Workshops/Presentations include academic support, college readiness, career planning, health career preparation, and team building activities
Academic Support prepares students to learn and study for the New York State Regents exams and benefit from the following academic tools for success: learning styles, stress management, reading comprehension, goal setting, study skills, note taking, and time management
College Readiness and Career Planning offer students a chance to learn about the college application process (application, essay writing, and letters of recommendation) including opportunities to speak with college personnel and conduct mock interviews. Students will increase their awareness of college financing and scholarship search including the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Supplemental presentations include "How to Get Into Medical School" and "STEM Opportunities."
Health Career Preparation offers students an opportunity to increase their social and academic readiness for college entry into the allied health and related health professions. Students participate in hands-on interactive clinical activities to gain an awareness of the health professions.
Team Building presentations help develop leadership and communication skills through interactive activities and challenges.
Healthy Lifestyles: Distracted Driving Awareness: A "team" of allied health care professionals visits the school and implements the distracted driving awareness curriculum: an introduction to the dangers of distracted driving. On the following day, simulation stations are set up to conduct a hands-on demonstration of distracted-driving, drowsy-driving and distracted-walking.
Stem Cell Awareness Lecture Series: Stony Brook University's, Dr. Brooke Ellison, a selected Young Global Leader recipient of the World Economin Forum, has elected to speak to the selected school districts via teleconference. Her persentation addresses high school students about misunderstood sciences including stem cell awareness, and what they can be doing as high school students to better understand these topics. As a precursor each district was given a movie, called Hope Deferred, to assist students in being well informed about stem cell awareness and the misconception that follow this topic.
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