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Junior High Achievers Academic Enrichment

The Junior High Achievers program reinforces the academic performance of motivated seventh and eighth graders in non-credit high school coursework. 

Community members can stay connected on our Facebook account for Continuing Education youth and adult program promotions and offerings throughout the year!

Online courses call for access to reliable WiFi connection, a personal computer or tablet, webcam, and microphone. Registered students must submit an online waiver.

Participants are directed to have a completed copy of the Youth Academy Online Waiver on file at least 2 business days prior to the start of class. Online Waivers will be emailed to students and completed forms should be submitted to

Our summer program schedule for Junior High Achievers is here! 

The orientation serves as your guide to the 2021 program policies and procedures.

Orientation Session can be accessed here.

After you complete our orientation session, please ensure you submit the required online waiver form: Online Waiver

JHA Geometry

This course is an overview of High School geometry and is designed to strengthen students’ skills and attitudes toward quantitative reasoning. Topics that may be covered include: coordinate geometry, measurement, inductive and deductive reasoning, parallel line relationships, congruent triangles, quadrilaterals, proportions related to similarity, right triangle relationships, circles and their related angles and segments, area the formula for planar figures, surface area, and volume formulas for solids, and equations and graphs of lines. (Topics will be decided on the first day of class to meet all student interests). Classes are non-credit and not eligible for High School credit. This class will produce a final letter grade emailed to parents on a grade sheet. We are holding students to the same standards of our summer High School attendance (no more than 2 absences) to gain the full benefits of the class.

Supplies required: Graph paper and protractor. No textbook. No class Friday, Aug. 6.

Monday to Friday, July 12 to Aug. 5
12 to 1:30 p.m.
YEHSC-0005-090, $349
Virtual Classroom

Speed Reading

Improve your reading skills. Learn to read faster and increase comprehension. Acquire techniques for skimming, scanning, previewing and overviewing, and for recognizing cue words and organizational patterns.

Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 9 and 10 1 to 3 p.m.
YEHSC-0004-101, $89
Virtual Classroom

Online Waiver must be submitted to 

Register Today!

Individuals sign-up for specific blocks of time to meet with our tutors. Participants under the age of 18 must have a completed copy of the Youth Academy Online Waiver on file at least 2 business days prior to the start of tutoring. Students can access our fillable Online Waiver and submit to

All interested community members must submit tutor requests online under the Student Inquiry tab. Inquiries are given to the program coordinator to reach out to our pool of tutors with the information on the student's availability and area of focus. Review additional areas of tutoring support and note individuals will be contacted by a tutor within 5 business days for a consultation on tutoring needs.

The consultation with the tutor is your chance to explain your needs and determine if the tutor is a good fit with knowledge, personality, and availability. If interested participants determine the tutor aligns with their expectations, please set-up a tentative schedule and confirm your interest with the tutor. Tutoring sessions cannot begin until after registration is completed.


Two hours—$119
Four hours—$225
Six hours—$299

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Go to our General Information page to request more information.

Contact Information

Continuing Education
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110, (630) 942-2208
Fax: (630) 942-3785

All COD facilities are closed to the public until further notice. Please call us If you have questions about a course or need assistance with registration. You can also reach us by email at at any time.