What We Did to Get Our ASSETS Program Up and Running<br />Get to Know Our ASSETS!<br />
Icebreaker<br />Koosh Ball Activity<br />
Who We Are	<br />Vision Team (students)<br />Two adult advisors<br />
Our School<br />High school in suburban New York<br />1571 students<br />14.6 student to teacher ratio<br />76% White; 14%...
Clarkstown North ASSETS History<br />2007: attended first ASSETS Conference (4 members)<br />2008 held first annual leader...
What We Do<br />Weekly Vision Team meetings<br />Annual leadership trainings <br />FRESH Mentors<br />
Leadership Training<br />40 kids selected by their peers <br />Half day training filled with hands on activities, games to...
Key Point 1: Diversity and Unity<br />Students of all intellect, social cliques, and interests are represented in the trai...
Pasta Activity!<br />
Pasta Activity! continued!<br />What assets are used in this activity? <br />Internal? <br />External? <br />What happened...
Key Point 2: Play Games<br />Interactive vs. lecture based<br />Visual, audio, and dexterous contact with the ASSET being ...
Monthly Meetings<br />Attendees expected to attend monthly meetings<br />Brainstorm games that will portray an ASSET throu...
FRESH Activity Days<br />Monthly meetings where upperclassmen lead underclassmen in ASSETS related games that also help th...
Key Point 3: Don’t Get Discouraged<br />It’s okay if not all 40 students show up at the meetings<br />Need a consistent gr...
Receptivity Curve<br />
Key Point 4: Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day<br />Change occurs little by little<br />As long as one child is bettered by the p...
ASSETS Theme: Connected Communities Thriving Youth<br />Mentoring program helps students bridge the gap between the two sc...
Key Point 5: Continuing the ASSETS Flow<br />Our mark of success is when students complete a full cycle<br />being asked t...
One Last Game! ASSETS Idol!<br />We broke the ice with akoosh ball game<br />Created a team by bonding over building a spa...
ASSETS Idol<br />Love<br />Snow<br />Baby<br />(whatever we decide)<br />
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  2. 2. What We Did to Get Our ASSETS Program Up and Running<br />Get to Know Our ASSETS!<br />
  3. 3. Icebreaker<br />Koosh Ball Activity<br />
  4. 4. Who We Are <br />Vision Team (students)<br />Two adult advisors<br />
  5. 5. Our School<br />High school in suburban New York<br />1571 students<br />14.6 student to teacher ratio<br />76% White; 14% Asian; 7% Hispanic; 3% Black<br />5% eligible for free/reduced lunch<br />
  6. 6. Clarkstown North ASSETS History<br />2007: attended first ASSETS Conference (4 members)<br />2008 held first annual leadership training (8 + 40 members)<br />2009: took full control over freshmen orientation program and revamped it (12 + 40 + 40 members)<br />2010: presenting at Houston conference<br />
  7. 7. What We Do<br />Weekly Vision Team meetings<br />Annual leadership trainings <br />FRESH Mentors<br />
  8. 8. Leadership Training<br />40 kids selected by their peers <br />Half day training filled with hands on activities, games to demonstrate ASSETS, and stories about empowerment<br />Are expected to attend monthly meetings afterwards to maintain importance of ASSETS<br />In the attendees’ lives, help us spread ASSETS in the school, and plan for FRESH activities<br />
  9. 9. Key Point 1: Diversity and Unity<br />Students of all intellect, social cliques, and interests are represented in the training<br />Students who are natural born leaders are chosen although a few are selected because they need ASSETS<br />Different “types” of people are chosen because to obtain different perspectives of the school climate and affect as many groups of students as possible<br />
  10. 10. Pasta Activity!<br />
  11. 11. Pasta Activity! continued!<br />What assets are used in this activity? <br />Internal? <br />External? <br />What happened if multiple noodles were used for one “leg,” but one still broke?<br />How did ripping up the marshmallows affect the structure as opposed to using the marshmallow as a whole?<br />How did the different personalities affect your team? How can you relate this to high school?<br />
  12. 12. Key Point 2: Play Games<br />Interactive vs. lecture based<br />Visual, audio, and dexterous contact with the ASSET being worked on<br />Healthy competition creates fun bonding moments without even realizing it<br />
  13. 13. Monthly Meetings<br />Attendees expected to attend monthly meetings<br />Brainstorm games that will portray an ASSET through a fun, hands on activity during<br />Test run the games<br />Monthly FRESH activity days<br />
  14. 14. FRESH Activity Days<br />Monthly meetings where upperclassmen lead underclassmen in ASSETS related games that also help them understand the experiences of high school<br />Ms. Veilleux and Ms. Steinberg have more eloquently phrased ideas about FRESH/KO!<br />
  15. 15. Key Point 3: Don’t Get Discouraged<br />It’s okay if not all 40 students show up at the meetings<br />Need a consistent group of dedicated people who push the club along<br />Remember the receptivity curve<br />
  16. 16. Receptivity Curve<br />
  17. 17. Key Point 4: Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day<br />Change occurs little by little<br />As long as one child is bettered by the program, your job was fulfilled.<br />Even new found knowledge of what the ASSETS are, or what any one ASSET is, improvement.<br />
  18. 18. ASSETS Theme: Connected Communities Thriving Youth<br />Mentoring program helps students bridge the gap between the two schools<br />Building assets while the student mentors take the onus of responsibility for freshman success<br />Leadership training occurs during sophomore year<br />Upper classmen serve as not only mentors, but as a connection between underclassmen and even middle schoolers<br />
  19. 19. Key Point 5: Continuing the ASSETS Flow<br />Our mark of success is when students complete a full cycle<br />being asked to attend leadership training and become club members <br />choosing to complete the interview process and become an upper class mentor to incoming freshmen<br />
  20. 20. One Last Game! ASSETS Idol!<br />We broke the ice with akoosh ball game<br />Created a team by bonding over building a spaghetti tower<br />Test the strength of your new team by having a singing faceoff!<br />Each group must sing a song with the given word in it. Whomever comes up with the most songs (and can SING it as a group) after a rally score is the winner!<br />
  21. 21. ASSETS Idol<br />Love<br />Snow<br />Baby<br />(whatever we decide)<br />

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