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Saturday, November 1, 2014
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
High School Forum for BSPA 

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Learn about the School of Public Affairs: graduate programs, admissions requirements, and the application process. Small group, Q&A format for individuals unable to attend our Open Houses, or those wishing additional information.


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Thursday, November 6, 2014
12:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Graduate school preparation for BSPA majors 

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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Attend this session to learn about the program, requirements, application and admissions process for SAM Citywide in Baruch College's School of Public Affairs.

The Scaffolded Apprenticeship Model (SAM) achieves school improvement through leadership development that involves teams of educators in strategic, inquiry-based research to improve the instructional systems that limit student success. Longitudinal external evaluation of the SAM program in New York City demonstrates its success in improving student outcomes at the school level: schools with 3+ years of involvement and commitment to the model bring significantly more struggling students on track to graduation than similar schools without the SAM intervention. It brings significant and lasting shifts in school culture as well, developing shared accountability, evidence-based practice and distributed leadership across these schools.


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Tuesday, November 11, 2014
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The seminar will discuss the National Immigrant Communities Project (NICP):

    A joint project of Urban Institute’s Center for Nonprofits & Philanthropy
    and Metropolitan Housing & Communities Policy Center


    An online platform that identifies and maps immigrant organizations in the U.S.

    An interactive tool that allows various stakeholders to access and share information

    A knowledge base and resource for researchers and practitioners to study immigrant institutions and integration

    Els de Graauw

    Assistant Professor, Baruch College, Weissman School of Arts & Sciences

    Erwin de Leon
    Research Associate, The Urban Institute, Metropolitan Housing & Communities Policy Center

    Nisha Agarwal
    Commissioner, NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs

    Steven Choi
    Executive Director, The New York Immigration Coalition


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    Saturday, November 15, 2014
    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    Join us for lunch with current Executive MPA students, faculty and staff.  Sit in on a current Executive MPA class to observe.  Debrief and discussion afterwards.


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