This program is available to our Seniors, giving them the opportunity to pursue a professional certification in lieu of some elective courses, or their whole curriculum if they've already fulfilled their graduation requirements. This empowers students to be able to enter the workforce with a well-paid job immediately after high school. Program eligibility is determined by a student's ability to meet graduation requirements.*
Any certification, training program, or career prep opportunity that is provided by a college, business, or educational service provider, may be submitted for approval by Empowerment Academy.** Listed below are popular certification programs. Availability may vary. We will continue to update this list with new programs that are submitted and approved.
Find a new program to submit for approval by doing some research to find out what certifications are required to pursue your career goals! Don't know what you want to do yet? That's what exploration electives are all about!
*Students must have completed enough Core curriculum credits to be eligible to take specific certification trainings, in order to ensure that they can graduate. This number will vary. Most programs require an age of 18 prior to completion, testing, and certification. Some require age 18 prior to training. All activities are subject to approval. **Any program may be online or in person. All certifications a must be discussed with an empowerment counsellor, and is subject to approval based on educational merit, EAAZ budget, and graduation requirements. Depending on the student's EAAZ program decision and the professional training cost, summer funding may be used to pay for the program. Discuss all options with an Empowerment Counsellor.