Chamber Leadership Academy

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The Leadership Academy will focus on academic enrichment, entrepreneurial education and training and cultural exposure.
 
Core Curriculum

Personal Assessment-Goal Setting and Time Management ( 6 hours)
Academic Enrichment and Career Planning (30 hours)
Strategic Planning (12 hours)
Financial Management /Planning (12 hours)
Business Development (20 hours)
Marketing and Brand Development (12 hours)
Work Life Balance-Maintaining healthy and productive lifestyles (12 hours)
Exposure Opportunities (48 hours)

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Chamber Leadership Academy

  1. 1. CHAMBER Leadership Academy
  2. 2. Family Preservation Initiative
  3. 3. Mapping Educational Pathways to Sustainable Careers (3-5 Years) Apprenticeship, Journey 2-3 Months Specialized Training Person, Master Craftsperson Owner/CEO & President Early 5 Yrs. 3 Yrs.Childhood 4 Yrs. High 2 Yrs. Community/Technical Project /Business Manager Elementary Middle School School 4 Yrs. College/University Professional Services, 2-3 Yrs. Grad/Post Doctoral Supervisory, Management
  4. 4. C.H.A.M.B.E.R. Leadership Academy C.H.A.M.B.E.R. Leadership Academy The Atlanta Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce’s Family Preservation Initiative will launch its Leadership Academy for youth and young adults in December 2011. The Leadership Academy will focus on academic enrichment, entrepreneurial education and training and cultural exposure. Core Curriculum Personal Assessment-Goal Setting and Time Management ( 6 hours) Academic Enrichment and Career Planning (30 hours) Strategic Planning (12 hours) Financial Management /Planning (12 hours) Business Development (20 hours) Marketing and Brand Development (12 hours) Work Life Balance-Maintaining healthy and productive lifestyles (12 hours) Exposure Opportunities (48 hours)
  5. 5. Class Segmentation Grades/ages of student participants The C.H.A.M.B.E.R. Leadership Academy will serve students from Pre-K 3– 19 years of age. To participate, students’ parents or legal guardians must be an active member of the AMBCC or its affiliate partners. Maximum class size per category is 10-15. Class Segmentation and Developmental Tracking Timeline Pre-K3-1 Graduating Classes of 2022-2021 (10 available slots) Grade 2-4 Graduating Classes of 2020-18 (10 available slots) Grades 5-7 Graduating Classes of 2017-15 (10 available slots) Grades 8-11 Graduating Classes of 2014-12 (10 available slots) Grades 12-14 Graduating Classes 2011/2015-16 (10 available slots)
  6. 6. Annual Programs The CHAMBER Leadership Academy is a year round leadership training program filled with executive interactions and our entrepreneurial focused curriculum. The program includes seven annual programs, exposure tours, foreign language exposure, weekend retreats and several hands on technical and business development projects. Annual Programs Summer Academic Enrichment (August 2-5, 2011) Winter Academic Enrichment (December 27-29, 2011) Fulfilling the Dream Weekend and Retreat (January 14-16, 2012) My Legacy Project and Heritage Tour (February 2012) Spring Break Leadership Academy and Exposure Tours (March-April) 2012) Annual Awards Celebration and Reception (May 2012) Summer Leadership Academy and Exposure Tours (June-August 2012)
  7. 7. Personal Assessments Personal Assessments Assessment Leader: Dr. Melonie Hill (Behavioral Management Group) The C.H.A.M.B.E.R. Leadership Academy adheres to the importance of assessing each participant’s abilities, interests , and strengths. Additionally benchmark assessments will be conducted at varying intervals in order to track their progress during the year-long leadership academy. Assessment strategies Include: • Direct observations •Interviews •Surveys •Assessment tools •Consultation with Parents •Collection of collateral information
  8. 8. I. Spelling, Creative Writing and Debate (SCWAD) Spelling, Creative Writing and Debate (SCWAD) Program Team Leader: Lisa McNeill SCWAD is an academic enrichment program initiative facilitated by the C.H.A.M.B.E.R. Leadership Academy which is designed to inspire young literary minds and nurture their passion for reading, writing and language arts through various creative and interactive means. Areas of Focus: Vocabulary enrichment with focus on spelling, phonics and reading comprehension. Participant’s skills will be challenged via competitive games, spelling bees and interactive learning challenges. Creative writing sessions will encourage participants to put their thoughts on paper and produce a literary product (poetry, scripts, reports, position papers, short stories, books, etc.) Debate and Speech will help polish oral communication and public speaking skiills. ..
