Starting a Chapter
Starting a new chapter can be a very simple task. Here are a few steps to follow:
Determine the interest!
Are there students interested in participating in this organization? Need a minimum of 6 to get started!
Get Support from Administration
If you are affiliating as part of a school system, you must have their support to start a local chapter
Contact State Director
Reach out to the state Advisor for resources and direction
Review provided materials and resources
The initial information can be overwhelming! Just continue to read it over and ask questions along the way
Affiliate initial Chapter members, sign into CMS
The instructions and links for affiliation can be found on the New Advisor tab as well as how to sign into the Conference Management System
Chapter development is the single biggest contributor to maintaining a local chapter longterm.