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CASDA's Scholar Recognition Program CASDA's Scholar Recognition Program is a business education partnership which recognizes outstanding scholastic achievement and examines key issues in education. CMOST Nano Camp In partnership with the Children's Museum of Science and Technology (CMOST), CNSE presents a nanotechnology summer camp geared toward 11-14 year olds. Capital Area School Development Association (CASDA) CASDA is a cooperative association between the School of Education and 120 school districts in the 13-county area surrounding Albany. Capital Area School Development Association On-site Initiatives CASDA is currently involved with a number of component school districts focusing on specific on-site improvement issues. Career Opportunities in the Accounting Profession Camp A summer residency camp for high school juniors and seniors focusing on careers in business and accounting. Center for Achievement, Retention and Student Success (CARSS) Strengthens the U.S. workforce by addressing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workforce shortfalls College of Nanoscale Science & Engineering’s K-12 Teacher Training & Curriculum Development Program CNSE’s K-12 Teacher Training & Curriculum Development Programs are designed for K-12 educators and administrators to increase awareness about nanotechnology. College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering's K-12 Educational Outreach CNSE is firmly committed to raising awareness of the benefits of nanotechnology through a wide array of innovative programs, events and activities. Engineering Explorations Program CNSE is an active participant in the Albany High School Engineering Explorations program, serving as a host for student laboratory rotations in the form of internships. Environmental Outreach Program Student volunteers, interns and staff from the Office of Environmental Sustainability can make presentations and run activities centered on environmental responsibility. Girls, Inc. Mentoring Partnership A mentoring program for girls participating in the local Girls Inc. program - conducted by female graduate students and faculty . Institute of Nanoscale Technology and Youth (INTY) A partnership between CNSE and the Center for Urban Youth and Technology, the program is aimed at engaging young people in the pioneering field of nanotechnology. Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Department LLC faculty regularly engage in a variety of community activities including presentation to the community, teach outs, and translation/interpretation services Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Program CASDA enjoys a working partnership with the New York Lottery by overseeing its newest education initiative - The Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Program. Liberty Partnership Rising Stars Program The Liberty Partnerships Program is a middle & high school intervention program for students at risk of leaving school. Middle Earth in the Schools Middle Earth students encourage local high school students to pursue college careers. NanoCareer Day CNSE’s NanoCareer Day is a daylong event at CNSE for students from throughout the region meant to address the national need to stimulate an interest in math and science. NanoHigh NanoHigh was designed by CNSE and the City School District of Albany to increase students' knowledge of nanotechnology and the career opportunities it offers. Nanotechnology Explorations for Science, Training and Education Promotion (NEXSTEP) NEXSTEP, spearheaded by CNSE's NanoEconomics Constellation in partnership with Key Bank and the Key Foundation, is designed to attract high-tech growth to NYS. New York State Summer Young Writers Institute A week-long writing workshop for NYS high school students held at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs in July Performances for High School Student Groups Each season, the Performing Arts Center hosts professional touring artists who perform weekday matinees for high school student groups. Professional Standards and Practices Board for Teaching (PSPBT) The PSPBT was established in 1998 by the N Y State Board of Regents to advise the Regents and the Commissioner of Education on matters related to teaching in N Y State. Science & Technology Entry Program (STEP) STEP prepares historically underrepresented and/or economically disadvantaged K-12 students to acquire the aptitude and skills necessary to pursue post-secondary degrees. Science Research in the High School Program This program increases teenagers' interest in science research and prepares them for careers in science. Select Seminar on Excellence in Education Teachers, administrators, UAlbany professors and community leaders are invited each year to CASDA’s Select Seminar to address in depth, a select education-related topic. Smart Scholars Early College High School Program The Smart Scholars Early College High School Program was developed to increase high school graduation rates and college completion rates for disadvantaged students. The Capital District Association for Women in Administration (CDAWA) CDAWA, an affiliate of the NYS Association for Women in Administration, promotes gender-balanced leadership in schools as beacons of equity for a diverse society. The Office of Environmental Sustainability The office coordinates the Univeristy environmental initiatives including the involvement of student volunteers and interns to support community-based projects. The Young Entrepreneurs Academy - YEA! In the Young Entrepreneurs Academy middle and high school students set up a real business or social movement under the guidance of School of Business professionals. University in the High School (UHS) High school teachers become adjunct faculty at UAlbany and give courses in their high schools for UAlbany college credit. Visiting Writers Series Free and public presentations by 40-50 world renowned and emerging writers each year WAMC Science Forum Radio Show This program gives 5th and 6th graders the opportunity to ask a panel of scientists questions to encourage scientific literacy. Web Development for K- 12 Education Students design, develop, deploy, and evaluate Web-based learning modules for use by the Albany School's K thru 12 students.
Working with Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders The Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology provides staff development to schools focusing on functional behavioral assessments and educational strategies.