  9. 9. II. Mathematics, Finance and Economic Principles(MFAEP) Mathematics, Finance and Economic Principles (MFAEP) Program Team Leader: Joe Johnson (Interim Leader) MFAEP is an academic enrichment program initiative facilitated by the C.H.A.M.B.E.R. Leadership Academy which is designed to inspire young mathematical and financial minds to nurture their passion for problem-solving through various logical and interactive means. Areas of Focus: The teaching and mastery of mathematical principles and methods for solving problems through addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, geometry, calculus, functions, graphs, stats and other algorithms. Participants’ skills will be challenged via competitive probability games and competitions. Simulation sessions will test participant’s skills and abilities in real word scenarios. (etc. The Stock Market Game, Global Economics Game),
  10. 10. III. Natural Sciences, Chemistry and EnvironmentalStudies Natural Sciences, Chemistry and Environmental Studies Program Team Leader: Vedas Burkeen, Excel Science MFAEP is an academic enrichment program initiative facilitated by the C.H.A.M.B.E.R. Leadership Academy which is designed to foster young scientific minds to nurture their curiosity and critical thinking through various experiments and research projects. Areas of Focus: The teaching and mastery of the sciences (astronomy, earth, biology, chemistry and physics) Participants will conduct research and experimentation and exchange ideas via innovative challenges. Field Trips and simulation sessions will allow participants to interact with practicing researchers. Simulation session will test participants’ skills and abilities in real word scenarios. (i.e. Popcorn Science and more) Participant’s will be encouraged to participate in an annual science and engineer competition.
  11. 11. IV. Citizenship, Sociology and World History(CSAW) Citizenship, Sociology and World History (CSAW) Program Team Leader: Leland Buggie & Sandra Brown CSAW is an academic enrichment program initiative facilitated by the C.H.A.M.B.E.R. Leadership Academy which is designed to inspire young world scholars to nurture their passion for diverse cultures, history and current events. Areas of Focus: Participants will be exposed to world cultures, philosophy, politics while also learning critical thinking techniques. Participants will be challenged to defend an opinion via debate, petition and assembly. Participants will also have the opportunity to learn basic skills of an identified foreign language. (Selected foreign language for 2012 is Chinese) Simulation sessions will test participants’ ability to lead and organize in a real word scenario. (How to Run for Office / I’m an Ambassador) Debate and Speech will be emphasized to help polish oral communication skills and enhance public speaking abilities.
  12. 12. V. Principles of Ownership (Entrepreneurship, Investments and Estate Planning) Principles of Ownership (Entrepreneurship, Investments and Estate Planning) ) Program Team Leaders: AMBCC Business and Economic Development Team POO is an academic enrichment program initiative facilitated by the Holistic C.H.A.M.B.E.R. Leadership Academy which is designed to inspire Education young innovative minds to nurture their passion for entrepreneurship. Areas of Focus: The teaching and mastery of conceptualization and innovative thinking Ownership will be provided. Participate will discover their true talents and strengths. Participants will learn how to incorporate their current educational experiences with entrepreneurial principles to help identifyEntrepreneurial Life Cycle future professional endeavors. Principles Development Participants will also be taught sort skills that will be necessary for their educational and professional pursuits. Simulation sessions will test participants skills and abilities in a real word scenario. (Becoming the CEO) .
  13. 13. Global Learning Centers and International Networks
  14. 14. Mobile Learning Devices
  15. 15. Interactive Learning Experiences
  16. 16. Interactive Learning Experiences
  17. 17. •Family Preservation Initiative A Visionary Concept of the AMBCC Melonie Hill Executive Director Family Preservation Initiative (404)808-7034 drhill@bmgroupllc.com mhill@atlantametroblackchamber.org Visit us on Facebook

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