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Call for Applications: BroadFutures' Fall 2020 Virtual Strengths Program (Updated)

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Online via Zoom

Contact: Carole Trevey   ctrevey@broadfutures.org  

Sponsored by: BroadFutures

https://broadfutures.org/2020/07/14/fall-2020-strengths-program/

BroadFutures' Strengths Program is an intensive, interactive five-week program for young people with learning and attention issues that focuses on college and career readiness. The program offers an innovative delivery of a virtual curriculum for alternative learners:

  • Integration of the arts/drama
  • Use of virtual breakout rooms
  • Incorporation of mindfulness/yoga
  • Direct instruction limited to 10-15 minute periods
  • Collaborative projects and presentations

Participants will:

  • Develop professional communication and self-advocacy skills.
  • Master effective strategies for managing their time and building their executive functioning skills.
  • Understand their learning style, strengths, and areas of support; learn how to ask for accommodations at school and in the workplace.
  • Build and refine their resume; enhance and elevate their LinkedIn profile.
  • Learn the art of writing a strong cover letter.
  • Understand and practice how to ace the interview.
  • Learn financial literacy tips and tricks.

Participants may also work on an independent project or portfolio with the support of the BroadFutures team.

Access to a computer and reliable internet connection will be necessary.

DATES:
9/29/20 - 10/30/20
Monday - Friday
10:00am - 2:30pm EST

Independent Project/Portfolio:
10/30/20 - 11/27/20

COST:
$3,250

Independent Project/Portfolio:
$1,050

Scholarships are available based on need.

HOW TO SIGN UP:
If interested, please fill out this form.

If you have any questions or need an accommodation(s), please email Carole Trevey at ctrevey@broadfutures.org.


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