Advisers: Nominations for Seymour Award Open January 1st

CSF Advisers: Recognize CSF Senior Sealbearers for their academic excellence and service to community.

Nominations open January 1st.
Nominations will be open through 6 pm on February 18, 2021.

Preparation makes it easier to manage.

    1. Make a list of the students you believe most closely meet the requirements (see https://csf-cjsf.org/csf-awards/ for details). You may nominate two Sealbearers for the Seymour Award.
    2. Notify your top choices and verify they are able to attend the Virtual Seymour Finalists Interviews  for your region (view Calendar).
      Then ask the nominees to provide the necessary documentation
      for the nomination form.
      Give them a deadline at least several weeks before the award nomination period closes so that you are not rushed.
    3. Prepare nomination materials.
      You will need to write a letter for your nominee(s). Think about what you will say about each candidate. (See https://csf-cjsf.org/csf-awards/ ELIGIBILITY tab for details)
      In addition to your letter your nominees must provide you with the following information and materials:

       

      • Student contact information: Mailing address, phone, non-school email address.
      • Additional nomination materials:
      • High school transcript
      • List of activities
      • Personal statement
      • Community letter of recommendation
      • Publicity Release form.
    4. Look up your chapter number and your region here:  https://csfcjsf.wufoo.com/reports/csf-active-chapters-for-advisers-lookup/.
      Chapter number and region MUST be correct on all Award submissions!!! Award nominations and submissions with incorrect Region and/or Chapter number risk being disqualified.
    5. Verify your chapter is in good standing for Dues and Course Lists for 2020-2021 – CSF | Resources – Quicklinks.
    6. Complete the nomination form and upload the required documents here.*

*  Please help us process nominations efficiently by properly naming files for upload – checkout PREPARING FILES FOR UPLOAD tab.

The nomination form requires a password which was provided to advisers in emails. Email patricia@csf-cjsf.org if you need password.

Thank you for taking the time to nominate!

Get ready to nominate for the Seymour Award

RECOGNIZE CSF SENIOR SEALBEARERS FOR THEIR ACADEMIC AND SERVICE EXCELLENCE.

Nominations open January 1, 2021.
Seymour nominations will be open through February 18, 2021.
Advisers of CSF chapters in good standing may nominate one or two Senior Sealbearer members for this award. The chapter must have CSF Course Lists I, II and III approved by the Registrar for the current school year, and state dues must be received for the current school year prior to submission of the Seymour application.

Get ready to nominate.

    1. Make a list of the students you believe most closely meet the requirements (see https://csf-cjsf.org/csf-awards/ for details). You may nominate 2 Sealbearers for the Seymour Award.
    2. Notify your top choices and verify they are able to participate in the mandatory virtual Seymour interview at for your region (view Calendar). For this academic year the conferences will be online.
      Then ask them to provide the necessary documents
       for the nomination form.
      Give them a deadline at least several weeks before the award nomination period closes so that you are not rushed.
    3. Prepare nomination materials.
      You will need to write a letter for your nominee(s). Think about what you will say about each candidate. (See https://csf-cjsf.org/csf-awards/ ELIGIBILITY tab for details)
      In addition to your letter your nominees must provide you with the following information and materials:
      • Student contact information: Mailing address, phone, non-school email address.
      • Additional nomination materials:
        High school transcript
        List of activities
        Personal statement
        Community letter of recommendation
        Publicity Release form
    4. Complete the nomination form and upload the required documents here.
      * Make sure you have your chapter number and region correct! Look up your chapter number and region here.

*  Please help us process nominations efficiently by properly naming files for upload – checkout PREPARING FILES FOR UPLOAD tab.
The file names should begin with the last name of your nominee. Example: cordova-transcript.pdf.

The nomination forms require passwords which were provided to advisers in a recent email. Email patricia@csf-cjsf.org if you need the password.

Thank you for taking the time to nominate!

Steps to Nominate for the CJSF Marian Huhn Award

REWARD CJSF MEMBERS FOR THEIR ACADEMIC AND SERVICE EXCELLENCE.

