Application for CRI (Career Ready Internship) Open!

This opportunity is for current NAF Academy juniors and seniors who have completed at least the first course and are currently at least in the second. If you are eligible, you should have received an invitation email on Wednesday, Nov. 23rd from Ms. McClure. CRI is a paid opportunity for CTE students to intern at a…

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Girls in Aviation Club

Please fill this form out if you are interesting in joining our Girls in Aviation Club at the College Park Aviation Museum. Meetings will take place monthly on Saturdays and will include activities, crafts, filed trips, speakers, and more! Some activities will include: Tarmac Tour of the College Park Airport Learning to code Designing and…

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Internship Update

Academy Internships! It’s that time of year! We are gearing up to get ready for Career-Ready Internship. If you are junior or senior and have take at least the first and second-level academy course, you are eligible for a paid summer internship with one of our industry partners. Please refer to this link from our…

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Info Tech (Computer Science) Updates

Did you know that UDC has a new cybersecurity major? It’s the only accredited program in the DMV that offers a cybersecurity major. We hosted the department head of the new program, Dr. Girma and some of his students to come talk to our capstone course about this exciting new opportunity. Want more information? Jackson-Reed…

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Health Sciences (Biomed) Updates

We are excited to highlight an opportunity that 10 of our health science students will attend on Dec. 3.  In partnership with the Congress of Neurological Pediatric Surgery, students will attend an all-day conference, pair up with a mentor, learn the latest research, and rub elbows with pediatric neurosurgeons.  We can’t wait to hear all…

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Upcoming Engineering Events

On Ramps to Careers representative is going to come talk to our Digital Electronics and Engineering Design and Development courses in the next two weeks to discuss the paid internships that they offer during the summer. These offerings are partnered with the CRI internship process that is outlined on our website linked above. Engineering Expo…

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Student Support

 Quarter 1 is in the rearview mirror and we are in quarter 2—we want to provide supports for students who may be struggling in academy classes. Our academy officers are working on building academy supports/tutoring/learning sessions to wraparound students who want to attend. More info to come.

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Diversity Listening Sessions:

   We have started a monthly listening sessions series for students of color in the academies. We want to learn and increase our recruitment and retention of students of color to ensure that our academies are inclusive and reflect the populations within our school. We have several industry professionals who are excited to join these…

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Middle School Recruitment

We are at the beginning stages of building a recruitment team for our academies. We hope to partner with our feeder middle schools to promote and explain the academy opportunities to potential students and families. We hope to build a diverse team that truly represents the vibrancy within our academies. If you scholar is interest…

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Social Media Teams Formed

  We recently established social media teams for our engineering, info tech, and health science academies. We currently have Instagram accounts. Please follow us at the following handles to show your support for our students as well as get a glimpse into the life our academies. @jrbiomed @jacksonreedengineering @jacksonreedinfotech We also use this format as…

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