Virginia HOSA Program of Work 2021-2022
click above for a printable copy
 

September- 

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month- Wear gold (yellow) t-shirts/colors and do an activity to promote awareness such as posters, announcements, flyers, presentations, etc.  Send in a group (can be an edited picture to represent your group) or individual photo and brief description of the activity to the Virginia HOSA State Reporter, Anthony Bui at Anthonybui48@gmail.com. Selected photos will be published on the Virginia HOSA website (www.virginia-hosa.org) and be recognized at the Virginia HOSA State Leadership Conference. 

 

For more information on Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, please visit Childhood Cancer Awareness Month | September - St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (stjude.org)

 

9/1/21-2021-2022 Competitive Event Guidelines will be posted- Do not use guidelines that have (August 2020) on the bottom.  

9/1/21- Virginia HOSA T-Shirt Design and State Pin Design Contest information released

 

9/1/21- Virginia HOSA T-Shirt order deadline for State Fair- Order form coming! 

 

9/9/21 or 9/10/21- Virginia HOSA Advisor Training and Updates

9/9/21- 9:00 AM-12:00 PM- New Advisors

9/10/21- 1:00 PM -4:00 PM- Veteran Advisors

 

An email will be sent to all advisors with a registration form. A Zoom link will be provided after the registration deadline (9/4/21). 3 hours of professional development will be issued after completion of updates. If you cannot attend your assigned time, feel free to join in the other session. 

 

9/11-9/30/21- National Day of Service and Remembrance Project- This is a time where HOSA members can honor 9/11 heroes and victims through service.  During this time, HOSA chapters and individual members are encouraged to carry out projects that will focus on activities such as food drives; emergency preparedness/disaster preparedness speakers and workshops; send cards to active military or veterans in military hospitals; create posters or bulletin boards addressing 9/11; hold celebration honoring veterans, soldiers, military families, Medical Reserve Corp, Red Cross and/or first responders.  

 

Chapters/Individual members need to send in a summary of your project along with a photograph and will be recognized during the virtual Fall Leadership Conference and State Leadership Conference to janebest@virginiahosa.org by October 15, 2021.  All chapters/individuals participating will be featured on the Virginia HOSA website. www.virginia-hosa.org

9/18/21- 3:00 PM-5:00 PM- Local Chapter Officer Training- This training will be provided by the 2021-2022 Executive Council. It is free and open to all HOSA members.  We realize that many chapters may have not elected officers by this time.  Registration will be required.  A Zoom link will be provided to all participants.  Look for more information under the Virginia HOSA tab on the website in August. 

 

9/25/21-9/28/21- Washington Leadership Academy- The Washington Leadership Academy is a great experience for all HOSA members.  Leadership training, networking and meeting with legislators are just a few things on the agenda. More details will be available soon. This is available to all HOSA members (not just state officers). For more information, visit www.hosa.org

 

October

Breast Cancer Awareness Month- Wear pink t-shirts/colors and do an activity to promote awareness such as posters, announcements, flyers, presentations, etc. Send in a group (can be an edited picture to represent your group) or individual photo and brief description of the activity to the Virginia HOSA State Reporter, Anthony Bui at Anthonybui48@gmail.com. Selected photos will be published on the Virginia HOSA website (www.virginia-hosa.org) and be recognized at the Virginia HOSA State Leadership Conference. 

  

10/1/21- Virginia HOSA Day at the State Fair- more information will be coming!  There will be competitions in the HOSA tent and awards will be provided. 

10/15/21- HOSA 100- Deadline for Registration.  This is only to receive the HOSA 100 Certificate.  This is not required for regular affiliation for membership. Membership certificates can be printed here HOSA Certificates – HOSA

 

November

Dates TBD- Virginia HOSA Fall Leadership Conferences-

More information coming in August. 

 

Region 1- Chesterfield Technical Center @ Hull Street

Region 2- 

Region 3/4- 

Region 5-

Region 6-

Region 7-

 

Diabetes Awareness Month- Wear grey t-shirts/colors and do an activity to promote awareness such as posters, announcements, flyers, presentations, etc.  Send in a group (can be an edited picture to represent your group) or individual photo and brief description of the activity to the Virginia HOSA State Reporter,Anthony Bui at Anthonybui48@gmail.com. Selected photos will be published on the Virginia HOSA website (www.virginia-hosa.org) as well as recognized at the Virginia HOSA State Leadership Conference. 

 

For more information on Diabetes Awareness Month, please visit American Diabetes Month | ADA

 

11/1/21- Virginia HOSA 42nd State Leadership Conference information released (will be emailed to advisors and available on website under Virginia HOSA)

 

11/15/21- HOSA Day- Celebrate HOSA by bringing awareness about the association.  This is an opportunity to highlight alumni in your area who are working the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Wear HOSA colors, announce HOSA Day on school announcements or webpages, record a blog, make a HOSA display, make signs promoting HOSA, recruit new members, write thank you notes to supporters of HOSA, recite the HOSA Creed or peruse the latest copy of the E-magazine.  Please provide a write up and email details to the Virginia HOSA State Reporter, Anthony Bui at Anthonybui48@gmail.com. Selected photos will be published on the Virginia HOSA website (www.virginia-hosa.org) and will be  recognized at the Virginia HOSA State Leadership Conference. 

