Various workshops are scheduled to provide
coaches with event specific information. A key part of most workshops
will be hands-on involvement and the actual performing of many events.
The workshops provide a great way to share information from experienced
coaches and event supervisors. Certificates of attendance will be
provided and teachers may be eligible for Professional Development
These workshops fall into a number of different categories:
- 3-7 hour workshops held
in various place around the state. These workshops will deal with
general aspects of coaching an olympiad team and a brief discussion
of most or all events in both B and C. Division. Usually 2-4 people
will be involved in providing information about all events. Presently
there is no fee for the workshop
- Week long workshops :
intense workshops sometimes involving 2-3 hours for some events.
The National Organization runs one such workshop each year in July
- Video broadcasts of training for some
the developmental stages. Stay tuned. With cooperation of Georgia
Public Broadcast, streaming videos may be produced. Access will
be restricted to GA coaches.
specific workshops: some
individuals around the state in the past have held event specific
workshops at a school. These workshops vary in length from 2 to
- Dodgen Middle School Student Coach Workshop, October 30, 2010; Road Scholar, Disease Detectives, Fossils, Water Bottle Rocket, and Ornithology are confirmed sessions. Other events will be added if coach/instructors volunteer (Contact Kathy Jacobson to volunteer).