Presentation on theme: "Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy at BF Darrell"— Presentation transcript:
1Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy at BF Darrell BELIEVE. ACHIEVE. SUCCEED.
2Campus: Mission, Vision and Motto Mission: Develop young men into impactful leaders through the development of their intellectual, moral, physical, social and emotional skills for the global society of tomorrow. Vision: “The School of Today for Tomorrow’s Leaders” Motto: Believe. Achieve. Succeed.Campus: Mission, Vision and Motto
3Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy at BF Darrell - Demographics
4Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy at BF Darrell (MS) -Demographics
5What does research say? Communication and Relationships Motivation For males, conversation is the way you negotiate your status in the group and keep people from pushing you around… Activities, doing things together, are central. Just sitting and talking is not an essential part of friendship. They're friends with the boys they do things with" (Tannen 95)MotivationBoys don’t value pleasing adults but rather raising their status in the sight of other boys. (Sax 25)What does research say?
6What is the BOMLA House System? The BOMLA House System is a brotherhood within the Brotherhood that offers each BOMLA student an opportunity to motivate, compete and be accountable to his brothers.House of DECREE (Book)What is the BOMLA House System?House ofEXPEDITION(Winged Foot)House ofALLIANCE(Handshake)House of JUSTICE (Scales)
7How Does the House System benefit BOMLA? Brotherhood/FraternityCampus-wide discipline management systemIntentional way to celebrate achievementTool to introduce, guide and support campus initiativesGives opportunity for real-world application of the BOMLA CreedSignature component of BOMLA cultureSource of prideHow Does the House System benefit BOMLA?
8Instructional Strategies That Work Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)Pre Advanced Placement (Pre AP)Advanced Placement (AP)Project Based LearningInfusion of TechnologySingle Gendered StrategiesInstructional Strategies That Work
9BOMLA Student Requirements Application Requirements:80 Grade Point Average40% on ITBS, TAKS, or ReadistepOn-Site Math Assessment and EssayFinalist- campus level interviewBOMLA Student Requirements
10Student Expectations Required of all Students: Digital Portfolios (MS and US)Three Semester Year (Summer Enrichment)Saturday AcademyCommunity ServiceMentorAttendance during designated College Tours and FairsParticipation in at least two extracurricular activitiesAttendance during designated Cultural EventsRequired Leadership Reading and Essay Profiling LeadersUniforms:Navy Blue BlazerGray SlacksBlue Oxford Shirt with TieStudent Expectations
11Saturday Academy – Summer Session Two Saturdays each Month(2nd and 4th)Leadership DevelopmentField ExperiencesAcademic ExtensionCommunity ServicePrinceton Review: SAT / ACT PrepSummer Campus and SessionsAcademic Acceleration and Collegiate PartnershipsEngineeringMath and ScienceMedical STEMSolar CarTheater ArtsMandarinOrientationBandLeadershipSaturday Academy – Summer Session
12Field Experiences and International Travel Foreign Language Department:-Taiwan, Italy and Costa RicaField Experiences and International Travel
13Campus Partnerships Aphorisms Uniform Support Recycling Project Student PhysicalsBrotherhoodCampus Partnerships
14Established Academic / Community Partnerships Academic Partnerships:Univ. of Texas at DallasSouthern Methodist UniversityUniv. of North Texas at DallasUniv. of Texas at ArlingtonTexas A&M – CommercePaul Quinn CollegeDallas County Community College District (DCCCD)Austin CollegeTarleton State Univ.Tzu Chi Univ.Univ. CrossroadsCommunity Partnerships:Leadership DallasUnited Crew ProgramBridge Lacrosse DallasFirst Tee Golf ProgramDallas Urban Debate AllianceFuture Leader’s ProgramEducation is FreedomTzu ChiState Farm InsuranceMentor MatcherUrban League – Young ProfessionalsCooper InstituteIntellivolTrinity AudubonVeteran’s Hospital
15Campus Accomplishments 2011 – 20121st Place (MS) Debate TeamFirst RoboticsEmmitt and Pat Smith Leadership Recipients1st Place Math OlympiadBand Performances:- Perot Museum- Boy Scout’s LuncheonLacrosse Team (4 – 6)Summer Transition CampSpeaker Series2012 – 2013100 Students attended the InaugurationCity Champion - DebateAll City Band (A & B)Choir UIL SweepstakesBobby Bragan Scholarship RecipientDaughters of the American Revolution Essay Winners (MS)Veterans of Foreign Wars Essay Winners (MS & HS)First Robotics - FinalistsBEST Robotics -Band Performances- House of Blues- Perot Museum- Omni HotelCampus Accomplishments
16Community Service Efforts Toy Drive – Buckner Children’s HomeHabitat for Humanity Community FairTrinity AudubonRecycling Project – Tzu ChiRobotics / STEM – H.I. HollandNets for Africa – Basketball ChallengeCan Food Drive – Carver Heights Bapt. ChurchMen Against Violence RallyCommunity Service Efforts
17“It Takes a Village” Parents Matter BOMLA has superior parent involvement. They support their child’s education, school events, activities and attend parent conferences.“It Takes a Village” Parents Matter
18Friends of BOMLA’s focus is to close the funding gap between available school district funding and the ambitious and creative opportunities that students need and deserve. We focus on “friendraising” and fundraising for the enrichment of BOMLA students, professionals and programs.Friends of BOMLA
19Financial Support Kindles Jiv Daya Foundation (2011 – 2012 school year)RoboticsFIRST in Texas (2012 season)Greater Texas Foundation (2012 season)Texas Workforce (2013 season)JC Penney (2012 & 2013 season)Junior League ( school year)Orix Foundation ( school year)Campus SupportTzu Chi Uniforms (2011 – 2012 school year)Taiwan (2011 – 2012 school year)General (2012 – 2013 school year)ScholarshipsTodd Williams $4,000 (Each 2015 BOMLA Graduate)Texas A & M Commerce Full 4 Year ScholarshipsFinancial Support
20Proposed Campus Grant Needs Summer Enrichment Camps for studentsProfessional Development for Faculty and StaffCampus Literacy Studies – Students and Faculty & StaffFine Arts Department – Band, Choir and Visual Arts ProgramsCollege ToursNon Traditional Sport Fees – Rowing, Lacrosse, etc.Continuing Educational Scholarships for Faculty and Staff (Graduate School)Campus ExpansionProposed Campus Grant Needs
22Corporate Alliances Philosophy of Engagement BOMLA seeks to work with corporate partners who value visionary alliances that create real solutions while increasing brand visibility and equity in the communities in which they do business.Corporate Alliances Philosophy of Engagement