AN EVENING EDUCATIONAL AND YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
The Young Adult Borough Center (YABC) at Jefferson Campus is an evening educational and youth development program that provides over-aged, under-credited New York City high school students an alternative pathway to graduation. Students enrolled at YABC also include young adults who chose to leave daytime classes due to circumstances such as employment or adult responsibilities
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Learning To Work
Learning to Work (LTW) is our in-depth job readiness and career exploration component. LTW helps students develop skills to complete high school and succeed at work.
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Accredited online classes through our APEX system add to the flexibility and availability of learning modalities to prepare students for graduation and future employment opportunities.
UNIQUE SERVICES AND RESOURCES
YABC offers students an opportunity to participate in non-traditional, educational programming geared toward helping them prepare for a high school diploma and making critical career choices (i.e. college, employment or vocational training). This unique program combines academic classroom instruction, tutoring, career exploration, case management, work readiness training, and subsidized internships. Students attend classes Monday through Thursday, from 2:40 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. (at our site Saturday 9:00 AM-Noon).
YABCTJ offers college workshops, and conducts college fairs and college tours. We are also available to assist with college financial aid forms.
Job and Career Assistance
Job and career development services include job readiness and career exploration; resume development and writing; and assistance finding a job.
We offer individual counseling and group workshops; support for problem-solving; and help achieving personal goals.
Our programming includes academic tutoring and test preparation assistance.
Students who are enrolled in the YABC/LTW program have the opportunity to participate in job skills development activities, such as workshops, seminars, lectures, and volunteer internships while earning their high school diploma to move forward towards their life, career and academic goals
LeHendro R. Gadson - Director
Diana A. Pace - Assistant Director
Tamara Merjuste - Senior Advocate Counselor
Kiley Tracy - Academic Coordinator
Stephanie Samuel, Assistant Principal