Opportunities

The opportunities to earn credit are numerous. Some of our options include:

  • Credit for work experience may be applied for by all our students
  • S.I.T.E. (Student Initiated Training Experience) This student designed class can provide up to 1 full credit
  • Students may participate in the Mecosta/Osceola Career Center as a New Directions student
  • Students who qualify may earn credit at Ferris State University in our partnership program
  • Student parents, 18 years old or older, may be able to earn homemaker credit
  • Students reaching the age of 20 may test out of classes (They can earn up to 4 credits)

Special Opportunity

** NOTE to FULL-TIME high school students of Mecosta and Osceola counties:

Area full-time high school students may attend New Directions High School to re-take a failed class or to earn needed credits to graduate on time with the approval of their high school counselor.

Call us at (231) 796-3489 for a class schedule or for more information and possible fees for this service.

Technology

Our strong technology program features classes that use up to date versions of different programs. Classes offered include:

Class Description
Microsoft Office Word processing, databases, and spreadsheets
Microsoft Powerpoint Electronic presentations
Internet How to gather information on the web

Learning Center

Our learning center is open:

Monday 8:15 a.m. - 3:01 p.m.
Tuesday 8:15 a.m. - 3:01 p.m.
Wednesday 8:15 a.m. - 3:01 p.m.
Thursday 8:15 a.m. - 3:01 p.m.
Friday 8:15 a.m. - 3:01 p.m.