The Futures for Frontliners program offers Michigan residents 18 years and older the opportunity to complete high school and pursue a career path at a community college or job training program. It is open to all adults who worked in an essential industry at least part-time for 11 weeks between April 1st and June 30th.
For those who need to complete their high school diploma or GED, Harrison Center, the adult education wing of Port Huron Schools, offers the tools and support to help students succeed. Harrison has a teacher on site Monday – Friday for students. Fridays are by appointment only for those who want to limit their contact with others. Students can take classes, get individual tutoring, and/or work at home to finish their high school diploma or study for their GED tests.
Harrison Center’s Career Navigator, Sandy Hunwick, helps students with any barriers they face on the path to high school completion, and then she helps them move on to the next part of their educational journey at college or a career training center. When asked about the benefits of the Futures for Frontliners program, she aid, “If you were thinking that you’d love to go back to school, now there’s a way. This is a pathway to help you afford college and expensive career training programs. If you worked, now there’s a way.”
For more information on eligibility, and to apply to the Futures for Frontliners program, visit the website <HERE> Applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM on December 31, 2020.
To learn more about Harrison Center, visit their website <HERE>.
Reporting for WGRT – Jessie Wiegand