Lionel Wilson College Preparatory Academy Career Discovery Program
Test drive future-proof careers while developing the soft-skills needed to succeed anywhere
How to Enroll
In order to get on the list for these programs, please reach out to Andy Cruz-Magana at Andy.Cruz-Magana@aspirepublicschools.org
Designed with every student in mind
Program Dates and Times
|Every Tuesday||3:00 pm - 6:00 pm PST||After School|
|Every Friday||2:00 pm - 5:00 pm PST||After School|
Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm PST
Type: After School
Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm PST
Type: After School
What You Can Expect
Learning that draws from your personal interests
Whether it's videogames, music, or specific brands, we look behind the curtain to explore what makes them go viral
Insight into the career pathways available to you
How are you supposed to know what you want to be when you grow up if you don't try it first? We make that easy
Challenges that make you think creatively
There isn't always just one answer. Come up with a solution that makes sense to you as you navigate each interactive activity
Content we Explore
In this program you’ll learn to code a friendly robot, working as a team to help it solve challenges while learning about all the different ways you could work in robotics as a career
Students will understand the structure and different types of code that help control the systems all throughout our society
Gain the fundamental skills needed to pursue coding after our program while having a starting point to build off of
Start your journey in games by discovering all of the different roles that come together to create a game project and find out which role speaks to you the most.
Learn how to scope out a game and decide what it will look like, how it works, and who will want to play it. Work as a team to come up with the foundation, story and main characters for your game!
Prepare and give your final game presentation with your team and show off your hard work to your friends and parents who are joining us for our final ceremony celebration!
We have the opportunity to tell our story every day in school, work, or simply while hanging out with friends so let’s explore how to tell a compelling story which captivates our listeners.
Students will develop a deeper sense of how to keep people engaged when speaking about a specific topic helping them in many facets of their lives. Understanding how to convey emotion helps our youth better empathize with others a key skill needed to thrive both personally and professionally.
From job interviews to making new friends, storytelling is all around us. By sharing with classmates students will gain the skills needed to be confident in their public speaking as well as their ability to weave together an engaging story.
Come together with your fellow students to develop your own startup business and first product idea! After learning how to identify your customer and validate their problems it's onto the fun part, creating a solution!
This real-life simulation will teach you the realities of working in the business world and the challenges you would face everyday.
Through the given industry framework students will build out the product design, marketing pieces, pricing, and overall their team “pitch” to investors seeking to support their company's big new launch!