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Summer Program DESCRIPTIONS

 

ACE 2014 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! Your 'Grade' is the LAST grade you COMPLETED!Summer Sun
CLASS YEARS:  
2018=8th   2017=9th   2016=10th   2015=11th  2014=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.

ONLINE SUMMER REGISTRATION -Once you have checked the descriptions below, you may register online.  Note: Click this link to Register On-line for "Schools of Thought"
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.


 DIGITAL DIRT/H.S. TO COLLEGE TRANSITION
For students in 8th-12th (2018-2014)
Parents are also welcome.
~Digital Dirt: Build a positive online reputation. Employers often do web searches of candidates before hiring and can easily find any embarrassing/unprofessional info. Maximize your positive professional brand/minimize online regrets.
~College Transition: Hear from a college student, and former ACE student, about the transisiton from High School to College. What did she experience as she left H.S. to begin college.
PARENTS are also welcome to attend this program with their student.

    • Wed. July 23 at SUNY Cortland
       12:45 p.m. -3:15 p.m., Van Hoesen Rm. B-216

    Instructors:  Digital Dirt: Michele Baran, Career Services SUNY Cortland
                        College Transition: Crystal Billings, former ACE student


 COLLEGE IS IN YOUR FUTURE
For students in 8th-9th (Classes of 2018-2017)   

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. July 31 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 (2017-2014)
& 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.)

  •  Tues. Aug. 12 at SUNY Cortland
     6:30 p.m. -8:30 p.m., Old Main Rm. G-10

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


SCHOOLS OF THOUGHT 
To Register for THIS program Only, Click here: Separate Registration Page
For students in 8th-12th (2018-2014)
& their Parents
No matter what career track you may choose now or in the future, the main focus is to be successful and achieve your goals. If you would like to explore two interesting schools: The Park School of Communication and the School of Health Sciences And Human Performance, then this is your chance.
Parents are encouraged to attend this program with their student.
(Please dress appropriately, this is a walking tour: Overview/Agenda)

    • Tues. Aug. 19 at Ithaca College
      6:30 p.m. -8:15 p.m., Peggy Ryan Williams Center (Admissions)

     Instructor:  Ithaca College students - Communication and Health Science Majors


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.

WRITING PROCESS
For students in 8th–10th  (Classes of '2018-2016') 
Students will develop and enhance their writing skills through a variey of interesting activities. Utilizing computers they will also produce a collection of writings. 

    • Wed-Thurs: 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


 STUDY SKILLS
For students in 8th–10th  (Classes of '2018-2016')  
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.   

    • Tues-Wed: August 5-6 at  TC3
      9 a.m. -3 p.m., Main Bldg. Rm. 281-A

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


 To Register for any 2014 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