NJASC Events and Calendar

Throughout the year, NJASC sponsors several events for the students and advisors of New Jersey to come together, network, share best practices, and hear nationally recognized speakers that motivate and inspire. An annual summary of these major events is provided below.

January - NJASC Convention

88th annual NJASC Convention

Wednesday January 8, 2014 (snowdate Thursday January 9)
The College of New Jersey, Ewing Township NJ



Since 1927, each January the Student Council leaders of New Jersey and their advisors convene to elect their State Officers. Our annual Winter Convention provides...

  • Nationally recognized motivational speakers
  • Networking and a means for sharing ideas with schools throughout New Jersey
  • Over thirty breakout sessions showcasing exemplary Student Council projects, with both students and advisors presenting
  • Opportunities for advisors and other teaching professionals to receive Professional Development Hours

Online registration opens for this event in November, the fees for which are shown below. Please note that schools that have not paid their membership dues for the current year will have a higher student registration fee.

REGISTRATION - Member Schools $18.00 per student and advisor
REGISTRATION - Non Member Schools $23.00 per student and advisor

 


February - Advisors Conference

February 2015 (date T.B.D.)
The College of New Jersey, Ewing Township NJ

This NEW event is designed for advisors with ALL levels of experience, not just those new to advising student leaders! Our Advisors Conference is also not just for Student Council; those who serve as an advisor for ANY co-curricular activity such as NHS, Key Club, Interact, etc. can benefit from attending this event since we all share so much in common.

We invite those who advise the student leaders of our state to JOIN US for...

  • Ice Breakers that are fun and will get you to better know your fellow advisors!
  • Networking with your peers that will last long after the Advisors Conference is over!
  • Discussion Groups that will let you talk about the triumphs and challenges you face as an advisor with others who understand!
  • Swap Shop to share ideas that will enhance the programs in your school!
  • Training that will help you in your position as an advisor!
  • New Member session for those of you just starting out as an advisor or with NJASC!
  • Information about how you and your student leaders can become more involved with NJASC programs!
  • FOOD - don't worry...we'll feed you twice with a Continental Breakfast AND Lunch!
REGISTRATION - Member Schools $25.00 per advisor
REGISTRATION - Non Member Schools $25.00 per advisor

 


May - Spring Awards Program

Thursday May 15, 2014 (tentative)
Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson Township NJ



At this meeting, over four thousand students and advisors from throughout the state come together to recognize Student Councils for their community service, donations to the State Charity, and exceptional student leadership.  After the awards program, attendees can enjoy the private access to rides and attractions.

  • Registration: 8:30 a.m.- 9:30 a.m. (All tickets will be held at the NJASC ticket pick-up window and then given to the Great Adventure Guest Relations desk.)
  • Opening Session - Great Arena: 9:45 a.m.
  • Workshops - immediately following the Opening Session in the Great Arena.
  • Garden of Eatin’ Area will be available for those who purchased the all-you-can-eat lunch
  • Opportunities are provided for advisors and other teaching professionals to receive Professional Development Hours
  • Park Closes at 6:00 p.m.

Online registration opens for this event in March, the fees for which are shown below. Please note that schools that have not paid their membership dues for the current school year will have a higher student registration fee.

REGISTRATION - Member Schools $35.00 per student
$22.00 per advisor (one per 10 students at this rate)
REGISTRATION - Non Member Schools $40.00 per student
$27.00 per advisor (one per 10 students at this rate)

The above fees include park admission. An all you can eat picnic lunch is provided for advisors, and is available to students for an addtional $17.50 per person. All purchased student lunches include a FREE return ticket to Six Flags that can be used on any day in their operating season!

 


June - NASC National Conference

NASC National Conference
June 25-30, 2014
Ocoee High School - Orlando, FL




The NJASC State Officers lead the New Jersey delegation of students and advisors to this annual national event. At the NASC National Conference delegates and advisors meet, network, and share ideas with fellow leaders from across the United States and Canada.

The finest speakers from throughout the nation are showcased, and social activities throughout the conference make for an unforgettable experience. NJASC sponsored pre and post-trip activities enable the New Jersey delegation to bond and make friendships that last a lifetime.

 


July - NJASC Leadership Training Conference

59th Annual Leadership Training Conference
July 9-12 & 13-16, 2014
The College of New Jersey, Ewing Township NJ



Each July the annual NJASC Leadership Training Conference (LTC) brings together hundreds of students from across New Jersey for an experience second to none. CLICK HERE to find out much more about LTC, and how you can become part of the oldest continuous operating state Student Council Leadership Training Conference in the nation.

Promotional Video now available - CLICK HERE to visit the LTC website at www.ltcnj.org and view it!

The registration process for LTC consists of the following:

  • Online registration by schools to reserve spaces in Session 1 or Session 2
  • Initial online delegate registration by students to provide basic contact information.
  • Access to download the Delegate Registration Form (PDF) is provided once initial online delegate registration has been submitted by a student.
  • Completed and signed (advisor, principal) Delegate Registration Forms are mailed to the NJASC Southern Office.
REGISTRATION - Member Schools $420.00 per delegate
REGISTRATION - Non Member Schools $420.00 per delegate

 


October - Fall Business Meeting

Tuesday October 14, 2014
The College of New Jersey, Ewing Township NJ



Over one thousand student leaders and their advisors convene to shape the business of the NJASC for the coming year. The Fall Business Meeting provides...

  • Nationally recognized motivational speakers
  • Networking and a means for sharing ideas with schools throughout New Jersey
  • An enjoyable reunion and leadership "booster" for students that attended our Leadership Training Conference (LTC).
  • Opportunities for advisors and other teaching professionals to receive Professional Development Hours
  • Students seeking to run for State Office and Student Councils participating in "Standards of Excellence" - an invaluable council idea exchange and evaluation program - are REQUIRED to attend special sessions conducted at this NJASC meeting.

Online registration opens for this event in late August, the fees for which are shown below. Please note that schools that have not paid their membership dues for the current school year will have a higher student registration fee.

REGISTRATION - Member Schools $18.00 per student and advisor
(1 free advisor for every 15 students registered)
REGISTRATION - Non Member Schools $23.00 per student and advisor
(1 free advisor for every 15 students registered)