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ANSEP HS Jump Start
 
Available to Grade:  9, 10, 11
App. Deadline:
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Event Length: 1 Semester
Credit:  Available
Fee:  Free
Focus:  College Readiness
 
Description:
The Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program (ANSEP) Jump Start is an opportunity for successful Acceleration Academy students to continue to take college math and science courses from the University of Alaska.
 
Activities:   ANSEP will work with students to identify math and science courses, while covering costs associated with tuition, fees and books. Jump Start students will be required to attend weekly study sessions for the courses they’re enrolled in.
Region:  State-Wide
Contact Email:  mikeu@uaa.alaska.edu
Download Application:   www.ansep.net/high-school/jump-start
 Web Site:  www.ansep.net



 
ANSEP STEM Career Explorations
 
Available to Grade:  6, 7, 8
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Event Length: 5 days
Credit:  none
Fee:  Free
Focus:  STEM
 
Description:
The Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program (ANSEP) STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) Career Exploration summer program is for students who have successfully completed the ANSEP Middle School Academy program. Students attend free of charge. However, all participants are responsible for their own transportation to and from UAA. Travel waivers may be available through ANSEP for Alaska Airlines travel and travel to/from Bethel/Village may be available through LKSD (email: marlene_schmitt@lksd.org for assistance)
 
Activities:   This five-day, academic, residential program is organized to provide career exploration activities, experiments, projects, and field experiences to increase students’ interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) careers.
Region:  State-Wide
Contact Email:  ansep_msa@uaa.alaska.edu
Download Application:   www.ansep.net/middle-school/stem-career-exploration
 Web Site:  www.ansep.net



 
Assist Training for Teens
 
Available to Grade:  10, 11, 12
App. Deadline:
Start Date: 6/7/2016
Event Length: 2 days
Credit: 
Fee:  Free
Focus: 
 
Description:
ASIST stands for Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training. There we will learn how to intervene when someone is thinking about taking their life. We would like to invite all teens ages 16 and older to participate in this 2 day training.
 
Activities:   Completely FREE, snacks, meals & transportation provided. To learn more contact Kisha Lee (907)5433444
Region:  Local
Contact Email:  kisha_lee@twcpeace.org
Download Application:  
 Web Site: 



 
Center for Online Education
 
Available to Grade: 
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Focus:  Career
 
Description:
A Brief Overview of Higher Education in Alaska In 2013, the National Center for Education Statistics reported that Alaska had 9 degree-granting institutions, broken down as follows: 5 public schools, 2 nonprofits and 2 for-profits. The total number of bachelor’s degrees awarded in the ’12-’13 school year at these schools was: 1,757 at public schools, 76 at private nonprofits and 62 at private for-profits.
 
Activities:   Scholarships and Financial Aid in Alaska http://www.onlinecolleges.net/alaska/
Region:  State-Wide
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Download Application:  
 Web Site:  http://www.onlinecolleges.net/alaska/



 
CNA Training
 
Available to Grade: 
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Start Date: 7/13/2016
Event Length: 30 days
Credit: 
Fee: 
Focus:  Career
 
Description:
AVTEC has an opportunity for CNA License. Requirements: -You need to be 18 YO prior to August 1. - TABE Score of 585 Reading 552 Math
 
Activities:  
Region:  Local
Contact Email: 
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 Web Site:  https://avtec.edu/programs/nurse-assistant



 
Educational Resourses for Alaskan Students & Parents
 
Available to Grade:  12
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Description:
2016 is an exciting year for education as most public and private not-for-profit colleges and universities in California are incorporating online degree programs. Knowing that students and families are faced with trying to figure out the best educational route to take, OnlineColleges.net has refocused their site and its resources to provide an investigative review of the online education landscape and critically evaluate the best program available, from quality to affordability. Most importantly, they have provided scholarship information that students can leverage to help finance their education.
 
Activities:  
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Contact Email:  michelle.dayto.ocnet@gmail.com
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 Web Site:  http://www.onlinecolleges.net/alaska/.



 
Project SMART (Science and Math Achievement through Research Training)
 
Available to Grade: 
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Start Date: 6/26/2016
Event Length: 30 days
Credit: 
Fee: 
Focus:  Career
 
Description:
The University of New Hampshire are pleased to announce the availability of funding (scholarships) for participation of talented and deserving high school STEM oriented students in our Project SMART (Science and Mathematics Achievement through Research Training) Summer Institute-2016 (camp) at UNH. The summer program challenges, educates, and motivates talented high school students in science and mathematics; this year the program runs from June 26 to July 22, 2016.
 
