Wyandanch & Suffolk County: Year-Round Programs Supported by the Budget
The following table shows the programs and workshops that SpringBoard will implement for Wyandanch and Suffolk residents interested in skilled information technology training and workshops.
|Programs & Workshops||Categories||High School||Middle School||Elementary||18-24 Young Adults||College||Adults||Seniors|
|School to |
|Pipeline – Earn College Credits|
|School to |
|Pipeline – Data Sci.|
|School to Entrepreneurship||Pipeline – Business with Modern App|
|Jump Start To Investing||Awareness – Wealth Management|
|Intro to Robotics Raspberry Pi||Awareness – Hands-on Intro to tech|
|Coding Academy |
|Awareness – Hands-on Intro to tech|
|2D Game Development||Awareness – STEAM based with Tech & Art|
|Digital Literacy |
|Hands-On – Demystifying Technology|
|Business Activation |
|Tech Startup Program|
|Skilled IT Training||Workforce Development|
|Data Sci. for Data Analysts||Workforce Development|
|Technology Apprenticeship||Workforce Development|
SpringBoard is working with our University Partners to offer college credit courses at zero cost to the students. Students will get the full experience in our program and we will mentor them to success.
What did our Students Accomplish?
- College Application
- College Essay
- Placement Essay
- Online Tools
- 3 Cr. College Course
The Areas of study will be: Data Science / Data Analysis, Cybersecurity and Web Application Development.
After the first year we would like to have the students placed in non-paying summer-internship positions at organizations. After the second year the goal is to place the students in a paid summer-internship program.
In order to create a school-to-workforce pipeline, SpringBoard is partnering with organizations to accept our students in their internship programs.
SpringBoard has been running successful Entrepreneur workshops for the past four years. The goal is to bring this program to High School students so that they get a better understanding of the fundamentals for creating and running a business.
By using a modern approach students will learn the following:
- Week 1: Value proposition/Customer
- Week 2: Business Formation
- Week 3: How to finance your business
- Week 4: Marketing/Branding/Sales
- Week 5: Business Model Canvas
- Week 6: Practicing my pitch/Closing