We are a 501 (C) 3, non-profit corporation dedicated to forming
self-empowered teams that improve life skills including but not
limited to team building and project management as well as
undertaking problem solving.
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Is for young adults( that may
have not completed H.S. or high school
graduates that have no career direction) to provide the
resourses needed to learn skills
that helps them succeed in a career or additional schooling
(college and career readiness (CCR)) and be a better community
Project Academy aims to equip at-risk young adults with the
skills and knowledge they need to be successful in both
their personal and professional lives. Through a combination
of life skills training, peer learning, and organizational
knowledge, we aim to help these students develop the mindset
of an owner and understand how corporations and
Our program is unique in that it teaches these skills in a project-based
environment, utilizing a peer learning approach and
emphasizing teamwork, problem-solving, and interpersonal
The program is structured as a multi-month series of projects and classes,
with ongoing follow-ups to ensure continued progress and
success. By equipping these young adults with the tools they
need to succeed, we hope to not only benefit the individuals
themselves, but also society and the organizations that hire
them as productive, valuable members of the workforce.
The Future of Work Requires Non-Technical Expertise
advanced technologies automate our world in more ubiquitous
ways, we naturally assume that technical skills will be in the
highest demand in the future job market. But as revealed in a
recent report from the World Economic Forum (WEF), among many
other studies, the rise of ever-smarter machines demands a surge
in the social and emotional abilities machines cannot master.
Soft skills such as adaptability, creative thinking, persuasion,
relationship mastery, the ability to deal with complexity, and
time management are increasingly valuable to companies as they
become more dynamic, interconnected, and flexible by necessity.
However, HR professionals report difficulty recruiting
candidates who have these very skills!
Developing people for the new
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This learning process starts with a group of between 5-8
individuals, who will work together starting with an
ice-breaker, then forming a learning team, followed by selecting
a problem, working on solving the problem and finishing up with
a testing and reporting activity to the community. During these
tasks, life-skills will be infused in the process.
The expected outcomes are as follows:
Students learning about
themselves and building a brand statement.
Using a peer learning
process with two students working together on the
Uses questioning, why, what and how while doing
Developing an engineering & team mind-set. (Teams
build character, culture and community.)
Internalize the problem-solving process & Thinking
Connection to various life skills used in the
community, business and schools.
Begin a path for lifelong learning.
This learning concept is a combination of on-line web based
(Flip process), collaborative web team software
and a facilitator to tie it all together. The basic process is
learning about self, being part of a team, tool needed, problems solving,
presenting your conclusion to the community and reflection.
Life skills are infused during this process.
Our uniqueness for
Example of a 16 week curriculum