MLK Summer Scholar Sponsors

advertisement
Welcome & Orientation
Ellen Clegg
Executive Director of Communications
The Boston Globe
Mauryanne Remondini
Senior Director
Corporate Responsibility
John Hancock Financial
MLK Summer Scholar Sponsors
• Add Logos
Yasmin Cruz
Program & Grants Manager
Corporate Responsibility
John Hancock Financial
Program Details
 Scholars Profile:


Full-time residents of the City of Boston
Preferable target age range is 16-19
 Program Profile:









Non-Profits recruit, hire, manage and pay Scholars directly
Scholars should experience “meaningful employment”
$1,500 grant for each Scholar approved
Organization is responsible for complying with all Federal and State
Labor Laws, including minimum wage regulations
Scholars are expected to work 20-25 hours including, Friday
workshops
Friday workshop attendance is a program requirement
Evaluations must be completed upon request
Kick off: June 27th
Program dates July 8th – August 23rd
6
Social Media
Closed Facebook Group Page
 Foster community
 Facilitate conversation & interaction among partners and youth
 Provide timely updates
 Leverage creativity and voice of Scholars by asking them to create
a video highlighting summer experience
Twitter #MLKSummerScholars
 Encourage active participation following workshops via #hashtag
contests
Workshops
 John Hancock
Student Village,
Agganis Arena
 9:00-11:30 am
 Breakfast will be
served
Workshop Speakers & Topics
 Wednesday, June 27
Program Kick-Off
 Friday, July 12
Setting Goals
 Friday, July 19
BYE
 Friday, July 26
Personal Finance
 Friday, August 2
Health & Wellness
 Friday, August 9
Personal Branding
 Friday, August 16
Civic Engagement
 Friday, August 23
Achieving Goals
Next Steps
 Notify scholars to attend Kick off Workshop on
June 27th
 Scholar enrollment forms are due by June 28nd
 Register for an assignment at the workshops
10
Steve Sandak
Schools Manager
Everfi
EVERFI IS THE LEADING EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM TO
TEACH, ASSESS, AND CERTIFY STUDENTS IN CRITICAL SKILLS.
• SCALE: Over 5.5 million users have completed EverFi learning platforms in all
50 states, in over 3,500 schools.
• PUBLIC/PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP: Community banks, foundations, and
companies are able to bring cutting-edge technology to schools who wouldn’t
otherwise have access to it.
• AWARD-WINNING TECHNOLOGY: Next-generation learning platforms
teaching personal finance using technology students and teachers love.
• EDUCATION RESULTS: Data and efficacy research that shows not only
knowledge gain, but impact on student attitude and behavior change.
K12 Innovation Partners
EverFi – Financial Literacy™ (High School)
OVERVIEW
TEN LEARNING MODULES
Target Audience: High school
students
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
Standards: State and National
Jump$tart Standards for Personal
Financial Literacy
School Placement: Required
Course
Behavior and Attitude
Assessments: Pre & Post
Module
Time: 6 – 8 hours
Introduction and Overview
Saving
Banking
Payments, Interest Rates, and Credit Cards
Credit Score
Financing Higher Education
Renting vs. Owning
Taxes and Insurance
Consumer Fraud
Investing
Real-Life Simulations: Students apply their learning in virtual
environments to weigh the consequences of their decisions.
Implementation Information
 Registration Process
• EverFi led Registration
Process. Students register their
own accounts
 Content Delivery
• Flash Enabled Web Browser
(Firefox, Chrome, Safari etc.)
and headphones.
 Additional Instruction
• July 26th Workshop with Guest
Speaker and breakout sessions
 Participation Goals
• 100% of MLK Summer
Scholars completing all 10
modules and receiving their
financial literacy certificate at
the end of the summer.
Julia Gittleman
Principal
Mendelsohn, Gittleman & Associates
Key Evaluation Findings from
2012
• 607 youth participated in the MLKSS program
and 462 completed the post-participation survey
(76% response rate)
• Scholars were employed by 97 organizations, 78
of which responded to the post-program survey
(81% response rate)
• Youth reported gains in skills and knowledge that
boosted their job readiness.
• 93% of scholars agreed that they “have improved skills
that will help me get a job and be successful at it.”
• 94% of scholars agreed they “now plan to work harder
at school in order to get a good job in the future.”
Key Evaluation Findings from 2012
• Additional youth findings:
• 92% of youth agreed with the statement “I have better
connections to one or more adults who can help me to be
successful in the future.”
• 96% of youth said that their supervisors “were helpful to me
when I had questions or struggles.”
• CBO staff were enthusiastic about the program’s
impact on participating youth:
• 100% agreed that as a result of the program, “Youth are
better prepared to be successful in the workplace in the
future,”
• 99% agreed that “Youth can better see how they can make a
difference in their neighborhood and community,” and
• 97% agreed that “Youth are more confident and feel better
about themselves” after being in the program.
Q&A
Download
Related flashcards
Create Flashcards