Summit Technology Academy

Open House

 

 

Summit Technology Academy Open House Nights

Three Open House Nights offered in late fall & early spring of the 2018-2019 school year:

  •  November 15, 2018 (Back up date for inclement weather-Nov. 29)
  • January 10, 2019 (Back up date for inclement weather-Jan.17)
  • February 7, 2019 (Back up date for inclement weather-Feb. 11)

6:00-7:30 PM- Summit Technology Academy Classroom Open House

Come learn about all of the STA courses.  All STA classrooms will be open to view!  Teachers and students will be available in their respective classrooms to answer questions about each course from STA's five career pathways: Engineering, Computer Science, Health Science, Human Services and Finance, and Arts and Communication. Please read below to learn more about the breakout sessions for early planners and sessions to learn about STA Signature Programs!

Career Focus Areas

Read more about the options at STA

Interested in attending the 6:45-7:15 PM Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC) Presentation  - in Room B101 (Event Center) ? Please RSVP


 

Early Planners Breakout Session

  • 6:00-6:30 PM- “Early Planners” Session for Middle Students, Freshman and Parents- in Room B101 (Event Center) 

Students and parents (Middle school and freshman parents and students) who are interested in learning how to prepare early for STA courses and programs will learn about STA pathways, STA courses, and STA Signature Programs that are available for juniors and seniors in high school.  This session will also showcase resources available to early planners.  Click here to learn more about early planning for STA

Accelerated Early College Program Breakout Session

  • 6:45-7:15 PM Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC) Presentation  - in Room B101 (Event Center) 

Students who take one of the MIC early college degree aligned courses at Summit Technology Academy their junior year AND have a 3.0 unweighted GPA/95% attendance may also choose to participate in a university partnership program called Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC), in which students begin to earn a bachelor’s degree while still in high school.   The bachelor’s degree is offered through the University of Central Missouri- Lee’s Summit.  This program helps to significantly reduce the overall cost of a bachelor’s degree.  Students will participate in extensive internship opportunities with top companies in the KC area.  Click here to learn more about the MIC program


 

The following programs will have informational tables in the following rooms or areas:

International Baccalaureate Career-Related (IBCP) Program Presentation - in Main Commons 

  • Note: For LSR7 & School Districts participating in International Baccalaureate Career-related Program
  • In conjunction with the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program at one of the Lee's Summit high schools, students can participate in the IBCP program that allows students to combine the rigor of IB courses at Lee's Summit high schools with career-related studies at STA.  Students take at least one STA course their junior or senior year AND enroll in at least two IB courses at one of the Lee's Summit high schools can earn an IB Career-related Certificate.  The IB Career-related Certificate also requires completion of the Personal and Professional Skills, course, a Reflective (research) Project, approximately 50 Career Service Learning hours, and a Language Portfolio tracking development in a second language.  Click here to learn more about the IBCP program

Cerner Scholars Program Presentation  - in Room D201

Students who have taken at least one semester of Software Development, Network Engineering, or Cybersecurity at Summit Technology Academy or have gained significance networking, programming, or cybersecurity skills at their own sending school can apply to work in a semester or year-long unpaid internship at Cerner. Click here to learn more about the Cerner Scholars program

Kansas University Degree in 3 (KUD3) Presentation  - in Room C102 

Students who take Medical Interventions/Biomedical Innovations or Allied  Health at Summit Technology Academy AND have a 3.0 unweighted GPA/95% attendance may choose to participate in a university partnership program called KU Degree in 3 (KUD3), in which students begin to earn a bachelor’s degree while still in high school.   Three different bachelor degree options are available and are offered through the University of Kansas- Edwards Campus.  This program helps to significantly reduce the overall cost of an University of Kansas bachelor’s degree.  Students will be able to participate in internship opportunities with companies during final two years of this program. Click here to learn more about the KUD3 program