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Institute Presentation Q4 2009

  1. 1. PresenTense Group Quarterly Meeting Q4 2009 PresenTation prepared by Brachie Sprung, Jerusalem Fellowship Coordinator
  2. 2. Jerusalem Winter Fellowship <ul><li>Goals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To pilot a fellowship in Jerusalem for Israeli's </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recruit at least 16 candidates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accept 8 Jerusalem based Fellows </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recruit new skillbuilder and mentors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Charge the 750 NIS tuition </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Achieved  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>recruited 23 applicants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accepted 10 fellows </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brought in 8 new teachers to the PT skillbuilder network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6500 NIS revenue from tuition </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  3. 3. Jerusalem Winter Fellowship <ul><li>Adjustments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accepted 10 fellows instead of 8 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum was adjusted to fit local needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Steering committee will coach fellows </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lessons </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimum of 10 fellows per fellowship is a must </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Implementation of group building  is crucial (as part of the experience and lessons)  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Unexpected roadblocks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hub Director left and was not replaced </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Yaron was hired as fellowship coordinator </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Partners were not tapped into </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>  Will tap into partners for VIP guest for Launch Night </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Will reconsider if partnering is beneficial in the future </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Summer Institute- Recruiting <ul><li>Goals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>100 first round applications by January 1, 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Results </li></ul><ul><ul><li>43 applications were received </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>19 Israeli (Olim and born Israeli) candidates, 18 American, 3 European, and 2 Canadian </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>  General applicant average age = 31 (low = 21, high = 66) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Lessons </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Applications opened too early as there was an influx of 23 submissions in the final 4 days of round one. As well, we opened applications roughly 2 months before any other comparable fellowship program </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Weebly website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-Application </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Steering Committee to recruit potential applicants and 'Bridges' </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our network to recruit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cold contact 'Bridges' </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information session </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Radio segment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Materials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>'Got an Idea?' postcards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>'Do you have an Idea?' flyers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Think Summer (Institute) email </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>European flyer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Track Specific flyers </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. PTI - Recruiting Tools and Materials <ul><li>Results </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Weebly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>During month of December and half of January, daily Weebly page views ranged from 0 - 300 (Weebly stats) with the average being near the middle </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-Applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>16 submitted pre-applications </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>8 pre-applicants submitted full applications </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emails </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How did applicants hear about PT? - see Appendix </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>There were close to no applicants that came from cold contact 'Bridges' </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information session was held on December 20, 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>7 people confirmed to participate </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4 confirmed attendees submitted full applications (1 also submitted pre-app) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Lessons </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cold contact emails to organizations don't respond well and thus researching is inefficient </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Maybe a different type of marketing strategy needs to be used, such as sending 'About Us' flyers during the year </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. PTI- Ongoing support for PTI Alumnii <ul><li>Goals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stay in tune with past fellow needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Assist network animator with Yazam Fund and Kol Dor mentorhip </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Result </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tracking your venture form sent to all past fellows </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>  35 responses </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>60% still going </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Helped network animator with matching fellows to mentos and identifying potential events for Yazam </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Budget <ul><li>Oct Nov Dec 09                Jan Feb March 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Plan        Actual                    Plan    </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>25,650    30,856                  30,350 </li></ul>
  8. 8. Q4 2009 <ul><li>Accomplishments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Developed fellowship program and recruited for the Jerusalem Winter Fellowship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recruited for the Summer Institute </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Built and developed connections for future partnerships/teaming (e.g. ROI, Paideia, Young Judea, Hitorarut, Rauch Hadasha) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GEW Event held with ROI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>60 attended </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Raised approximately 400 NIS </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Looking ahead into Q1 2010 <ul><li>Summer Institute </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Continue Track Specific recruiting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Move ahead in admissions process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accept fellows and begin relationship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plan Curriculum: speakers, mentors, coaches, orientation, booklet, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Logistics: Determine housing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Jerusalem Winter Fellowship </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ensure curriculum is being implemented </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Match fellows with mentors and coaches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plan and execute launch night </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Appendix 1: *There were 4 cases in which a Past Fellow, who is also a PTI SC member, led a potential applicant to PTI
  11. 11. Appendix 2:
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