Summer Program DESCRIPTIONS
ACE 2013 SUMMER PROGRAMS:
READ EACH DESCRIPTION CAREFULLY Programs are designed for specific grades and skill areas.
KNOW Your GRADE! Your 'Grade' is the LAST grade you COMPLETED!
CLASS YEARS: 2017=8th 2016=9th 2015=10th 2014=11th 2013=12th
~ Register soon. Some programs fill up quickly and a wait list will be available.
~ Registration is Required -no 'Walk-ins'. Late registrants allowed if there is room.
~ You may register up until the last minute, however, if you wait too long and less
than 10 have registered by 1-week prior, that workshop may be canceled.
~ Confirmation Letters–With Maps/Directions will be sent 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 is provided, courtesy of ACE for the 2-day programs ONLY.
HALF - DAY SESSION DESCRIPTIONS:
~ Lunch is NOT provided, however, students may bring money for vending machine snacks/drinks.
EXPLORING CHOICES FOR FUTURE CAREERS
For students in 10th-12th (Classes of '2015-2013')
An introduction to the lifelong learning process of career planning. Gain an understanding of career and major choices, and the skills and education needed to pursue them. Using various career resources (including a career interst inventory) you'll create a list of careers/majors tailored to your likes and interests, in this educational and interactive half-day program.
- Thurs. July 18 at SUNY CORTLAND
9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Van Hoesen Hall, Room B-7
Instructor: Lisa Randolph, Career Services - SUNY Cortland
SAT PRACTICE TEST For students in 9th-12th (Classes of '2016-2013')
A perfect opportunity to experience The SAT in real time. This 4 hour proctored Practice Test will help students see what to expect in a test-like environment. Students may attend either or both sessions and will also receive feedback on how they do.
- Tues. July 23 at SUNY CORTLAND
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Van Hoesen Hall, Rm. 134-A
- Thurs. Aug. 1 at TC3 - Moved to SUNY Cortland -Please contact ACE
12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Cornish Hall, Rm. 1304
Instructors: July 23 - Carol Clarke, ACE Coordinator
Aug. 1 - TBA, Kaplan Test Prep Representative
GET THE SUCCESS FACTOR For students in 10th-12th (2015-2013)
What's that special "something" that makes for star-quality transition from high school to college?! This interactive session will mentor 10th-12th graders to a deeper understanding of what to expect in terms of classes, teachers, studying, tests, grades, and even personal freedom.
Tues. July 30 at SUNY CORTLAND
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Van Hoesen. Rm. 134-A
Instructor: Susan Mayberry, Academic Tutor; ASAP - SUNY Cortland
COLLEGE IS IN YOUR FUTURE For students in 8th-9th (Classes of 2017-2016)
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.
Thurs. Aug. 8 at TC3
9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Main Bldg. Rm. 204 (Sprole Conf. Rm.)
Instructor: Cathy Doane - Candor School District
GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR COLLEGE VISIT For students in 9th-12th (2016-2013)
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.
Tues. Aug. 13 at TC3
6:30 p.m. -8:30 p.m., Main Bldg. Rm. 280-D
Instructor: Darlene Latten, Guidance counselor - Homer H.S. with daughter Bethany
TWO- DAY SESSION DESCRIPTIONS:
~ Lunch WILL be provided, 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.
For students in 8th–10th (Classes of '2017-2015') Students will develop and enhance their writing skills through a variey of interesting activities. Utilizing computers they will also produce a collection of writings.
- Tues.-Wed., July 16-17 at SUNY Cortland
9 a.m. -3 p.m., Moffett. Rm. 2125
Instructors: Bill Lee, Eng. Dept. - Cortland H.S. and Edu. Dept., SUNY Cortland
Sandie Lee, Reading Specialist - McGraw Schools
For students in 8th–10th (Classes of '2017-2015') 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.
Wed.-Thrs., July 24-25 at TC3
9 a.m. -3 p.m., Main Bldg. Rm. 204 (Sprole Conf. Rm.)
Instructors: Sherry Tasselmyer - Dryden School District
Brian Tasselmyer - Cortland School District
Send Mail to:
Cornish Hall, Rm. 1312
Cortland, NY 13045