Noche de Ciencias - Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

Report
Overview of NAVSEA Grant
Society of Hispanic Professional
Engineers (SHPE) Foundation
Pilar Montoya
CEO
[email protected]
•The Naval Sea Systems
Command is comprised of
command staff, headquarters
directorates, affiliated Program
Executive Offices (PEOs) and
numerous field activities.
•Naval Sea Systems Command
(NAVSEA) is the largest of the
Navy's five system commands.
•With a force of 60,000 civilian,
military and contract support
personnel, NAVSEA engineers,
builds, buys and maintains the
Navy's ships and submarines
and their combat systems.
•NAVSEA has the further responsibility of establishing and
enforcing technical authority in combat system design and
operation. These technical standards use the organization's
technical expertise to ensure systems are engineered
effectively, and that they operate safely and reliably.
NAVSEA-ARL-SHPE Goals
•Enhance Hispanic K-12 student engagement with STEM
•Integrate NAVSEA-related STEM engagement tools into
SHPE’s curriculum
•Build relationships with SHPE’s national, regional and
chapter leaders
•Increase STEM awareness and mentoring opportunities in
Hispanic youth through increasing SHPE Junior Chapters
32 % of US Companies
report a skill shortage
The U.S. graduated just
70,000 engineers
+ India 200,000
* According to a recent report co-authored by Deloitte and Oracle
+ China 500,000
(National Science Foundation, 2006)
Hispanics will be the future innovators leading this nation in
science, engineering and technological solutions
Challenges
• Weak STEM skills compared to
the world
• Shortage in STEM professionals
• High drop-out rate
Opportunities
• Opportunity for the growing
population of Hispanics
• Higher education opportunities
• Career advancement in STEM
Can I go to College?
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Can I go to college?
How do I apply?
Can afford it?
Will I make it?
Inspiring Hope
+ Role models who look like
me
+ She has my same
challenges
+ I now know how to apply
+ My mentor believes in me
+ Math is fun!
Hope and Inspiration!
I don’t know how
+ I‘m going to graduate
from HS
+ To apply to college
+ To pay for college
+ Survive tough courses
+ I will ever get a job…
Noche de Ciencias
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50 Noche funded
Game Desk Interactive
Parent STEM Tool Kit
Chapter funding to
coordinate: Noche, university
tour, speakers, FAFSA
training, materials
Noche In A Box
Parent STEM Tool Kit
Media templates kit
Noche Manual
Junior Chapters
50 Junior Chapters
Honorarium for teachers
Seed money to start chapter
List of high schools within a
10 mile radius
+ SHPE and high school MOU
template
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Hope and Inspiration!
Mentoring
+ FAFSA training
+ Chapters mentoring
+ Staff support
National Conference
Parent Tool Kit
+ Pre-College funding
+ Registration of high school
students to attend
+ NAVSEA Executive Director to
speak to students
+ Parent tips and resources in
English and Spanish
+ Ay! Mijo/Ay! Mija books
+ STEM board game PG&E
+ Princeton Review Roadmap –
1,000
+ Princeton Review Webinar
on test preparation
Hope and Inspiration!
Media Kits
Media list by region
Media contacts for you to call
Media kit with templates
Press release – you add local
information
+ Messaging
+ Frequently Asked Questions
+ Media Tips
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Jr. Chapters
Role models
Interactive
Leadership skills
Speakers & workshops
Parental engagement
Ensuring Success
Hope and support
Noche
College
Mentors
Noche de Ciencias
(Family Science Nights)
Goal:
To promote knowledge, awareness, interest and
motivation about STEM and college opportunities
Elements:
• 100 participants (K-12 students and their
parents)
• Held throughout the month of October in NAVSEA targeted markets at universities and schools
• SHPE chapter members execute Noches, curriculum and interactive activities
• Dedicated SHPE staff guide volunteers
• Three hour event has two tracks – k-12 and parents
• Parents workshops held in Spanish/bilingually
Noche de Ciencias
(Family Science Nights)
Game Desk:
• Heat and Thermodynamics
• Waves
• Atom – hands on activities
• Aerodynamic concepts of gravity,
lift, drag and thrust
• Volunteer training video/curriculum
(train the trainer)
Elements:
• Parents participate in
Spanish/bilingual workshops
regarding college opportunities
and financial aid.
