MA Early College Community of Practice

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Take-Off Student Summit

Your Flight to a Bright Future


Student Information

Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey towards a brighter future? Buckle up and prepare for take-off at the “Take-Off Student Summit” – a groundbreaking event that will bring students and stakeholders from across Massachusetts together for an unforgettable educational experience.

The button above links to all information you will need to fully benefit from the Take-Off Student Summit!

Student Packing List

Remember to check the specific requirements or recommendations provided by the summit organizers. This packing list is designed to cover the basics and enhance the theme of an airport travel experience for the Take-Off Early College Student Summit. Safe travels and happy learning! 

Travel Must Haves:


Travel Essentials

  • Backpack or carry-on bag for your materials
  • Comfortable clothing for the journey, including a sweater or jacket for different classroom climates
  • Comfortable shoes for walking between sessions and exploring the summit venue
  • Travel-sized, or inflatable, neck pillow for travel comfort
  • Reusable water bottle to stay hydrated during the day
  • Energy-boosting snacks such as granola bars or trail mix for sustained focus

Electronic Devices and Other Supplies

  • Laptop and/or tablet for quick access to presentations and interactive sessions as well as in-flight research, note-taking, and workshop activities
  • Cell phone to stay connected with fellow attendees and for capturing memorable moments
  • Chargers to keep your devices fully charged for the duration of the summit
  • Notebooks, pens, and/or pencils (if you prefer traditional note-taking during workshops)
  • Get creative and embrace the airport theme: think pilot hats, aviator sunglasses, or airport security-inspired accessories 
  • Earplugs, earbuds, or noise-cancelling headphones for a quiet zone as you travel and attend workshops

Boarding Pass, Map, and Schedule

When your chaperones check-in, they will be receive:

  • Printed or digital copies of your registration, or boarding pass
  • Your nametag, which will have a QR code on the back linking to a digital handbook with a schedule and map of the venue to plan your academic itinerary