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Oregon Family Magazine

"Cool Stuff" They Should Teach in School: Six-Week Life Skills Series for Teens

Empowering Teens With Real Life Skills

In the real world, there are certain fundamental skills that are required to win this game of life and most young people are not getting taught these valuable fundamental skills in the classroom or at home. "Cool Stuff" They Should Teach in School addresses these practical and essential life-skills in a fun and entertaining way. The subjects covered in this series include: Success- Attitude - Goal-setting - Leadership - Peer Pressure - Money management (The Banking system, Wall St. Basics, Credit Cards) - Communication - How to get a job - How to start your own business - And much more The six-week course is based on the book "Cool Stuff They Should Teach in School" written by young people for young people. The course facilitator, Aaron Porter, is a 22-year-old recent University of Oregon graduate in Family and Human Services. He has worked and interned with organizations serving youth and families for the past 4 years in Lane County. For more information about the facilitator and the course see the facebook page or the posting at

Date & Time

Weekly on Sunday

09/15/2013 through 10/13/2013

10:30AM - 11:45AM

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Event Website



Teens Teens Life Skills Youth Group Youth Eugene