Next class starts January 15th, 2020!

Next class starts January 15th, 2020!

LCA is more than just an adult education program. Cadets have the opportunity to recover high school credits, earn their GED, receive CPR training, receive a food handlers certificate, work experience, computer skills and more. The academy continues to develop and provide critical life skills training to make it’s graduates ready for life.

LCA is more than just an adult education program. Cadets have the opportunity to recover high school credits, earn their GED, receive CPR training, receive a food handlers certificate, work experience, computer skills and more. The academy continues to develop and provide critical life skills training to make it’s graduates ready for life.

Credit Recovery

Working with Illinois Virtual School, LCA offers Credit Recovery Courses to allow Cadets to supplement their education by taking courses that are educationally appropriate.  Cadets who qualify for Credit Recovery are able to graduate LCA’s program and return to high school.

GED Class

Cadets attend class for approximately four hours daily.  The classroom combines instruction, visual aids, hands-on and different various teaching techniques to help Cadets learn during GED classes.  Classes go over various subjects and information related to the GED testing areas.

CPR Training

Cadets receive CPR and First Aid training by our certified medical supervisor. As part of our mission, we will train Cadets how to respond to and prepare for emergencies when someone is faced with cardiac or breathing issues.

Computer Class

Partnered with Parkland Community College, LCA offers a basic college-level computer skills class. Meeting once a week for 15 weeks the class goes over an introduction to computers, hands-on experience with Windows OS, spreadsheets, databases, word processor, document production and creation. Cadets obtain 3 college credits for completion.

Food Handler Certification

Cadets can take a food handlers course and upon satisfactory completion will receive a certification by the State of Illinois. Cadets may use their food handler certificate to provide proof of completion of the food handler safety course to their employer and health department.

Nutrition Class

Partnered with the University of Illinois Extension and Illinois Nutrition Education Program, Cadets learn the basics of healthy eating, food prep, recipes, and other health-conscious concerns. The class combines hands-on learning and instruction and allows Cadets to make snacks and meals for themselves and try new foods.

Brass Ring

Our CASY National Guard Employment Network (NGEN) Partnership gives our Cadets access to a software application called ‘BrassRing.’ This applicant tracking system (ATS) will be used to support the development, implementation, and sustainment of employment for Cadets and graduates of the NGYCP.

Credit Recovery

Working with Illinois Virtual School, LCA offers Credit Recovery Courses to allow Cadets to supplement their education by taking educationally appropriate courses. Cadets who qualify for Credit Recovery can graduate LCA’s program and return to high school.

GED Class

Cadets attend class for approximately four hours daily.  The classroom combines instruction, visual aids, hands-on and different various teaching techniques to help Cadets learn during GED classes.  Classes go over various subjects and information related to the GED testing areas.

CPR Training

Cadets receive CPR and First Aid training by our certified medical supervisor. As part of our mission, we will train Cadets on how to respond to and prepare for emergencies when someone is faced with cardiac or breathing issues.

Computer Class

Partnered with Parkland Community College, LCA offers a basic college level computer skills class. Meeting once a week for 15 weeks the class goes over an introduction to computers, hands-on experience with Windows OS, spreadsheets, databases, word processor, document production and creation. Cadets obtain 3 college credits for completion.

Food Handler Certification

Cadets are able to take a food handlers course and upon satisfactory completion will receive a certification by the State of Illinois. Cadets may use their food handler certificate to provide proof of completion of the food handler safety course to their employer and health department.

Nutrition Class

Partnered with the University of Illinois Extension and Illinois Nutrition Education Program,  Cadets learn the basics of healthy eating, food prep, recipes and other health conscious concerns. The class combines hands-on learning and instruction and allows Cadets to make snacks and meals for themselves and try new foods.

Brass Ring

Our CASY National Guard Employment Network (NGEN) Partnership gives our Cadets access to a software application called ‘BrassRing.’ This applicant tracking system (ATS) will be used to support the development, implementation and sustainment of employment for Cadets and graduates of the NGYCP.