 

December

Disease Prevention: HIV and AIDS/Influenze Awareness Month- Wear red t-shirts/colors and do an activity to promote immunization awareness such as posters, announcements, flyers, presentations, etc.  Send in a group (can be an edited picture to represent your group) or individual photo and brief description of the activity to the Virginia HOSA State Reporter, Anthony Bui at Anthonybui48@gmail.com.. Selected photos will be published on the Virginia HOSA website (www.virginia-hosa.org) as well as recognized at the Virginia HOSA State Leadership Conference. 

 

January 

Birth Defects Awareness Month- Wear pink or light blue t-shirts/colors and do an activity to promote awareness such as posters, announcements, flyers, presentations, etc. Send in a group (can be an edited picture to represent your group) or individual photo and brief description of the activity to the Virginia HOSA State Reporter, Anthony Bui at Anthonybui48@gmail.com.Selected photos will be published on the Virginia HOSA website (www.virginia-hosa.org) as well as recognized at the Virginia HOSA State Leadership Conference. 

 

1/1/22- HOSA Membership Affiliation Deadline (unless 2nd semester course)

 

1/13/22-1/14/22- Virginia ACTE Professional Development Conference, Richmond (Virginia HOSA President to attend)

 

February

Female Health Awareness Month (Eating Disorders and Cervical Cancer)- Wear teal and lavender t-shirts/colors and do an activity to promote awareness such as posters, announcements, flyers, presentations, etc.  Send in a group (can be an edited picture to represent your group) or individual photo and brief description of the activity to the Virginia HOSA State Reporter, Anthony Bui at Anthonybui48@gmail.com. Selected photos will be published on the Virginia HOSA website (www.virginia-hosa.org) as well as recognized at the Virginia HOSA State Leadership Conference. 

 

2/1/22- Deadline for Virginia HOSA Executive Council Applications

 

2/1/22- Deadline for Second Semester Affiliation (for members who did not affiliate in First Semester)

 

2/4/22- Deadline to register for 2020 Virginia HOSA SLC- www.hosa.org.  

 

2/8/22- AMSUS Conference- HOSA Day, Gaylord, National Harbor.  Details to come.

 

2/8/22- Deadline to make any changes to registration for SLC AND payment deadline- make all checks payable to PVCC- VA HOSA. 

 

2/15/22- Deadline for Virginia HOSA Scholarship Application (applications can be found on www.virginia-hosa.org under Virginia HOSA. 

 

March

Wellbeing and Sleep Awareness Month- Wear black and green t-shirts/colors and do an activity to promote awareness such as posters, announcements, flyers, presentations, etc.  Send in a group (can be an edited picture to represent your group) or individual photo and brief description of the activity to the Virginia HOSA State Reporter, Anthony Bui at Anthonybui48@gmail.com. Selected photos will be published on the Virginia HOSA website (www.virginia-hosa.org) as well as recognized at the Virginia HOSA State Leadership Conference. 

If sent in by 3/8/22- recognized at 2022 SLC.  After that date, your chapter will be recognized on the Virginia HOSA website. 

 

3/1/22- Deadline to upload to TALLO for SLC competitive events

 

3/11/22-3/13/22- 42nd Annual Virginia HOSA State Leadership Conference, Williamsburg, DoubleTree by Hilton, 50 Kingsmill Road.  

 

3/15/22- Deadline to apply for National HOSA Scholarships (www.hosa.org)

 

April 

Trauma Awareness Month (PTSD and child abuse)- Wear white t-shirts/colors and do an activity to promote awareness such as posters, announcements, flyers, presentations, etc.  Send in a group (can be an edited picture to represent your group) or individual photo and brief description of the activity to the Virginia HOSA State Reporter, Anthony Bui at Anthonybui48@gmail.com Selected photos will be published on the Virginia HOSA website (www.virginia-hosa.org) as well as recognized at the Virginia HOSA State Leadership Conference. 

 

4/5/22 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners at SLC- determine if attending ILC.  4th and 5th place will be eligible to attend ILC and compete if 1st, 2nd or 3rd place does not attend.

 

May

Mental Health Awareness Month- Wear yellow or orange t-shirts/colors and do an activity to promote awareness such as posters, announcements, flyers, presentations, etc.. Send in a group (can be an edited picture to represent your group) or individual photo and brief description of the activity to the Virginia HOSA State Reporter ,Anthony Bui at Anthonybui48@gmail.com. Selected photos will be published on the Virginia HOSA website (www.virginia-hosa.org) as well as recognized at the Virginia HOSA State Leadership Conference. 

 

5/8/22- Deadline to register for ILC. 

 

June

6/22/22-6/25/22- HOSA International Leadership Conference- Gaylord Hotel and Convention Center, Nashville, TN