New Vision Parent Night Slated for Feb. 15 at SUNY Oswego
A free parent information night will be held at SUNY Oswego Sheldon Hall Ballroom on Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. for all those who are interested in taking advantage of the opportunities through the Center for Instruction, Technology & Innovation’s (CiTi) New Vision programs, which provide career-minded learning experiences to high school seniors in preparation for college.
Law enforcement, animal science, healthcare, business, engineering, education and more are all possible fields of study for interested senior-year students. All programs meet five days a week throughout the school year for a half-day. The students spend three weekday mornings or afternoons on the SUNY Oswego campus in a classroom setting. The remaining two days are spent at various rotation sites where students have the opportunity to learn and gain experience in a real-life professional setting. Rotation sites may include healthcare facilities, public safety and justice agencies, local businesses, animal care agencies, schools and more.
The New Vision Program has prepared numerous students in a variety of careers for success in their field. Brody Orr of Sandy Creek has worked with the City of Oswego Engineering department this year on rotation, saying, “I’ve never heard of this opportunity before I came here, I love being out and experiencing the field.”
Students enrolled in the New Vision program can receive twelve college credits through SUNY Oswego. New Vision students will get the chance to explore career choices at local businesses. Students are placed in a career setting customized to them with a carefully selected mentor, where they can learn career-specific skills.
Interested students must submit an application and two educator references. The application is available at CiTiboces.org/CTE.
CiTi teachers and counselors will be available at the New Vision Parent Information Night held at SUNY Oswego on Feb. 15 to take questions and provide resources and information. If you are unable to attend, but would like more information, please call (315) 963-4251 or email pr@CiTiboces.org.
Caption: New Vision student Brody Orr from Sandy Creek (left) explores the field of engineering during his rotation with the City of Oswego’s Engineering Department.