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Through funding provided by the American Rescue Act Plan, Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund, Lee County residents are eligible for free a soft skills micro-credentialing program offered through Adult Education at the School District of Lee County. 


What is a Soft Skill Micro-Credential?

Soft skills are behaviors and non-technical skills that are used to interact with colleagues and clients that help employees excel in the workplace. The micro-credentials offered through Upskill Village will help the learner strengthen these skills and give them an advantage when searching for a job and once in the workforce. Learners will earn a digital badge to include in their resume as well as display on their LinkedIn or email signature.

 

What are the 8 Soft Skill Micro-Credentials Being Offered?

The 8 soft skill micro-credentials that Upskill Village is offering are: 

Micro-Credentials Available for Registration

Online 

 Creative Problem Solving   Click HERE to register
 Critical Thinking  Click HERE to register
 Collaboration  Click HERE to register
 Empathy  Click HERE to register
 Initiative   Click HERE to register
 Intercultural Fluency  Click HERE to register
 Oral Communication   Click HERE to register
 Resilience  Click HERE to register

 

In-Person

Creative Problem Solving

 Please check back soon for more information!
 Critical Thinking  Please check back soon for more information!
 Collaboration  Please check back soon for more information!
 Empathy  Please check back soon for more information!
 Initiative  Please check back soon for more information!
 Intercultural Fluency  Please check back soon for more information!
 Oral Communication   Please check back soon for more information!
 Resilience  Please check back soon for more information!

What are the Requirements to Register? 

To qualify for the FREE soft skill micro-credentials you must be: 

  • A resident of Lee County 
  • 16 or older

 

 

How to Register

To register CLICK HERE and complete the form. You will need to upload a copy of your ID in order to verify Lee County residency. 

 

 

 

Contact Us!

For questions about the program or more information, contact us by emailing [email protected] or calling 239-939-6310!