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LEAP workshops are offered to all high school students every Tuesday from 12:00-1:30 pm at JVA in partnership with Junior Achievement

Attend the LEAP workshop series being offered on Tuesday afternoons at JVA! Each workshop will last 1.5-2 hours and cover a skill or topic applicable to your life as an adult. After each workshop, you will also have the opportunity to produce a demonstration of your learning to earn additional hours. Every 20 hours earned through a combination of workshop attendance and demonstrations will be recorded as .25 elective credit on your transcript. 

Join the LEAP course in Schoology to access workshop descriptions and sign up. Go to Courses in Schoology and click "My Courses" in the upper right. Click on "Join a Course" and enter BFFTK-5J7TX as the access code.

Here’s a partial list of upcoming workshops. More details will be announced later.   

  • LEAP Workshop #1: Owl or Lark?  Know YOUR schedule!  Tuesday, August 20th 12-1:30pm.
  • LEAP Workshop #2: Spartan College Presentation/Finding Your Career Path LEAP Workshop #2: Spar will be presenting at 12:00 on Tuesday, August 27th about careers in the airline & finding the right career fit. If students are interested in the airline industry, we encourage you to attend! We also have an Aviation Day Field Trip coming up on Sept 6th. See story below.
  • LEAP Workshop #3: Post Secondary Options and How-to Guide Tuesday, September 3, Mrs. Mentlik will be giving a brief overview of the application process for tech-trade schools, 2yr, and 4 yr colleges and show students how to use Naviance to search for schools and scholarships. 
  • LEAP Workshop #4: Encore Electric Presentation Encore Electric be presenting about career opportunities in the Electric field on Tuesday, September 10th at 12:30 pm . After their presentation, students can try their hand at Encore's Mobile Escape Room! That's right, Encore will have an escape room set up in the JVA parking lot! 
  • LEAP Workshop #5: Nutrition & Healthy Eating (Metro State College - Department of Nutrition) Tuesday, September 17th 10-11am. 
  • LEAP Workshop #6: Pipefitters Union Presentation - Apprenticeship Program, Career Pathways, & Virtual Reality Welding Experience On Tuesday, September 24th 12-1:30pm two union members will speak about career opportunities in the Pipefitters and about their apprenticeship program, which is open to 18 year old high school graduates. They have been recruiting juniors / seniors to start in their program after graduation. During the apprenticeship, students will get on the job training and will be paid $15.38 per hour, and then hired full time after they successfully complete their apprenticeship. They will bring their VR Welding machine to give students some hands on Pipefitter experience. 
  • LEAP Workshop 7: Red Rocks Community College Admissions - October 1st at 12:00 - Thinking of applying to Red Rocks Community College? This workshop is for you! An admissions representative from Red Rocks will be speaking with JVA students. Come hear about the programs and degrees available at Red Rocks and learn about how to apply.
  • LEAP Workshop 8: Careers in Healthcare - October 8th at 12:00 - Attend this workshop if you want to learn more about opportunities in Healthcare industry, from emergency and intensive care to community and mental health. 


If you are interested in joining the mentor program, please feel free to speak with Suzanne Mentlik - 720-773-0368 - Suzanne.Mentlik@jeffco.k12.co.us. 

Workshop 7: Red Rocks Community College Admissions (10/1 at 12:00)
Thinking of applying to Red Rocks Community College? This workshop is for you! An admissions representative from Red Rocks will be speaking with JVA students. Come hear about the programs and degrees available at Red Rocks and learn about how to apply. 
Workshop 8: Careers in Healthcare (with our school nurse Christine Frost) (10/8 at 12:00) Attend this workshop if you want to learn more about opportunities in Healthcare industry, from emergency and intensive care to community and mental health. 
Workshop 7: Red Rocks Community College Admissions (10/1 at 12:00)
Thinking of applying to Red Rocks Community College? This workshop is for you! An admissions representative from Red Rocks will be speaking with JVA students. Come hear about the programs and degrees available at Red Rocks and learn about how to apply. 
Workshop 8: Careers in Healthcare (with our school nurse Christine Frost) (10/8 at 12:00) Attend this workshop if you want to learn more about opportunities in Healthcare industry, from emergency and intensive care to community and mental health. 
Workshop 7: Red Rocks Community College Admissions (10/1 at 12:00)
Thinking of applying to Red Rocks Community College? This workshop is for you! An admissions representative from Red Rocks will be speaking with JVA students. Come hear about the programs and degrees available at Red Rocks and learn about how to apply. 
Workshop 8: Careers in Healthcare (with our school nurse Christine Frost) (10/8 at 12:00) Attend this workshop if you want to learn more about opportunities in Healthcare industry, from emergency and intensive care to community and mental health. 
Workshop 7: Red Rocks Community College Admissions (10/1 at 12:00)
Thinking of applying to Red Rocks Community College? This workshop is for you! An admissions representative from Red Rocks will be speaking with JVA students. Come hear about the programs and degrees available at Red Rocks and learn about how to apply. 
Workshop 8: Careers in Healthcare (with our school nurse Christine Frost) (10/8 at 12:00) Attend this workshop if you want to learn more about opportunities in Healthcare industry, from emergency and intensive care to community and mental health. 
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