Summer Program DESCRIPTIONS
ACE 2013 SUMMER PROGRAMS:
READ EACH DESCRIPTION CAREFULLY Programs are designed for specific grades and skill areas.
~ PLEASE DO NOT TRY TO REGISTER FOR SUMMER PROGRAMS UNTIL AT LEAST JUNE 2013.
KNOW Your GRADE! Your 'Grade' is the LAST grade you COMPLETED!
CLASS YEARS: 2017=8th 2016=9th 2015=10th 2014=11th 2013=12th
~ Please register ASAP! Some fill up quickly. However, if you wait too long and
less than 10 have registered by 1-week prior, that workshop may be canceled.
~ Registration is Required -no 'Walk-ins'. Late registrants allowed if there is room.
~ 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 Allen, 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 receive feedback on how they do.
- Tues. July 23 at SUNY CORTLAND
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Bldg./Rm. TBA
- Thurs. Aug. 1 at TC3
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Main Bldg. Rm. TBA
Instructors: July 23 -Carol Clarke, ACE Coordinator -SUNY Cortland
Aug. 1 -TBA, Kaplan Test Prep Rep.
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. TBA
Instructor: Susan Mayberry, Career Services -SUNY Cortland
COLLEGE IS IN YOUR FUTURE For students in 8th-9th (Classes of 2016-2015)
This half-day morning session offers students an opportunity to learn more about the ACE program, meet students from other schools, and begin the process of gaining power over their future. Explore career options, play some fun, interactive, learning games and enjoy a relaxing lunch all while goal planning, with an eye on college.
Thursday, 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.
Tues. Aug. 13 at TC3
6:30 p.m. -8:30 p.m., Main Bldg. Rm. TBA
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.
~ 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., Bldg. Rm. TBA
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 '2017-2016') 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