Education & Youth Development
- Welcome - 2019 Project Ready Bidders Review
- How can we use National Student Clearinghouse Data?
- Participating affiliates will receive the alumni data which captures the post-secondary enrollment information for Project Ready graduates. They will learn about where their graduates enrolled, their institution type, enrollment status, and how long they have been at a particular institution to be able to: deepen institutional partnerships; strengthen student advisement; and develop alumni networks.
- Transforming Lessons into Action
- Participants will work in small groups to develop sustainable youth development asset based approaches & develop college attainment goals, and role play advisement sessions at the culmination of the track.
College Advising One Student At A Time
What are the essentials of college advising that are instrumental to our Project Ready students? This session will bring together practical approaches for local affiliates to use when advising students on preparing to enter college and seeking scholarships to fund their college education.
- Social And Emotional Learning: Taking A Deeper Dive
The integration of Social & Emotional Learning (SEL) practices into any program design is an enhancement that will bring clarity to your service delivery model. This session will provide participants with a set of SEL tools that will assist them in providing a baseline for students’ trauma levels, an understanding of why certain behavior appears and why students gravitate towards risky behavior or make simply makes poor decisions. Lastly, during the session participants will begin the process of integrating SEL into already existing programs.
Kuder Career Navigator
This session will serve as turnkey approach for education leads to understand how to operationalize the individualized Kuder Navigator Skills, Interest and Work Place Assessments to determine what college and careers are best suited for their students.
- STEAM Informal Learning
- This hands on session will afford participants to build a LED light and learn the practical usage of the Spark Fun Arduino
- Paying for College
- This workshop will afford participants with tools, resources and strategies for how to support students in finding solutions to pay for college. Presenters from the College Board, UNCF and the Jackie Robinson Foundation have extensive experience, as well as resources so that our Project Ready students and parents will not have to worry as much about how they will pay for college
- Parents, Families, Communities and Stakeholders
- Participants will learn about the Urban League of Louisiana's Family Engagement Toolkit—examining how it was created to assist schools in their efforts to engage families as partners in schools’ career and technical education programs.
- Transforming Lessons into Action Presentations