Pathways through apprenticeship

A Nonprofit Initiative

 
 

60-SECONDS W/ CO-FOUNDER, JUSTIN RULE

Coolidge Academy is a nonprofit platform that provides a pathway to mentor, train, and apprentice second-chance learners into meaningful careers.

  • Interested in a career without the college debt?
  • Are 'labels' from your past hindering your forward progress?
  • Do you want to explore a new career?

Coolidge Courses are offered online by industry experts and local leaders. Those accepted into the Certification Program experience mentorship, personal branding, and are guaranteed a paid local placement in a local business or agency.


THANK YOU SILANTRA!

The generous customers of SILANTRA gave over $500 towards the apprenticeship of Coolidge Students in June. That means one more paid apprenticeship for a local second chance learner.  Thanks Cindy and Sam!


 

COOLIDGE CERTIFICATION

Our Coolidge Certification Program guides you through classes that have been curated and developed by the brightest minds in the industry.

6 MONTHS | 3 PHASES | 1 FOCUS AREA 

Spacing is limited, and all accepted into the program are given a full-ride scholarship.

COURSES

Courses are also available a-la-carte as you feel inspired. Learn from local experts who love what they do. From Analytics and Photography, to Web Design to Branding.

All classes are currently offered online, at your pace, on your schedule, and cost between $49-99/ course. 

 

 

Cost of education vs apprenticeship

The Great Recession (2000s) and its aftermath is the longest, most severe period of economic weakness in more than seven decades....many graduates are unable to [afford] further education or get more work experience”
— Economic Policy Institute (Class of 2015)

 

2007-2016 RISE in unemployment of DEGREE HOLDING students

Coolidge Academy Apprentice's are placed in paid placements in Digital Marketing

 

The problem of unemployment is increasing for both college grads and non-degree students alike.

Coolidge Academy provides a solution.

 
True education empowers both the intellectual power AND the moral power of an individual...
— Calvin Coolidge