SUMMER INTENSIVE ACADEMIES FOR K-12
Academy design and scheduling will occur in the spring of 2019 for each Area of the Region. Academies will have a STEM focus and will be aligned to State Service Delivery Plan Strategies.
SCHOOL READINESS SUMMER ACADEMIES
Summer academies will focus on developing language skills to prepare students for school. Students will learn concepts of print, alphabetics, number sense, colors, shapes, name identification and beginning name writing. They will participate in activities to help them develop social skills and problem solving.
MIDDLE SCHOOL ENVIRONMENTAL CAMP (CAMP KEEP)
90 Students and 10 staff will travel to the San Luis Obispo area to tour the San Luis Obispo campus the day prior to participating in Camp Keep Environmental Camp. In collaboration with Camp Keep and California Mini Corps, Region 2 grades 6-8 students will experience 5 days of environmental education aligned to the English Language Arts and Mathematics Common Core State Standards and the Next Generation Science Standards. Students will be engaged in hands-on learning guided by CA Mini Corps tutors and Camp Keep Naturalists. Five regional staff will accompany students to provide instructional support and social-emotional support to students throughout the service.
US HISTORY ACADEMY
Students completing grade 7 participate in three mandatory educational sessions taught by credentialed teachers prior to engaging in the culminating Washington DC trip. Students visit their local city government office and the California State Capital prior to their one-week study visit to the Nation’s capital. This service includes ELA/ELD, writing, social studies, and the use of technology. Students create a presentation to present at a PAC (Parent Advisory Committee) meeting, school board meeting, faculty meeting, or classroom presentation. Regional staff facilitate transportation for all educational sessions and some staff chaperone the trip to Washington DC. Students will increase their knowledge of US history and how government works, and will be better prepared for the 8th grade US History course. The trip to Washington DC is a contracted service.
SHADY CREEK OUTDOOR EDUCATION CAMP
The Outdoor Education Program is a collaboration with the California Mini-Corps Program, Region 2 Migrant Education and Sutter County Office of Education. The program provides migrant students in grades 4-6 a weeklong residential outdoor learning experience. The program curriculum centers on environmental science curricular themes: the water cycle, habitats and the ecosystem, and conservation. Regional staff recruit and transport students to the program. This is a contracted service.
BINATIONAL TEACHER PROGRAM
Binational Teachers provide first language support to students attending district and/or regional summer programs to increase student comprehension of the lessons being delivered. In addition, Binational Teachers provide rich cultural learning experiences to migrant students through music, dance and art. The academic focus is to enrich the migrant students’ first language, enhance cultural identity/self-esteem and increase academic achievement. Regional and district staff ensure Binational Teachers are assigned a host family, receive their pay and reimbursements, arrive at their designated school sites and receive the support they need to successfully teach in their summer placements.
MIGRANT STUDENT LEADERSHIP INSTITUTES
Region 2 will contract for at least one two-week residential program on college campus to serve up to 110 migrant high school students. Program will focus on STEM; ELA/Math; Language Acquisition; cultural studies and career/college readiness. Students will participate in fieldtrips and enrichment activities. Guest speakers will be an integral part of the selected program. Students experience college life by taking courses on campus, living in the dorms, and eating in the cafeteria.