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What Is The Academy Of Engineering

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  • 1. Academy of Engineering? What local high schools are doing to promote the engineering industry. at Patrick Henry High School in San Diego?
  • 2. Video - Did you Know?
  • 3. Academy of Engineering
    • Answers an acute need for well-trained engineers by educating high school students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and preparing them for postsecondary engineering colleges and careers.
    •       --NAF Website
      • Career-themed curricula created with current industry and educational expertise.
      • Predominately based in urban districts-schools
      • Aimed at the typical student (not at gifted students)
  • 4. NAF - National Academy Foundation
    • Sustains a national network of career academies to support the development of America's youth toward personal and professional success in high school, in higher education, and throughout their careers.
    • --NAF Website
      • Sets Guidelines and Governs Academies at each participating school
      • Prepares students for post-secondary education and careers 
      • NAF Academies represent business/school partnerships
      • School-based curricula and work-based experiences
        • Project Lead the Way
        • Internships
  • 5. Curriculum and Business Experience
    • Project Lead the Way
      • Separate Organization
      • Establishes Curriculum
      • Hands-on, Project and Problem-based
    • Courses:
      • Introduction to Engineering Design
      • Principles of Engineering
      • Digital Electronics
    • Specialization Courses:
      • Aerospace Engineering
      • Biotechnical Engineering
      • Civil Engineering and Architecture
      • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
    • Capstone Course:
      • Engineering Design and Development
    • Internships
      • Paid
      • Required
      • Not a Summer Job - Part of the Academy experience
      • Community Involvement
      • Business Expectations of Students Capabilities
      • Student Expectations of Work Environment and Tasks
  • 6. Where does NAF $$ come from?
      • Philanthropic Organizations, foundations, grants and local community involvement
      • Recent 12 million dollar grant to help fund the establishment of the Academy of Engineering
        • $3,000,000 Qualcomm
        • $3,000,000 Verizon
        • $6,000,000 matching from The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • 7. Are there other NAF Academies?
            • Academy of Finance (Early 1980's)
            • Academy of Hospitality & Tourism
            • Academy of Information Technology
            • Academy of Engineering (2008-2009)
  • 8. Patrick Henry High School
    • Academy Involvement
      • Kathy Schulze - Academy Coordinator, Engineering Teacher (Professional Engineer)
      • Yvonne Waldon - Outreach Specialist at PHHS
      • 1 of 13 inaugural Academies of Engineering across the nation
      • 1 of 3 in San Diego
      • 2007 was a "Year of Planning" to implement the Academy at PHHS
      • 2008 Marks the First Year of Student Participation
      • 100 Students per class year
      • 2012 First Expected Graduating class
  • 9. Advisory Board Responsiblities
    • Enrich the Learning Experience
      • Advisory Board is run by the Business Partners
      • Academy Oversight - Ensure Relevant Technologies, Standards, Practices, and Principles are within the curriculum
      • Fundraising
      • Securing Internship Opportunities
      • Internships are required for students succesfull completion of the Academy
      • Track student progression
      • Participate in Profesional Development of the teachers
      • Student and Teacher Recruitment
  • 10. Business Partners  on the Advisory Board
      • Qualcomm
      • General Atomics
      • Rick Engineering Company
      • The McConnell Company
      • Sloan Career Cornerstone Center
      • Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA)
      • Murray Lampert Construction
      • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc 
      • Site Design Associates
      • San Diego State University
      • Mesa College
      • Raytheon
      • Geotechnics Inc.
      • iCoustics LLC
      • NGC Intec Systems
      • Lightfoot Planning Group
      • Cubic Defense Group
      • Boyle Engineering
  • 11. Patrick Henry High School and Rick Engineering
    • Rick Engineering has been a business partner with Patrick Henry High School since 1994
      • Rick Engineering Henry High Alums
      • Participates in Career fair at PHHS
      • Annually invites students to participate in a Job Shadow Day
      • Participates in Internship Programs
      • Reviews Annual Curriculum for Engineering courses
      • Participating on inaugural Advisory Board for the Academy of Engineering
        • Current Members:   Kelly Crowe - Treasurer
    •                                              Brian Laird - Secretary
    •                                              Tim Pruss - Member
    •                                              Rob Fitch - Member
  • 12. The End