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Naf academy summercamp

  1. 1. West Seneca Central School District ~ West Seneca, NY Timothy Oldenburg Director of CTE/Academy Director Frank Calieri AOIT Advisory Board Member Superior Promotions, “President of Fun” Volunteer Parent & Hometown Business Owner
  2. 2. What will we discuss today? <ul><li>Fred Press video? </li></ul><ul><li>Summer Camp Model </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Why </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sponsorship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Partners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule/Agenda </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Logistics/How to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On-Site Tours </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Why? <ul><li>Our NEED: Information Technology is a growing industry and a challenged job market, to increase female interest and overall enrollment of the Academy Program </li></ul><ul><li>NAF Standards and Model </li></ul><ul><li>20 students + 5 days = 1 Goal </li></ul><ul><li>Goal – better connections/involvement of AB, ID students that are better suited to commit to an academy program, break student stereotypes of industry, integrate curriculum to the MS counselors, teachers and admin </li></ul><ul><li>The Summer Camp is a Sub-Committee of Advisory Board </li></ul>
  4. 4. Sponsorship <ul><li>(Show Banner, sponsor logo in classroom, picture from Erie Basin Marina, follow up letter, sponsor letter) </li></ul><ul><li>Our Model: HS computer lab, school buses, district and AB sponsorship, full time academy director </li></ul><ul><li>Options: ID resources you have, area colleges, business partners, paid teacher support/PD/ARO, other funding sources, district sponsorship </li></ul><ul><li>You may feel: that you don’t know anyone/enough CEO’s, lean on AB contacts, AB chair/sub-committee chair, funding/grants </li></ul><ul><li>Local business involvement </li></ul>
  5. 5. Partners <ul><li>Academy Director </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Academy Grads </li></ul><ul><li>District Alums </li></ul><ul><li>Summer Camp Alums </li></ul><ul><li>Parents </li></ul><ul><li>Advisory Board </li></ul><ul><li>District Vendors </li></ul><ul><li>District Dept’s </li></ul><ul><li>Industry Career Professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Higher Education </li></ul>
  6. 6. Schedule/Agenda <ul><li>Students give up a week during their Summer….Why? (the camp is free to student, they can explore the local industry, develop skills for better decision making to join the academy and their future career) </li></ul><ul><li>Expectations/Prep of students before visiting sites – Opening day in house </li></ul><ul><li>Who to contact/visit? Look for neat locations that have “wow” factor and strong connection to the NAF curriculum, due to professional relationships students gain access to locations not open to the public </li></ul><ul><li>Agenda must link to curriculum – focus on industry </li></ul><ul><li>Show Agenda (example) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Logistics/How to <ul><li>Committee Meetings – YOP, monthly starting in October for August launch </li></ul><ul><li>Student Application – timeline April – late May </li></ul><ul><li>Tour Location Planning – colleague to colleague contact </li></ul><ul><li>Select Candidates </li></ul><ul><li>Budget design </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation needs </li></ul><ul><li>Daily agenda and info sent to accepted students prior to opening day </li></ul><ul><li>Theme </li></ul><ul><li>Giveaways / Prizes </li></ul><ul><li>Certificate of completion and recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Media/sponsor exposure </li></ul>
  8. 8. On-Site Tours <ul><li>Coordination – bus travel, parking, admission, security clearance, lunches, area landmarks, video/photographer, student assistants, sponsor banners, teacher support </li></ul><ul><li>Host prep – front load speaker with content to deliver to student in their perspective – student retention of info…must have “wow” factor, also focus on how it applies to industry, </li></ul><ul><li>Host share – showcase what business is, their education, where they were in 9 th grade, what would have helped them, what these students should do or courses to take now. </li></ul><ul><li>Follow up – evaluation, survey to kids, emails, thanks yous to host (GC’s) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Now what… <ul><li>Summary </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IDENTIFY A NEED </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>POOL YOUR RESOURCES </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SPARK STUDENT INTEREST </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>EXECUTION </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE UNEXPECTED </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>EVALUATION </li></ul></ul></ul>
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  11. 11. Contact Info
  12. 12. Pieces to add <ul><li>Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Budget </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsorship letter </li></ul><ul><li>Interview video clips </li></ul><ul><li>Graham, Sipple, Lanning, Adolf, Press, Day, Pizanczyn </li></ul><ul><li>Jerry, Clark, Skerrett, Bellas, Bob K. </li></ul><ul><li>Intro with 09 video loop </li></ul><ul><li>WOW pictures </li></ul>