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KnowHow2GO Indiana College Readiness Tools & Grant Opportunities for Afterschool and Summer Programs June 6, 2012. Introduction. Sara Hess Campaign Coordinator, Learn More Indiana Debbie Zipes Executive Director, Indiana Afterschool Network. Overview. Overview of LMI & IAN

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KnowHow2GO IndianaCollege Readiness Tools & Grant Opportunities for Afterschool and Summer Programs June 6, 2012
introduction
Introduction
  • Sara Hess
    • Campaign Coordinator, Learn More Indiana
  • Debbie Zipes
    • Executive Director, Indiana Afterschool Network
overview
Overview
  • Overview of LMI & IAN
  • Intro to KnowHow2GO and related resources
  • Suggested activities
  • Mini-grant application & best practices
  • Q&A
learn more indiana
Learn More Indiana
  • Help students plan, prepare and pay for college completion and career success
  • Three annual campaigns
  • Online resources (LearnMoreIndiana.org)
  • College Success Coalitions
  • College Success Mentoring
  • Helpline: 1.800.992.2076
indiana afterschool network
Indiana Afterschool Network

Vision: All Indiana children have access to high quality afterschool and summer programs that prepare them for success in school, work, college and life.

Mission:To build a sustainable network of cross-sector partnerships at the state, regional, and local levels to advance public policy, increase funding and resources, and promote quality afterschool and summer learning programs throughout Indiana.

IndianaAfterschool.org

knowhow2go through afterschool
KnowHow2GO through Afterschool
  • College & Career Readiness Forum
  • Wednesday, June 13, 8:30-2:00 at Conner Prairie Interactive History Park
  • Join Indiana business, education, government and nonprofit leaders to accelerate the role of afterschool in preparing K-12 youth for success in the real world.
  • Sign up at IndianaAfterschool.org
what is knowhow2go
What is KnowHow2GO?
  • An annual campaign kicking off statewide each spring/summer
  • Hosted by Learn More Indiana
  • Focused on preparingstudents for college & careers
why do students need knowhow2go
Why do students need KnowHow2GO?
  • Combat summer learning loss
  • Get ready for back-to-school
  • Prepare to complete college
  • Prepare for your career
how can knowhow2go help
How can KnowHow2GO help?
  • Age-level goals
  • Fun contests for all ages
  • Events
  • Online resources
  • Printer-friendly tips sheets for all ages
  • See KnowHow2GOIndiana.org
goals grades k 5
Goals: Grades K-5
  • KnowHow2GO 2 School
    • Choose an academically-focused summer camp
    • Sign up for a summer reading program, or a read a book on your own
goals grades k 51
Goals: Grades K-5
  • KnowHow2GO 2 Work
    • Read about careers that interest you
    • Accompany your mom or dad to work
resources grades k 5
Resources: Grades K-5
  • Your local library
  • Professionals in your community (including YOU!)
  • A nearby college campus
  • Parents
  • BLS career profiles: BLS.gov/k12/azlist.htm
  • Educational games: PBSKids.org
resources grades k 51
Resources: Grades K-5
  • Common Core State Standards: DOE.IN.gov/Achievement/Standards
  • KnowHow2GO Contest (color/write): KnowHow2GOIndiana.org
goals grades 6 8
Goals: Grades 6-8
  • KnowHow2GO 2 School
    • Read a book (or more!) this summer
    • Practice your math skills
    • Sign up for a camp or other activity that helps you learn while having fun
goals grades 6 81
Goals: Grades 6-8
  • KnowHow2GO 2 Work
    • Sign up for the Indiana Career Explorer at IndianaCareerExplorer.com
    • Participate in job-shadowing
what is job shadowing
What is job-shadowing?
  • Following a professional at work for a day or part of a day
  • See their everyday duties
  • Ideas for people to ask:
    • Parents or relatives
    • Neighbors
    • Friends’ parents
    • Parents’ friends
resources grades 6 8
Resources: Grades 6-8
  • Local resources (library, professionals, college)
  • Common Core State Standards: DOE.IN.gov/Achievement/Standards
  • Indiana Career Explorer (and Grad Plan): IndianaCareerExplorer.com
  • Drive of Your Life game: DriveOfYourLife.org
resources grades 6 81
Resources: Grades 6-8
  • KnowHow2GO Contest: KnowHow2GOIndiana.org
  • Career profiles: HoosierHot50.com
  • CapeNetwork.org
goals grades 9 10
Goals: Grades 9 & 10
  • KnowHow2GO 2 School
    • Make sure you’re on track for a college-and-career-ready diploma
    • Core 40 or higher (Core 40 with Academic or Technical Honors)
    • Consider AP or dual-credit courses
    • Keep track of your courses with the online Grad Plan at IndianaCareerExplorer.com
goals grades 9 101
Goals: Grades 9 & 10
  • KnowHow2GO 2 Work
    • Read up on careers that interest you
    • Participate in job-shadowing
goals grade 11
Goals: Grade 11
  • KnowHow2GO 2 School
    • Don’t slack off your senior year!
    • Sign up for AP or dual-credit to show colleges that you’re serious about your education
    • Study difficult subjects over the summer so you’re ready to go back to school
goals grade 111
Goals: Grade 11
  • KnowHow2GO 2 Work
    • Participate in job-shadowing or get a summer internship (see IndianaINtern.net)
    • Get a summer job that relates to your career interests
goals grade 12
Goals: Grade 12
  • KnowHow2GO 2 School
    • Schedule a summer campus visit
    • If you’re headed to college in the fall, make sure you sign up for the orientation program
goals grade 121
Goals: Grade 12
  • KnowHow2GO 2 Work
    • Make sure you have the right major for your future career
    • Complete an internship or job-shadowing experience
    • Find a summer job that relates to your future career
resources grades 9 12
Resources: Grades 9-12
  • Local resources (library, professionals, college)
  • Indiana Career Explorer (and Grad Plan): IndianaCareerExplorer.com
  • College Costs Estimator: IndianaCollegeCosts.org
  • Diploma Requirements: DOE.IN.gov/Achievement/Curriculum/Indianas-Diploma-Requirements
resources grades 9 121
Resources: Grades 9-12
  • Internships: IndianaINTERN.net
  • PSAT/SAT and PLAN/ACT info: in.gov/learnmoreindiana/2467.htm (no CAPS)
knowhow2go 2 school
KnowHow2GO 2 School
  • Summer-long reading program
  • Build math into your activities
    • Review Common Core State Standards
  • Visit a college campus
  • Visitors to talk about their college experiences
  • Learn about a “College of the Week”
  • Workshops for parents or including parents in

