NCIC 2019-2020


Office Hours: 
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Office telephone number: 507-376-3300

NCIC Up-Coming Meetings

2019-2020 Joint Powers Board/Collaborative Council & Committee Meeting Dates 

-August 12, 2019- JPB & CC at 6:00 p.m.
-October 7, 2019- JPB & CC at 6:00 p.m.
-November 4, 2019- Finance Committee Meeting (TBD)
-November 25, 2019- JPB & CC Meeting at 6:00 p.m.
-December 2, 2019- JPB & CC at 6:00 p.m.
-January 6, 2020-Finance Committee Meeting (TBD)
-February 3, 2020- JPB & CC at 6:00 p.m.
-March 2, 2020-Membership Committee Meeting (TBD)
-April 6, 2020- JPB & CC at 6:00 p.m.
-May 4, 2020-Membership Committee Meeting (TBD)
-June 1, 2020- JPB & CC at 6:00 p.m.

*These meetings are open to the public.
*Meetings are located at NCIC Room 604; MN West Worthington Campus

Up-Coming Programs/Events

Seniors & Parents College Prep Night
NCIC is offering an evening to help seniors with Financial Aid, Scholarship Applications, and College Applications. Please bring materials needed to fill out FAFSA application. Languages in Spanish, Laotian, and Karen can be provided upon request. Register by Monday, January 13th. 
 Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Time: Come in between 4:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Location: MN West Worthington Campus, Room 602

Zuzu-African Acrobats in Minnesota
Join us for a performance by a high-energy group from Mombasa Kenya and known for pyramid building, chair balancing, hat juggling, comedy, super-fast skip rope, and hoop diving. Co-sponsored by Culture Corner and MN West Worthington Campus Student Senate. FREE & Open to the public.
Date: Thursday, February 20, 2020
Time: Noon & 6:30 p.m.
Location: MN West Worthington Campus, Fine Arts Building

Homework Help Days on Tuesdays
Need a place to study? Need help with assignments? Or need help to better understand a subject that you are struggling with? If so, NCIC is providing Homework Help Days for 7th-12th grade students in all subjects on Tuesdays. Snacks and juice will be provided. Transportation is available upon request. 
Please call in advance to schedule your tutoring session with NCIC Youth Development Leaders. 
Date: Tuesdays, starting September 24, 2019
Time: After-school until 5:00 p.m.
Location: MN West Worthington Campus, Room 602

After-school Youth Programs 
We offer after-school programs for 7th-12th grade students. Each group focuses on academic success, giving back to your community, building leadership skills, culture awareness, and college & career readiness. 
7th Grade Odyssey 
Date: Wednesdays starting September 18, 2019
Time: 3:15 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

8th Grade Odyssey
Date: Mondays starting September 16, 2019
Time: 3:15 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

Dynamic 507 (9th-12th grade students)
Date: Thursdays starting September 19, 2019
Time: 3:15 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

*Individual groups meet at MN West Worthington Campus; Room 602

CoderDojo (2019-2020 school year) 
Volunteer-led STEM programming for young people ages 7-17. Students choose to learn to code using Javascript, Python or Scratch, build a website, create an app, design a game, or explore technology by coding miniature robots or wiring circuitry boards within an informal, creative, and social environment. 
Date:  Monday, Feb. 24, Mar. 23, Apr. 27
Time:  5:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Check-in & pizza)

           6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (Coding)
Location: MN West Worthington Campus, Room 602

High School Retreat Leaders (10th-12th grade)
We are seeking 10th-12th grade students from are high schools (Adrian, Ellsworth, Fulda, HL-O, and Worthington) to serve as mentor leaders to small groups at our grade-level retreats. Please ask your school counselor about volunteering or contact NCIC. 

Retreat: 7th Grade Courage Retreat (Eligible 10th-12th grade students)
Date: February 6 & 7, 2020

Retreat: 9th Grade Respect Retreat (Eligible 11th-12th grade students)
Date: April 15 & 16, 2020

El Sistema Imagine (3rd-5th grade)
An after-school program whose primary tool is classical music. It includes activities for participation in choir, percussion ensembles, recorder training, and musicianship. Snack and juice will be provided for all participants. Transportation is provided upon request. 
Date: Mondays and Wednesdays, starting October 21
Time: 3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Location: Worthington Prairie Elementary School; Music Rooms 

Home Visit Program
Do you know that home visits could increase student performance, jump start parent involvement, reduce discipline problems, and increase overall positive attitudes towards school? NCIC if offering an opportunity for teachers and school counselors to conduct home visits during the 2019-2020 school year. Home visits provide better opportunities for students, parents, and teachers to connect, communicate, and increase cultural competence. We do not require you to have experience with home visit; NCIC will provide you with training. If you would like to join the home visit cohort for the 2019-2020 school year or would like more information call us. 

*NCIC programs are FREE

*If you have any questions about any of our programs/events please feel free to contact our office. 507-376-3300