GAD Fall Workshop

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 2019 workshop was held at Kennesaw State University’s KSU Center (3333 Busbee Dr NW, Kennesaw GA 30144 – NOT on main campus) from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm on Friday, August 30, 2019.


Highlights from the 2019 workshop

If you (or your team) were unable to attend, 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: Interview Presentation and Handouts (coming soon) – Jodi Murphy, GAD Interview Coordinator

General Session 2: Literature Presentation – Dr. William Rice, Professor of English, KSU 

Breakout Sessions

Art Presentation – Dr. Daniel Sachs, Associate Professor of Art History, KSU

Music Presentation – Dr. Kayleen Justus, Assistant Professor of Music History

Science Presentation – Cheryl Yarde, Clinical Assistant Professor, WellStar School of Nursing, KSU

Essay Presenation and Handouts (coming soon) – Amy Tait, GAD Essay Coordinator

Speech Presentation (coming soon) – Heather Dobson, GAD Speech Coordinator 

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

Showcase Speeches (2015 – 2011)