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Every year the PAGE Georgia Academic Decathlon holds a Fall Workshop to kick off the decathlon season. The workshop is designed to provide information on the program and insights into the year's curriculum for GAD Coaches, Coordinators and Decathletes.  


The 2017 workshop will be held at Kennesaw State University's KSU Center (3333 Busbee Dr NW, Kennesaw GA 30144 - NOT on main campus) from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm on Friday, September 1, 2017. Registration information will be posted on this page as soon as it is available.

The registration deadline for the Fall Workshop will be August 24, 2017.

Highlights from the 2016 workshop:

If you (or your team) were unable to attend the 2016 event, have never attended before, or would like a refresher, you can review some of the material covered. (FYI - The ppt and pdf files will download to your computer. They are not formatted to be viewed on the website.)


General Session 1: "Transit" by Anna Segher - Dr. William Rice


General Session 2: World War II History 

Part 1: Turning Points of World War II - Dr. Catherine Lewis

Part 2: Eyewitness Testimony - Dr. James Newberry
(This ppt links to specific videos on the KSU History Museum website. If you are interested in exploring additional eyewitness testimony the website address is:

Part 3: Understanding the Holocaust - Dr. Richard Harker


Breakout Sessions and other helpful information:

Preparing for Math - Dr. Mary Garner

Preparing for Art - Dr. Daniel Sachs


Preparing for Science (pdf) - Dr. Nikolaos Kidonakis

Preparing for Essay - Amy Tait (Essay Checklist - pdf)


Preparing for Speech - Heather Dobson

Preparing for Interview - Jodi Murphy

How Should we be Studying? - Stephen Bergauer (2015 presentation)


Showcase Speeches (2015 - 2011)

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