The NCACVA meets one time per year at a statewide conference. It is here that we receive updates from a variety of individuals.This includes NC State Approving Agency, Department of Veterans Affairs representatives from Washington, D.C., Atlanta and Winston-Salem and National Guard and Reserve Education Service Officers.

Upcoming Conferences:

Mark Your Calendar Now!

2017 Spring NCACVA Conference
March 27-30, 2017
Harrah’s Cherokee Hotel and Casino
Cherokee, NC
Harrah’s Cherokee Hotel and Casino Map

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* You may also book your room by calling 1.800.427.7247. Reference booking code S03VETS to book your hotel reservation at the special group rate of $89/night.


Conference Agenda

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Monday March 27, 2017
1 – 5 pm Registration
3 – 6 pm ABCs of VA Certification (For New Certifying Officials)
5 – 7:30 pm Dinner on Your Own
7:30 – 9 pm President’s Dessert Reception—Celebrating 42 Years Strong!

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
7:30 – 8:45 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:45 – 9:30 am Welcome & Posting of the Colors
9:30 – 10:45 am GI Bill Overview
10:45 – 11 am Restroom Break
11-12 pm Atlanta Regional Office Update/NAVPA Update
Noon – 2 pm Buffet Lunch
2 – 3 pm Federal Tuition Assistance Update
3 – 3:45 pm VA Work-Study Review and Update
3:45 – 4 pm Restroom Break
4 – 5 pm VA Debt Management
5 pm – until Dinner on Your Own

Wednesday March 29, 2017
7:30 – 8:45 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 9:30 am NCSEAA
9:30 – 10 am NCACVA Business Meeting
10 – 10:45 am How to Survive Your Compliance Audit
10:45 – 11 am Restroom Break
11:15 – 12 pm SECOME
12:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch on your own
1:30 – 2:30 pm VA Education Services Key Issues Update
2:30 – 3:45 pm NCSAA Update
3:45 – 4:15 pm Break-Out Session—NC State Approving Agency
4:15 – 5 pm General Break-Out Session
6:30 pm – 11 pm Cash Bar, Dinner & Dance – Celebrating 42 Years Strong!

Thursday March 30, 2017
8 – 9 am Breakfast
9 – 9:30 am Vocational Rehabilitation Update
9:30 – 10:30 am NC Services
10:30-11:00 am Final Comments/Conference Wrap Up


Conference Notes

  • You must wear your name tag to all events (Please bring the name tag wallets given in Greensboro)
  • Conference attire is business casual.
  • Please adjust cell phones to silent or turn off during sessions
  • Complimentary high speed wireless internet access is available free of charge in the guest rooms.

Conference Charity Spotlight

ABCCM’s veteran’s services provide housing, food, case management, education and connection to both mental and physical health providers to residents of ABCCM’s Veterans Restoration Quarters (men’s facility) and Steadfast House (women’s facility). Programs also include Veterans Workforce Investment Program (VWIP), Operation Welcome Home and Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF) helping veteran families in WNC, from Charlotte to Murphy and from Boone to Tryon, with homeless prevention and rapid re-housing. Veterans Employment & Training Services (VETS) assist with skills assessment, training, job placement and coaching for those seeing new career level jobs to break the bond of homelessness and poverty.

Urgent Needs at the VRQ

  • Men’s multiple vitamins
  • Spray air freshener
  • Triple edge disposable razors
  • Men’s thermal underwear, tops and bottoms
  • Men’s sweatshirts
  • Men’s sweat pants, size L
  • Cough syrup (non-alcohol)
  • Men’s insoles
  • Hygiene items
  • Anti-fungal foot powder
  • Baby powder
  • Anti-bacterial cream
  • Coffee & coffee supplies
  • Towels and kitchen towels

 Membership:

The North Carolina Association of Coordinators for Veterans’ Affairs membership is $25 annually. This fee is non-refundable and will be used to further our advocacy, outreach and the development of future programs and events.

NCACVA 17-18 Membership Form
Membership is for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.