Crash Course: Road Map to Success

Young adults aged 14 to 24 will get to take a virtual seat in the series to learn professional development and life skills ranging from public speaking to healthy relationships. The crash course aims to help young adults prepare for their careers and next steps in life.

The series is free, but registration is required. Dates, details, and registration for future courses in this series will also be made available on Facebook.

If you have any questions, please contact Tawnya Russell, Manager of Youth Services, at trussell@brightonco.gov.

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UPCOMING COURSES

Continue to check here for our list of upcoming courses and registration for our 2021 Crash Course Series.

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PAST COURSES

October 26, 2020

The Simple Secret to Success – Lisa Dimino White

There’s no denying that times are tough right now. Whether you’re currently in high school, college, or elbows-deep in your job search, you’ve probably got a lot on your mind. Add in the stress of COVID, general divisiveness, and political uncertainties that surround us and things can seem pretty overwhelming. Despite these challenges, and whatever else may be on your plate, there are simple strategies guaranteed to add more joy to your life and to the lives of those around you. Which, by the way, is the key to success - both personally and professionally. Participants will be entered into a drawing to win a free autographed copy of “Bursting With Happiness,” written by the workshop presenter.

Lisa Dimino White is a coach, speaker, and author of the book “Bursting With Happiness.” With over twenty years of experience in marketing and communications management, she now focuses on her sole purpose: to inspire others to actively seek out and create more joy for themselves, their communities, and all of humankind. Learn more at www.thejoyseeker.com.

November 2, 2020

Professional Toolkit - Sarah R. Cowan

In this interactive Zoom session, participants will learn how to define and communicate a personal brand. We will cover the basics of a professional toolkit— including using LinkedIn as a strategic networking tool, how to tailor a resume to reflect the skills most sought after by top employers, and tips for effective interviewing.

Sarah is the Program Manager for the Scholars & Honors Programs in the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder. In this capacity, she provides leadership training, academic support, and professional development coaching for nearly 600 top-achieving CU students, as well as teaches two courses and leads students on international trips each year. Sarah is passionate about experiential learning and cross-cultural exchange. Prior to joining the Leeds School of Business in 2015, Sarah worked in volunteer management, natural foods, and journalism. A New England native, Sarah first came to Colorado as an AmeriCorps NCCC member in 2010.

November 9, 2020

Understanding Credit - Jaci Finley

Learn about credit, what it impacts beyond borrowing money, and how to establish great credit to set yourself up for success.

Jaci Finley is the Member Engagement Specialist at Denver Community Credit Union. She specializes in presenting financial education and providing one-on-one financial coaching to help people achieve their goals.

November 16, 2020

Virtual Cooking Class - Nicole Sattler

In this virtual how to class, Nicole will show you how to batch cook breakfast burritos for a healthy grab and go option.

Participants will receive a shopping list prior to the class as well as step-by-step instructions. Come with ingredients and leave with new tips, tricks and a healthy breakfast to nourish you through the week.

Nicole Sattler is a nutritionist, health coach, foodie, entertainer extraordinaire, organization junkie, wannabe Food Network star and chocolate connoisseur. As a result of her own health journey, she has become truly passionate about how food impacts our well being. Her goal is to help you nourish your body and create a lifelong change.