Information Seminars

Free Information Seminars by the PAA (Polish American Association) held at the Copernicus Center.

Information Seminars – Free

Employment and Consumer Rights

All information seminars and sessions listed below take place in the Copernicus Center Annex or our third floor King’s Hall room.  The Center is handicap accessible with an elevator available. Address:  5216 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60630 → FREE PARKING.

For additional information seminars held at other locations, find a FULL list of all classes and events at THIS LINK.

Financial Strategic Plans when Sending Child to College

► Tuesday, 19 November 2019 – 7 PM

=== ► PAA Event Link to Learn More → CLICK HERE

  • How can we afford a dream school without costing us a fortune?
  • What scholarships and grants can I count on?
  • How to lower my out of pocket cost?
  • How to avoid common mistakes when filling FAFSA?
  • Co zrobić, żeby stać nas było na prestiżowy uniwersytet i nie kosztowało to fortuny?
  • Na jakie stypendia i bezzwrotną pomoc finansową mogę liczyć?
  • Jak optymalnie obniżyć moje wydatki z kieszeni?
  • Jak uniknąć podstawowych błędów popełnianych podczas wypełniania FAFSA?

  • FAFSA Information Session

    ► Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm

    === ► PAA Event Link to Learn More → CLICK HERE

    • What is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)?
    • What records are needed to complete FAFSA?
    • What are the deadlines for applying?
    • How to check the status of an application?
    • Other forms of financial aid (loans, Federal Work-Study program, scholarships)
    • Co to jest Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)?
    • Jakie dokumenty są potrzebne, aby wypełnić aplikację?
    • Jakie są terminy składania aplikacji?
    • Jak dowiedzieć się czy pomoc finansowa została przyznana?
    • Inne formy pomocy finansowej (pożyczki, program Federal Work-Study, stypendia)

    How to become a Registered Nurse RN  //////  Zostań dyplomowaną pielęgniarką RN

    ► Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 7:00 pm

    === ► PAA Event Link to Learn More → CLICK HERE

    • Admission requirements for the LPN program
    • Admission requirements for the RN program
    • Program prerequisites and overview
    • Forms of financial aid (FAFSA, scholarships, loans) 
  • Wymagania przy przyjęciu do programu LPN
  • Wymagania przy przyjęciu do programu RN
  • Elementy szkolenia teoretycznego i praktycznego
  • Pomoc finansowa (FAFSA, stypendia, pożyczki)

  • Podstawy ubezpieczenia Medicare – The Basics of Medicare

    ► Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm

    Prezentacji dokonają polskojęzyczni przedstawiciele przychodni zdrowia a podczas spotkania będzie można uzyskać informacje na temat: Komu się należy Medicare? Zakres ubezpieczenia szpitalnego (część A), ubezpieczenia medycznego (część B) i pokrycia kosztów leków na receptę (część D) Różnice między planami Medicare Supplement i Medicare Advantage Czy można być objętym ubezpieczeniem Medicare i Medicaid? Spotkanie odbędzie się we wtorek, 21 maja, 2019 o godzinie 19.00

    ===  PAA Event Link – CLICK HERE

    The presentation will be made by Polish speaking representatives of a health clinic. During the meeting you will be able to get information on:
    • Who is eligible for Medicare?
    • Hospital insurance (part A), medical insurance (part B) and prescription drugs coverage (part D)
    • Differences between the Medicare Supplement and Medicare Advantage plans
    • Can you have both: Medicare and Medicaid?

    Purchase and Sale of Real Estate

    ► Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 7 PM – 9 PM

    The presentation will be conducted by a real estate agency representative and a loan officer and will focus on: Property purchase process,
    Preparation of house for sale in order to get the best price possible, The complexity of our credit history

    More information CLICK HERE 

    Social Security benefits – 2 Information Seminars

    ► Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 6 PM  & 

    ► Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 6 PM

    The first seminar will be conducted by a Polish speaking representative of a local Social Security office and it will cover:

    Review of the Social Security programs
    Benefit application process
    Forms/services available online
    How to use the available interpretation services

    The second seminar will be conducted by a Polish speaking attorney and it will focus on: The U.S. – Polish Social Security Agreement
    & How to apply for U.S. or foreign benefits under this agreement.  More Info …

    For additional events, please see the PAA Facebook Event listings at:

    For a full list of past seminars, please CLICK HERE.

    Spotkanie sponsorowane jest przez ICCB oraz przez Fundację Kopernikowską. 

    Programs are partially funded by Federal Funds, the exact percentage of funds will vary annually depending on Grant allocation. FY 2019– 32 % of the programs are funded by Federal Funds & the Copernicus Foundation. Equal opportunity Employer/Program.

    Copernicus Center, Copernicus Center parking, Chicago, Copernicus Center Directions, Parking, directions  

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