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Student Leadership Conference

September 20- 22, 2019
Sky Ranch Cave Springs, Quapaw, OK

The 2019 SWASAP Student Leadership Conference returns again for another year! The SWASAP Student Leadership Conference will be held September 20- 22, 2019 at Sky Ranch Cave Springs in Quapaw, OK.  This year’s theme is “Life in the Leadership Lane”.  We will have a Pre-Collegiate track and a College track available.  

Our targeted outcomes are:

• Develop community among students.

• Create opportunities for student leadership skills to grow.

• Encourage students to take personal responsibility for their goals.

• Identify and develop individual leadership strengths.

• Provide opportunities for students to strengthen communication skills.

• Diversity training and empathy.

The registration fee for the conference is: $250.00 (SWASAP members and their programs) and $275.00 (non-members and programs) for students and staff who will attend.  The fees will cover the cost of food, lodging, and programming for the conference.  Click here to register online.

Payment is accepted by credit card, check, or purchase order. Details for how to submit payment are detailed in the registration page.

The SWASAP Student Leadership Conference is for all TRIO Students in grades 9 and above.  While we understand that TRIO often involves students in lower grades, the curriculum and events of the conference are tailored towards students from 9th grade to college level. 

Click here to access important forms and information.

If you have any questions regarding the conference, please feel free to contact the conference co-chairs:

Billy Ray Huggins  brhuggins@ualr.edu

Gloria Valderrama gloavp@unm.edu

Leadership Retreat Registration Rates


SWASAP Member Regular Rate
Through August 30, 2019

Non-member Regular Rate

Through August 30, 2019

Late Registration Rate 
After August 30, 2019
until September 8, 2019


$250

$275

 $290
 

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