UPWARD BOUND PROGRAM . The University of Texas at Arlington. Non-Residential Orientation 2014. “Preparing Visionary Youth for Tomorrow…Today!”. welcome. Non-Residential 2014. ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF. Lisa Thompson, Senior Director. Lonita Fantroy, Director. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
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Non-Residential Orientation 2014The University of Texas at Arlington UPWARD BOUND PROGRAM LOGOwelcomePreparing Visionary Youth for TomorrowToday!UPWARD BOUND PROGRAMNon-Residential 2014UPWARD BOUND PROGRAMNon-Residential 2014ADMINISTRATIVE STAFFLisa Thompson, Senior DirectorLonita Fantroy, DirectorMary Kitchen-Neal, Program DevelopmentEnrique Delgado, Web DeveloperGesina Wuenstel, Advisor/CoordinatorJocelyn Warren, Support SpecialistApphia Bulus, Educational AdvisorJean-Luc Nshimiyimana, Educational AdvisorUPWARD BOUND PROGRAMTRIO PROGRAMSNon-Residential 2014The Federal TRIO Programs (TRIO) are Federal outreach and student services programs designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. TRIO includes eight programs targeted to serve and assist low-income individuals, first-generation college students, and individuals with disabilities to progress through the academic pipeline from middle school to post baccalaureate programs. TRIO also includes a training program for directors and staff of TRIO projects.
The term "TRiO" was coined to describe the first of these federal programs to be established.UPWARD BOUND PROGRAMSUMMER 2014TRIO Programs
The Higher Education Amendmentsadded the fourth programDesigned to assist and motivate Veterans, a fifth program added Amendments in 1986 added the sixth program.The department created a seventh program to address the need for specific instruction in the field of math & science.UPWARD BOUND PROGRAMSUMMER 2014UPWARD BOUND PROGRAMUPWARD BOUND PROGRAMSUB IFunded to serve 80 students.Target High Schools: Sam Houston and Grand PrairieUB IIFunded to serve 50 students.Target High Schools: Arlington, Bowie, Lamar, Seguin and South Grand Prairie Upward Bound is a year-round program consisting of three phases: Academic Year Component September May Summer Component June August Bridge Component (For Graduating Seniors Only)July August Non-Residential 2014UPWARD BOUND PROGRAMSUMMER COMPONENTSUMMER PROGRAM Residential Students are required to attend our six-week summer residential program. The summer component prepares students academically for the following school year and acquaint them with college life. Non Residential Program Students who are not enrolled in the residential program are able to fulfill the summer academic requirements by completing the Alternative Summer Assignment.
BRIDGE PROGRAM After graduating, seniors can enroll in the second summer semester at UT Arlington, earn 6 hours of college credit and receive free tuition, books, housing, food, and recreation at no cost to themselves or their families
STIPEND PARTICIPATIONStudents can earn a fifteen dollar stipend each week of the summer program if they meet program guidelines. The ultimate purpose of the summer component is to prepare the studentacademically for the following school year and acquaint them with college life.Non-Residential 2014UPWARD BOUND PROGRAMNON RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMAs a college readiness program, Upward Bound strives to provide services to develop academically competitive students. The summer component offers participants the opportunity to further receive academic enrichment in preparation for the upcoming school year. Non-Residential 2014Alternative Summer Assignment: OPTION 1
Students who are attending an academic program such as summer school, dual credit, or other TRiO Programs during the months of June and July. Alternative Summer Assignment: OPTION 2
Students who are NOT attending an academic program such as summer school, dual credit, or other TRiO Programs during the months of June and July.
