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Convention Volunteers

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We'd love to have your help at the annual UHEA Convention & Curriculum Fair. There are lots of opportunities to help at the convention. Contact us today and we'll find a place for you. Heatherann Shingleton, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Tonette Harris, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Convention Coordinator. Keeps in contact with chairs listed below, meets with venue event manager and oversees food services. Organizes committees. Meets with display people for draping, etc. Maintains the floor plan. This is a 2 year commitment so that the next coordinator can be trained.

Adult Workshop Chair & Co-chair. Contacts, interviews, and chooses adult presenters and prepares a list of potential keynote speakers for next year.

Teen Workshop Chair & Co-chair. Contacts, interviews, and chooses teen presenters, organizes activities for teens and prepares a list of potential keynote speakers for next year.

Graduation Chair & Co-chair. Schedules the meeting facility, coordinates online registration, orders caps and gowns, creates the program, coordinates refreshments and decorations.

Exhibit Chair & Co-chair. Organizes the exhibit hall, obtains floor plan from convention decorator. Contacts potential exhibitors, assigns booths, and prepares exhibitor packets. Schedules exhibitor set up time with venue event manager and convention decorator.

Audio Visual Chair.  Works with Adult and Teen Workshop chairs to fulfill all audio visual needs for presenters and keynote speakers.

Registration Chair & Co-chair. Oversees online and day-of registration. Organizes a committee for day-of registration. Answers questions; phone is listed on website.

Convention Publicity Coordinator. Contacts potential sponsors for convention and seeks donated items for give-aways. Contacts media (radio and tv) for advertising. Oversees Yahoo group advertising as well as in public places.

Computer Coordinator. Creates documents to be sent out, at-door program, and maps. Must handle repetitive updates and have good grammar, language, and computer skills.

Prom Chair & Co-chair. Organizes, schedules, and oversees a teen committee to plan a prom with appropriate standards. Decorates, provide refreshments, and obtains music approval from UHEA board.