• Students participate in handson STEM activities, GameDesk
Curriculum
SHPE Chapter/Volunteer Training
• At National Institute of Leadership
Advancement (NILA)
• Webinars
SHPE, Jr. Chapters
Goal:
Help students overcome educational barriers.
Tactics:
• Target high schools surrounding SHPE university chapters
• SHPE university chapters support incoming SHPE freshmen
SHPE members provide:
• Mentoring and tutoring for high school students
• Coordinate STEM speakers, university tours, and corporate speakers
Results:
Encourages HS students to pursue college and STEM degrees.
SHPE, Jr. Chapters
SHPE University Member benefits:
• Leadership skills
• Working in teams
• Interactive projects
• Builds leaders who are
committed to making a
difference for others
Currently:
• 50 Jr. Chapters currently with goal
to grow to 150 Junior Chapters
• Minimum of 10 SHPE Junior chapter members
• Meetings and activities take place once a month
Chapters
Education
NAVSEA
Ensure Success
Network of Professional
& Student Chapters
Increase the Numbers
NAVSEA Role Models
Honorariums and
Conference
 Junior chapters
 Undergraduate
chapters
 Professional chapters
 Corporate and NAVSEA
 Chapters trained at
NILA
 Increase HS graduation
rates
 Prepare students
 FAFSA
 Expose to role models
 Junior Chapters grow
 Educate about STEM
 Junior chapter seed
careers
money
 Excite students about
 Chapter funds
innovation
 See tangible examples  Conference
registration
 Pre-college
sponsorship
Network, Members and Mentors
2012
2013
• 50 Junior Chapters • 100 Junior Chapters
• 100 Noche de
• 50 Noche de
Ciencias
Ciencias
• National
Conference
• Chapter role
models
• NAVSEA STEM
Careers
• National Conference
• Chapter role models
• NAVSEA STEM
Careers
• Junior Chapters
touch lives
• High School students
entering college for
the first time!
Mission
SHPE changes lives by empowering the
Hispanic community to realize its fullest
potential and to impact the world through
STEM awareness, access, support and
development.
2014
• 150 Junior Chapters
• 150 Noche de
Ciencias
• National Conference
• Chapter role models
• NAVSEA STEM
Careers
• Junior Chapters
touch lives
• Year two of college
• New students begin
college
2015
2016
• NAVSEA touches
students
• Students
succeeding in
STEM education
• SHPE college
familia grows
• Year three of
college
• More students
begin college
• NAVSEA touches
students
• Students
succeeding in
STEM education
• SHPE college
familia grows
• Year four of
college
• More students
begin college
• 33,000 TOUCHED!
Vision
SHPE's vision is a world where Hispanics
are highly valued and influential as the
leading innovators, scientists,
mathematicians and engineers.
The Future of SHPE and Hispanics in STEM Education
Network of Junior chapters
Teachers and administrators engaged
High school students inspired
Noche and on-going support of students
Leadership
SHPE Professional and Undergraduate chapters as leaders
NAVSEA talent mentoring and supporting students
Network
5 Regions
Local Chapters
NAVSEA talent
Outcomes
More young Hispanics graduate from High School
Increasing number of Hispanics attending college
Growth in number of Hispanic studying STEM
Increased awareness of STEM and NAVSEA career opportunities
Truly changing lives!
Scholarships
Increase number of
Hispanics graduating
from High School
National Conference
Surround young minds
with role models,
speakers, interactive
activities to ensure they
are inspired
Encourage STEM
degrees
Take mystery out of math
and science
Plant seeds for
tomorrow
Show them we believe in
them so they believe in
themselves
Lift as You Climb
SHPE members
reaching out to
younger students as
they succeed in STEM
& gain leadership skills
Chapter members
Engage young college
students to be the role
models, teachers and
guides
Lift as you Climb!
Contact Information
SHPE
SHPE
Foundation
SHPE National Office
13181 Crossroads Pkwy N
Suite 450
City of Industry, CA 91746
323-725-3970
www.shpe.org
SHPE Foundation
1444 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-373-7930
www.shpefoundation.org
Pilar Montoya
CEO, SHPE, Inc.
[email protected]
Maria Lopez
Program Manager,
SHPE Foundation
[email protected]
NAVSEA Year 1
Targeted
Regions:
1, 3, 4, 5, 6

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