|LAYC/MMYC PG County Out-of-School Program|
|Thursday, 08 March 2012 13:30|
LAYC/MMYC in Prince George’s County provides guidance and support to in-school and out-of school youth so that they can succeed in the workplace, advance their education and develop as leaders and active residents of their communities. The program is funded by the Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation Youth Services Division through a Workforce Investment Act grant.
The Workforce Investment program for out-of-school students offers a holistic program of job skills and life skills training, job placement services, GED preparation, one-on-one tutoring and support services for out-of-school youth ages 16-20.
Youth without a high school diploma have the opportunity to take GED classes to prepare them for taking the "General Educational Development" exam. These classes focus on writing, reading, social studies, science, and math. Academic tutoring is also provided as needed. If a participant wishes to continue with school, the GED Instructor will help him/her identify and apply to an appropriate post-secondary academic program and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Alongside the GED classes, students receive job readiness training in preparation to enter the workforce as well as assistance searching for employment.
The job readiness training curriculum covers:
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