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    Summer Skills Center Program

    The Summer Skills Center Program provides free Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses to Seattle Public Schools students entering 9th - 12th grade.

    The application for the 2020 Summer Program will be available soon. Be the first to know when it opens up by filling out our interest form!


    Summer Skills Center Interest Form

    First Name*

    Last Name*

    Middle Initial

    Student ID 

    Phone Number

    Contact Email
    Please use your best contact email address. A notification will be sent once online applications are open


    Re-enter Email Address

    Preferred Course



    View Summer 2019 course descriptions


    2020 Summer Schedule

    July 7 - July 31, 2020
    Monday - Friday

    Repeating Programs

    You may not take a course you have already taken. If you took a course last summer, you may not take the same course this summer.

    Canceled/Combined Classes

    Classes and locations may be canceled or combined due to enrollment numbers. If your selected class/location is canceled or combined and moved to another location, you will be notified and given the opportunity to select another class if you choose.


    • Students are responsible for their own lunches.
    • However, snacks are provided every day for no charge.

    Absences & Tardies

    • Students may miss no more than 3 days, regardless of reason.
    • If a student has more than 3 absences, zero credit will be earned and an E grade will be recorded on the transcript.
    • Please note that frequent, excessive tardies may affect your grade which could result in zero credit.

    High school credit is awarded based on a student’s successful completion of an established number of hours of planned instructional activities defined by the district. (Board Policy 2420, 7/2/14) If a student misses excessive instructional hours due to frequent tardies or absences, the credit cannot be awarded.

    Grading & Credit

    • Upon completion with a passing grade, a student will receive 0.5 CTE (Occupational Education) credit.
    • Skills Center Summer Program courses may not be taken as Pass/No Credit courses unless a student's IEP or 504 Plan specifically calls for the student to be taking a course on a Pass/No Credit basis.
    • Skills Center Summer Program courses may not be taken for Teacher Assistant (TA) credit.