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YOUTH IN BUSINESS TRAINING PROGRAM GIVEN A YES AT
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AYES Youth In Business Training Program by Sisters In Business.Net
Chattanooga State Technical Community College
YOUTH IN BUSINESS PROGRAM GETS 'A YES' AT CHATTANOOGA STATE
Empowering Socio-Economic Development of Youth through Education,
Employment & Entrepreneurship
Chattanooga, Tennessee -
January 31, 2008 Chattanooga State Technical Community
College will host Sisters In Business.Net's AYES Youth In Business
Training Program as part of its Spring and Summer 2008 Continuing
Education and Workforce Development class schedule. (See catalog
below) AYES (Alternative Youth Economic Solutions) is designed for
youth/young adults 15 and older as a way of supplementing their life
and career paths with alternative income options.
Workshop-like classes will provide upbeat, hands-on, and interactive
learning, that is results-oriented and offers three diverse
certificates: Computer Operations, Office Skills, and Interpersonal
Skills Development. Students will create business projects, a
professional portfolio, and leverage networking resources to help
assure job readiness and a competitive edge in the marketplace.
Scholarship funding is also available.
The purpose of AYES is to empower youth as employees and
entrepreneurs through education, enrichment, enterprise, employment
and economic development. The program also serves to help generate
paying positions for students in the form of high-school and college
internships, part-time and full-time positions, and entrepreneur
The program, designed and developed by Tekelia Kelly, founder and
owner of Sisters In Business.Net and Chattanooga State adjunct
Computer Technology instructor, will interface with area businesses
seeking to connect with today's young workforce, and offer
employment, networking and/or business partnering opportunities.
Businesses will be given the opportunity to serve as subject matter
experts on class business projects and applications as they relate
to their businesses, and have a platform to demo products and
services, share company information, and present job opportunities.
The two-tiered program has a curriculum that can be delivered as
tracks themed: "Mind Your Business", which focuses on developing
one's business skills for personal life and career; and "Mind Your
Own Business", which focuses on developing one's entrepreneur
Computer technology and business skills training, blended with
career development, mentoring, and business community interaction,
make for viable alternatives that can empower the socio-economic
development and income opportunities of youth. That's 'A Yes'!
For more information about the AYES Youth In Business program at
Chattanooga State Technical Community College, please visit
To register and for information about
scholarships, contact Chattanooga State at 423-697-3100.
If you are a business or professional who would like to
participate in the program as a class presenter, sponsor,
employer, mentor, and/or other type of supporter please contact
Tekelia Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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P. O. Box 25548 Chattanooga, TN 37422-5548