Huhn Award nominations will be open through February 25, 2021. https://csf-cjsf.org/cjsf-awards/

Get ready to nominate.

  1. Make a list of the students you believe most closely meet the requirements (see https://csf-cjsf.org/cjsf-awards/ for details). You may nominate 1 or 2 students for the Huhn Award.
  2. Notify your top choices and verify they are able to attend the Virtual Huhn Nominees Workshop for your region (view Calendar). For this academic year the conferences will be online.
    1. Then ask them to provide the necessary documents you need to upload on the nomination form. Give them a deadline at least several weeks before the award nomination period closes so that you are not rushed.
  3. Prepare nomination materials.
    You will need to write a letter for your nominee(s). Think about what you will say about each candidate. (See https://csf-cjsf.org/csf-awards/ ELIGIBILITY tab for details)
    In addition to your letter your nominees must provide you with the following information and materials:
    • Student contact information: Mailing address, phone, non-school email address.
    • Additional nomination materials:
      List of Service & Awards
      Personal statement
      Community letter of recommendation
      Publicity Release form
  4. Complete the nomination form and upload the required documents here.* Make sure you have your chapter number and region correct! Look up your chapter number and region here.

*  Please help us process nominations efficiently by properly naming files for upload. The file names should begin with the last name of your nominee. Checkout PREPARING FILES FOR UPLOAD tab.

The nomination form requires a password which was provided to advisers in a recent email. Email patricia@csf-cjsf.org if you need the password.

Thank you for taking the time to nominate!

Photos Needed for CSF 100th Anniversary TV Ad

We need photos of CSF and CJSF members for a TV promo ad which will run during 2021 to showcase CSF during the 100th anniversary year.

Photo requirements:

  • Every person shown in the photo must be identified by name.
  • Every person shown in the photo must sign or have a parent/guardian sign a publicity release form. Get the Publicity Release form here.
  • Photo should include CSF banner, regalia, poster, or other CSF identification.
  • A description of the activity and date would be helpful.
  • Photos not used for this TV ad may be used for other CSF promotions.

Please email photos and publicity releases to patricia@csf-cjsf.org.

 

10+1 Steps to producing a session for the Virtual Student Leadership Conference

1. Decide what your chapter does especially well.

  • Sponsor a popular tutoring program at your school.
  • Use social media for an amazing online presence for your chapter.
  • Fill a need in your school or community with a service project.
  • Raise funds with a successful project.
  • Promote CSF/CJSF on your campus with an effective campaign?
  • Have a unique way of recognizing your members efforts and achievements.
  • Communicate with your membership with an easy to use system.
  • Have a knack for putting on creative events.
  • Recognize and celebrate your members with popular ceremonies.
  • Get involved on your campus.

2. Choose the title of your session.

3. Select the content you will need to convey your information. Draft your session outline and organize it to get your message across effectively.

4. How much time will you need to tell your story?

5. Will you prerecord your session or produce it live on Zoom at the conference?

6. How many people will you need to produce your session? Line up your team! Does you chapter have capable videographers? PowerPoint skills? On camera talent? Graphic artists?

7. Register your Session Proposal online at https://csf-cjsf.org/student-leadership-conference/. Deadline December 19, 2020.

8. Practice the live or to be videoed segments until it flows smoothly.

9. Put it all together and perform or play your material for a small audience and get their feedback.

10. Edit and review.

+1. Make sure to register to attend the conference at https://csf-cjsf.org/student-leadership-conference/. Deadline February 17, 2021.

1st Annual Virtual CSF/CJSF Student Leadership Conference

February 20, 2021  Saturday 9am-Noon on Zoom
FREE TO PARTICIPANTS

This is an exciting opportunity for all CSF/CJSF students to network with other members throughout California!

All sessions will be presented by students, for students, and about students!
Be a part of this amazing event by submitting a proposal to present at the conference.
Your efforts will reach members from CJSF and CSF chapters from Crescent City to Santa Ynez and all points in between.

Get all the details and register online: https://csf-cjsf.org/student-leadership-conference/
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