People who work for schools in Johnson County or for agencies that serve the public in Johnson County can pursue one of two certificate programs tuition-free through Emporia State University.
These opportunities are being offered thanks to funding from Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) and the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).
The two certificate programs are:
Each certificate program will provide training for qualified individuals to respond to the mental health and wellness needs of the Johnson County community. Johnson County educators, administrators, paraprofessionals, art center staff and artists who interface with the public are encouraged to apply.
Approximately 30 people who work in Johnson County can complete the certificates. Tuition for the course in the certificate program will be paid by the grant for applicants who commit to fully completing the certificate. Individuals who complete the certificate also will be eligible for a limited reimbursement funding to help with books and technology.
Each of the certificate programs is fully online.
Applicants must have an undergraduate degree with a 3.0 grade point average.
If you work in schools in Johnson County or for an agency that serves the public, click here to apply.
For more information, email Gaelynn Wolf Bordonaro at gwolf@emporia.
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