High school students who are interested in a vocational career rather than college can spend part of their academic day at the Kinney Center, developing the skills necessary for success in a field that you are passionate about.
- Evaluation in Practical Assessment Exploration System (PAES) Lab, designed to identify potential career tracks based on interest and ability
- Individualized skill development to hone work, social and daily living skills needed to be successful in the employment track of choice
- On-campus internship or paid campus position with a job coach
- Identify and secure a long-term paid position in the community
Vocational Bridge is designed with the flexibility of meeting the needs of students where they currently are – and to help them determine and arrive where they want to go. The goal of the program is to place students in part-time or full-time jobs, capable of working without the assistance of a job coach.
Dates and times vary based on school schedule and need.
It gives me a great sense of comfort to know that he is learning skills now that are meaningful to him that he can take with him for the rest of his life."