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Team Goals and How to Achieve Them


1. Develop Student Leadership

- Leadership Bootcamp
- Have Students Create a Business Plan
- Have an Anonymous Suggestion Box
- Encourage Students to Lead Thunderbolts
- Buddy Program with New Students
- Review Last Year's Feedback & Work to Improve It
- Follow up on Ativities Being Organized by Students
- Require Subteam Leaders to Attend Bootcamp
- Student Subteam Leaders in Build Season – in Charge of Wiki
- Students Leading Event Present Info to Team
- More Small Leadership Trainings, Lead by Student Leaders
- Improving Training for New Student Leaders
- Leadership Applications Include Resume & Cover Letter


2. FLL/FTC Focus & Development

- 1511 FLL/FTC Committee – at Least 1 Meeting/MonthFLL Camps
- FLL Camps, Coach Training, Info Session
- Support Kickoff & Tournament, Host Rumble
- Future Rochester FLL Committee?
- Assist Teams with Funding
- Have FLL/FTC Fliers & Signup sheets at All 1511 Demos
- Arrange more FLL/FTC Demos
- Train more Master Mentors
- Start up more New Teams
- Contact Schools that don’t have FLL/FTC
- Improve/Update FLL/FTC Page on our Website
- Work more w/Buffalo & Syracuse
- Work with Baytrail Middle School
- Get Penfield Involved in Lego Education

 


3. Community Involvement & 1511 Thunderbolts

- Keep Track of Thunderbolts, make Website
Penfield Clean-Up Day- Fliers Around Town, Bulletin Boards, etc
- Plan Weekly Community Events Ahead of Time
- Achievements & Focus on getting them Finished Early!!
- Tie in with more Sponsors
- Develop a 5 Year Plan
- Write down how many people we effect at each Demo
- Photos & Attendance from Every Event
- Spread out our Activities to Different Places/Locations
- Get on Community Mailing Lists to help with Events
- Get on PTA & School Mailing Lists to Support Events
- Select a Cause
- Community Service Page on our Website
- Get more involved with Girlscouts & Girls Organizations
- Continuous Food Shelter Involvement
- Write to Government Officials
- Set Goals for Raising Money for other Charities

 


4. Organization & Communication

- Preseason, Build Season, Summer Schedules & Schedule Management
- Help Subteams set & obtain specific goals
- Biweekly Preseason Subteam Reports/meetings, reports at team meeting
- Update Team Handbook
- Team Newsletter
- Increased Communication with Sponsors
- More Timely Patron Book
- Business Plan & Better Budget Tracking
- All Team members required to get 1511 Forum & Chief Delphi Accounts, Training
- Planning Things Ahead
- Online PDF Library of Documentation
- Get Involved with Business & Leadership Classes
- Wiki Structure for Preseason, Subteams
- Team Phone Tree
- Better Use/Understanding/Trainings of Email Lists
- Improve Build Season use of the Wiki

Newsletter


5. Education (School & FIRST Classes/Training)

- Optional Homework HoursMike H. wins Safety Star Award
- Tutoring Setup/Preseason Study Night
- Training: CAD, Programming, Webpage, Drivetrains,    Business, Mech, Electrical
- Rotation Nights & Full Training Nights
- Online Training Courses
- Learn from Championship Courses
- Online Documentation for Rookie Teams
- Presentations & assistance for Rookie teams
- Bring in Outside Speakers, other teams & Sponsors
- Science/Math/Robotics Camps for Elementary Students
- PLTW Robotics Course at PHS (Longterm)
- Basic Curriculum for Subteams
- Safety Training
- Preseason Design
- Get more involved in PHS classes
- School Day Presentations


6. Design Process Focus

- Study Design Process & Develop Website & SummaryInventor CAD
Sheet
- Train Team on Design Process
- Bring in an "Expert" to Talk to the Team About it
- Plan Build Season Around Design Process
- Inventor & Brainstorming Training
- Focus on a small number of things to do well with the     Robot.
- Subteam Specific Training

 

 



7. Individual Growth, Team Growth & Team Building

- Individual Development Plan & Follow Up Reviews
- 2-3 Teambuilding Activities (Outside Meetings)
- Meeting Teambuilders
- Buddy System for New Members
- Recruit New Mentors, Students & Teachers
- Parent Group
- More "Out of Commons" Activities
- Vex or FLL Robot Building
- Mechanical Mentors/FLL Mentors/Business Mentors
- Demos & Speeches in Classes

Wambachs Demo


8. Fundraising

- Patron Drive (or substitute two fundraisers)
- Hexbugs
- Bottles and Cans
- Cookie Dough Sale
- Pizza, Candy drinks sale
- Cookbook
- Mini golf
- Carwash
- Hold a school festival
- T- Shirt sale
- Booster Club
- Game Tournaments

Team Car Wash


9. Have Fun!!!

- More Teambuilding ActivitiesFun at the Corn Maze
- More Group Outings
- Recreational Activities
- Festivals, Fairs, Amusement Parks
- Outdoor Days, Videogame Days

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