CAREER EXPLORATION & INFORMATION WORKSHOPS Each student should attend 2 workshops. On your name tag are the codes for the workshops you selected, in the sequence in which you should attend them. However, check the schedule. You may change the order of your sessions if some of the sessions you requested are being held only once. Mapping Education Towards Achievement: 10th Annual Hispanic Post-Secondary Education Workshop Monitoreo de la Educación Enfocado hacia los Logros: 10° Taller Anual Hispano de Educación Post-Secundaria October 1, 2010 / 1ro de Octubre, 2010 8:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. Lecture Hall, Campus Center, IUPUI
Sessions will begin promptly at 9:50am In each workshop, our presenters will talk about some of the following topics:
What types of jobs/tasks do people in this career field do? Why do they recommend this field? (Rewards, challenges; their own experience) What training or preparation is needed to obtain employment in this career field? Is college experience a necessary part of the preparation?
2010 META Planning Committee Angela D. Adams, J.D. Attorney, Lewis and Kappes, P.C. Enrica Ardemagni, Ph.D. Professor of Spanish, Department of World Languages and Cultures, IUPUI Javier Barrera Latino Youth Collective Cindy Gil
La Plaza, Inc.
ELL Coordinator, IN Department of Education
Amy Jones Richardson Patricia Mota Mary Alice Navarro
Acting Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI Assistant Director of Admissions & Hispanic/Latino Outreach Coordinator, Ivy Tech Community College La Plaza, Inc.
ELL Specialist, IN Department of Education
Education Program Coordinator, Indiana Latino Institute, Inc
ESL Coordinator, Indianapolis Public Schools
Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech Community College
What degrees or programs or courses are strongly suggested or required? What are the opportunities for Hispanics in this field? What is the most important piece of advice to give these students? Each session will have time for questions. If you do not have time to ask your questions during the session, we will help you get in touch with the presenter following today’s workshop.
META is a joint effort and sponsored by Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis-IUPUI | (Enrollment Center, Dept. of World Languages and Cultures, and the IU School of Liberal Arts) | Indiana Department of Education | Indianapolis Public Schools IVY Tech Community Colleges | Lewis & Kappes Attorneys at Law | M.S.D. Wayne Township Public Schools | La Plaza, Inc. | The Latino Youth Collective | Indiana Latino Institute
BEFORE YOU ATTEND THE CAREER SESSIONS, THINK ABOUT… Campus Center 148 Campus Center 305 Campus Center 306 Campus Center 307 Campus Center 308 Campus Center 309 Campus Center 310 Campus Center 406 Cavanaugh Hall 219
1. Do I want to live at home? Or live on a college campus? How far from home? 2. Do I want a public school with lower tuition costs? Or a private school? A large campus or a small campus? Live in residence halls or apartments or sororities/fraternities?
QUESTIONS YOU CAN ASK…
3. What is my career goal? 4. To reach my career goal, what kind of education will I need? • On the job training • Apprenticeship • Certificate (Ivy Tech)
• Associate’s Degree (2 years) • Bachelor Degree (4 years) • Master’s Degree or Doctorate
Education (kindergarten-high school teachers, social workers) Health Care & Science (doctors, dentists, nurses) Computer Technology, Graphic Design & Art (programmers, technicians, graphic artists) Engineering, Architecture & Construction (engineers, architects, builders) Communications, Interpreting & Translation (journalists, broadcasting, translators) Law (lawyer, paralegal, legal research) Police and Fire Services (policeman, fireman) Business & Banking (business owners, managers, finance, banking, marketing) Teachers/Counselors
8:45 – 8:55 Keynote by Claudia Montes y Alejandra Lagunas Latino Youth Collective
8:00 - 8:40
9:10 – 9:40 Immigration Issues Asuntos de inmigración DREAM Act Angela Adams, Lewis & Kappes
Session 1 9:50 – 10:40
8:40 - 8:45
1:00 – 1:10
Career Exploration Workshops and Information Sessions / Talleres de Carreras y Sesiones de Información (IUPUI Campus Center)
Registration / Matrícula Lecture Hall 101, West Hallway / Corridor oeste) Daniel Lopez Indiana Commission on Hispanic/Latino Affairs
1. What kinds of programs do you have for ____(my career goal)______? 2. How big is your school? How many students go there? 3. Where are you located? How far from Indianapolis? 4. How diverse is the school? How many Latino students do you have? 5. What is the cost of tuition and fees for one year as a full-time student? 6. Room and board (if I live in the residence halls)? Books? 7. What kind of financial assistance can I get? 8. What are your admissions criteria? What kinds of students do you accept? 9. What are your application procedures? What is the deadline for applying? 10. Do you have support programs if I needed a tutor or help with writing? 11. Are there computers that I can use? Other resources? 12. How many students are there in the average class? 13. Will my professors have time to meet and talk with me? 14. Are there any special classes or programs for students who need help with English? 15. Are there any Latino student organizations on campus? 16. Are there work opportunities? 17. What kinds of student activities do you have? Sports? 18. What do students like best about your school?
Closing Comments Clausura Consul Juan Solano, Mexican Consulate of Indianapolis
1:30 Meet buses Volver a autobuses
Lunch / Almuerzo, IUPUI Campus Center 8:55 – 9:10 Financial Aid and Scholarships / Ayuda Financiera y Becas Cindy Gil, La Plaza
9:40 – 9:50 Transition to Career Workshops
Session Session 1 2 10:50 – 11:40 Career Exploration Workshops and Information Sessions / Talleres de Carreras y Sesiones de Información (IUPUI Campus Center)
12:30 – 1:00
Funding a College Education Lecture Hall 101 Amy Jones Richardson, IUPUI, and Student panel
1:10 – 1:30 Evaluations /Evaluaciones (Lecture Hall 101)