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  1. 1. 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow The Wedding Planners
  2. 2. Event Schedule <ul><li>Welcome </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of our school and program </li></ul><ul><li>Connections – marrying our curriculum and NAF’s </li></ul><ul><li>Phase one – A Mock Wedding </li></ul><ul><li>Phase two – The Real Deal </li></ul><ul><li>What the future holds </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  3. 3. Welcome Please visit www.capemaycountytech.net/ettc/weddingplanners/home.htm for updated versions of the presentation and more information as well as videos shown during the presentation. 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  4. 4. What do you need to plan a wedding? <ul><li>Form teams of 2 – 3 </li></ul><ul><li>You have 2 minutes to come up with a list of what needs to be considered when planning a wedding – both the practical side and also from a classroom planning standpoint </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  5. 5. The Setting <ul><li>Cape May County Technical School </li></ul><ul><li>CMCT Academy of Hospitality and Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum links </li></ul><ul><li>The Essential Question: How would you work with a client to plan and host a wedding and wedding reception? </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  6. 6. Student Project-Base Learning Demonstration Proposal The Six A’s <ul><li>Authenticity </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Rigor </li></ul><ul><li>Applied Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Active Exploration </li></ul><ul><li>Adult Relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment Practices </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  7. 7. Phase One – The Mock Wedding 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  8. 8. The MockWedding Friday February 8 th , 2008 12:00 PM 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  9. 9. The Wedding Planners <ul><li>Jennifer Siciliano – Executive Wedding Planner </li></ul><ul><li>Joseph Bresan </li></ul><ul><li>Robert Johnston </li></ul><ul><li>Barry Kopf </li></ul><ul><li>Margaret Hosford </li></ul><ul><li>Vince Downey </li></ul><ul><li>Jill Kozakowski-Chin </li></ul><ul><li>Shelly Kapustin </li></ul><ul><li>Virgina Roma </li></ul><ul><li>William Caterini </li></ul><ul><li>Thanks to Nancy Driscoll and her Communication Arts class for video footage and media </li></ul>
  10. 10. Tips for Planning a Wedding <ul><li>Create a Timeline </li></ul><ul><li>Create a Budget </li></ul><ul><li>Form a Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Formulate a Publicity Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare All Print Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Create a “To Do List” </li></ul><ul><li>After Event Follow-Up Meeting </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
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  14. 14. Phase Two – The Real Deal 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  15. 15. The Real Deal The Roach Wedding Spring 2009 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  16. 16. Summary <ul><li>Students from the NAF Hospitality Class and four Exploratory students attended a trip on March 20th with Mrs. Siciliano (Hospitality teacher) and Mrs. Chin (Exploratory teacher). </li></ul><ul><li>The trip was an extension from the Mock Wedding. </li></ul><ul><li>The event was held for a couple who was getting married. </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  17. 17. Student Experience <ul><li>Working on an actual wedding. </li></ul><ul><li>Favorite task: Shining drinking glasses. </li></ul><ul><li>Easiest task: Covering the chairs. </li></ul><ul><li>Least exciting task: Tying bows on the chairs. </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  18. 18. Student Experience <ul><li>Lessons Learned: </li></ul><ul><li>Patience is very important when dealing under stressful situations. </li></ul><ul><li>Organization is vital to having a successful event. </li></ul><ul><li>Communication between workers is very important to avoid mishaps. </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  19. 19. Timeline <ul><li>Meetings with the couple began in November of 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>Contract was sent to book the room. </li></ul><ul><li>The bride and her mother chose color décor and linen. </li></ul><ul><li>In beginning of February, samples of the chosen linen were delivered to the Convention Center. </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  20. 20. Timeline <ul><li>All décor was received by the end of February. </li></ul><ul><li>Menus were chosen and food contract was sent. </li></ul><ul><li>The House Coordinator gathered all information and details. </li></ul><ul><li>Event resume </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  21. 21. Timeline <ul><li>Room was thoroughly cleansed. </li></ul><ul><li>Monday: Decorative lighting over dance floor, wall painting, rugs shampooed. </li></ul><ul><li>Wednesday: Dance floor, tables, chairs, and staging. </li></ul><ul><li>Friday: The NAF students and team arrived to assist in the finishing touches. </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  22. 22. Future Plans - How Can You Be A Wedding Planner/How am I going to use this <ul><li>Find a partner </li></ul><ul><li>Spend 2 minutes each answering this question </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Are you interested in using the entire project? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are there activities you will use? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Did you like the structure of the project or the ties to NAF courses? </li></ul></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  23. 23. Connections NAF Curriculum and The Wedding Planners 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  24. 24. Focus <ul><li>The essential question: How would you work with a client to plan and host a wedding and wedding reception? </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  25. 25. NAF AOHT Courses <ul><li>Customer Service </li></ul><ul><li>Hospitality Marketing </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  26. 26. Other Curriculum from NAF <ul><li>AOF – Business Economics </li></ul><ul><li>AOIT – Web Design </li></ul><ul><li>Internship Materials from NAF </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies For Success </li></ul><ul><li>Sports, Entertainment and Event Management (a curriculum NAF made available for academies) </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  27. 