S: Sketched Yearbook
FC: Social Studies- Careers in Education/ Social Services (Executive Youth Specialist, City of Memphis, Mayor's Office)
1: Executive Youth Specialist assists in the development, implementation and evaluation of their program. Their primary responsibility involves organization and facilitation of program related activities at Program sites. This includes, but is not limited to, facilitating group sessions, maintaining attendance and other program related records and education resources, working with program participants and community organizations and representations to conduct both community initiatives and neighborhood based projects, and assisting in evaluating the program. Responsibilities:: Serve as lead facilitator. Assist in planning, marketing and executing the social, cultural, educational and recreational programs. Function as an advocate for students. Be a liaison to a neighborhood community organization. Be a resource for others living in the neighborhood. Engage student to meet personal goals and objectives. Implement strategies for working with communities and neighborhoods.
2: (Below) "Unisex Speed Dating" which was an icebreaker to help students get to know each other and communicate with each other. | (Above) Team Building with Students. Youth Specialist created Maze and design. Students had to figure out pattern with their partner.
4: (Above) Students doing Homework on Optional Day. Executive Youth Specialist assists with these tasks.
5: (Right) Students listened to R.N. speak on Breast Cancer. | (Below) Students participated with Photo Scavenger Hunt. They are attempting "the Human Pyramid." | (left) Photo Scavenger Hunt. Students had to utilize critical thinking and problem solving to find various items. Their group found the Santa Hat. | *Hand print Life Skill was tool for students to think about role models and leadership.. | (Left) Students show off their Hand prints after Hand print Life Skill. *
6: (Above) Students Participated in Breast Cancer Walk around community. The walk was a part of a fundraiser raising money for the Susan G. Comen Foundation.
7: (Right:) Students after Life Skill Period. | (Left) Executive Youth Specialist informing parents of upcoming events.
8: (Above) Exec. Youth Specialist works on lesson plan before students arrive. | (Below) Students Participate in Life Skill Activity "The Sneetches" which focused on the negatives of being a follower, not a leader | (Below) Students Participate in Chalk Talk Revolving around necessary School improvements/ | (Above) Black History Chain Link Life skill to help with learning Kwanza terms. (Below) Human Knot Team building, helped with critical thinking.
9: (Above) Student Self Image Life Skill: Students drew self portraits of their selves and described various strengths and weaknesses. Self awareness was a big factor in growth, development, and inhibiting positive change.