Section VII Professional Development LTC 506 & LTC 631
August 21 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Section VII would like to invite you to some quality professional development designed specifically for athletic directors!
These sessions will be run through the School/Curriculum Improvement CO-SER (506) and will count toward your continuing education hours and allow you to grow as an athletic director, while earning professional development and taking a proactive approach at improving your craft!
Date: August 21st, 2019
Morning session: 7:30 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.
Afternoon session: 12:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.
LOCATION: CVES Instructional Services Center, 14 Area Development Drive, Suite 100, Plattsburgh, NY 12901
COST: $200.00 charge PER session (Your district will be billed accordingly).
Lunch provided (whether you are attending one or both sessions)
INSTRUCTOR: Gary Stevens
Gary Stevens is the athletic administrator at Thornton Academy, an independent school serving students in grades 6-12 in Saco, Maine. Gary has been an athletic administrator for twenty-three years. Gary graduated from Harvard University in 1983. He currently holds both the CAA (1999) and CMAA (2004) certification from the NIAAA. Stevens joined the NIAAA Publications Committee in 2006 and was selected as the Vice-Chair in 2012. He has presented at three national conferences and has authored ninety-eight articles for Interscholastic Athletic Administration magazine, the NIAAA’s professional journal. Recently he also wrote a chapter on contest management for the NIAAA’s Guide to Interscholastic Athletic Administration. Stevens was a recipient of the NIAAA Distinguished Service Award in 2010, the NFHS Citation in 2015, and the Frank Kovaleski Professional Development Award in 2018.
LTC 506 ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATION: LEGAL ISSUES II (TITLE IX & SEXUAL HARASSMENT) – 7:30 – 11:30 A.M.
This course provides in-depth coverage of the legal standards regarding Title IX compliance and gender equity assurance for interscholastic athletics programs, including the methodology for a school to perform a Title IX self-audit in order to proactively identify problem areas and necessary corrective actions to satisfy all applicable Title IX legal mandates, along with extensive coverage of the legal standards governing sexual harassment and sexual violence in school sports programs and strategies for developing, implementing, and documenting an effective anti-sexual harassment policy.
Required for: CAA and CMAA Certification
LTC 631 ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATION: EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OF INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC EVENTS – 12:00 – 4:00 P.M.
This course will provide an overview of how to mitigate/prevent, prepare for and manage emergencies during interscholastic athletic events. The course will highlight venue and event safety, security and emergency management issues. The course will provide guidelines for creating an emergency team, assessing the venues for risks and needs, developing and implementing emergency management plans and debriefing after an incident.
Registration form is here: Athletic Administration Summer 2019 (pdf)