52nd annual
National Conference on Student Activities


We are looking forward to our 52nd annual National Conference on Student Activities (NCSA), which will be held the weekend of December 6-8, 2023 in Memphis, Tennessee! YOU are invited to join us for a unique conference that brings together the Advocates, Advisors, Administrators, and Allies of Student Activities for a weekend of learning, networking, and fun! After NCSA 2024, you'll be inspired - and equipped - to make the most significant difference possible in the lives of your students, colleagues, and members of your school community!

Conference Preview Video - CLICK HERE to view the Conference Preview Video shown at NCSA 2023 to introduce "The Heart and Soul of Leadership" for NCSA 2024 in Memphis!

Letter of Support - CLICK HERE for a letter about NCSA that you can share with your school administration...and please encourage them to join us, too! After all, NA4SA is for "Advocates, Advisors, Administrators, and Allies" of Student Activities!

What can you expect?

The core elements of the National Conference on Student Activities (NCSA) program include:

  • THREE General session keynote speakers!
  • THREE Breakout Workshop sessions with at least 10 choices of topics for each!
  • TWO Table Talks sessions - each with FOUR 15 minute roundtable sharing sessions where you will learn about new materials, methods, projects that can be successfully implemented in middle schools and high school across the nation.
  • PLUS mixers, social activities, and meals that promote networking and fun!

But wait, there's more...

Keep checking back here for more detailed information on core elements of the 2024 NCSA:

Conference Schedule - CLICK HERE (from March 2024 Reumors)

Conference Strands & Workshops - CLICK HERE (from April 2024 Reumors)

Pre-Conference Opportunities - will be posted in August 2024

Table Talks - information will be posted in August 2024

An important part of NCSA is our attendees sharing their experience with fellow Student Activity Professionals! Therefore, we encourage ALL attendees to strongly consider presenting a Breakout Workshop or facilitating a Roundtable for one of the two Table Talks sessions - and yes...you CAN do both!

Workshop Presenter Application - CLICK HERE to open

Table Talks Presenter Application - will be opened in August 2024

Keynote Speakers

NCSA 2024 will feature 3 outstanding Keynote Speakers who will motivate, challenge, and inspire you as a Student Activities professional. Stay tuned for more information about this year's Keynote Speakers in August 2024.

Hotel Information

939 Ridge Lake Blvd. | Memphis, TN 38120 
(901) 684-6664
Hotel Website

Room rate = $149 + tax for all standard (single king, double queen) rooms

CLICK HERE to book your hotel rooms in our block at the above rate!

If you need to speak with the hotel, please reference group code 921

Barrie E. Finnemeyer Newcomer Scholarship

This memorial scholarship is in honor of long-time NAWD member and Registrar, Barrie Elizabeth Finnemeyer who passed away on May 4, 2017. Barrie was the wife of past Executive Director Jim Finnemeyer, mother to Matthew and Drew and grandmother to Niya and Zed, a Chemistry teacher at North Penn High School (Pennsylvania), an NHS advisor for 25 years, one of the host advisors for the 2006 NASC Conference, and long-time Registrar for the Pennsylvania Association of Student Councils until her death. This scholarship is available to first time attendees of a National Conference on Student Activities; there will be THREE scholarships awarded to cover the full individual registration for NCSA 2024.

Application will be posted in August 2024

Registration Information

Registration for NCSA 2024 will open on August 15, 2024.

  • EARLY BIRD $375 - must register by October 31, 2024
  • GROUP $350 - per person when registering as a group of 5 or more from the same school district, workshop/camp, or State Student Council Association by October 31, 2024
  • NASSCED $325 - this rate is available only to members of the National Association of State Student Council Executive Directors who register by October 31, 2024
  • REGULAR $400 - for all registrations from November 1-15, 2024
  • LATE/ONSITE $425 - for all registrations after November 15, 2024


All registration for the NCSA is online; payment may be made by credit card at the time of registration or by check (payable to NA4SA) which must be received prior to or at the conference.

Online Registration will open on August 15, 2024


More information will be posted in Summer 2024 about opportunities to be part of our Hall of Exhibitors.

Exhibitor Registration will open in September 2024


The 53rd annual NCSA will be held in Grand Rapids, MI on the weekend of December 5-7, 2025. Our conference hotel will be the Sheraton Grand Rapids Airport. More information will be posted about this event on this page in January 2025!

The 54th annual NCSA will be held in Pittsburgh, PA on the weekend of December 4-6, 2026. Our conference hotel will be the Pittsburgh Airport Marriott - Coraopolis. More information will be posted about this event on this page in January 2026!

The 55th annual NCSA will be held in the Western Region on the weekend of December 3-5, 2027. This region includes the following states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming. We intend to seek interest for hosting this event in August-September 2024 with a hotel search to follow; please contact NA4SA Executive Director Lou Miller at lmiller@na4sa.org for more information.

Our Friends & Sponsors

Please CLICK on the images below to visit their websites!

National Association of Secondary School Principals


Alliance for Student Activities

Cool Speak

Dynamx Digital

Mike Hall Speaks




Five Star Students


The Fisher Agency