State Conferences

Local FEA conferences provide students and advisors with additional opportunities to network with like-minded peers without major travel expenses. These are meaningful experiences that allow students to develop leadership skills and gain important information about jobs in education. Find a location near you and sign up to participate!

If you are interested in promoting your local conference, please email fea@pdkintl.org.

2012-2013 State Conferences

Arizona FEA State Conference

March 4-5, 2014
Grand Canyon University
Phoenix, Arizona
Contact: Gerry Corcoran  Gerry.corcoran@azed.gov

Competitions offered:  Arizona History, Chapter Blog, Chapter Banner, Electronic Career Portfolio, Early Childcare Display of Theme Development, Early Childhood Teaching Instructional Support, Early Childhood Teaching Language and Literacy, Education of the Future, Emergency Preparedness, Energy Day, Essay Writing, Ethical Dilemma, Exploring Education Administration Careers, Exploring Professional Support Services Careers, FEA Moment Speech, FEA Chapter Meeting Protocol, FEA Teacher of the Year,    Impromptu Speaking, Inside Our Schools, Instructional Technology Lesson, Job Application, Lesson Planning and Delivery, FEA Chapter Program of Activities Award, Program of Activities Multimedia Presentation, Public Service Announcement, Public Speaking, Recruitment and Marketing Presentation, Researching Learning Disabilities, Service Project Presentation, Spotlight on Special Education, Storybook Creation and Presentation, Student Achievement Award, and Technology Video

California FEA State Conference

May 2, 2014
Saddleback College
Mission Viejo, California
Contact: Vinh Luong vluong@tomorrow.org

Project Tomorrow and Saddleback College invite 150 of Orange County’s best and brightest high school students to this free, interactive summit for students interested in education and child care careers. The program includes student workshops, panel discussions, a college fair, campus tour, and more!
No competitions offered.

Delaware FEA State Conference

Wednesday, December 4        
Delaware State University
Dover, Delaware
Contact:  Rita Hovermale   rita.hovermale@doe.k12.de.us

Competitions offered: Job Application, Exploring Administration Careers, Lesson Planning and Delivery, Essay, Public Speaking, Energy Education, Researching Learning Disabilities, Ethical Dilemma, Exploring Professional Support Service Careers, Service Projects Presentation, and Storybook Creation and Presentation

Kentucky FEA State Conference

November 22, 2013
KY Transportation Cabinet Conference Center
Frankfort, KY
Contact:  Fran Dundon   fran.dundon@education.ky.gov

Competitions offered:  Essay Writing, Ethical Dilemma, Exploring Education Administration Careers, Exploring Professional Support Services Careers, Impromptu Speaking, Job Application, Lesson Planning and Delivery, Public Speaking, Research Learning Disabilities, Technology Video

Mississippi FEA State Conference

January 30-31, 2014
Marriott Hotel
Jackson, Mississippi
Contact: Barbara Varnell    bvarnell@mde.k12.ms.us

Competitions offered: Electronic Career Portfolio, Energy Education, Essay Writing, Ethical Dilemma, Exploring Education Administration Careers, Exploring Professional Support Services Careers, FEA Leadership Award, FEA Moment, FEA Recruitment and Marketing Presentation, Impromptu Speaking, Inside Our Schools, Job Application, Lesson Planning and Delivery, Public Service Announcement, Public Speaking, Researching Learning Disabilities, Service Project Presentation, Storybook Creation and Presentation, and Technology Video

Nebraska FEA State Conference

October 17, 2013
Milo Bail Student Center, UNO Campus
Omaha, Nebraska
Contact: Janis Brandt  janis.brandt@nebraska.gov

Competitions offered: Essay, Job Interview, and Technology Video

New Jersey FEA State Conference

October 25, 2013
William Paterson University
Wayne, New Jersey
Contact: Laurence R. Fieber  fieber@tcnj.edu

No competitions offered.

Ohio FEA State Conference

March 7, 2014
University of Findlay
Findlay, Ohio
Contact: Patricia Griffin Patty.griffin@education.ohio.gov

Competitions offered:  Essay, Impromptu Speech, Lesson Plan, Scrapbook, T-Shirt, Ethical Dilemma, Multimedia, Children’s Literature, Display, Job Application & Interview, Public Speaking, State Officer, Honors

Texas FEA State Conference

February 23-25, 2014  
Grand Hyatt San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
Contact: Program Assistant  alice@tassp.org

Competitions offered: Advisor of the Year, Bulletin Board, Chapter Yearbook, Educational Leadership Fundamentals, Energy Education, Essay, Ethical Dilemma, Exploring Administration Careers, Exploring Professional Support Services Careers, Impromptu Speaking, Inside Our School, Instructional Multimedia, Job Application, Keynote Speech, Outstanding Chapter, Project Visualize, Public Service Announcement, Researching Learning Disabilities, Service Project Presentation, Storybook Creation, TAFE Lesson Plan, TAFE Moment, TAFE Portfolio, TAFE Recruitment and Marketing Presentation, TAFE Service Leadership Award, TAFE Student of the Year, Teacher Created Materials, and Technology Video

Virginia FEA State Competitive Events

February 4, 2014
Briar Woods High School
Ashburn, Virginia
Contact: Helen Fuqua Helen.Fuqua@doe.virginia.gov

Competitions offered: Electronic Career Portfolio, Energy Education, Essay Writing, Ethical Dilemma, Exploring Education Administration Careers, Exploring Professional Support Services Careers, FEA Leadership Award, FEA Moment, FEA Recruitment and Marketing Presentation, Impromptu Speaking, Inside Our Schools, Job Application, Lesson Planning and Delivery, Public Service Announcement, Public Speaking, Researching Learning Disabilities, Service Project Presentation, Storybook Creation and Presentation, and Technology Video

West Virginia FEA State Conference

February 11-12, 2014
Stonewall Resort
Roanoke, West Virginia
Contact: Susan T. Rice christmastree@suddenlink.net  and Tami Maynard  tmmayar@access.k12.wv.us

Competitions offered: Electronic Career Portfolio, Energy Education, Essay Writing, Ethical Dilemma, Exploring Education Administration Careers, Exploring Professional Support Services Careers, FEA Leadership Award, FEA Moment, FEA Recruitment and Marketing Presentation, Impromptu Speaking, Inside Our Schools, Job Application, Lesson Planning and Delivery, Public Service Announcement, Public Speaking, Researching Learning Disabilities, Service Project Presentation, Storybook Creation and Presentation, and Technology Video