Summer School Consumer Education Course

Consumer Education introduces students to such topics as establishing credit and using it wisely, investing, buying or leasing an automobile, establishing and maintaining savings and checking accounts, choosing an apartment, filing federal and state income tax forms, as well as smart shopping techniques. This class provides experience through class projects and is supplemented with guest speakers from the community.  Consumer Education will provide the skills necessary to allow students to make sound financial decisions intelligently as they transition to independent living.  Development of job seeking and job keeping skills such as dependability, cooperation, and initiative are important components of this course. 


CONSUMER EDUCATION 

Semester 1 ONLY - Open only to students grades 10, 11, & 12
Credit: 1 semester
Prerequisites: None
June 7-10, 14-17, 21-23
8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.