TODA Student Day Slide Show


2022 TODA HS Student Leadership Day

TODA is excited to offer our 2022 Student Day In-Person! We'll have guest speakers, student-led presentations, and fresh game ideas to bring home to your orchestra programs.  This is a perfect opportunity to kick-start your school year and orchestra program!

Registration is now open! The cost is $28 per student and includes a pizza lunch, cookie and drink. Directors should complete one registration application for their entire orchestra program and must be 2022 TODA members.

Saturday, August 6, 2022
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Locations: Kinder HSPVA - Houston, TX
Newman Smith HS - Carrollton, TX
Registration: $28/student (includes lunch)
 Register Your Students Today!
(2022 TODA membership required)

 HS Student Day Schedule

Time Session
9:00 am - 9:15 am
Welcome by TODA and Student/Director Intros
9:15 am - 9:30 am
Ice Breaker #1
Student Office Councils will take turns leading their favorite ice breakers. These activities will not only build relationships during our own Student Day, but allow Student Office Councils to bring fresh ideas home with them to use with their own orchestras.

9:30 am -10:20 am

Motivational Speaker
10:20 am -10:30 am
10:30 am - 11:00 am
College Students Speaking - Zoom
Music education majors will be on call to answer all your students' questions about their experience in their own orchestra programs, as student leaders, and as music education majors.
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Ice Breaker #2
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Ice Breaker #3
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
LUNCH - Pizza, Chips, Drink Included for all Students
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Students Inspiring Students - 5 sessions, various topics
Student officer councils will lead interactive sessions on pre-determined topics (socials, team building events, etc.) with a goal of highlighting their officer council's strengths for attendees. Attendees are encouraged to take notes and bring ideas home to share with their own orchestra programs!
2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Ice Breaker #4
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Students Inspiring Students - 4 sessions, various topics
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Group Breakouts & Discussion
Students will have the opportunity to idea-share with members of other Student Office Councils, then close out the day with some time to debrief with their home campus leadership teams.
3:50 pm - 4:00 pm
Wrap up and Survey