Important HOSA Dates 2015-2016
|December 1, 2015||First Semester Affiliations and Membership Dues Paid|
|January 4, 2016||State Leadership Conference On-line Registration Opens|
|February 1, 2016||Final Chapter Affiliation Deadline|
|February 10, 2016||State Leadership Conference On-line Registration Closes|
|February 19, 2016||State Officer Applications to State Office (postmark deadline)|
|February 22, 2016||Local Test Proctors Registered via HOSA National Website|
|February 25, 2016||HOSA Advisor Meeting Prior to HOPE Conference|
|March 1, 2016||HOSA Membership Dues Payment Deadline|
|March 7-18, 2016||HOSA On-line Competitive Events Testing Window|
|March 15, 2016||Recognition Event Materials Due at State Office|
|April 10-12, 2016||State Leadership Conference at Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells|
|May 1, 2016||Confirmed List of National Leadership Conference Competitors Due at State Office|
|May 10, 2016||National Leadership Conference Competitive Event Materials Due at State Office|
|May 15, 2016||Final Day to Submit Recognition Event Service Hours via HOSA National Website|
|May 27, 2016||National Leadership Conference Registration Payment Due to Wisconsin HOSA State Office|
|June 12-15, 2016||State Officer Training in Madison (required for Wisconsin HOSA Executive Council)|
|June 22-25, 2016||HOSA National Leadership Conference in Nashville, TN|
National HOSA Week
November 1-7, 2015
(Or another week designated by local HOSA chapter)
Be sure to see National HOSA's website for the latest information on this competitive event. In order to earn a HOSA Week certificate, the chapter must conduct at least one activity in each of the three goal areas during HOSA Week. A chapter may choose another week for local HOSA Week activities. Certificate of Recognition winners in attendance at the National Leadership Conference will be recognized during the Recognition Session at the National Leadership Conference.
HOSA week activities are designed to:
1) provide school or community service,
Description: Volunteer hours in the school or community that provide a service.
2) promote opportunities in health care, and
Description: Activities that promote career opportunities in health care, such as a career fair, healthcare speakers, talking to community/school groups about health careers, posters promoting health careers and HOSA, etc.
3) show appreciation to the health care community.
Description: An appreciation activity sponsored by the HOSA chapter that shows gratitude to members of the local healthcare community. Activities can include thank you notes, an appreciation function, the partnership appreciation model in these guidelines, etc.