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LEAP Workshops for Credit

Adulting - please waitHigh School Students! Attend the LEAP workshop series being offered on Tuesday afternoons at JVA! Each workshop will cover a skill or topic applicable to your life as an adult. After each workshop, you will also have the opportunity to produce a demonstration of your learning to earn additional hours. Every 20 hours earned through a combination of workshop attendance and demonstrations will be recorded as .25 elective credit on your transcript.

Join the LEAP course in Schoology to access workshop descriptions and sign up. Go to Courses in Schoology and click "My Courses" in the upper right. Click on "Join a Course" and enter BFFTK-5J7TX as the access code.

Here’s a preview of the upcoming workshops.  Dates and speakers may vary due to speaker availability.

 Workshop 1 9/11/18 1:30 pm  

Resume Building 101

In this session, we'll explore the basics of budgeting and how to boss your money around.  We'll talk about a zero-based budget including what it is, why it's important, how to create one, and what it takes to follow through.  You'll walk away feeling more confident on how to manage your day to day finances and with some first steps for getting started. 
 Workshop 2 9/24/18 1:30 pm  

Budgeting 101

How do I write a cover letter and resume that potential employers actually read? In this workshop, you’ll learn the do’s and don’ts of resume writing. You’ll walk away with resources and confidence to write a dynamic resume and cover letter in the hopes of landing a job. 

Workshop 3 10/16/18

12:00 pm

Buying a Car


A speaker from Auto Brokers of Colorado will be discussing how to buy a car. If you are thinking of buying a car in the future, come to this session! The car buying process will be broken down and explained in easy to understand terms to make sure you get the best deal!

Workshop 4  10/23/18

12:00 pm

Successful Interview Skills

We will review interview skills including phone interviews and face to face interviews. We will prepare for common interview questions and practice our answers before we are with a interviewer. By looking at the interviewer’s motives, we will prepare answers that make us stand out from the crowd.

Workshop 5

11/6

12:00 pm

Car Insurance

Representatives from Liberty Mutual will be discussing how to purchase car insurance. Come learn the ins and outs of car insurance, including how to find the best plan for you, the different types of coverage available, how insurance will help if you get into an car accident, and more!

Cancelled: Workshop 6

11/13

12:00 pm

Nutrition & Healthy Cooking

A similar workshop—Healthful Foods—is scheduled for December 11 at 12:00 pm.  

We are busy planning the LEAP Workshops for Second Semester with a special twist! Stay tuned for topics and dates.
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