UPWARD BOUND PROGRAMNON RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMNon-Residential 2014ASSIGNMENTS/DOCUMENTATIONCOMPLETION DATE / EVENT TIMEASA Registration Formdue July 8th, 2014Verification of Enrollment in Academic Programdue July 8th, 2014Completion of Program OrientationAvailable electronically from July 8th to July 10th, 2014Due on July 10th @ 9 p.m.(estimated to take 1 hour to complete)Report Card with Grades & Credits Earneddue August 18th, 2014Documentation of 10 Hours of Community Servicedue August 18th, 2014Optional: Attendance at the following educational/cultural enrichment activitiesUpward Bound Community Service DayFriday, July 11th, 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.College Tour/Enrichment ActivityFriday, August 8th, 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.Final PresentationsFriday, August 8th, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.Alternative Summer Assignment: Option 1
Students who are attending an academic program such as summer school, dual credit, or other TRiO Programs during the months of June and July complete the following:UPWARD BOUND PROGRAMNON RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMNon-Residential 2014Alternative Summer Assignment: Option 2
Students who are NOT attending an academic program such as summer school, dual credit, or other TRiO Programs during the months of June and July complete the following:
ASSIGNMENTS/DOCUMENTATIONCOMPLETION DATE / EVENT TIMEASA Registration Formdue July 8th, 2014Completion of Program OrientationAvailable electronically from July 6th to July 10th, 2014Due on July 10th @ 9 p.m.(estimated to take 1 hour to complete)Upward Bound Community Service DayFriday, July 11th, 2014, 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.Submission of Three Journal Entries(Specific instructions given later)Available electronically to submit on the following dates:Monday, July 14th, 2014Monday, July 21st, 2014Monday, July 28th, 2014Participate in Non-Residential Program(on-campus)Monday, August 4th to Thursday, August 8th, 20148:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.College Tour/Enrichment ActivityFriday, August 8th, 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.Final PresentationsFriday, August 8th, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.UPWARD BOUND PROGRAMNON RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMNon-Residential 2014Alternative Summer Assignment: Option 2BUS SCHEDULE
Bus services will be provided from Monday, August 4th to Friday, August 8th. Students will be picked up at their respective high schools and brought to campus by 8:00 a.m. They will depart UT Arlington at 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 6:00 p.m. on Friday. The pick up times are below:STUDENTS LOAD BUSBUS WILL LEAVE FROM SCHOOLARLINGTON ISDSeguinBowieSamArlingtonLamar6:30 a.m.6:45 a.m.7:00 a.m.7:15 a.m.7:30 a.m.6:35 a.m.6:50 a.m.7:05 a.m.7:20 a.m.7:35 a.m.GRAND PRAIRIE ISDGrand PrairieS. Grand PrairieDubiski7:00 a.m.7:15 a.m.7:25 a.m.7:05 a.m.7:20 a.m.7:30 a.m.MANSFIELD ISDTBDUPWARD BOUND PROGRAMPROGRAM EXPECTATIONSAll Upward Bound students and parentsshould be fully aware that the right to participate inUpward Bound is a privilege that must be earned on a continuing basis.Non-Residential 2014UPWARD BOUND PROGRAMACADEMIC PROCEDURESRequired TestingTesting is a necessary part of a program like Upward Bound. We are required by the Department of Education to test our students and show that our program is indeed making a difference in their academic skills.
Additionally, testing helps us chart the progress of individual students and plan a curriculum that is responsive to their needs. Any time that tests are administered, we ask that all students be rested, alert, and ready to do their best. Any student whose scores are lower than previous testing may be required to re-test. To remain in good standing with the Upward Bound Program, participants must take all required tests.
If a student has a documented reason for not testing at the scheduled time, he or she must notify Upward Bound BEFORE the scheduled date and arrange for testing at an alternate time.Non-Residential 2014UPWARD BOUND PROGRAMACADEMIC PROCEDURESPre/Post TestsAll Upward Bound participants are required to take the pretests and posttests administered by their instructors in summer program classes. These tests are used to measure what the student learns in these classes over the course of the summer program. During the Summer Non-residential these test may be given electronically or by handout.
Students will not be permitted to participate in any classes or program activities until they have:
Taken the pretests for all classes. Take the posttests at the end of the summer program to remain in good standing with the program.
Students who do not complete all tests to the best of their ability will be placed on probation or given alternate student status.
Non-Residential 2014UPWARD BOUND PROGRAMEXPECTED BEHAVIORExpected BehaviorAll Upward Bound staff persons, including instructors, have the duty and right to enforce all program rules, policies, and regulations. Every Upward Bound participant is expected to respect their authority and to comply with their directives. Furthermore, instructors have a responsibility to report rules violations and negative behaviors.
SUPPLIES. Students will be supplied binders, filler paper, and dividers for their use during the summer program as needed. Students are expected to keep their supplies and study materials in order. Borrowing supplies or depending on other students or instructors to provide supplies is irresponsible and will be strongly discouraged. Headphones can be checked out from the Program. The Computer Lab is available from 8am-5pm daily.
PROMPTNESS AND ATTENDANCE. Students are expected to be complete their assignments ON TIME for all classes.Assignments will be posted by 10:00 a.m. Central Standard Time and Due no Later than 10:00 p.m. Central Standard time that Same day. Post-test due dates/times are 6:00 p.m. Students are to turn in assignments before the deadline date and time published.
Non-Residential 2014UPWARD BOUND PROGRAMEXPECTED BEHAVIORExpected Behavior contdStudents are expected to cooperate fully with their teachers and to take an active, positive interest in class activities. Students are to complete all in-class and out-of-cl