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Career Advising and Planning - create the change you wish to see

Free

with Ander Thebaud

Calendar Jan 11, 2021 at 10 am, runs for 17 weeks

Trying to figure out what job is right for you? These individualized workshops are built around four steps to discovering what jobs will match your strengths and career goals. You will experience a mix of hands-on, discussion, and on-line learning through the semester. Whether you're finding a first career or changing careers, this class will help you with your career planning.

(1) Career Explorations – we'll begin by looking at your strengths and interests, learn about transition planning, explore local businesses and agencies, and complete a career exploration survey (WOWI or My Next Move).

(2) Local Employers / Occupational Profiling – We will schedule a meeting with a local employer, organize an informational(s) interviews, draft smart goals and timelines, and research one or more occupational profiles.

(3) Next Steps – Based on your career interests, this is the time to research continuing your education or training, draft targeted resumes and cover letters, engage in mock interviews, visit work and/or educational sites and plan for a successful transition.

(4) Putting your plan into action – using the plan you have just created, start moving towards the change you wish to see. We will support you with our community connections and mentors to the greatest extent possible. Workshops will move at your pace; you can enroll at any time by appointment.

Basic Writing Workshop

Free

with Phil Wormuth

Calendar Jan 15, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 17 weeks

Learn the basics of writing: punctuation, grammar, word choice, flow, and organization. Gain confidence in your writing ability through guided practice. Our workshop style course is designed for beginning-level writers who want to build foundational skills that will help them succeed both on the job and in an academic setting.

Styles of Literature - online

Free

with Phil Wormuth

Calendar Jan 19, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 18 weeks

Participate in an online reading-intensive class that explores sixteen modes (or genres) of classic writing, including: action and adventure, allegory, article, autobiography, biography, dialogue, drama, diary/memoir, essay, fiction, horror, letter, non-fiction, poetry, science-fiction, and speech. Explore a rich collection of high-interest texts to discover how writers meticulously craft their works in compelling and dramatic ways.

Pre-Algebra / HiSet Math 1

Free

with Trudy Martin

Calendar Jan 19, 2021 at 10:30 am, runs for 17 weeks

This course is the first of three math courses offered in our high school completion series. Students will earn credit while studying for the HiSet. Topics covered include ratios, proportions, integers, and the concept of algebraic thinking. Class will meet twice a week. One meeting will allow students to meet in person if they choose. The second class meeting of the week will be held online.

Student technology requirements are a laptop, tablet, or desktop (not a phone), camera, microphone, and hi-speed Internet. If you need assistance with technology, please let us know.

Styles of Literature

Free

with Phil Wormuth

Calendar Jan 19, 2021 at 11 am, runs for 18 weeks

Participate in a reading-intensive class that explores sixteen styles (genres) of classic writing, including: action and adventure, allegory, article, autobiography, biography, dialogue, drama, diary/memoir, essay, fiction, horror, letter, non-fiction, poetry, science-fiction, and speech. Explore a rich collection of high-interest texts to discover how writers meticulously craft their works in compelling and dramatic ways. In this class, you will build both reading and writing skills for any future writing needs. Students who siccessfully complete this course will earn 1 English or Elective credit.

Civics: US and THEM

Free

with Phil Wormuth

Calendar Jan 19, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 18 weeks

What is the American Dream? Read and discuss a series of real-life, U.S. historical case studies that chronicle the struggles of a variety of groups and individuals in their quest to achieve social justice and equal treatment under the law. Learn about the religious intolerance of the Puritans, follow the exploits of a North Carolina slave girl as she follows her dream to freedom. Research and discuss the roots of US social history and government. Students who complete this course will earn one US History or Civics credit.

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Civics - Online

Free

with Phil Wormuth

Calendar Jan 19, 2021 at 2 pm, runs for 17 weeks

This online course will provide students with an understanding of the foundations of American government, rights and responsibilities of citizens, political views of various parties, branches of government, American voting process and economic system, and more… This course meets the requirements for a high school diploma credit and for the HiSET.

Note: Students will need access to a computer or other device and access to the internet.

Avid Writing for College and Career

Free

with Phil Wormuth

Calendar Jan 20, 2021 at 10:30 am, runs for 18 weeks

In this writing-intensive class, work to improve your writing, reading, critical thinking, and research skills. Course activities also focus on developing skills necessary for college and/or career success: public speaking, self-advocacy, teamwork, time management and organization. Participation in a variety of interactive and challenging activities will help you develop your writing style and skills. High school completion students will earn one credit for completing this class.





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