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What Is The Academy Of Engineering

  1. 1. Academy of Engineering? What local high schools are doing to promote the engineering industry. at Patrick Henry High School in San Diego?
  2. 2. Video - Did you Know?
  3. 3. Academy of Engineering <ul><li>Answers an acute need for well-trained engineers by educating high school students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and preparing them for postsecondary engineering colleges and careers. </li></ul><ul><li>      --NAF Website </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Career-themed curricula created with current industry and educational expertise. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Predominately based in urban districts-schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aimed at the typical student (not at gifted students) </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. NAF - National Academy Foundation <ul><li>Sustains a national network of career academies to support the development of America's youth toward personal and professional success in high school, in higher education, and throughout their careers. </li></ul><ul><li>--NAF Website </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sets Guidelines and Governs Academies at each participating school </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepares students for post-secondary education and careers  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NAF Academies represent business/school partnerships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School-based curricula and work-based experiences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Project Lead the Way </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Internships </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Curriculum and Business Experience <ul><li>Project Lead the Way </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Separate Organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Establishes Curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hands-on, Project and Problem-based </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Courses: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction to Engineering Design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Principles of Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Electronics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Specialization Courses: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aerospace Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biotechnical Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Civil Engineering and Architecture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer Integrated Manufacturing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Capstone Course: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Engineering Design and Development </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Internships </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Paid </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Required </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not a Summer Job - Part of the Academy experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Involvement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Expectations of Students Capabilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Expectations of Work Environment and Tasks </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Where does NAF $$ come from? <ul><ul><li>Philanthropic Organizations, foundations, grants and local community involvement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recent 12 million dollar grant to help fund the establishment of the Academy of Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>$3,000,000 Qualcomm </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>$3,000,000 Verizon </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>$6,000,000 matching from The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Are there other NAF Academies? <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Academy of Finance (Early 1980's) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Academy of Hospitality & Tourism </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Academy of Information Technology </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Academy of Engineering (2008-2009) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Patrick Henry High School <ul><li>Academy Involvement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kathy Schulze - Academy Coordinator, Engineering Teacher (Professional Engineer) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yvonne Waldon - Outreach Specialist at PHHS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 of 13 inaugural Academies of Engineering across the nation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 of 3 in San Diego </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2007 was a &quot;Year of Planning&quot; to implement the Academy at PHHS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2008 Marks the First Year of Student Participation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>100 Students per class year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2012 First Expected Graduating class </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Advisory Board Responsiblities <ul><li>Enrich the Learning Experience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Advisory Board is run by the Business Partners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Academy Oversight - Ensure Relevant Technologies, Standards, Practices, and Principles are within the curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fundraising </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Securing Internship Opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internships are required for students succesfull completion of the Academy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Track student progression </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participate in Profesional Development of the teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student and Teacher Recruitment </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Business Partners  on the Advisory Board <ul><ul><li>Qualcomm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General Atomics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rick Engineering Company </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The McConnell Company </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sloan Career Cornerstone Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Murray Lampert Construction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Site Design Associates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>San Diego State University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mesa College </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Raytheon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geotechnics Inc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iCoustics LLC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NGC Intec Systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lightfoot Planning Group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cubic Defense Group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Boyle Engineering </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Patrick Henry High School and Rick Engineering <ul><li>Rick Engineering has been a business partner with Patrick Henry High School since 1994 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rick Engineering Henry High Alums </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participates in Career fair at PHHS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Annually invites students to participate in a Job Shadow Day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participates in Internship Programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reviews Annual Curriculum for Engineering courses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participating on inaugural Advisory Board for the Academy of Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Current Members:   Kelly Crowe - Treasurer </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>                                             Brian Laird - Secretary </li></ul><ul><li>                                             Tim Pruss - Member </li></ul><ul><li>                                             Rob Fitch - Member </li></ul>
  12. 12. The End