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IPAA Academy Expectations
- To come together as a cohesive unit and support the success of each IPAA Academy.
- To strengthen the foundation and safeguard the integrity of the IPAA Academy Program.
- To establish unencumbered lines of communication from IPAA Staff to School Administrators, Teachers.
- Expectations: Freshman Year, Administrators, Teachers, Students, IPAA.
- Working knowledge of Up, Mid and Downstream energy sectors.
- Establish daily practice of working in teams of four.
- Each student prepares 1 presentation or panel discussion each 6 weeks.
- Junion Achievment: Sean Covey’s “7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens”.
- Students held accountable for Guest Speaker/ Field Trip information.
- Students begin conducting themselves as Young Professionals.
- Students use current research for presentations and panel discussions.
- Students volunteer for at least 1 community service event per year.
- Students volunteer for academy events and competitions.
- Support the IPAA Academy Program by providing an unencumbered line of communication between IPAA Staff and Administrators.
- Doris Richardson oversees all decisions relating to the IPAA Academies.
- Teachers communicate academy ideas/issues to Academy Administrator.
- Anne Ford will meet weekly with each Academy Team.
- Please check with Doris before granting any academy related television, radio or print interviews.
- Refer any organization inquiring about your academy to Doris Richardson.
- Provide Sarah Hewitt with upcoming school year calendar as soon as possible, so that yearly master academy calendar can be created.
- Please show appreciation for guest speakers by providing student escorts, parking spaces and projectors.
- To utilize, synthesize and incorporate teacher training instructional materials, guest speaker and field research trip information into daily lesson plans.
- Hold students accountable for above information.
- Enthusiastically support academy program
- Practice the 20 minute teaching rule. Teach 20 minutes and create hands-on activity where the students work in teams of 4.
- Every 6 weeks, assign students a new energy related project w/ PowerPt. presentation.
- Each academy student will participate in at least one panel discussion per year.
- Encourage students to take part in academy competitions, prepare students for guest speaker topics; students prepare thoughtful questions; have projectors ready for speakers; assign student to video tape speakers.
- Teachers require students to seek CURRENT research for presentations & discussions.
- Assign student to maintain academy updates on IPAA Education Center website.
- Maintain a 3.0 GPA
- All students participate in PowerPt presentations and panel discussions
- Volunteer for competitions and other IPAA sponsored events.
- Accept accountability for information shared by Guest Speaker & Field Trips
- Join Energy Club.
- Ask questions of guest speakers and participate in industry related discussions
- Volunteer to Participate in SAPET community projects
- Contemplate working within energy industry, which sector interests you most and what type of contribution or leadership role you want to assume.
- IPAA Student Externship Training Program: Prepare resume and interviewing skills.
- Will provide yearly Master Calendar of Events.
- Will provide most appropriate professional to reinforce classroom curricula.
- Will provide competitions, field research trips, guest speakers, effective leadership skills, teacher training, stipends, senior externships, mentoring, Energy Clubs, competitions and other opportunities that enhance academy program.
- IPAA and the executive board, provide educational initiatives & opportunities that support the success of our academy teachers, students and strive to involve academy parents whenever possible.