You can sign up for preconferences while registering for the conference.  If you have already registered for the conference and would like to add a preconference workshop, please follow these steps.

P1: Awakening the Drive within Yourself
noon-4 pm | Wednesday, March 13 

Are you looking to awaken or re-awaken the drive within yourself personally and professionally? If so, please join us for the 2019 NACADA Region 5 Preconference. This year, we will be offering one preconference event that will consist of three fifty minute segments focused on the following:

Segment 1: Leading Where You Are and Exploring Advancement Opportunities in the Advising Profession
Segment 2: Professional Development: Why it Matters and How You Can Use it to Shape Your Career 
Segment 3: Moving Forward and Moving On: Learn How to Create an Action Plan That Works! 

These intensive, fun, and interactive sessions will help connect on a smaller level to others in the NACADA Region 5 community with similar interests and provide an opportunity to continue the conversations long after the conference has ended. A resource guide will be provided as well as an opportunity to connect through three optional Webinars throughout the remainder of the 2019 year.

Registration is $50 for this interactive event and is limited to the first 40 participants.

P2: NACADA Orientation for First-Time Conference Attendees - FREE
4:30-5 am | Wednesday, March 13
NACADA Leaders

As a new member or a first time attendee at a NACADA event, you most likely have questions you want answered: How can I benefit from my NACADA membership? I am only in my first year, can I even get involved? What is my NACADA region and what opportunities are available to me?

In this session you will be introduced to NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising and your NACADA region. This orientation is designed to provide guidance to new members and firsttime attendees as they begin their journey - learn how you can make the most of your “first year experience” in NACADA and with your region. During this session you will have the opportunity to: 1) Learn about the structure and opportunities of NACADA; 2) Develop ideas for resources and networking to help you both personally and professionally in your region; and 3) Listen to colleagues share their stories and connect with other new members to the association.

Bring your questions as well as an open and reflective attitude! Your participation in this session can be the beginning of the first chapter in your NACADA story!