27. Specific Examples of Links Students interacted with advisory board members and community members in designing, researching and developing the event. They toured facilities as well as having guest lecturers. Hospitality Marketing – Unit 8: Lesson 22 & 23 – Working in Industry/Learning from Industry Experts The products needed for the wedding reception were introduced here. Students toured several facilities and guest lectures provided information on assorted materials and considerations Hospitality Marketing – Unit 2: Lesson 5: The Product Students reviewed lesson materials and used to develop checklists and procedures for working with the project client. Students also use data to determine how clients in their county would differ from clients in other parts of the country. Hospitality Marketing – Unit 2: Lesson 4: The Customer Students used the event planning services as a product and developed pricing and promotional materials for their services and the event. They used data from actual businesses in the county to help set realistic numbers. Hospitality Marketing – Unit 5: Lesson 13: Pricing and Promotions Students produced all of the marketing and promotional materials for the event and related activities using the units concepts and lessons to guide discussions and developments Hospitality Marketing – Unit 6: Marketing Channels The Wedding Planner projects used many of the portfolio requirements for the final project as activity guiding points thus students had built much of the portfolio for their county and plans by the end of the project. Hospitality Marketing – Culminating Project Students developed their own surveys for the event attendees as well as the participating businesses, advisory board members and the students and staff who prepared the event. Hospitality Marketing – Unit 7: Lesson 19 – Customer Feedback Students toured several facilities and guest lectures provided information on what goes into planning weddings and events. They discussed how to develop effective pricing and service offerings based on research Hospitality Marketing – Unit 2: Lesson 6: Sizing up the competition Wedding Planners Activity NAF Curriculum
  28. 28. Specific Examples of Links Students interacted with advisory board members and community members in designing, researching and developing the event. They toured facilities as well as having guest lecturers. Customer Service – Unit 7: Lesson 17 & 18: Working in Industry/Learning from Industry Experts Students interacted with guest lectures who shared stories of customer service ups and downs as well as guiding students in determining what to look for. Students also reviewed the surveys at the end and reflected on ways to improve customer service next time Customer Service – Unit 2: Lesson 5: Analyzing Bad Customer Service Students reviewed the lesson materials, discussing what considerations should be taking into account when planning the event and how important client and customer interaction is to a successful event. Customer Service – Unit 1: Lesson 2: Our Experiences with Customer Service A number of these lessons were integrated through out the project as developing effective communication skills was a key concept and objective for the project. Students role-played, worked with advisory board and business members and used the curriculum activities to develop communication techniques. All students had to write and create all materials, brochures, programs and needed written materials as well as journaling/reporting key points in the project Customer Service – Unit 4 – Communications Customer Service – Unit 4: Lesson 10: effective Writing Students had to keep the client’s wishes and event attendees in mind as they designed the project Customer Service – Unit 5 – Addressing the needs of a specific group The event was designed to have actual guests and the guests all played roles to simulate assorted customer service possibilities. Students worked with event planners including interviews, touring businesses Customer Service - Culminating Project The event was designed to have actual guests and the guests all played roles to simulate assorted customer service possibilities. Students were assigned roles/jobs including management positions. Students explored options that could be used to “keep tabs” on customer satisfaction Customer Service – Unit 6: Lesson 14 & 16 – Managing Excellent Customer Service/Improving Customer Service This lesson was used by the teachers to develop a client profile to be used for student interaction. Students then developed methods for communicating with the client as well as setting business offerings based on these profiles. Customer Service – Unit 3: Lesson 6: Profile of a customer Wedding Planners Activity NAF Curriculum
  29. 29. Joseph Bresan - Math <ul><li>Algebra 1 Honors Students </li></ul><ul><li>The students will develop the budget for the wedding, and measure the auxiliary gym, tables, and chairs, to draw the layout of the floor. </li></ul>
  30. 30. Robert Johnston - Pastry <ul><li>Pastry Students </li></ul><ul><li>The students created a wedding cake and helped design the menu. </li></ul>
  31. 31. Barry Kopf - History <ul><li>History Students </li></ul><ul><li>The students will study the history of weddings, dealing with ethnicity, culture, and religion in Italy, the US, and NJ. </li></ul>
  32. 32. Margaret Hosford - Exploratory <ul><li>Exploratory students will create theme oriented thank you cards. </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson Title: Creating a unique wedding photo </li></ul>
  33. 33. Margaret Hosford – Exploratory (Continued) <ul><li>Table Setting Station </li></ul>Table Service Station Napkin Folding Station
  34. 34. Vince Downey – Food Production <ul><li>Food production students will create either a sit down or a buffet menu. </li></ul><ul><li>Hors ’d Oeuvres </li></ul><ul><li>Shrimp Cocktail with cocktail sauce </li></ul><ul><li>Clams Casino </li></ul><ul><li>Vegetable Platter </li></ul><ul><li>Cheese Platter </li></ul><ul><li>Buffet </li></ul><ul><li>Flounder Florentine </li></ul><ul><li>Chicken Cacciatore </li></ul><ul><li>Penne Pasta Primavera in Alfredo Sauce </li></ul><ul><li>Green Beans Basquaise </li></ul><ul><li>Salad </li></ul><ul><li>Dinner Roll and Butter </li></ul>
  35. 35. Shelley Kapustin - English <ul><li>English Students </li></ul><ul><li>The students will study planning an ethnic wedding. They will produce “save the date” notices, invitations, programs, etc. </li></ul>
  36. 36. Virginia Roma – Health Instructor <ul><li>Health and Physical Education Students </li></ul><ul><li>The students studied fitness, emotional well being, dancing, and anger management. </li></ul>
  37. 37. William Caterini – Entertainment Production <ul><li>Entertainment Production Students </li></ul><ul><li>The Music Program will provide the music for the event. </li></ul>
  38. 38. For More Curriculum Ideas <ul><li>Contact Mrs. Jennifer Siciliano – [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Ms. Julie Stratton – jstratton@capemaytech.com </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow

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