YCCS U - Semester 2 (2021) has ended
Semester 2 : February 8, 2021 to June 22, 2021
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Monday, June 14 • 1:05pm - 2:05pm
*LIFE SKILLS (What's Next After Graduation?) LIMITED

Limited Capacity seats available

Course Offered: 2nd Semester
Monday, Tuesdays and Wednesdays (Office)
Online Course Curriculum : https://register.driversedpermit.com/courses-selection/?st=il&src=yccs20
Time: 11:05-2:05

A career in the 21st century will require many new skill-sets and knowledge. Do you have a vision and a plan for your life 1, 2, and 10 years after high school? Start now to plan your future. Explore various career paths and determine what is the right path for you. This class will help you develop the confidence, determination and autonomy to pursue life and career choices that will lead to personal and professional independence.
In this course students will develop self-sufficiency by exploring their career interests, skills and personal preferences in order to plan for future life choices and job opportunities. Students will learn about professional resources to assist them in their job search. They will also study for the State Driver’s License Exam.


Patrice Allen Life Skills Overcoming Obstacles
10 week Syllabus

Week One
  • Confidence Building
  • Communication Skills

Week Two
  • Decision Making Skills
  • Setting and achieving goals

Week Three

  • Skills for school and beyond
  • A game plan for college 

Week Four
  • Getting the job 
  • On the job skills

Week Five
  • Healthy Eating
  • Positive Relationships

Week Six
  • Independent Living
  • Budgeting 

Week Seven
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Internet and Mobile safety

Week Eight
  • Leadership Skills
  • Social Intelligence

Week Nine
  • Diversity
  • Helping others

Week Ten
  • Creating a Service Learning Project

Adjunct Instructors
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Patrice Allen

College and Career Coach, Progressive Leadership Academy
Ms. Patrice Allen has been a Youth Development Professional for 18 years. She currently teaches Life Skills, Job Readiness and Financial Literacy at YCCS-Progressive Leadership Academy. Ms. Allen helps students develop a better understanding of themselves by teaching them strategies... Read More →

Monday June 14, 2021 1:05pm - 2:05pm CDT

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