NCIC 2018-2019


2018-2019 NCIC Staff

(Front: Chansouk Duangapai, Gladys Aldana, Than Than Kyaw; 
Back: Jaidy Kolander, Nancy Landeros, Soom Chandaswang, Aida Simon)

Office Hours: Monday-Friday   
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Office telephone number: 507-376-3300

NCIC Up-Coming Meetings

2018-2019 Joint Powers Board/Collaborative Council & Committee Meeting Dates 

August 16, 2018- JPB & CC at 6:00 p.m.
September 10, 2018- Evaluation Committee (time to be determined)
October 1, 2018- JPB & CC at 6:00 p.m.
November 12, 2018- Finance Committee at 4:00 p.m.
November 26, 2018- JPB & CC at 6:00 p.m.
January 7, 2019- Finance Committee (time to be determined)
February 4, 2019- JPB & CC at 6:00 p.m.
March 4, 2019- Membership Committee (time to be determined)
April 1, 2019- JPB & CC at 6:00 p.m.
May 6, 2019- Membership Committee (time to be determined)
June 3, 2019- JPB & CC at 6:00 p.m.

*These meetings are open to the public.

Up-Coming Programs/Events

College Visit at Southwest Minnesota State University
Attention area high school students. NCIC cares about our youth's future education. We are providing you with a college visit opportunity to earn about the college process. Information on admissions, financial support such as FAFSA, programs offered and more. A light breakfast, lunch, and transportation will be provided. Also, students will be participating in a service learning project at Marshall through Food4Kids.
Date: Monday, March 25, 2019
Depart Time: 8:00 a.m. at MN West Worthington Campus (main entrance)
Arrival Time: 5:00 p.m. at MN West Worthington Campus (main entrance) 

El Sistema Imagine! 
An after-school music program open to 3rd- 5th grade students. The program includes activities for participation in choir, percussion ensembles, recorder training, and musicianship. Students will have the opportunity to perform in the community during the school year. 

Date: Mondays & Wednesdays  
Time: 3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Location: Prairie Elementary School 

Performance: Monday, April 29, 2019 at Prairie Elementary; Music room 62

Dynamic 507
An after-school program for students in 9-12 grade. This group will emphasize in cultural awareness, leadership development, academic success, civic engagement, and college and career readiness. Transportation is available upon request. 
Date: Meets every Thursday 
Time: 3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Location: MN West Worthington Campus, Room 604

7th Grade Odyssey
An after-school program that focuses on academic success, cultural awareness, leadership development, and give back to the community. 
Date: Meets every Wednesday
Time: 3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Location: MN West Worthington Campus, Room 604

8th Grade Odyssey
An after-school program that focuses on team building, career exploration, building leadership skills, cultural awareness, and getting prepared for High School. 
Date: Meets every Monday
Time: 3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Location: MN West Worthington Campus, Room 604

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:  Mondays, March 25 & April 29
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 606

Retreat Leaders
NCIC is seeking 10-12 grade students from Adrian, Ellsworth, Fulda,Heron Lake-Okabena, and Worthington to serve as mentor-leaders to small groups at our grade level retreats. During the school year, you must be passing all classes, attending school regularly, and eligible for extra-curricular activities. You must agree to be responsible for making up any work missed on the day of the retreats. If interested contact your school counselor or NCIC 507-376-3300. 
The grade-level retreats will be on the following dates:
-7th Grade Courage Retreat- April 4th & 5th 
-9th Grade Respect Retreat-April 16th  & 17th

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 2018-2019 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 2018-2019 school year or would like more information call us. 

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