Welcome to the NAI GOAL website where you will find general information about the NAI GOAL program and activities.
Use the bulleted links to the left of this page to view our upcoming GOAL calendar of events, review the powerpoint presentations from our monthly meetings, or learn about summer programs available to gifted and talented high school students.
"Gallimaufry" is a bulletin section where you will find a hodgepodge of diverse opportunities! This will provide GOAL students with gifted resources, contest information and local events that may be of interest to you!
So---What will you be doing this summer? YOU still have time to look in the activity box located in GOAL for a great summer experience! Summer experiences where you can "GROW AND GLOW" are also listed on this website. Are you into extreme sports or do you want to spend a week or two on a college campus? Make some outstanding summer plans that will fill your days with fun, challenge and new experiences. Many of you will travel, volunteer, attend music camps, play sports, secure your first job or take drivers ed! If you are looking for some MORE---use GOAL as a resource!
Think of PITTSBURGH as your classroom this summer...There are a lot of things to do around here! May we suggest......
*A one day shadow study at Passavant Hospital. Contact Mrs. Diana Gloor, Director of Volunteer Services at 412-367-6700.
*Go to Oakland and visit the Nationality Rooms in the Tower of Learning. Call 412-624-6000 for information.
*Take an art class at the Carnegie for one week this summer. Teen classes include Clay Animation, Painting Basics, Figure Studies, Drawing for Life and much more! www.cmoa.org
*Visit the archive room at the Heinz History Center!
*Arrange a shadow a relative, neighbor or friend at work! The best way for you to learn about various work environments and career paths are to "LIVE IT!" Make your own plans and try the world-of-work for a day!
*Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation offers a "Downtown Walking Tour" that highlights the history and architecture of our city. Include lunch and you have a mighty-fine plan!
*Attend one of the free Friday night concerts at the Frick Art and Historical Center.
*Take a tour of Heinz Field or visit the Aviary. Grab some friends and take the bus downtown for the day! Its time for you to experience public transportation and enjoy our city!
Looking for a writing contest?? Look under Gallfrimaufry on the side bar of this website! There are also postings outside of the GOAL Office!
To sign up for Remind101, simply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org OR text (484) 577-8186 and then search for NAIGOAL 13-14 to subscribe.
Look at our Photo Gallery where students are engaged in GOAL enrichments!
How can YOU turn your interests and strengths towards a career path? Where can you find out about the "hottest jobs" that reflect industry trends? What is the best search engine for looking at colleges/universities on the web? WELL.....the answers to these questions and many more are available to you at---https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org This interactive information portal can set you in the right direction! It's not tooo early for NAI students to begin the process of selecting or eliminating career paths and investigating institutions of higher learning! Use BIGFUTURE to select a college major, learn about careers, help you to "get accepted" to a quality undergraduate program at your top school choices, and find money to pay for college!
Take a look at the OPPORTUNITY BOARD outside of the GOAL Office. We have contests, community offerings and volunteer calls posted for YOU!
What's UP FOR GRABS in GOAL?