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2009

Mapping Education Towards Achievement Mapping Education Towards Achievement:

9th Annual Hispanic Post-Secondary Education Workshop Monitoreo de la Educación Enfocado hacia los Logros: 9° Taller Anual Hispano de Educación Post-Secundaria

October 2, 2009 / 2 de Octubre, 2009 8:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. Lecture Hall, Cavanaugh Hall, IUPUI Sponsored by: Undergraduate admissions office, the office of Multicultural Outreach and, The Commission on Hispanic/Latino Affairs

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The Planning Committee expresses sincere gratitude to Rosa Guerra and the Benito Juarez Cultural Center of Fort Wayne, Indiana, for their generous sharing of 25 years of experience from the “Reach Beyond Your Expectations Annual Hispanic Postsecondary Awareness Seminar,” which served as the model for the M.E.T.A. workshop.


AGENDA 1 2 8:00 - 8:45

8:45 – 8:50

Registration / Matrícula (Lecture Hall 101, West Hallway / Corredor oeste

Welcome / Bienvenida by Javier Barrera President of the Board of Directors of the Latino Youth Collective

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9:10 – 9:40

7

10:50 – 11:40

9

12:20 – 1:00

Immigration Issues / Asuntos de inmigración/ DREAM Act update by Angela Adams, Lewis & Kappes

Career Exploration Workshops and Information Sessions / Talleres de Carreras y Sesiones de Información (Cavanaugh Hall / Segundo piso and BS/ES)

Financial Aid and Scholarships Ayuda Financiera y Becas by Amy Jones, IUPUI, and Jasmine Roberts, La Plaza

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3

8:50 – 8:55

Welcome / Bienvenida by Juan Solana, Mexican Consulate of Indianapolis

4

8:55- 9:10

Keynote Speech Discurso Inaugural Isaias Guerrero, Latino Youth Collective

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9:50 – 10:40

8

11:45 - 12:15

Career Exploration Workshops and Information Sessions / Talleres de Carreras y Sesiones de Información (Cavanaugh Hall / Segundo piso and BS/ES)

Lunch / Almuerzo, IUPUI Multicultural Center

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1:00 – 1:10

General Assembly Clausura Pat Sanchez Indiana Commission on Hispanic Affairs/Latino Affairs (ICHLA)

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1:10 – 1:30

Prize Drawing and Evaluations Evaluaciones (Lecture Hall 101)

1:30 Meet buses / Volver a autobuses

ALL STUDENTS MUST ATTEND 2 WORSHOPS /SESSIONS. STUDENTS WHO ARE NOT IN SESSIONS BETWEEN 10:40 AND LUNCH WILL BE ESCORTED INTO A SESSION. TODOS TIENEN QUE ASISTIR A 2 TALLERES/SESIONES. NO SE PERMITE ESTAR FUERA DE LAS AULAS DE TALLERES/SESIONES ENTRE LAS 9:50 Y EL ALMUERZO.

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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. At the end of each session, get your Passport stamped. Passports with at least three (3) stamps may be submitted for the PRIZE DRAWING. 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?
 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.

LUNCH

Following the second career session, lunch will be at 11:45 in the IUPUI Multicultural Center. When you finish eating, clean your area and visit if you are interested in promoting the DREAM Act in your school look for the members of the Latino Youth Collective to help you. Return to Lecture Hall 101 by 12:15 p.m.

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BEFORE YOU attend the Career Sessions, think about…

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? 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

Questions you can ask… 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?

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PLANNING COMMITTEE

Angela D. Adams, J.D. Enrica Ardemagni, Ph.D. Javier Barrera Lauren Harvey Amy Jones Richardson Patricia Mota Kristen Perry Jasmine Roberts Wendy Wheeler Marilee Updike

Attorney, Lewis and Kappes, P.C. Department of World Languages and Cultures, School of Liberal Arts, IUPUI President of the Board of Directors of the Latino Youth Collective Assistant Director, IN Department of Education, English Language Learning & Migrant Education

Assistant to the Dean of Student Affairs, School of Liberal Arts, IUPUI

Assistant Director of Admissions & Hispanic/Latino Outreach Coordinator, Ivy Tech Community College ELL Specialist, IN Department of Education, English Language Learning & Migrant Education Program Manager, La Plaza, Inc.

Multicultural Outreach Directtor, Enrollment Services, IUPUI ESL Coordinator, Indianapolis Public Schools

VOLUNTEERS Claudia Montes-IUPUI/LYC Tania Banegas-IUPUI Maurytania Lagunas-Ben Davis HS Laura Collana- IUPUI/Ivy Tech Adel Marte-LYC Ismael Garcia-IUPUI Rebeca del Carmen Rodriguez-IUPUI Cristian Garcia-IUPUI

PARA
MAYOR
INFORMACION,
LLAME:

 


Jose Medardo Calderon-IUPUI Anthony Palma-LYC/FIRME Yair Carvajal- Ivy Tech/LYC Silvia Salas-IUPUI Krystina Liput-IUPUI Emmanuel Gonzalez-IUPUI Ruendy Carrillo-IUPUI

Enrica
Ardemagni

 274‐8957


Visit
the
M.E.T.A.
website
at:


eardema@iupui.edu
 www.doe.state.in.us/lmmp/metaworkshop.html


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Silver Sponsors Indiana Department of Education IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI Lewis & Kappes

bronze Sponsors Latino Youth Collective (LYC) The Commission on Hispanic/Latino Affairs Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) La Plaza, Inc. The Mexican Consulate Department of World Languages and Cultures at IUPUI Ivy Tech Community College El Puente Project

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EL PUENTE PROJECT


Important Information Workshop Session 1 9:50-10:40

Workshop Name

Room #

Workshop Session 2 10:50-11:20

Workshop Name

Room #

Notes

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Notes

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