The American Musical and Dramatic Academy, one of American, premiere college of performing arts, is holding auditions in San Francisco in January and April of 2010. Scholarships are available. For more information go to www.amda.edu
We train you in the skills the real world demands at no cost to you. Job Corps is the nation's largest career technical training and education program for students ages 16 through 24. It is a U.S. Department of Laborprogram, established in 1964, that provides 100,000 students per year with hands-on training in America's fastest growing careers. If you're motivated to work hard to reach your goals and you're serious about taking control of your life, then you've got what it takes to succeed in Job Corps. All you need to join Job Corps is: 1. be at least 16 years of age. 2. Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. 3. Meet income requirements. http://recruiting.jobcorps.gov/about.aspx
QuestBridges expanded College Prep Scholarship will equip over 1,000 outstanding low-income high school juniors to compete for admission to top-ranked colleges. www.questbridge.org
NISHATI~STUDENT SUCCESS PROGRAM
The goal of the new African-American retention program at Ohlone College is to meet the needs of a diverse college community and ensure success by offering comprehensive retention services. Nishati is dedicated to enhancing the cultural and educational experience of African American and other students. It is believed that when the voices and histories of students are deliberately and intentionally recognized, the opportunity for self-efficacy emerges and a foundation is formed for academic success. The program services will include counseling, learning communities, peer mentoring, trips to universities, cultural events, leadership opportunities, and career development. For more information go to www.ohlone.edu/nishati
We know that financial issues and a history of poor school performance can make educational dreams seem impossible. But, at Job Corps, we believe that every student can accomplish their goals through commitment and dedication. With a government-funded $25,000 scholarship and the support of talented staff and instructors, thousand of students graduate annually for Job Corps with a high school diploma or GEC and career technical training certificates from a variety of fields. At San Jose Job corps, students are provided with housing, buffet-style dining, basic health care and dental care, an Eco Pass, a bi-weekly stipend, and clothing allotment. After the training day students can participate in recreational and social activities, work part-time or take classes at the local community colleges, (tuition reimbursement is provided). Please call 408-254-5627 for more information
MARCH 2 SUCCESS
Prepare to enhance math, science, and English skills. Learn valuable strategies for taking standardized tests. March 2 Success, an on-line preparation, self-paced course, can improve your performance on standardized test by improving your math, science and English skills. Now the Army is extending its commitment to success to young adults still in school with March 2 Success. March 2 Success is free. There is no obligation. If you choose to be contacted by a recruiter you may accomplish that during registration. For further information and registration sign onto www.march2success.com
CITY YEAR SAN JOSE/SILICON VALLEY VISITORS PROGRAM
City Year is a 10-month fulltime service program that challenges 17-24 years olds to strengthen and build community. Our corps of members work 45-60 hours a week, collectively providing more than 100,000 hours of service throughout 10 months, while serving in under-served schools, community centers, and running weekend service learning initiative for youth. City Year is a proud member of AmeriCorps and was, in fact, a model for AmeriCorps. City Year works to build stronger communities, a stronger country, and a better world through service. Every small task at City Year is part of this ambitious mission.
MONEY FOR HIGHER EDUCATION* At the end of your commitment, you will receive an education award of $4,725 through AmeriCorps. You can apply the award towards a college degree, graduate school, or existing or future qualified student loans. Dozens of colleges and universities across the country augment the AmeriCorps education award in some way, such as waived registration fees, course credits, or service scholarships.
To allow more of our community to be introduced to City Year in a meaningful way we now offer the Visitors Program. Visits can vary in length from one hour to a full day, depending on your schedule. Contact Brynne Speizer, 116 Paseo de San Antonio, San Jose, Ca 95112, (408) 907-6546 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information and to schedule a visit.
Teen Leadership Academy
-Earn community service hours for school
-Develop community pride for Fremont
-Earn credit as a scout, church, or youth group member
-Learn skills for a future career
-Meet and make new friends
The Teen Leadership Academy is designed to provide our youth & teen population opportunities to gain real life and work experience through civic engagement. Junior high & high school age young people are given an opportunity to perform community service while learning the principles of project management, work ethic, leadership, team work, and character building.
The two programs available under the Teen Leadership Academy are Counselor in Training (CIT) and the Youth Service Corps. Click on the program flyer attached (or go to www.regerec.com - teen programs - Teen Leadership Academy) to learn more about what they have to offer for our local teen volunteers.
If you have specific questions call (510) 790-5546 about the Youth Service Corps (YSC) or (510) 494-4344 about the Counselor in Training (C.I.T.) program or Rena Dein at email@example.com.