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SOAR Leadership Summit 2015

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SOAR Leadership Summit 2015

  1. 1. Engaging the Next Generation of Appalachian Leaders Models of Civic and Educational Outreach
  2. 2. Jennifer Carter: Aerospace Education in EKY
  3. 3. Trending Now: Aerospace Education in Kentucky Shaping Our Appalachian Region Jennifer Carter Director of Space Science National Air and Space Education Institute
  4. 4. Morehead State University Space Science Programs Space Science • BS in Space Science (2008) • MS in Space Systems Engineering (2014) – nanosatellite technologies – space mission operations – ground operations – electrical engineering – orbit and trajectories modeling Astrophysics • BS in Physics, Area of Concentration in astrophysics (2008) 9/1/2015 4 Shaping Our Appalachian Region Jennifer Carter
  5. 5. Apprenticeship Program Space Science Center Space Systems Engineering • Design and Electronics • Computer Programming – Developing testing code for the CZT X-Ray detector Astrophysics Research • High Energy Astrophysics – Active Galactic Nuclei in a low X-ray flux state research • Follow up observations awarded on NASA’s Swift space-based observatory • Radio Astronomy – Blazar variability monitoring • NASA’s Swift Observatory • MSU’s 21 M Radio Telescope 9/1/2015 5 Shaping Our Appalachian Region Jennifer Carter
  6. 6. Early College Programs Space Science Center Space Science • SSE 120 & SSE 122 Introduction to Satellites and Space Systems – Space Mission Operations • CricketSat Atmospheric Mission • PocketQube Stratospheric Mission – Orbital Mechanics – Telecommunications Astrophysics • ASTR 299 Pulsar Astronomy – Pulsar Search Collaboratory – 3 pulsar discoveries – 30 rediscoveries – Over 20,000 plots analyzed 9/1/2015 6 Shaping Our Appalachian Region Jennifer Carter Offered through National Air and Space Education Institute
  7. 7. 9/1/2015 Shaping Our Appalachian Region Jennifer Carter 7 4 year high school aerospace program • Establishes an Air and Space Academy at a local high school • Collaborates with Regional Airports, Universities/Technical Colleges, and the Aerospace Industry to provide hands-on project-based learning experiences that produces college and career ready students
  8. 8. Air • Aeronautics Technology – Flight Aeronautics – Air Traffic Control – Aviation Operations and Logistics (Aviation Challenge) • Aerospace Manufacturing Technology – Aircraft Maintenance Technology – Advanced Manufacturing Technology • Aerospace Engineering – Aeronautic Engineering – Airport Design/Construction – Aerospace Computer Engineering (Wing Design Competition) • Unmanned Aerial Systems Technology – Design, Flight Operations, and Maintenance (Real World Design Challenge) Space • Advanced Space Systems – Ham operators license • 6 hours of MSU early college credit in Space Systems (Mission PocketQube) 9/1/2015 Shaping Our Appalachian Region Jennifer Carter 8
  9. 9. One-day engineering workshop for high school freshmen – Held at the Morehead State University Space Science Center – Receive an hands-on introduction to electronics and engineering – Become aware of the Craft Academy and space science programs at MSU, SpaceTrek, TechSavvy, and KY’s #1 manufactured export: Aerospace Products 9/1/2015 Shaping Our Appalachian Region Jennifer Carter 9
  10. 10. One week camp held at MSU for rising sophomores, juniors, and senior girls. Focus Space Systems Engineering and Mission Operations Goal: To empower young women through Education By: Challenging them with a space mission Ensure Success: provide hands-on project-based activities in STEM 9/1/2015 Shaping Our Appalachian Region Jennifer Carter 10
  11. 11. Shaping Our Appalachian Region Jennifer Carter 9/1/2015 11
  12. 12. Pink Out the State 9/1/2015 Shaping Our Appalachian Region Jennifer Carter 12
  13. 13. Encourage a girl to Apply NOW! Save the Date: July 11 – 18, 2015 Application Requirements • GPA ≥ 2.5 • Teacher recommendation • Camp fee = $250.00 – Partial scholarships available • 24 applicants accepted Visit: www.spacetrekky.org 9/1/2015 Shaping Our Appalachian Region Jennifer Carter 13
  14. 14. Mission Discovery Camp Louisville, KY Feb 21,22 – Feb 28 Mar 1 ‘High school students carry out research with NASA astronauts, rocket scientists and trainers for a week! In teams, you will propose an idea for your own experiment; the best idea will be sent to the International Space Station and put into practice in space.” 9/1/2015 Shaping Our Appalachian Region Jennifer Carter 14
  15. 15. The Circuiteers 9/1/2015 Shaping Our Appalachian Region Jennifer Carter 15
  16. 16. 9/1/2015 Shaping Our Appalachian Region Jennifer Carter 16 The Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics is a dual-credit residential high school for academically exceptional Kentucky students.
  17. 17. 9/1/2015 Shaping Our Appalachian Region Jennifer Carter 17
  18. 18. Kevin Smith: Young Professionals of East Kentucky + Rural Up
  19. 19. 19 SOAR Strategy Summit Kevin R. Smith, Founder
  20. 20. 20 Young Professionals of East Kentucky
  21. 21. 21 YPEK Founding  Spring 2009 Idea  Fall 2009 Steering Committee  Today Celebrating 5 Years!
