Educating for the future
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Ready, Set Go! is a work readiness and academic skills enhancement program comprised of three essential components:
The coursework stresses academics, time management, teamwork, workplace ethics, and conflict resolution. Students have the oppportunity to earn a nationally recognized certification from the International Business Training Association in Customer Service.
Ready, Set, Go! is a prerequisite for all Focus: HOPE job training and education programs.
St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center: For students who were unable to complete high school, GED preparation is available at the Machinist Training Institute on the Focus: HOPE campus through The Education Experience GED Tutoring program. One-on-one tutoring sessions are available Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.. Program orientation is every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.. For more informaiton call 313.535.9200
Harris Literacy Adult Education Program: This program is a partnership with Wayne State University and offers basic math and reading lessons to adults who test below 6th grade levels. The 15 week classes begin in January, May and September. Reading classes are Monday and Wednesday; 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Math classes are Tuesday and Thursday; 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. For more information call 313.494.4300.
Reading Works Detroit: Ready, Set, Go! is an impact partner that receives support from Reading Works Detroit. Reading Works is dedicated to raising the level of adult literacy in metro Detroit.
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