EDUCATION

 

COLLEGE EXPLORATION PROGRAM FOR REFUGEE YOUTH (16-24)

Refugee youth ages 16-24 who are rising juniors, seniors, or high school graduates.  Focus on English skills needed for college, personal & professional development,
college exploration.

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COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF VERMONT

The Community College of Vermont, a Vermont State College, supports and challenges all students in meeting their educational goals through an abiding commitment to access, affordability, and student success.  CCV is Vermont’s second largest college, serving over 7,000 students each semester. With twelve locations and extensive online learning options, our students don’t have to travel far from their communities to access our degree and certificate programs, workforce, secondary and continuing education opportunities, and academic and veterans support services.

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Take a class on topics such as life skills, job readiness, parenting, or safe dating.Get help with needs such as applying for jobs or state benefits, or finding a place to live.

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EARLY PROMISE PROGRAM   logo-1

Early Promise is a, a program of individual supports that starts in kindergarten and extends throughout high school and beyond, all with the ultimate goal of post-secondary academic success.

Our Academic Center is directly across the street from our main Clubhouse.  It is the home of our Early Promise education staff, has all of the latest technology and is open to our registered Club members for various planned academic activities throughout the week.  Our Academic Center also welcomes teens during “drop-in” hours.

Grades K-8:  As planned in the Club’s after school schedule

Teen drop-in hours: Monday through Friday, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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C.A.R.E. Program  Champlain College

C.A.R.E — Champlain’s Achievement, Retention and Excellence — is designed to help students succeed and thrive. The program combines the best of research on retention and success for underrepresented students,

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MULTI CULTURAL YOUTH PROGRAM AT SPECTRUM

The Multicultural Youth Program works with teenagers and young adults from diverse backgrounds, with a focus on working with youth and their families who may self-identify as multicultural or as refugees. Our goal is to help them connect to resources, services, and programs in the community, develop leadership and peer mentoring skills, and gain the knowledge, life skills, and encouragement to success on their particular paths of education and growth.

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NEXT STEP

Occurring each January, Next Step provides 65 participants (undergraduate, graduate, staff and faculty) with a personal and collective experience in which to further develop their own knowledge and skills about their own social identities. Participants learn how to become better change agents and activists against racism, sexism, heterosexism, ableism, religious discrimination, classism and other socially constructed oppressions.

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PARENT UNIVERSITY

The Parent University is an education program for parents of children in the Burlington After school Program. Parents participate in classes and workshops at the Sustainability Academy at Lawrence Barnes three times a week during the after school program when school is in session. The Parent University works in partnership with community organizations to provide a variety of offerings to enrich, engage and empower parents as equal partners in the education and well-being of their children.

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Pride Center Vermont   PCVT_Logo_CMYK

Pride Center of Vermont (PCVT) is New England’s most comprehensive community center dedicated to advancing community and the health and safety of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Vermonters.

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The mission of Upward Bound is to enroll high school participants in a program that provides the services and motivational activities to assure their graduation from high school and their enrollment in and successful completion of a post secondary educational program.

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Vermont Adult Learning

Vermont Adult Learning is a learning environment with encouraging teachers who allow you to work at your own pace and help you learn strategies that work uniquely just for you.

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VSAC’s Outreach programs encourage and help less-advantaged young people pursue some form of education and training beyond high school. Outreach provides information on career awareness and development, college planning, college selection, and financial aid in individual and group settings. In addition to serving middle and high school students, Outreach also works with adults to help them reach career and education goals.

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Our mission at Advanced Welding Institute is to properly train students to become structural and pipe welders to meet the current demands of the industry.

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