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1 December 3, 2009 Dr. Susan McNamara Dr. Sherryl Weems Chautauqua – Erie – Niagara 13-N – Year 2 Advanced Manufacturing & Life Sciences

2 December 3, 2009 Trends: Private sector employment in the Buffalo- Niagara Falls metro area decreased by 13,700, or 3.0 percent to 448,800 over the 12 months ending October Job gains were centered in educational and health services (+1,100). Losses occurred in trade, transportation and utilities (-5,000), manufacturing (-4,700), leisure and hospitality (-2,100), natural resources, mining and construction (-1,900), financial activities (-600), and information (-500). Government employment declined (-3,200) over the year. - John Slenker, Labor Market Analyst, Western New York Chautauqua – Erie – Niagara 13-N – Year 2 Advanced Manufacturing & Life Sciences

3 December 3, 2009 Chautauqua – Erie – Niagara Partnership Connecting Businesses with Students to build career awareness - ENET Career Knowledge Initiative iSciWNY Career Pathways Kit UB Summer Program for Middle & High School Teachers Orleans-Niagara BOCES Summer Academy for Advanced Manufacturing

4 December 3, 2009 Chautauqua – Erie – Niagara Partnership LifeLong Learning Initiative Certificate in BioManufacturing Curriculum development – 9 week Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL) – Pre-Seed Workshop / Life Science Entrepreneurs Certificate: Becoming a Leader in Life Sciences Project Lead Innovation Council

5 December 3, 2009 Chautauqua – Erie – Niagara LifeLong Learning Initiative Certificate in BioManufacturing Curriculum development – 9 week Certificate: Becoming a Leader in Life Sciences 36 students Introduction to Bio-Manufacturing, protein purification, chromatography, buffer preparation, downstream processing, regulatory environment, QA – hands/on lab work Meet the Employer Night $64, Managers and Life Science Entrepreneurs Product Development, regulatory Environment, management issues – how to establish and operate a successful biotechnology company $20,420

6 December 3, 2009 Chautauqua – Erie – Niagara LifeLong Learning Initiative Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL) – Pre-Seed Workshop / Life Science Entrepreneurs Project Lead Innovation Council Pre-SEED Workshop with Roswell and Niagara University – 70 entrepreneurs 11 Week Course for Life Science Entrepreneurs – commercialization, regulatory Environment, sales & marketing, finance and attracting investors – 12 companies $63,882

7 December 3, 2009 UB Summer Program for Middle & High School Teachers 44 Teachers Career information on Medical Technology & Biotechnology Hands-on Laboratory Time – Field Trips to Companies Lab Kits for Lessons within Schools $120, 000 Chautauqua – Erie – Niagara Career Knowledge Initiative Orleans-Niagara BOCES Summer Academy for Advanced Manufacturing 19 High School Students from 7 districts Introduction to Manufacturing Process and software Students designed and manufactured products Field trips to Manufacturing Businesses $16,172

8 December 3, 2009 Chautauqua – Erie – Niagara Career Knowledge Initiative UB Summer Program for Middle & High School Teachers Ran from July 7 through 24, Biology and Chemistry teachers from Erie and Niagara Counties participated Teachers received detailed information on career opportunities for their students in Medical Technology and Biotechnology Teachers site visited hospital laboratories and local biotechnology companies to see real life application of the principles learned in this course being applied in the workplace Huge eye opener as to what is available for students and adults for the job search quote from participant

9 December 3, 2009 Chautauqua – Erie – Niagara Career Knowledge Initiative Connecting Businesses with Students to build career awareness - ENET 1177 Youth in Events (one to go) Career Fairs, Cummins Day, Dream-it/Do-it, Education Fair Target: Youth, Community and Parents 77 Youth in Job Shadows, Mock interviews, Career Mentoring 70 Business Professionals involved Jobs on a Cart $42, 000

