"The Edge Professional Seminar" - Juniors & Seniors

The Edge Professional Seminar prepares Juniors and Seniors for the practical choices they will need to make in college and in professional life.
It also helps students develop the character traits needed to make wise choices and carry them out effectively.
The Seminar is also an opportunity to develop the habits of effective speaking and critical thinking essential for success in college and the workplace.

Topics Covered

  1. Secularism: Rejection of Religion

  2. Relativism: Nothing is Absolute

  3. Empiricism: Tyranny of the Measurable

  4. Hedonism: The Pursuit of Pleasure

  5. Rationalism: The Infallible Reason

  6. Agnosticism: Prove it to me!

  7. Individualism: I versus We

  8. Subjectivism: Worship of Self

  9. Finding Faith in College Campus

Structure of the  Program

The sessions will consist of:

  1. Big Ideas Seminar

  2. Professional Career Presentation

  3. Mentoring

The Big Ideas Seminar is organized in a two-year cycle that alternates from year to year between the virtues which strengthen students to face the challenges of high school and college life (2019-2020) and the philosophical and ethical issues which currently dominate college campuses, both inside and outside the classroom (2020-2021).

Saturdays 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location

Tekesta Study Center

4415 SW 88th Avenue, Miami, FL 33165

Tekesta Study Center

4415 SW 88th Avenue, Miami, FL 33165

Calendar 2020-21

Held on the third Saturday of the month 

Cost

Cost

The cost* of the Seminar is $300 (for applications received after September 1st) or $225 (for applications received before September 1st).

Checks may be made payable to Kingsland Foundation, lnc.

 

*Includes December Weekend Workshop in Roseaire. Financial considerations should not prevent anyone from attending. A scholarship may be requested.

Contact

Carlos Alejano at (305) 710-2167 or

email to tekesta@earthlink.net 

September 19

October 17

November 21

December 4-6*

January 16

February 20

March 20

April 17

May 15

Time

*Held at Roseaire Conference Center

Download Brochure 2020-21

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