONVENTION AT INDIANAPOLIS
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21ST, FROM 7 PM TO 10 PM
Hyatt Regency Hotel—One South Capitol Avenue—Room TBA

INSTRUCTOR TOPICS AND RESUMES

BILL BUTCHER–SAEP President

Topic:

  • Written Examination

    -CDE section requirements
    -Building practice tests for teams
    -Materials use for team members for studying for test
    -Evaluation methods for team practices
    -Value of using SAEP’s Accredited Parliamentarian Exam for teamResume:
  • Professional Accredited Parliamentarian
  • Coached teams that placed 1st, 4th, and 5th in the national CDE written examination
  • Coached 4 national gold medal teams, including 2nd place in 2008
  • Judged national CDE

AL GAGE–SAEP Vice-President

Topic:

  • Team Presentation

    -CDE section requirements
    -Are you the instructor ready to coach, and or coaching the team correctly?
    -Strategy that Works and Strategy that DOESN’T Work
    -Clock Management for the Good of the Team and the Health of the Teacher
    -What are the Judges Looking for and What do they Hate?
    -Overcoming Adversity and Fixing Mistakes
    -Training, Coaching, Practicing and Judging Good Debates
    -Impress the Judges without trying to impress them.
    -What do to when you are sick of listening to your own debaters?
    -To script or not to script, that is the question.
    -To be good or to be flashy.
    -Don’t build houses with the gavel.
    -How much presentation practice does it take?
    -Recruitment and Selection of a team.
    -Secrets, Tips, Pranks, Exercises and other Torture Techniques for your team.
    Resume:
  • Professional Accredited Parliamentarian
  • Coached 1st place 2008 national gold medal team
  • Judged national CDE

DR. JIM CONNORS–SAEP Executive Secretary

Topics:

  • Introductions
  • CDE Overview
  • Score Sheet
  • Minutes

    -CDE Section Requirements
    -A comparison of FFA and Robert’s Rules of Order
    -Training your secretary to take CDE minutesResume:
  • Professional Accredited Parliamentarian, and Member of the National Association of Parliamentarians
  • Superintendent for the national FFA Parliamentary Procedure CDE
  • Teacher-Educator, University of Idaho
  • Writes written examination for national CDE

SHANE DUNBAR–SAEP Parliamentarian

Topics:

  • Oral Questions
    -CDE Section requirements
    -Strategies for introducing to team
    -How to build a bank of oral questions
    -Using the questions
  • Questions from Participants
  • Seminar Summary
  • Drawings for Door PrizesResume:
  • Professional Accredited Parliamentarian and Professional Registered Parliamentarian
  • Coached 1st and 3rd place national gold medal teams
  • Judged national CDE and collegiate contest
  • Wrote examinations for national FFA CDE and collegiate contest

REFERENCES PROVIDED

  • Parliamentary Procedure Judging Guide (a $15, 110-page manual that is used to train judges and teams.)
  • Web sites for parliamentary procedure materials
  • FREE drawings for parliamentary procedure instructional materials valued at over $200.00

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

  • Register by September 15th—Sign up early, enrollment is limited!
  • Purchase orders will not be accepted.
  • Send a $50, non-refundable check payable to “SAEP” and the completed registration form below to:____________________________________Shane Dunbar, SAEP Parliamentarian
    P.O. Box 13753
    Mill Creek, WA 98082-1753
    ____________________________________
  • Receipts will be provided at the seminar for reimbursement.
  • Contact Shane Dunbar — dunbar@northwest.net — if there are questions.
  • Directions for printing the registration form below:1) highlight all of it

    2) right click anywhere on the highlighted text

    3) left click “Print”

    4) left click “Selection”

    5) left click “Print”

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