Activities:   Project SMART program challenges, educates, and motivates talented high school students in science and mathematics. The program is open to high school students who are currently enrolled (or home schooled) as sophomores and juniors. We offer three modules: Biotechnology & Nanotechnology, Marine & Environmental Science, and Space Science, each admitting up to 25 students. The participants study advanced topics in different fields of science through lectures, discussions, hands-on laboratory experience, and field trips; and learn to do research with UNH faculty. The Summer Institute is an excellent opportunity to learn the interdisciplinary nature of the various scientific fields and the applications and implications (economic, social, environmental, legal, ethical and moral) of recent scientific advancements to society. In addition to learning/doing science, the students gain a greater appreciation for careers associated with the various sciences and establish friendships with their peers, and mentoring relationships with the UNH faculty. The students come from across the US (as far away Alaska and Puerto Rico) and from Greece and Turkey as well. SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT THOSE WHO MAY NEED FINANCIAL HELP
Region:  Nation-Wide
Contact Email:  sminocha@unh.edu
Download Application:   Applications\Application2016.pdf
 Web Site:  http://www.smart.unh.edu



 
Summer 2015 Pilingualilleq Institute
 
Available to Grade: 
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Event Length: Teachers ONLY - 6 days
Credit:  Optional 3 (ED593 for $100.00)
Fee:  $249 Registration + $25 materials
Focus:  Arts
 
Description:
AAEC is proud to sponsor the fourth in a 5-year cycle of one week institutes featuring major Alaska Native cultures. The Institute will focus on YUP'IK arts, language, and culture and include visual and performing arts - carving, grass basket weaving, hands-on subsistence fish practices and preparation, storytelling, singing and interactive experiences with Yup'ik Elders. Teacher Leaders along with guest artists and Elders, will present and model traditional ways of knowing and traditional art processes and forms. Participants will discuss how to adapt what is learned to instruction in K - 12 classrooms across Alaska and design one/more lesson plans to use the following year.
 
Activities:   - Learn how to integrate the arts (visual, drama, music, Native cultural arts, and serving students with disabilities) into their school curriculum Work with and learn from Alaska Native Elders Understand the impact of the arts on student performance, motivation and brain activity Experience the production, criticism & appreciation of art Form a cadre of teachers in the arts across Alaska To register, visit our website at www.akartsed.org, and click on the 'Institutes' tab at the top of the page.
Region:  Local
Contact Email: 
Download Application:   www.akartsed.org
 Web Site:  http://akartsed.org/institutes/



 
Summer Youth Arts Camps at KUC
 
Available to Grade: 
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Event Length: 5 days
Credit:  none
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Focus:  Arts
 
Description:
Summer Youth Arts Camps YP Cultural Center Mix and Match Pick: 3 youth camps for $275 Six weeks of Youth camps All Camps will run 11 am – 2 pm unless otherwise listed $125 per camper per week (Each camp will be about 3 hours in length per day) May 23- May 27 Volleyball camp Katie Wilkens @ BRHS entering 1st to 7th grade May 30 – June 3 digital camera camp for Adults & youth: 8 – 15 ages Jen Mutch & Christine Pleloquin June 6-June 10 Growing, preparing and eating healthy foods:6 – 12 age Christine Peloquin June 13 – June 17 creative writing: 10 – 15 ages, Carrie Longpre & Christine Peloquin June 20 – June 24 ART camp: ages 6 – 12 Carrie Longpre & Katie Wilkens, June 27 – July 1 ART camp: ages 6 – 12 Carrie Longpre, KatieWilkens, Reyne Athanas All youth camps will have one instructor and one assistant. Each camp is $100 (paid by parent) and $25 (paid by KAG) or pick 3 camps for $275 ($75 paid by KAG) For more information please contact: Reyne Athanas 543-4538 rmathanas@alaska.eduLaura Ellsworth 543-4515 lbellsworth@alaska.edu Sponsors: KUC, YPCC, Kuskokwim Art Guild, Bethel Volunteer Firefighters & EMT’s
 
Activities:  
Region:  Local
Contact Email:  lbellsworth@alaska.edu
Download Application:  
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Learn how to fly on a flight simulator!
 
LKSD ACE (Aviation Career Exploration) Academy
 
Available to Grade:  6, 7, 8
App. Deadline: 2/24/2015
Start Date: 3/17/2015
Event Length: 5 days
Credit:  none
Fee:  Free
Focus:  Career
 
Description:
• Tour aviation businesses and agencies • Learn about aerodynamics with hands-on activities • Learn how to chart a course and use navigation tools • Fly a plane on a flight simulator • Discover more about preparing for a career in aviation
 
Activities:   Mini-field trips around Bethel, team-building and small group activities.
Region:  Local
Contact Email:  julie_mcwilliams@lksd.org
Download Application:   Applications\LKSD ACE Academy Application vSpring 2015.docx
 Web Site: 

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