As one of Michigan's largest and oldest brokerage firms, Real Estate One shares nearly a century's worth of knowledge during its educational buffet of training courses. The firm's academy invites aspiring and established sales agents to sharpen their skills at classes held around the state, including a Michigan real estate licensing class for those hoping to sell property or additional locker space to gullible high school freshmen. Computer tutelage keeps students abreast of technological requisites, and continuing education programs help licensed agents meet state requirements. To ensure property apprentices graduate packed with knowledge, Real Estate One appoints experienced, respectful instructors to head each course.
MichiganCPRTraining.com's skilled first responders and trainers teach lay rescuers how to respond to medical emergencies. Teachers cultivate a low-stress environment during classes, instructing pupils to use an automated external defibrillator and to master cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) techniques coolly and calmly. First-aid and childcare response sessions help students maintain safe, healthy homes and workplaces, while refresher courses retrain students when their CPR certification cards self-destruct after a two-year period.
Typically, summer school is a last resort for failing students. At Summer Course Enrichment, however, small groups of proactive pupils jump-start their minds a few weeks before the start of the upcoming school year. With a variety of subjects available, including biology, Spanish, chemistry, and geometry, students can rigorously prepare for the classes they will encounter in September, which helps them thoroughly understand the material when they see it again. While not credit bearing—freeing students from the pressure of their GPA and the competition to get the sparkliest "Good Job!" sticker—the academic-enrichment classes cover grade-specific materials taught by experienced Michigan-certified teachers.
At more than 900 learning centers across the world, Sylvan offers kids a leg up through personalized, one-on-one programs prescribed by an in-depth skills assessment. Students build on past lessons to learn progressively, and sessions may hone in on different disciplines, granting kids the confidence to interpret literature and the rhetorical skills needed to negotiate a later bedtime. The positive mindset of personable, invested instructors helps to inspire kids to greater academic feats, as does a prize program that rewards hard work with CDs and gift cards.
The instructors at American Aces Aviation oversee fledgling pilots' advancement from introductory ground school studies to safe soaring through nearby airspaces. The school's Cessna 172, Cessna 152, and Piper Arrow aircraft take flight from Oakland Southwest Airport, a small public-use airport with a single runway so novices don't have to worry about getting passed on takeoff by more aggressive geese pilots. In addition to their role as training aircraft for students earning their pilot licenses, the planes are also used for discovery flights that put novices at the controls alongside a licensed instructor.
Whitmore Lake Community Recreation encompasses a variety of activities at facilities of Whitmore Lake Public Schools. The community pool hosts classes such as water aerobics or swim lessons, alongside pool parties and public swim. Youth classes invite kids to cavort through activities such as volleyball, basketball, and soccer, while adult sports include leagues such as softball and classes such as yoga and zumba.