Academic Coordinator for The College Experience

Civics

This course will deal with the rights and duties of citizens. Students will briefly discuss the history and government of the United States and how it relates to their responsibilities as a citizen. Students will focus on ways to be conscientious, environmentally and socially responsible adults. The importance of volunteering and giving back to the…

Canine Careers

In this course, students will have the opportunity to explore careers and volunteer opportunities related to working with dogs. The course will also focus on how to be a responsible dog owner, and the costs and responsibility of owning a pet. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to do research based on characteristics and personality…

American Political Culture

Through this course, students will be given the opportunity to become a more knowledgeable and active citizen. Class discussions will include civic duties such as voting, local and national government and local and national news. Students will be required to read the newspaper and/or watch the nightly news and participate in class discussions.

Haunted Happenings

This post comes a little bit late, but we wanted to share some of the festivities our CEP students and staff participated in leading up to Halloween! Michelle Brown’s History Class participated in the “Capitol Hauntings” Tour at the NYS Capitol. Apparently, the Capitol building is said to be full of historical ghosts and ghouls.…

Haunted Happenings

This post comes a little bit late, but we wanted to share some of the festivities our CEP students and staff participated in leading up to Halloween! Michelle Brown’s History Class participated in the “Capitol Hauntings” Tour at the NYS Capitol. Apparently, the Capitol building is said to be full of historical ghosts and ghouls. I…

Emily Dawson Student in The College Experience

Being “Special”

Today, we have an awesome entry from Senior College Experience Student Emily Dawson Emily Dawson composed a beautifully written essay on her experiences as a College Experience student and special education student in high school. She attributes a lot of her own insight and confidence today to our very own Jesse Saperstein, a College Experience…

The College Experience students prepare for independence

Newbie Navigators

One of the most difficult tasks that many college students encounter when moving to a new city for the first time is learning how to successfully navigate unfamiliar surroundings. I have very vivid memories myself of getting lost during my freshman year at the University at Albany – both on the sprawling campus and in…

Apple Picking Adventures

A group of CEP students had a fantastic time picking apples fresh off the trees at Indian Ladder Farms this past weekend! It was a brisk day – snow flurries were even spotted – but that wasn’t enough to deter the students from finding the sweetest apples! We expect our budding chefs and bakers to prepare…