Legislative shadow conference is organized by the Office of Career and Technical Education. All of the State sponsored Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO’s) participate in this conference. Each of the CTSO’s bring their state officer teams to Pierre for a two day conference. The office of Career and Technical Education assigns each of the students in the different CTSO’s to a State Legislator. The State officers will make contact with their assigned Legislator several different time leading up to the conference.
Student Contact Timeline
~ December 28th – Students need to send letter to their legislator (Letter is attached)
~ No later than January 11th – Students need to make contact with legislator via email or phone if they have not had a response from their letters
~ No later than January 18 – Legislator must be confirmed
~ January 30th – Dept. of Education will put reminder cards in legislator’s mailboxes
~January 30th – Feb 3rd – Students need to call legislator to make arrangements of where and when to meet legislator. For example – Meet in Capitol rotunda at 7:30 am
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