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Learn how students, through portfolio projects, make connections with expected learning results on academic rigor, special interests, career awareness, career exploration, citizenship, work-based learning and college readiness. Presenters: Palexenia Babb, Jessica Herrera, Lorena Izzo, Janina Morones, Josuel Plasencia, Steven Rolon, and Chelsea Vanegas, Academy of Finance and Enterprise

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  • 1. Learning Seminar: Using Portfolio Projects to Help Students Make Connections Academy of Finance and Enterprise Gilberto Vega-FounderVictoria Armano, Principal- Jessica Herrera, Guidance, Lorena Izzo, NAF Coordinator - Janina Morones, Business Teacher Palexenia Babb, Josuel Plasencia, Steven Rolon, Josselyn Valverde, Ana Lucia Urizar NAF Alumni NAF Standard : Standard 4.1 Work-Based Learning Provides a Work-Based Learning Program All students complete a sequenced set of work-based learning experiences as defined by the Internship Gold Standards.

2. #nafnext Ice Breaker (10 Minutes) Sweet Stories Groups of 6 Choose Pieces of Candy and Share your experiences with your group Record your answers on the Chart Paper 3. Academy of Finance and Enterprise Gilberto Vega-FounderVictoria Armano, Principal- Jessica Herrera, Guidance Lorena Izzo, NAF Coordinator - Janina Morones, Business Teacher Palexenia Babb, Josuel Plasencia, Steven Rolon, Josselyn Valverde, Ana Lucia Urizar NAF Alumni NAF Standard : Standard 4.1 Work-Based Learning Provides a Work-Based Learning Program All students complete a sequenced set of work-based learning experiences as defined by the Internship Gold Standards. Learning Seminar: Using Portfolio Projects to Help Students Make Connections 4. #nafnext Academy of Finance and Enterprise Location: Long Island City, NY NAF: Academy of Finance Founded in 2005 Our Mission CTE Certification: NAF Finance and VE/Entrepreneurship Enrollment: 442 Students Graduation Rate: 99% by August 5. #nafnext The Problems we face with WBL. Too many obstacles today Money, the economy, connections, time, lack of networking opportunities Our Solution and our Success.. Alternative worthwhile WBL experiences using the NAF Model Connecting classroom experiences with work experience 6. #nafnext THE NAF MODEL 7. #nafnext AOFE DEVELOPMENT AND STRUCTURE School Requirements Regents Exams Credit Accumulation in the required subject areas NAF Model Portfolios Community Service College Now Classes College Connections AP Classes Internships Business Theme (AOF) Principles of Finance Computer applications Accounting I and II Entrepreneurship Financial Planning Virtual Enterprise Career and Financial Management Economics Business Ethics 8. #nafnext Course Sequence and WBL Participation Computer Applications and Principles of Finance Accounting I and II Entrepreneurship and Financial Services Career and Financial Management and Business Ethics 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade Career Awareness Exploration Career Preparation 9. Building Communities At AOFE we are a Family We work closely with Students, Parents, Teachers, and Administrators Case Conferences and Action Plans Guidance Meetings Professional Development 10. Expected School-wide Learning Results EXPECTED SCHOOLWIDE LEARNING RESULTS (ESLRS) Academy of Finance and Enterprise will prepare its graduates to be: Effective Communicators Team Players Great Speakers Community Contributors/ Participants Complex Thinkers Problems Solvers ESLRS Effective and Quality Workers Well Rounded Individuals 11. #nafnext 12. #nafnext 13. #nafnext Portfolio Projects Important culminating event All students have to complete the themed portfolios Based on Rigorous standards Graded on oral presentations and physical portfolios Presented to teachers and industry professionals Senior Portfolios focus on growth and college and career plans 14. #nafnext Portfolios Interdisciplinary project based learning Collection of student work Representation of growth through: Internships Academics Community service Making Connections Using Portfolios 15. #nafnext 16. #nafnext 17. #nafnext 18. #nafnext Connecting Portfolio Projects With Internships Learned and developed important skills Helped build confidence Made the process easier 19. #nafnext 20. #nafnext Career Paths 21. #nafnext Freshman Year 22. #nafnext Sophomore Year 23. #nafnext The Dominican Republic Junior Year 24. #nafnext Career and College Ready! Senior Year National Academy Foundation Junior Achievement Virtual Enterprises Babson College Ernst & Young KMPG Scholarships 25. #nafnext Mentor-Mentee of the Year 26. #nafnext Ringing the bell at the Stock Exchange 27. #nafnext Media Recognition 28. #nafnext Media Recognition 29. #nafnext Junior Achievement Gala 30. #nafnext Virtual Enterprise Benefit 31. #nafnext JA USA Presidents Awards Gala 32. #nafnext NAF Benefit 33. #nafnext Networking!!! 34. #nafnext Networking with Super Bowl Champions 35. #nafnext Belgium and Holland 36. #nafnext 37. #nafnext 38. #nafnext Future ALPFA Mentorship at AOFE Entrepreneurship Study abroad International Development 39. #nafnext Babson College 40. #nafnext 41. #nafnext Making Connections In the Future My Experience at AOFE Going to College Giving back Future Plans 42. #nafnext Making Connections with Business Partners Building Resumes Mock Interviews Participating in Presentations Preparing students for competitions Mentoring Advisory Board Internships Volunteer work 43. #nafnext For more information: Victoria Armano, Principal varmano@schools.nyc.gov Lorena Izzo, NAF Coordinator lizzo3@schools.nyc.gov Jessica Herrera, Guidance jherrera7@schools.nyc.gov Janina Morones, WBL Coordinator jmorones@schools.nyc.gov 44. #nafnext