activities

knowhow2go 2 school1
KnowHow2GO 2 School
  • Learn about college mascots
  • Help students enter KnowHow2GO contest
  • Help students use the Indiana Career Explorer (6th grade and up—make sure Grad Plan is up-to-date)
  • Have math or Language Arts sessions to help students prepare for back to school
  • Tour the building (for incoming students)
knowhow2go 2 work
KnowHow2GO 2 Work
  • Visit a jobsite (architect’s office, vet, etc.!)
  • Set up a “Take Your Child to Work” day
  • Create a matching game—match length/type of education to the career
  • Have students present reports on careers
  • Play dress-up with career uniforms (nurse, carpenter, etc.)
knowhow2go 2 work1
KnowHow2GO 2 Work
  • Invite local colleges to come talk to your students
  • Have a weeklong theme for a certain career (learn about necessary education, notable professionals, visit a jobsite, etc.)
  • Make math practical with career-oriented, real-life math problems
  • Stock your library with books on careers
overview of mini grant
Overview of Mini-Grant
  • $1,000 for college and career readiness activities all year long
  • Promote Learn More Indiana campaigns
  • Due August 20, 2012
  • 10-15 winners in three categories:
    • Serving any/all grades K-5
    • Any/all grades 6-8
    • Any/all grades 9-12
best practices
Best Practices
  • Four criteria:
    • Creativity
      • HINT: Go above and beyond—then show us how!
    • Involvement of students
      • HINT: Involve all staff, too!
    • Alignment with goals
      • HINT: Read KnowHow2GOIndiana.org
    • Verifiable results
      • HINT: Make your budget clear and detailed
don t forget
Don’t forget…

KnowHow2GO Through Afterschool

College & Career Readiness Forum

Wednesday, June 13, 8:30-2:00

Reserve your spot: IndianaAfterschool.org