There are lots of advantages to studying and practising life expertise as a highschool scholar. For instance, having the ability to efficiently steadiness a month-to-month finances could not appear essential when a dad or mum is managing the payments, however monetary and different issues can happen when a scholar doesn’t have the fundamental understanding of accountable funds previous to residing on their very own.
Serving to college students grasp a radical understanding of life expertise for “actual life” is without doubt one of the advantages of the Bulldogs to Eagles Enterprise program taught by Stanly Neighborhood School’s Lorie Narolewski. Every week, the Enterprise Administration program head taught enterprise programs at Albemarle Excessive College (AHS) to juniors and seniors.
“Most of the college students who enroll in this system could or is probably not going to varsity,” says Narolewski, “however they wish to study the abilities wanted to stay and work on their very own. Regardless of the profession path a scholar chooses, this system prepares them for a profitable begin after highschool.”
Due to this system, 10 AHS college students accomplished 5 programs to earn Enterprise Administration Advertising Certificates from SCC in Could.
A few of the subject material taught within the enterprise administration program included: School Scholar Success, Introduction to Enterprise, Budgeting, Communication, Important Considering, Enterprise Regulation, Advertising, and Constructing and Defending Your Credit score Rating.
“College students really feel extra assured going into the workforce due to the life expertise they acquire in this system,” says Narolewski. “I get pleasure from giving college students a glimpse of what school or residing on their very own will be like. Each younger individual wants each benefit to begin out on a stable footing and the Bulldogs to Eagles program does simply that.”
These and different lessons taught by SCC on the Albemarle Excessive College campus assist college students discover what persevering with their schooling previous commencement might be like.
“Taking these lessons in highschool can present college students they’ve what it takes to proceed on their academic journey,” says Jeff Parsons, SCC chief educational officer and vp of educational affairs. “These college students proved to themselves they may do it and now have the boldness to attend SCC and even four-year faculties and universities.”