This course is designed for students who are a non-diploma track for their high school experience to prepare them for a community work experience. The curriculum is designed to guide career exploration and develop employability skills. Students will be taught vocational, social and self-advocacy skills to be utilized in the workplace. Activities will include self and career awareness, goal setting, obtaining and keeping a job, resume development, interviewing, personal hygiene, and communication in the workplace. Functional academics (reading, writing, and mathematics) will be integrated in classroom lessons and activities. Students will be required to develop a portfolio to assist in transitioning from school to work. This course may be repeated.
This course is designed for students who are on a non-diploma track for their high school experience. Students will participate in a community work experience for one half day. Each student will be provided with on-the-job training in site-specific tasks with the assistance of a job coach. Students will participate in a variety of work experiences for vocational exploration and resume development. Students will be required to document their experiences in their transition portfolio and will be evaluated by employers. This course may be repeated.