The Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors is proud to announce its Twitter Chat series with the hashtag #afachat! Once per month, the Technology Committee will facilitate an online chat on topics that align with the mission, vision and core competencies of the profession that are designed specifically for YOU – the membership of AFA. Log on to tweetchat.com
or use your Twitter and search the hashtag to follow the conversation.
All #afachat events will take place at 1:00 p.m EST.
July 13 - Synergos and the Future Management of the Association – What is an Association Management Company? How can Synergos help your organization or company? Join us as we discuss this unique company and the direction in which the management of the Association is moving.
Guest Facilitator: Mark Koepsell, Synergos
July 27 – The Call for Values Congruence – Every profession has in its history important events and documents. The fraternity/sorority advising profession has been shaped by the Franklin Square Group’s 2003 Call for Values Congruence. The Summer issue of Perspectives takes another look at The Call and its impact upon AFA. How has The Call shaped your work with fraternities and sororities? What do you think is missing from The Call? Where do you see our profession in the future because of the Call for Values Congruence? Join us for an #afachat to discuss the impact of the Call for Values Congruence.
Guest Facilitator: Allison St. Germain, Director of Educational Technologies – Delta Zeta and Editor of Perspectives., Dan Bureau, Director of Student Affairs Learning and Assessment, University of Memphis, and Amy Vojta, Assistant Dean, Fraternity and Sorority Affairs, Rutgers University
August 31 - Planning for Hazing Prevention Week – September 24-28 is National Hazing Prevent Week. This serves as a great opportunity to educate and empower students to stand up against hazing and recognize the hidden harm that hazing can produce. Join us for this #afachat to share ideas for planning and executing a successful Hazing Prevention Week for campuses and organizations.
Guest Facilitator: Allison Swick-Duttine, Director of Fraternity/Sorority Life and Organizational Development, SUNY Plattsburgh and National Hazing Prevention Week Chair
Fred Dobry, Sigma Nu, Director of Risk Relations
September 28 - How Are We Managing Risk?- How does your campus or organization prevent, manage, and educate around risk? Do you have a plan or program in place that assists with the education and understanding of risky behaviors? Join in on this #afachat to share ideas about how to decrease risk, educate and empower students on a positive and safe fraternity and sorority experience.
Guest Facilitators: Kim Novak, Campus Safety & Student Risk Management Consultant and Hazing Prevention.Org Board of Directors
Justin Angotti, Assistant Executive Director of Education and Accountability, Pi Kappa Phi
October 26 - Assessment and the New CAS Standards for Fraternity and Sorority Programs - What tools are you using to assess your current programs for delivery and outcomes? How are you implementing the new criteria of the CAS Standards into your university or organizations programming? Join us for this #afachat to learn what others are doing in the world of assessment and how the updated CAS Standards can improve the fraternity and sorority experience.
Guest Facilitator: Dan Bureau, Director of Student Affairs Learning and Assessment, University of Memphis and AFA CAS Liaison
November 16 - Preparing for the Annual Meeting – How do you prepare for the Association’s largest event of the year? What are you looking to learn at the Annual Meeting? How can you make the most of this educational and inspiring four days? Join in on the conversation to prepare for the Annual Meeting and to make it the best conference to date!