E-STEM Academy, Inc. Schools Recruitment Day Program: An

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E-STEM ACADEMY, INC.
SCHOOLS RECRUITMENT DAY PROGRAM:
AN EXPLOSION OF ACADEMIC
& ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Saturday, July 17, 2010
Texas Southern University Science Building
OVERVIEW OF
E-STEM ACADEMY, INC.
• History
• Number of Schools
• Introduction of E-STEM Administrators
WELCOME
• Ms. Bridget King, M.A. Principal, Middle
School West Campus
• Bachelor of Science & Masters of Arts; Texas
Southern University
• 21 years teaching experience
WELCOME
• Ms. Bridget King, M.A. Principal, Middle
School West Campus
Awards
• Exemplary Community Service Award
(2007)
• HISD Charter School Teacher of the Year
2004-2005
• ESL Teacher of the Year 2007-2008
WELCOME
• Ms. Bridget King, M.A. Principal,
Middle School West Campus
Education Motto
"We are what we repeatedly do.
Excellence, therefore, is not an act,
but a habit."
Aristotle
WELCOME
• Ms. Adrienne Henderson, B.S.
Principal, Middle School Central Campus
Education
• Bachelor of Arts (1998) Major:
Political Science, Grambling State
University
• MBA (2010) Business Administration,
American Intercontinental University
WELCOME
• Ms. Adrienne Henderson, B.S.
Principal, Middle School Central Campus
Awards
(2005-2006) Teacher of the Year
(2009-2010) ESL Middle School Teacher of the Year
(2009-2010) Eighth Grade English Language Arts
Teacher -88 students and 100% passing TAKS
Reading
(2009-2010) Seventh Grade English Language Arts
Teacher – 103 students and 100% passing TAKS
Writing and 98% passing Reading
WELCOME
• Ms. Adrienne Henderson, B.S.
Principal, Middle School Central Campus
Education Motto
“The mediocre teacher tells. The good
teacher explains. The superior
teacher demonstrates. The great
teacher inspires.”
William Arthur Ward
WELCOME
• Ms. Francine Frazier, BSEE, MPP, M.Ed
Coordinator, E-STEM Academy(s)
• Prairie View A&M University, BS Electrical
Engineering 1991;
• Georgetown University, Masters of Public
Policy
• Columbia University, Teachers College,
Masters of Education, Education Leadership
• Teaching/ Administration – 15 years
WELCOME
• Ms. Francine Frazier, BSEE, MPP, M.Ed
Coordinator, E-STEM Academy(s)
Education Motto
“All children can learn with the right amount of
resources and time. It is our responsibility as
educators to determine the proper amount”
CULTURE OF HIGH EXPECTATIONS
Rigor
• Challenging and Focused Curriculum
• Distinguished High School Diploma
• Required Tutorials
• Required Summer Camp
• Disciplined Learning Environment
• On-going Assessments
CULTURE OF HIGH EXPECTATIONS
Rigor
• College Readiness
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Advanced Placement Courses
College Planning
Dual Credit Program
College Board CLEP Test
Associates Degree (24 transferable college credits)
College Campus Tours
Academic Scholarships
CULTURE OF HIGH EXPECTATIONS
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Innovative Learning Environment
Preparing for 21st Century Careers
Field Experiences
Educating the “Whole Child”
Job Shadowing
CULTURE OF HIGH EXPECTATIONS
Success-Oriented Relationships
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Small Classroom Atmosphere
Monthly Family Night
Partnerships and Alliances
Mentors
Home Visits
Academic Alliances
– Texas Southern University
– Prairie View A&M University
RECORD OF SUCCESS
• Exemplary TAKs Rating
• High Student Retention Rate
• High Student Attendance Rate
6th Grade TAKS performance in
Mathematics 2009-2010
6th Grade TAKS performance in
Reading 2009-2010
6th Grade Stanford 10 performance - 2010
% of students on Grade level or above
SAMPLE OF ACADEMIC OFFERINGS
• Science, Technology, Engineering and
Mathematics-integrated Curriculum
• List Electives, and Clubs offered at
E-STEM Academy, Inc.
PARTNERSHIPS, ALLIANCES
AND RELATIONSHIPS
• Houston Independent School District
• Texas-Science, Technology, Engineering and
Mathematic Initiative (T-STEM)
• Texas High School Project
• Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
• Michael and Susan Dell Foundation
• Communities Foundation of Texas
• The Choice Foundation, Inc.
PARTNERSHIPS, ALLIANCES
AND RELATIONSHIPS (CONTINUED)
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Missouri City Chapter of The Links, Inc.
Port of Houston Authority
CenterPoint Energy
BP, America
Bronze Eagles Flying Club, Inc.
The Ensemble Theatre
EXAMPLES OF FIELD EXPERIENCES
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Port of Houston
Federal Reserve Bank
The Ensemble Theatre
Society for the Performing Arts
CenterPoint Energy
NASA
BP America
Ellington Airport
Texas Children’s Hospital
Federal Court
SCIENCE FAIRS
• Robotics Competition
• College for a Day Academic Bowl
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
• Community Service
– Soles-to-Souls Shoe Drive Project
– Cuney Homes Senior Citizen Program
• Field Trips (fun-based trips)
• Clubs
• Sports
OTHER BENEFITS
• Uniforms
• Transportation Support
Remarks
• Ms. Lois Bullock, B.S., M.B.A.
Founder and Head of Schools
Energized for STEM Academy, Inc. Schools
• Partners
• Parents
• Students