Tuesday, March 20, 2007

WAVE - an After-School Program for Staten Island High School Youth

What is WAVE?

Work, Achievement, Values, and Education (WAVE) program engages the part of a young person’s life that takes place outside of school -- after school, weekends, and school vacations. This after-school program is designed to help Staten Island high school students improve their social, emotional, attendance, and academic performance. It provides young people who may be without parental supervision a safe and supportive environment.

WAVE works with students to create a career plan, introduce the world of higher education, and develop the motivation, skills, and confidence to successfully complete their high school education.

Top 6 Reasons to Participate In the After School Program

1. Student will be able to attend Career Development classes.

2. Student will be able to attend STEP classes

3. Student will be able to attend college tours.

4. Student will be able to attend recreational trips.

5. Student will receive career and education counseling.

6. Student will be linked to academic supports (i.e., tutoring, Regents prep, etc.).

Student Eligibility

Students that are currently enrolled in Curtis, Concord, Port Richmond, and Ralph R. McKee high schools.

Days of Operation: Monday & Wednesday (Port Richmond); Tuesday & Thursday (Concord); Wednesday (Curtis); Thursday (Mckee).

Hours: 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Contact Information and How to Refer

If you are interested or know someone who is interested in joining the WAVE Leadership Institute please refer to Jamie-Ann Bacchio,OST Career and Education Manager at 718-947-4122.

Mail: 130 Stuyvesant Place, 4th Fl., Staten Island, NY 10301

1 comment:

vishnuprasath said...

Education is a must for everyone, only then a person will communicate and face problems easily in all aspects. Plenty of jobs openings are there but it is meant only for the right candidate, its the right time to develop new skills to become one of the right person what the company/organization expects.