  22. 22. 22 YPEK Mission & Vision  Mission  Vision Young Professionals of East Kentucky (YPEK) strives to create a new generation of leadership in East Kentucky through harnessing the potential of young professionals by promoting relationship building, fostering issues- based dialogue, and encouraging service to the region. To bring together young professionals of East Kentucky and create opportunities for them to grow individually, socially, and professionally while developing forward thinking, innovative approaches to shape public debate and provide long-term solutions implemented by young professional servant leaders for the collective future of the region.
  23. 23. 23 YPEK Objectives: Connect – Grow - Lead • Encourage young professionals to live and work in East Kentucky • Create dialogue about issues facing East Kentucky • Build social networks among young professionals • Foster leadership development & encourage civic engagement • Initiate conversations with local leaders on implementing new ideas • Coordinate community development projects throughout the region • Enhance the overall quality of life in East Kentucky connect grow lead
  24. 24. 24 YPEK Leadership: Organizational Chart Board of Directors Executive Team Young Professional Members
  25. 25. 25 YPEK Membership: Who Participates  Young Professionals from 21-40 years of age that work and live in Eastern Kentucky.  YPEK encompasses the following 32 counties:
  26. 26. 26 YPEK Events & Programs: What We Do  Networking  Issue Forums  Awards Gala  Women’s Conference  Entrepreneurship  YPEKJobs.com
  27. 27. 27 Rural Up Code Academy
  28. 28. 28 Rural Up: National Trends Data: Code.org
  29. 29. 29 Rural Up: Kentucky Statistics Data: AdvanceKentucky
  30. 30. 30 Rural Up: The Problem? Data: AdvanceKentucky
  31. 31. 31 Rural Up: Our Solution http://youtu.be/JJo47kOfmqI
  32. 32. 32 Optimal Learning Environment • Fun & Engaging • Improving Digital Literacy • Critical Thinking Skills [problem solving & logic] • Encouraging Creativity • Communication Skills Rural Up: Our Learning Environment 
  33. 33. 33 In our first two months: • 500 hours of code • 8 instructors impacting nearly 200 students • 8 demo days • Ashland • Campton • Inez • Manchester • Morehead • Pikeville • Somerset Rural Up: Our Gains 
  34. 34. 34 Comments & Contact Info  Connect with me: Kevin_R_Smith kevin@ypek.org www.YPEK.org www.RURALUP.org
  35. 35. Delaney Stephens: Rogers Scholars & The Center for Rural Development
  36. 36. Youth Programs at The Center
  37. 37. Youth Programs “We’re setting a daring goal that no young person will need to leave home to find his or her future.” Congressman Hal Rogers
  38. 38. Rogers Scholars  Began in 1998  996 graduates  17 college and university partners  Exclusive scholarship opportunities valued at over $7.2 million
  39. 39. Rogers Scholars  Seek to get students to make a long-term commitment to Southern and Eastern Kentucky region  Focus Areas: Leadership, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Community Service
  40. 40. Rogers Explorers  Introduces students to college campus environment  Identifies leadership skills and qualities  Math and science focus  718 graduates of program
  41. 41. Rogers Explorers College & University Partners  Asbury University  Eastern Kentucky University  Lindsey Wilson College  Morehead State University  University of the Cumberlands  University of Pikeville
  42. 42. Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI) • 2015 curriculum – The E-Discovery Challenge – modeled from Kentucky Entrepreneurial Coaches Institute at UK • Sponsored by Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation • Teams compete for scholarships provided by EKU
  43. 43. Johnathan Gay (Moderator): Kentucky Innovation Network and Education for the Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow
  44. 44. Entrepreneurship for Youth: Building the Job Creation Pipeline and Bridging Capacity
  45. 45. Kentucky Innovation Network? A Network Built on Success A statewide network of experienced business mentors focused on the development of innovation-driven, entrepreneurial companies in Kentucky.
  46. 46. About the Network • Locations: Morehead, Richmond, London, Pikeville, Ashland • What we do: Business consulting and Growing the Entrepreneurial Pipeline (YOUTH!) • How we do it: Leverage Partners, Aggregate People and Resources, Fill in the Gaps
  47. 47. Building the Entrepreneurial Pipeline Idea State University: Collegiate business planning and pitch competition where students can win cash to start their businesses Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI): Ctr. for Rural Development led; helps rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors start their own business/build the skills they need
  48. 48. KyIN at MSU: e-Prep • Taking entrepreneurial instruction and models of success to the schools • Business mentoring for youth enterprises • Innovation Launchpad: An incubator that will host college students in EKY
  49. 49. KyIN at MSU: e-Prep • Modules: – Film – Coding Academies – Web Workshops – App Development – Aerospace – Business Model Canvas
  50. 50. Contact Info • Office: 606-783-9536 • Email: johnathan@kyinnovation.com • Web: www.kyinnovation.com

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