PS Institute

We’re finding creative ways to encourage you to explore new experiences and career paths through the PS Institute. Browse 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!

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 James Rone at jamesr@projectsuccess.org.

Winter 2022 Institute Certificates

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

(NOTE: MOVED BACK ONE WEEK)

Mondays, Jan 31 to Mar 14, 4:30 – 6:30 pm (No class February 21)

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.

Personal Finance Certificate
for High School students

Tuesdays, Jan 25 to Apr 12, 4:30 – 6:30 pm (No class February 22, April 5)

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.

The first session of this class will be on Zoom.  Students will receive a Zoom link in their preferred email inbox on the afternoon of the program.

Cooking Certificate
for High School students

Wednesdays, Jan 26 to Mar 30, 4:30 – 6:30 pm

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.

The first session of this class will be on Zoom.  Students will receive a Zoom link in their preferred email inbox on the afternoon of the program.

Coding Certificate
for High School students

Thursdays, Jan 27 to Mar 31, 4:30 – 6:30 pm 

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.

The first session of this class will be on Zoom.  Students will receive a Zoom link in their preferred email inbox on the afternoon of the program.