10 December 3, 2009

11 Younger Youth - Inschool Relationships: ENET, Teachers, Business Leaders Choices Abound Career Exploration Job Shadows Career Fairs Summer Youth Work Experience Program Career Preparation Job Search resources Resume Workshops Mock Interview sessions Job Shadows Classroom presentation about the importance of career exploration Students sign-up be requesting three occupations to shadow Career Fairs Interactive model designed by students Highlights local demand careers Healthcare Manufacturing/Skilled-trades Travel and tourism Agriculture WORKING ON A DREAM Out here the nights are long the days are lonely I think of you and I'm working on a dream I'm working on a dream The cards I've drawn's a rough hand darlin' I straighten my back and I'm working on a dream I'm working on a dream Though sometimes it feels so far away I'm working on a dream And how it will be mine someday Rain pourin' down I swing my hammer My hands are rough from working on a dream I'm working on a dream Though trouble can feel like it's here to stay I'm working on a dream Our love will chase the trouble away I'm working on a dream Though it can feel so far away I'm working on a dream And our love will make it real someday Sunrise come I climb the ladder The new day breaks and I'm working on a dream I'm working on a dream Though it can feel so far away I'm working on a dream And our love will make it real someday I'm working on a dream Though it can feel so far away I'm working on a dream And our love will make it real someday

12 December 3, 2009 Younger Youth – Career Clubs Relationships: ENET, Teachers, Business Leaders, Community Resources Womens Entrepreneur Group Peer Support Learning Field Trips Health and Demand Careers Tours Skills Development Exploration Resume and Job Clubs One-stop Visits Computer Work Internships

13 December 3, 2009 All Ages Relationships: Head, Heart & Hands Learning is Fun Wage is Right Career Cab What not to do Cyber Wars Race to Success – Obstacle Course

14 December 3, 2009 Older Youth – Young Professionals Relationships: ENET, Business Leaders College Student mentoring others Young Professionals Working together for the community Talent Pipeline working on dream Chautauqua Advancement Project College Grads Mentor High School for Career Fair Business Projects Aspiring Young Professionals College Interns working with High School Interns Career Fair Event Management Chautauqua Works Connects College Students Career Fair and Networking Event Event Management

15 December 3, 2009 Chautauqua – Erie – Niagara Career Knowledge Initiative iSciWNY Career Pathways Kit Disseminating iSciWNY career pathways kits 200 certified as representatives of program 23,000 students exposed to career pathways 50% of high schools have trained representatives

16 December 3, 2009 Program Objective: Build the Talent Pipeline Goal #1: Inform, Educate & Inspire Increase public awareness and understanding of - the life sciences industry - the numerous career opportunities available within the industry - the numerous local educational and training opportunities - inspire individuals to pursue an education and career in life sciences Goal #2: Training Align currently available training programs Develop new programs where gaps exist

17 December 3, 2009 Career Ladder Kit DVD and More Train-the-Trainer Program 2-Hour Orientation Program 5-Week Entry Level Program Website Career Pathways and More Promotional material, exhibits for Career Fairs, Meetings, etc.

18 December 3, 2009 Current Population Reached Funding SourceAward First Appropriation: Bank of America Foundation (FY 07,08,09) $250, over 3 years Life Technologies Foundation$50, WIB N Grant$63, WIB N Grant$63, GCEDC N Grant$171, GCEDC N Grant$140, Second Appropriation: Bank of America Foundation (FY 10,11,12,13) $100, over 4 years Program Funding FY 09-10: Additional resource leveraging anticipated

19 December 3, 2009 Current Population Reached Goal One: Inform, Educate and Inspire Goal Two: Train (Education and Career Pathways) Community and School based outreach programs and website searches: Over 23,000 Website Contacts: (www.isciwny.com)www.isciwny.com 7973 unique visitor Over 3800 visitors since the October 2009 launch iSciWNY presentations have reached: 2900 students 1090 teachers and school counselors 225 workforce development professionals Train the Trainer: Over 200 trained as trainers 2 Hour iSciWNY Orientation Targeted to iSciWNY introduce 500 individuals to the education and career tracks iSciWNY 5 week (entry-level) Course Targeted to prepare 100 students for career tracks Entry level program is integrated with the EFF training and preparation for the National Work Readiness Credential Incumbent Worker Training Life Science Leadership Program (65 students) REMeDI – (50 students)


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