SUCCESS Community Summit for Middle Schoolers

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Saturday, March 8, 2014, 8:00 AM

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University College of Science and Technology and the Leon County School System are hosting an event of interest to volunteer guardians ad litem, staff, caregivers and youth.

Join them on Saturday, March 8, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the FAMU Perry-Paige Auditorium for Students Uniting to Conquer Challenging Everyday Situations Successfully (SUCCESS), a community summit for middle school students.

  • 8:00 AM — Registration
  • on-site registration and preregistration packet pick up
  • 8:15 AM — Continental Breakfast
  • 9:00 AM — Opening Session
  • 9:20 AM — Student Breakout Sessions (attend two or three)
    1. Who's That In the Mirror: High Aptitude vs. Low Self-Esteem; Peer Pressure Pitfalls; Finding Joy In Being You; Self-Esteem Building for Teens; Color My World/Styling/Color Coordination
    2. Leadership: Decision Making for Teens
    3. Structure Building: The Team That Makes It Work (Observing and Re-Creating a Structure)
    4. STEM Careers: STEM 101; The Future Is STEM
    5. Health and Wellness: Nutrition…Why Healthy Eating Matters; Fitness
  • 9:20 AM — Parent Breakout Session
  • Parenting Your Emerging Teen; When Parents Need a Break; Parenting Girls and Boys—Is There Really a Difference?
  • 10:05 AM — Panel Discussion: Bullying…Not Me!
  • Bullying Is Serious; Cyber Etiquette; Teen Dating Violence 101; Pros and Cons of Using Social Media
  • 11:10 AM — Student/Parent Breakout Sessions
  • repeat of 9:20 AM sessions
  • 11:50 AM — Closing Session
  • STEM Presentation: STEM Education and You; Why You Should Consider STEM; STEM Means Jobs; The Future is STEM

    Awarding of Certificates and Evaluation
  • 12:50 AM — Distribution of Box Lunches

The summit is free. You can download the event flyer and register with the event contact below.

We hope to see you there!

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First Published March 6, 2014