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Naf 2009 draft #1 dm


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Naf 2009 draft #1 dm

  1. 1. 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow Social Enterprise for Learning (SEfL) as Preparation for High Quality Internships Presentation by: Deborah McKoy, PhD UC Berkeley Patricia Theel, San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) SFUSD teachers
  2. 2. SEfL Initiative: A work-based learning and internship preparation strategy integrating literacy and 21 st Century Skills
  3. 3. Today’s Workshop Goals <ul><li>Share SEfL vision and theory </li></ul><ul><li>Provide materials and tools </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons from the Field: SFUSD adoption of SEfL as internship preparation </li></ul>
  4. 4. Social Enterprises for Learning (SEfL) <ul><li>STC/WBL/CTE strategy, developed in 1998 </li></ul><ul><li>Three main outcomes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social : provide benefits to a larger community or general public </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enterprise : produce goods or services for clients or customers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning: enable participants to develop specified kinds of knowledge and skills </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Applicable to a range of career themes and contexts </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why SEfL? <ul><li>SEfL Projects are authentic, inquiry-based learning opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Initiatives provide important professional/career context and give a professional trajectory to high school students </li></ul><ul><li>Academy students are too often not prepared to take full advantage of internships as they are not prepared </li></ul>
  6. 7. SFUSD: SEfL as Internship Preparation <ul><li>Get inspired – develop relationships, share resources! </li></ul><ul><li>Visioning, developing and improving enterprise project ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Working with clients </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge into Action! </li></ul>
  7. 8. Lessons from the Field <ul><li>Greatest assets to SEfL learning experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Greatest challenges and lessons to learn from </li></ul>
  8. 9. SEfL in Action <ul><li>Demonstration of several SEfL projects </li></ul>
  9. 10. • Center for Cities & Schools • Institute of Urban and Regional Development University of California, Berkeley 324 Wurster Hall Berkeley, CA 94720-1870 510.642.1628 [email_address]