PSADA CONFERENCE SUMMARY
PSADA conducts an Annual Conference in March for its membership. This traditionally has been a four day conference, convening on Tuesday and concluding Friday afternoon. For the past several years, our conference has attracted over 500 athletic directors and members from across the Commonwealth and has been proud to host over 125 exhibitors representing all facets of the athletic and sporting goods business and industry.
Our format for the conferfence has evolved from 1967 to the present and consists of the following:
NIAAA Professional Development workshops including ASEP Coaching Education and strategies for new and experienced athletic directors.
Executive Council Meeting
NIAAA Professional Development workshops
First Time Attendees meeting
PIAA Current Issues
Exhibit Hall Social
PSADA Foundation Raffle
Keynote Speaker (informational/motivational)
Conference Awards Luncheon
Cracker Barrel Sessions for A-AA-AAA-AAAA Schools; Junior High/Middle Schools, and College Sport Management Major
Exhibit Hall Social & Hospitality
General Session Speaker
Mini-sessions on current issues in athletics
Delegate Assembly Meeting
Business Meeting Luncheon: Agenda consisting of Committee Reports, Conference Evaluation and Conference Survey for next year
The Executive Council which consists of representatives from each of the PIAA districts meets in July and October to plan the annual conference. The Executive Board continues to meet to finalize all of the plans and arrangements for the conference as well as conducting the business of the organization.
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