Presentation on theme: "1 Increasing Hispanic Student Enrollment in Georgia Colleges and Universities December 2008 Rockway Middle CLOSE UP PROGRAM 5/24/15 to 5/27/15."— Presentation transcript:
1 Increasing Hispanic Student Enrollment in Georgia Colleges and Universities December 2008 Rockway Middle CLOSE UP PROGRAM 5/24/15 to 5/27/15
2 Close Up Foundation Who We Are The nation’s premier non-profit civic education organization Our mission is to inspire, engage, & empower students to become active citizens Open and available to all students Nearly 800,000 alumni Endorsed by: –National Association of Secondary School Principals –National Middle School Association –Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools –National Council for the Social Studies
3 Close Up Program Curriculum Close Up’s programs are designed to enrich students’ knowledge of the basic concepts and structure of American Constitutional government and to understand the history that led to the formation of the U.S. political system. Students will learn: Communication, collaboration and leadership skills; A greater understanding of the rights and responsibilities of citizens in a participatory democracy; The skills necessary to take on those responsibilities; and The people and events that have shaped the American understanding of the role of a citizen. Other benefits: Become actively engaged, as members of their communities. Return energized and motivated to share their experiences with peers and community. Learn in a safe and nurturing environment – safety and security’s our #1 priority.
4 Close Up Washington, D.C. Program Information
5 Close Up Fundraising What You Will Do. 40 x 40 Plan Corporate Matching Local Community Involvement Sponsors What Rockway Will Do. Close Up Jeans Day Sale of items
6 Cost and Enrollment $1,507.00– all-inclusive (Adults are $1,847.00) October 21 st - $ Deposit November 25 th - $ December 16 th - $ January 20 th – $ February 17 th - $ March 24 th - $ April 14 th - $ (Full payment MUST BE TURNED IN) Deposit must be made to Rockway Middle The rest of payment can be paid online at Closeup.org Fundraising & Donations Travel Insurance Cancellation Policy $400 deposit is non-refundable and non-transferrable 100% cancellation deadline is 45 days prior to the trip
7 Close Up Testimonials “Every kid should get the chance to participate in Close Up, and I wish they could.” – Adam, MT, student “I speak from experience, as I have seen the tremendous impact that this program has had in educating students from all parts of the world and from all walks of life…we get so much in terms of return for so little investment. This is the best program I have experienced bar none.” – Edgar, FL, Teacher “My biggest highlight has been seeing my students blossom.” – Clent, CA, Teacher To hear more testimonials from other teachers, students and US Presidents visit us at CloseUp.org