PS Institute

At the PS Institute, we encourage you to explore new experiences, life skills, and career paths through a variety of certificate programs. Browse the descriptions below, then use the link to register for any (or all!) opportunities that interest you. All programming is FREE, includes free transportation, and snacks! Come join a community of students from across the Twin Cities at the PS Institute.

All programs take place at the Project Success Institute:

You can register at any time, even after the course you’re interested in has started. See below for specific course opportunities.

Registration Information

Register for any (or all!) of our certificates:

Register Here

Questions? Contact Institute Program Manager Emily Vang at emilyv@projectsuccess.org.

Fall 2022 Institute Certificates

Bike Tech Lab Certificate (in partnership with Quality Bicycle Products’ Break the Cycle program)
for High School students

Fall trimester dates: Mondays, Oct 3 to Nov 7, 4:30 – 6:30 pm 

During each two-hour Bicycle Tech Lab, students will learn to maintain their bicycles from a Bike Professor trained by Quality Bicycle Products’ Break the Cycle program. Students who attend all six sessions will be eligible to apply for the Quality Bicycle Products Mechanics Scholarship and will receive free professional training that will provide opportunities to join the cycling industry. Learn More

Personal Finance Certificate
for High School students

Fall trimester dates: Tuesdays, Oct 4 to Dec 6, 4:30 – 6:30 pm 

Learn how to manage a personal budget and take a critical look at how financial institutions affect our lives so you can reach your goals and dreams. Learn More

 

Cooking Certificate
for High School students

Fall trimester dates: Wednesdays, Oct 12 to Dec 14, 4:30 – 6:30 pm (No class Oct 19 & Nov 23)

Become a better home cook in this class, which will explore moist and dry heat, seasoning, and explore the roots of cooking styles across the world. Great for beginners and more experienced cooks. Learn More

Coding Certificate
for High School students

Fall trimester dates: Thursdays, Oct 6 to Dec 15, 4:30 – 6:30 pm (No class Oct 20 & Nov 24)

Work with professional programmers to learn the basics of computer coding, including the beginning steps of CoffeeScript, JavaScript, and Python coding languages. Recommended for beginners, but all are welcome. Learn More