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CTSO Beginning Officer Training - Fall 2018 @ MV is a Course

CTSO Beginning Officer Training - Fall 2018 @ MV

Ended Oct 16, 2018


Full course description

Full course description

Course Dates:
October 16, 2018


1 day





Course Type:



This is a one-day, stand-alone training designed for CTSO officer teams and advisors.  This hands-on workshop will cover a variety of topics including conducting effective meetings, officer duties, event management, and developing a Program of Work. Advisors and their officer team will work throughout the day to develop a plan of action and framework for their student organization that they can take back and share with members.  Please bring 4-7 officers or potential officers to the training! Teachers are to attend and fully engage with their teams for the whole day.

NOTE:  Both Beginning and Advanced CTSO Officer Training Courses are required for ADE certificate


-Select offices appropriate for your own chapter
-Identify duties that appropriate for each office
-Create election bylaws
-Review components of a typical CTSO meeting agenda
-Create a fun and meaningful agenda for an upcoming CTSO meeting
-Review the components of a Program of Work
-Identify three appropriate and meaningful activities for your own Program of Work
-Describe the importance of a constitution and/or bylaws to an organization
-Review a sample constitution and/or bylaws from your CTSO’s state or national website
-Identify best-practices in fundraising for your CTSO
-Understand the basic history of Parliamentary Procedure
-Describe the importance of using Parliamentary Procedures to run an effective CTSO meeting
-Demonstrate the use of a gavel
-Demonstrate the ability to make and second a main motion
-Demonstrate the ability to debate a main motion using four-part debate
-Demonstrate the ability to conduct a vote on a main motion

Course Instructors

Mr. Curt Bertelsen is a Pima County JTED fully accredited teacher in Tucson, Arizona. Curt started his career an Agricultural Science teacher in 1985 and has been devoted in helping shape education ever since.


Pima County JTED @ Mountain View
3901 W. Linda Vista Blvd. 
Tucson, AZ  85742


8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (working lunch) 

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