The application deadline is May 18, 2018. You must be a high school sophomore, junior, or graduating senior to apply; freshmen will be considered with a strong teacher recommendation.
The program is free and includes a stipend. For those who qualify and successfully complete the program, it is available for dual (high school and college) credit.
******SMART HOME OF THE FUTURE (5-week summer program)WHEN: Monday, June 25 - Thurs., July 26; classes are Monday - Thursday, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm with Fridays reserved for field trips.WHERE: Laney College, 900 Fallon St., Oakland, CA (accessible via BART Lake Merritt Station)
WHAT:The aim of this program is to provide a strong foundation for entering into green building careers and trades. It covers principles of physics related to ENERGY USE IN BUILDING SYSTEMS and ENERGY EFFICIENCY. NOTE: THIS IS NOT A GENERAL PHYSICS COURSE.
YOU WILL:- Explore building systems through fun, hands-on activities.- Visit cool buildings for behind-the scenes tours.- Learn about electricity, lighting, air conditioning & heating, and modern controls technology.- Discover careers in architecture, mechanical engineering, facilities management, building technologies, and construction trades.
For questions, contact Michael Goldberg, firstname.lastname@example.org, 464-3598 orLarry Chang, email@example.com, 510-464-3240.
******APPLICATION QUESTIONS (Same as those that students will need to fill out themselves; parents, if you must assist your child with the application, please contact us first.)
Parent or guardian's name and email addressGenderBirthdate (Month/Day/Year)What grade are you currently in?What high school are you attending? Are you in a Partnership Academy (e.g. Engineering, Green Energy, etc)?Who is the science or math teacher who will write a recommendation for you?Why does this program seem interesting and important to you? Do you like to build things (carpentry, electronics, Maker Faire, or similar hobbies)? What motivates you most every day?If you could imagine having a dream job, what would it be?Is there anything else you want us to know about you? Or do you have any questions?