The program consists of hour-long courses that cover everything from financial literacy to resume writing to leadership skills. The most popular component of the program is career exploration. Suits for Seniors has developed partnerships with police, firefighters, bankers, lawyers, business owners, nonprofit executives, and elected officials who act as guest speakers. The second program is a career exploration program for adults. Clients receive career counseling, resume assistance, and multiple suits.
Our engaging core curriculum, world language, AP®, CTE, and elective courses are designed to help students in grades 9–12 meet the challenge of Common Core and state standards, as well as your state’s graduation requirements. Rigorous, interactive courses keep students focused on the content they need to learn, which is designed to foster the advanced critical thinking and analytical skills they will need in post-secondary education. Our courses can be used for initial credit or credit recovery as well as content or concept recovery in order to ensure subject-area mastery.
“We try to build motivation, accountability, ownership, and responsibility,” through the wraparound supports created for graduation candidates.
"One student said he “couldn’t cut it in high school” because the teacher wouldn’t stop to answer his questions. After completing his first-class through our program he said, “I know I’m not stupid anymore. I’ve gotten my pride back.”