Perhaps the most important benefit of TSA membership is the inspiration and enthusiasm that students gain from receiving recognition for applying their knowledge. Demonstrating skills in a forum beyond school walls motivates students in a variety of ways including the following:
As a chapter advisor, you have the following duties:
An enthusiastic membership, an involved advisor, a dedicated team of officers, and a supportive administration are all important factors in making a strong TSA chapter. The following are suggested steps in starting a chapter in your school:
familiar with TSA’s goals and purposes.
Contact the State Advisor and Officers for additional information and assistance.
Appoint a small committee of students willing to work on establishing the chapter.
Visit other TSA
chapters for ideas, suggestions, and assistance in starting your chapter.
Conduct a membership campaign with flyers, posters, and announcements..
your first chapter meeting to introduce students to TSA. Have refreshments and show a "What is TSA?" PowerPoint.
Establish a regular meeting schedule.
or appoint chapter officers.
Affiliate with the state and national organizations by sending appropriate forms and individual or chapter fees.
During your second meeting, plan your calendar of activities for the year.
If you're interested in more fundraising ideas, membership recruitment, and tsa involvement in the community; please visit the national website www.tsaweb.org.