NASC Conference History

NASC Conference Locations and Themes Since 1931

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2022-2024

No conferences held.

2021

Leaders Making History: Life Liberty and the Pursuit of Leadership

Woodbridge High School, Woodbridge, VA (Virtual due to Coronavirus Pandemic) 

2020

RISE UP and Lead

Eaglecrest High School, Centennial, CO (Virtual due to Coronavirus Pandemic)

2019

Forging Student Leaders

South Fayette High School, Plymouth, PA

2018

Leadership MaNia

2018 Wayzata High School, Wayzata, MN

2017

Out of this World Leadership

Pinkerton Academy, Derry, NH

2016

ExplORe Your Leadership

Century High School, Hillsboro, OR

2015

Elevate Your Leadership

Rio Rancho High School, Rio Rancho, NM

2014

Discover The Treasures Of Leadership

Ocoee High School, Ocoee, FL

2013

SCI: Nevada – Student Council Investigators

Sunrise Mountain High School, Las Vegas, NV

2012

Blazing The Trail Of Leadership

Yukon High School, Yukon, OK

2011

Students Taking Active Roles as Leaders

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch., St. Louis, MO

2010

Start the Engines of Leadership

Center Grove High School, Indianapolis, IN

2009

Leadership with An Altitude

Highlands Ranch High School, Denver CO

2008

Hats Off to Leadership

Northwest High School, Ft. Worth, TX

2007

Follow the Leadership Road

Blue Valley Northwest High School, Overland Park, KS

2006

Ring the Bell of Leadership

North Penn High School, Lansdale, PA

2005

Gateway to Leadership

Collinsville High School, Collinsville, IL

2004

Leadership Lights

Silverado High School, Las Vegas, NV

2003

Leadership: The Ultimate Journey

Lancaster Central High School, Lancaster, NY

2002

Oceans of Leaders…Waves of Success

Ocean Lakes High School, Virginia Beach, VA

2001

New Century, New Challenges…A Leadership Odyssey

Providence High School, Charlotte, NC

2000

World Wide Web of Leadership

Monta Vista High School, Cupertino, CA

1999

Land of 10,000 Dreams

Roseville Area High School, Roseville, MN

1998

Leadership Is Magic

Derby High School, Derby, KS

1997

Lasso the Grand Experience

Paradise Valley High School, Phoenix, AZ

1996

Rays of Leadership

Fort Meade High School, Fort Meade, FL

1995

The Spirit of a New Frontier

Union High School, Tulsa, OK

1994

Gateway to the Best

Parkway High School, Chesterfield,
MO

1993

Discovering Small Wonders

Glasgow High School, Newark, DE

1992

Discover Your Peak

Smoky Hill High School, Aurora, CO

1991

Ride the Wave of Leadership

Conway High School, Conway, SC

1990

Blaze New Trails

Rex Putnam High School, Milwaukie, OR

1989

A Link in the Chain of Success

Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Prairie View, IL

1988

NASC—In a State of Enchantment

Manzano High School, Albuquerque, NM

1987

Student Leadership—Great Flames Follow a Tiny Spark

Williamsville East High School, Amherst, NY

1986

Celebrating Our Heritage, Challenging Our Horizons

Putnam City North High School, Putnam City, OK

1985

Leadership…The Keystone of Unity

Bethel Park High School, Bethel Park, PA

1984

Student Leaders Looking Inward, Reaching Upward

Coventry High School, Coventry, RI

1983

Leadership Begins in the Heart

Shawnee Mission NW High School, Shawnee Mission, KS

1982

Student Leadership, Bet on It

Proctor Hug/Wooster High School, Reno, NV

1981

Unity Through Cultural Awareness

Sunnyside High School, Tucson, AZ

1980

Crossroads to High Achievement

Smoky Hill High School, Aurora, CO

1979

Student Leaders Showing the Way

Winter Park High School, Winter Park, FL

1978

Student Leaders Accepting the Challenge

L. D. Bell High School, Hurst, TX

1977

Student Leaders Today—World Leaders Tomorrow

Marlborough High School, Marlborough, MA

1976

Students With a Purpose

Madison High School, Portland, OR

1975

America in Motion

Towers High School, Decatur, GA

1974

Unite-Share-Progress

Mayo High School, Rochester, MN

1973

We Are Tomorrow

William J. Palmer High School, Springs, CO

1972

Youth in Action

Forest View High School, Arlington Heights, IL

1971

Student Council Indifference or Involvement

Burlington High School, Burlington, VT

1970

A New Council for a New Decade

Arlington High School, Indianapolis, IN

1969

America Youth—America Future

Perry Hall High School, Baltimore, MD

1968

Youth in an Era of Conflict

L. D. Bell High School, Hurst, TX

1967

Moving Forward—Future Unlimited

Abington High School, Abington, PA

1966

Twenty-Four Hour Leadership

Lake High School, Lakewood Center, WA

1965

Leadership for the World We Want

Henry Clay High School, Lexington, KY

1964

Student Council—Democracy in Action

University of Maine–Orono, ME

1963

Youth Speaks Through the Student Council

Ann Arbor High School, Ann Arbor, MI

1962

The Student Council—Youth’s Golden Opportunity

San Gabriel High School, San Gabriel, CA

1961

Student Council—Tomorrow’s World in the Making

Northwest Classen High School, Oklahoma City, OK

1960

Student Council—Our Answer for Action

Janesville Senior High School, Janesville, WI

1959

Student Council—Gateway to the Future

Schenley High School, Pittsburgh, PA

1958

Citizenship in Action

Ferguson Senior High School, Ferguson, MO

1957

Student Council—Democracy’s Workshop

Roswell Senior High School, Roswell, NM

1956

Our 25th Anniversary

DeVilbiss High School, Toledo, OH

1955

Better Citizenship Through Better Leadership

Lower Merion Senior High School, Ardmore, PA

1954

Better Citizenship Through the Student Council

Johnson High School, St. Paul, MN

1953

Youth Builds Tomorrow’s World

Lincoln High School, Portland, OR

1952

Youth Accepts Its Responsibilities

Evanston Township High School, Evanston, IL

1951

Youth Leadership in a Changing World

G. Bradford High School, Wellesley Hills, MA

1950

Better Leadership for Better Citizenship

West High School, Denver, CO

1949

Youth Leaders Today—World Leaders Tomorrow

Walnut Hills High School, Cincinnati, OH

1948

Strengthening Our Democracy Through Participation

Coolidge High School, Washington, DC

1943-1947

No conventions were held during World War II and its immediate aftermath.

1942

NEA Convention, Denver, CO

1941

NEA Convention, Durfee High School, Boston, MA

1940

NEA Convention, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Milwaukee, WI

1939

NEA Convention, San Francisco, CA

1938

NEA Convention, New York City, NY

1937

NEA Convention, Northern High School, Detroit, MI

1936

NEA Convention, Portland, OR

1935

NEA Convention, Denver West High School, Denver, CO

1934

NEA Convention, Washington, DC, YMCA

1933

NEA Convention, Chicago, IL, Stevens Hotel

1932

NEA Convention, Atlantic City, NJ

First national conference with six schools attending from Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Maryland, New Jersey, and Delaware

1931

NEA Convention, Los Angeles, CA

Warren Shull attends NEA Convention to propose a new national organization and annual conference for the National Association of Student Government Officers (NASGO).