Future Ready: Getting All Students Prepared For College And Careers

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Future Ready: Getting All Students Prepared For College And Careers

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Course Description: By the end of high school, every student should be prepared for their futures, whether that includes a two- or four-year college education, job training program, or successful career plan. In order to be successful in these paths, students need to be proficient in a foundational knowledge base, a set of transitional skills to shift from K12 to postsecondary education, and a source of cognitive strategies to self-advocate and learn. However, unique barriers exist for specific groups of students to attain these knowledge and skills, leading to a significant population of graduates unsuccessfully completing their career goals and postsecondary education paths.

The purpose of this class is to address the barriers preventing groups of students from being college and career ready. More specifically, this course will analyze the challenges that face low-income students, first-generation students, students of color, LGBTQ students, students with disabilities, and undocumented students. Participants in this course will reflect on existing resources and policies which act to increase student success, including Affirmative Action and Title IX. At the end of this course, participants will reflect on what they can do to increase the college and career readiness in their students, and they will develop an implementation plan to increase the college and career readiness of their marginalized students.

This is a one credit course.

Click here to view the full course syllabus.

Upcoming sections:

August 25, 2019 - September 14, 2019
September 29, 2019 - October 19, 2019
October 27, 2019 - November 16, 2019
December 1, 2019 - December 21, 2019
December 29, 2019 - January 18, 2020
February 2, 2020 - February 22, 2020
March 1, 2020 - March 21, 2020
April 5, 2020 - April 25, 2020
May 3, 2020 - May 23, 2020
June 7, 2020 - June 27, 2020
June 28, 2020 - July 18, 2020
July 19, 2020 - August 8, 2020
August 16, 2020 - September 5, 2020
September 20, 2020 - October 10, 2020
October 18, 2020 - November 7, 2020
November 22, 2020 - December 12, 2020
December 20, 2020 - January 9, 2021
January 24, 2021 - February 13, 2021
February 21, 2021 - March 13, 2021
March 28, 2021 - April 17, 2021
April 25, 2021 - May 15, 2021

Course Fees (🚨🚨FLASH SALE: $35 License Renewal and $135 Grad Credit now through 8/23!🚨🚨):

License Renewal (ISEA member) - $35
License Renewal (non-ISEA) - $35
Para credit - $35
Graduate Credit (ISEA member) - $135
Graduate Credit (non-ISEA) - $135
Audit - $35

If you have any questions or would like to pay with a check, please contact academy@iowasafeschools.org or call 515.381.0588.

Participants are limited to 12 graduate credits per semester (Fall, Spring, Summer).

Cancellation/Refund Policy
All course cancellations or requests to change credit type must be received in writing or electronically at least fourteen days prior to the class start date. All refunds requested before this deadline will be subject to a $40 cancellation fee per course cancelled. No refunds will be issued on cancellations received after this deadline, however, we can move you to a future session of the same course if possible. Iowa Safe Schools reserves the right to cancel any course in the event of insufficient registration, in which case a full refund will be issued. Cancelled courses may be rescheduled at a later date.

Sale Policy
Sales are honored only during the dates the sale is active at the time of your registration. We do not honor current sales for previously registered or completed courses.

Transcripts
Please allow up to two weeks for transcripts to be processed following a course end date. Request your transcripts by going to http://www.safeschoolsacademy.org/transcripts.

 

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