Career & College Readiness

We desire to bequeath two things to our children;
the first one is roots, the other one is wings

COLLEGE & CAREER READINESS WORKSHOPS

The workshops are to prepare interested participant who desire to get a head start on the process of planning

their future . Art of NOYZ and Jacobs Education consulting are committed to exposing every participant to the

tools they need to plan their future , finance their education, develop a plan on reaching their goals, increase

their writing acuity and get exposed to what they should expect when they enter into college.

Carole A Jacobs

Carole A. Jacobs:  is the founder of Jacobs Education Consulting. Her program provides assistance to middle, high school and college students with materials and workshops to succeed in post-secondary education and life.

The program also provides social and emotional services for students to feel comfortable in expressing their feelings and concern.

Carol is currently the Director of College and Career Readiness at the Endeleo Institute, a non-profit organization through Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, Illinois. Endeleo is the Swahili word for “progress”. Its mission is to empower the undeserved by strengthening existing assets through education, health and wellness services and economic development resources, that build healthier communities. Carole is also the Project Director of TRIO Upward Bound; a federally funded program preparing first-generation students for college.

In 2015, Carole was selected to present a workshop for graduating seniors at the White House for First Lady Michelle Obama’s Beating the Odds
Summit. Prior to this, Carole was the College and Career Advisor for the TRIO Talent Search Program housed at Corliss Early College STEM High School in Chicago, Illinois. Previously, she was an Education Specialist at Trinity Higher Education Corporation for four years before becoming a College and Career Coach and Special Projects Manager for the Office of College and Career Preparation in Chicago Public Schools. While there,she planned and organized yearly spring break college tours and managed the financial aid labs for the Chicago Public School district and co-authored the “Time to Get S.E.R.I.O.U.S. Program”, which offers graduating seniors vital information before they head off to college. Carole holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Chicago State University and Masters Degree in College Admission Counseling through the Academy for College Admission Counseling at Elmhurst College. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Carole has been married for forty-one years to her husband, Rev. Michael D. Jacobs, who is an Associate Pastor at Trinity United Church of Christ.

 

RESOURCES

College and Career Readiness
JACOBS EDUCATION CONSULTING
[email protected]

College and Career Readiness and Success Center
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
1000 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW Washington, DC 20007
Email: [email protected]

Chicago Youth Centers | Where Possibility Lives
218 South Wabash Avenue, Suite 510, Chicago, IL 60604

[email protected] 
312-913-1700

Trinity United Church of Christ Career Development Ministry 
773 962-5650

May Events

May 11, 2021
9:00AM - 10:30AM

In-Person Sessions
Fenger High School Chicago, Illinois

May 18, 2021
9:00AM - 10:30AM

In-Person Sessions
Fenger High School Chicago, Illinois

May 25, 2021
9:00AM - 10:30AM

In-Person Sessions
Fenger High School Chicago, Illinois

May 26, 2021
6:00PM - 7:30PM

AON Online sessions

June / July Events

June 23, 2021
6:00PM - 7:30PM

AON Online sessions

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95th Street Peace Walks Against Gun Violence

April 2022 - October 2022 (2nd & 4th Saturday, 4:00 - 5:30 PM)

Cultural Awareness Programming August TBA
Tuesday 5-6:30pm weekly

Conflict Resolution Martial Arts Programming
200 West 95th Street, Chicago, IL

Movies With a Message TBA
Saturday September 3, 2022 10am - 4pm

Art of NOYZ / Brothers Keeper 2nd Annual Stop The Violence 3 on 3 Basketball Classic
330 East 133rd Street, Chicago, IL

August TBA

Speaking Your Peace Against Violence
95th & Princeton

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