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Summer Program DESCRIPTIONS

 

ACE 2015 SUMMER PROGRAMS:
READ EACH DESCRIPTION CAREFULLY Programs are designed for specific grades and skill areas.
(Links are Underlined in red
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KNOW Your GRADE!  Grade = LAST grade COMPLETED!Summer Sun
CLASS YEARS:  
2019=8th   2018=9th   2017=10th   2016=11th  2015=12th

   ~ Registration is Required -no 'Walk-ins'. Late registrants allowed if there is room.
   ~ Register ASAP. Some programs fill up quickly -wait lists will be started.
      If less than 10 have registered by 1-week prior, that workshop may be canceled.
   ~ You may register up until the last minute, but call to be sure it isn't full/canceled.
   ~ Confirmation Letters–With Maps/Directions will be emailed to ALL who register. 
      If you Register but do NOT receive one, call us to be sure you are registered.

   ~ There is NO CHARGE for any ACE summer program.    
   ~ Lunch for the 2-day programs ONLY, is provided at no charge, courtesy of ACE.


ONLINE SUMMER REGISTRATION -Once you have checked the descriptions below, you may register online. 
SUMMER PROGRAM CALENDAR  -An overview of summer program dates.

HALF - DAY SESSION DESCRIPTIONS:  
~ Lunch is NOT provided, however, students may bring money for vending machine snacks/drinks.

 ACT Practice Test
For students in 10th-12th (Classes of 2018-2015)   

ACE students will be given the opportunity to take an ACT practice test for FREE!!! In conjunction with Kaplan the ACE office will be providing two dates for students to take this practice test. This is a great opportunity for students to get feedback on this test. Open to all, but best for 10th-11th grades.  

    • Tues. July 14 at SUNY Cortland
      8:15 am -12:00 pm, Professional Studies Bldg. Rm. 1170

    Proctored by:  Carol Clarke - ACE Coordinator


 COLLEGE IS IN YOUR FUTURE
For students in 8th-9th (Classes of 2019-2018)   

This half-day morning session offers students an opportunity to meet students from other schools, and begin the process of gaining power over their future. Students will explore career options based on their likes and dislikes, play some fun, interactive, learning games and enjoy a relaxing lunch all while goal planning, with an eye on college.   

    • Tues. July 28 at TC3 
      9 -11:30 am, Main Bldg. Rm. TBA

    Instructor:  Cathy Doane - Candor School District


 SAT Practice Test
For students in 10th-12th (Classes of 2018-2015)   

ACE students will be given the opportunity to take an SAT practice test for FREE!!! In conjunction with Kaplan the ACE office will be providing two dates for students to take this practice test. This is a great opportunity for students to get feedback on this test. Open to all, but best for 10th-11th grades.  

    • Thurs. July 30 at SUNY Cortland
      8:15 am -12:00 pm, Professional Studies Bldg. Rm. 1170

    Proctored by:  Carol Clarke - ACE Coordinator


 CAREER EXPLORATION -and- DIGITAL DIRT (Combo Wkshp.)
For all students grades (2019-2015) 

First, an introduction to the lifelong learning process of career planning. Gain insight into your career & majors choices, and the skills & education needed to pursue them.  Using resources, create a list of careers/majors tailored to your likes and interests.
Then, learn about building a positive online reputation. Employers often do web searches before hiring and can easily find embarrassing/unprofessional info. Maximize your positive professional brand/minimize online regrets.

    • Tues. August 4 at SUNY Cortland
      9 -11:30 am, Van Hoesen Rm. B140

    Instructor:  Michelle Baran - Asst. Dir. Career Services, SUNY Cortland


GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR COLLEGE VISIT
For students in 9th-12th (2018-2015)
& their Parents
Where to go to college is a big decision, one of the most important a young person makes. Get the most out of your college visit. Learn tips on how to prepare and what questions to ask from an experienced parent/student duo. For maximum benefit, PARENTS are encouraged to also attend this program with their student.(If there is space, 8th graders & their parents may attend- call/email to check.)

  •  Mon. August 10 at SUNY Cortland
     6:30-8:30 pm, Professional Studies Bldg. Rm. 1170

    Instructor:  Darlene Latten, Guidance counselor - Homer H.S. with daughter Bethany


 TWO- DAY SESSION DESCRIPTIONS: 
Lunch WILL be provided free, courtesy of ACE, for both days of each 2-day workshop ONLY
~ If you plan to sign up for a 2-day session you MUST be able to attend EACH day of that workshop.

 STUDY SKILLS
For students in 8th–10th  (Classes of '2019-2017')  
Students will engage in a variety of enjoyable activities to enhance their study skills and learning success.  Topics are: self-awareness; learning styles; time management; ways to organize ideas/notes, and test taking strategies.   

    • Tues-Wed: July 15-16 at  TC3
      9 am - 3 pm, Main Bldg. Rm. TBA

     Instructors: Sherry Tasselmyer  - Dryden School District
                        Brian Tasselmyer  - Cortland School District    


WRITING PROCESS
For students in 8th–10th  (Classes of '2019-2017') 
Students will develop and enhance their writing skills through a variety of interesting activities. Utilizing computers they will also produce a collection of writings. 

    • Tues-Wed: July 21-22 at  SUNY Cortland
      9 am -3 pm, Moffett. Rm. 2125

     Instructors: Bill Lee, Edu. Dept. -SUNY Cortland and retired Eng. Teacher. -Cortland H.S.
                        Sandie Lee, Reading Specialist - McGraw Schools


 To Register for any 2015 Summer events:
   You may Register Online,
                        OR
   E-MAIL, PHONE OR FAX us at:

     Phone: (607) 753-5662
     E-mail: ace@cortland.edu
     Fax: (607) 753-5561

Send Mail to:

     ACE Office
     Cornish Hall, Rm. 1312
     SUNY Cortland
     Cortland, NY  13045
     Website: http://www.cortland.edu/ace