Au Pair Education Component

Education component for Au Pairs – APs must complete 6 credits within their 12 month stay in the U.S. Here is a list of local colleges and universities, as well as programs outside of Colorado that offer weekend intensive classes:

ENGLISH:

Front Range ESL: http://www.frontrange.edu/Academics/ESL/Boulder/  

Bridge English: http://www.bridgeenglish.com/american-culture-and-language-for-au-pairs/?source=4

English America: http://englishamerica.com/Programs/PARTTIME/AuPairDenver.aspx

New America College (TOEFL & English): http://newamericaschool.org/ 

English options at CU that are more expensive: http://iec.colorado.edu/overview-programs

OTHER:

Naropa: http://www.naropa.edu/registrar/non-degree.php

Altec Language classes at CU: https://altec.colorado.edu/languageclasses/index.shtml

There are home cook classes available through Escoffier, but these would likely be expensive for all the hours needed: http://www.escoffier.edu/locations/boulder/

Other Options

Certain weekend courses taken for academic credit are accepted by Cultural Care Au Pair as a means to fulfill the educational component as required by the U.S. Department of State. You can find course information and schedules for each of these programs on the following websites:

Silverbay: www.silverbayaupaircourse.com

Long Island University: http://www.liu.edu/CWPost/About/Offices/Au-Pair.aspx

Au Pair Weekend: http://www.aupairclasses.org/

CulturalHiWays: http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs116/1101507129325/archive/1121008540242.html

Alliant: http://www.alliant.edu/locations/student-support-services/au-pair-program-registration.php

Bunker Hill: http://bhcc.mass.edu/ce/aupairweekendprogram/

There are also classes in Maryland and in Charleston, South Carolina, but they do not have active websites

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 4:07 AM

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