Tuesday, 26. March 2019, Beach Cove Resort, SCAVA Spring 2019 Conference March 26-28, 2019

December 27, 2018
Dear Certifying Official,
 Once again it’s time for the SCAVA Spring Conference! As we all know, there is a wealth of information presented at the SCAVA Conferences for SCO’s. To assure that we are kept up to date, SCAVA will hold our 2019 Spring Conference on March 26 – 28, 2019. We are excited to have this conference at the Beach Cove Resort in North Myrtle Beach, SC and we are looking forward to a great turnout!
As usual, we will hold a workshop for new and experienced certifying officials led by Gwen Youngblood, ELR and Frank Myers from the State Approving Agency. News, information and VA updates from Muskogee and the Atlanta RPO will be presented. The conference Registration for SCAVA Members who are current with their membership fee is $165.00. For non-members to attend the conference the fee is $210.00. The deadline to register for the conference is February 27, 2019.  Registrations on or after February 28, 2019: SCAVA members $190.00, Non-members $235.00.
To reserve your room at Beach Cove, use the following link:  call 1-800-305-1193.  You will need to use SCAVA as the code.  Oceanfront executive suites are $110.88 per night.  Oceanfront two bedroom condos are 189.28 per night.
The Membership form and Agenda for the Spring Conference is on SCAVA website at
 We look forward to seeing you at the conference!
Debra L. Smalls
President, SCAVA

SCAVA Spring Conference TENTATIVE Agenda
Tuesday, March 26 – Thursday, March 28, 2019
Beach Cove Resort, Myrtle Beach SC
Tuesday, March 26, 2019

11:00 – 5:00 p.m.                 Conference Registration/Check In
1:00 – 3:30 p.m.                   Certifying Officials Workshop                  Frank Myers, SC State Approving Agency                                                                                                                                    Gwen Youngblood, SC ELR
Dinner on your own
 Wednesday, March 27, 2019
7:00 – 8:30 a.m.                   Breakfast (Hotel Restaurant)
8:00 – 10:00 a.m.                 Conference Registration
8:30 – 8:45 a.m.                  Pledge of Allegiance and Welcome                Color Guard, Coastal Carolina University  
8:45 – 9:00 a.m.                  Myrtle Beach Greetings                                      The Honorable Marilyn Hatley
                                                                                                                       Mayor of North Myrtle Beach, SC
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.                Debt Management Center                               .                      
10:00-10:30a.m.                 VA Certification Best Practices                         Donna Pittman, Vice President
                                                                                                             Anthony Davis, Immediate Past President     
10:30 - 10:45 a.m.               Break
10:45 – 12:00 a.m.              Atlanta Regional Update                              Jerome Marshall, CELO South Region
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.                 Buffet Lunch (Provided)                    
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.                  The Green Zone                                              Ashley Adamovage, Military Liaison                                                                                                                           Program Manager, UNC Wilmington
2:30 – 3:30                            SC State Approving Agency Update          Frank Myers, SC State Approving Agency
3:30 – 4:00 p.m.                   Break/Q & A                                                                         
4:00 - 4:30 p.m.                    SCAVA Business Meeting                
Dinner on your own
Thursday, March 28, 2019
7:00 – 8:30 a.m.                   Breakfast (Hotel Restaurant)
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.                   National Guard (CAP) Update                           Capt. Jacinda White, ESO SCARNG
9:30 –10:30 a.m.                 Vocational Rehab Update      Andria M. Jeffries, Counselor Dept. of Veterans Affairs
                                                                                                               Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment
10:30-10:45a.m.                  Break
10:45 -11:30 a.m.                Roundtable Discussion/Q&A                                                            
11:30 -12:00 p.m.                Wrap Up/Door Prizes/Adjournment

SCAVA Spring 2019 Conference March 26-28, 2019

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