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AgriStarts Transition Class
   1728 Kelly Park Road, Apopka, FL 32712
    Maureen Gismond
    407-317-3200 ext. 3493
OCPS Transition Services teachers and job coaches provide post-high school instruction to promote employability and independence through unpaid work experience. This program serves students with disabilities who are 18 through 21 years old and have met the requirements for a Special Diploma who are choosing to return to work on employability and job skills. Students must apply to this program.

CTE Model for Special Diploma Students
Career and Technical Education
Gateway School
    4000 Silver Star Road
    Orlando, FL 32808
      Elaine Scott, Principal
     
elaine.scott@ocps.net
Students with special diplomas and those standard diplomas who are low achieving will participate in this enhanced CTE program that develops specific job skills and monitors student attendance. The pilot site grant will support hands-on experience for the Culinary Arts, Practical Arts, Career Education, and Career Preparation courses associated with the Hospitality and Construction industries.

OCPS Transportation and Ron Blocker Leadership Center

445 W. Amelia St., Orlando FL, 32801

  Paul Odham

  407-317-3200 ext. 3493

OCPS Transition Services teachers and job coaches provide post-high school instruction to promote employability and independence through unpaid work experience. This program serves students with disabilities who are 18 through 21 years old and have met the requirements for a Special Diploma who are choosing to return to work on employability and job skills. Students must apply to this program.


OCPS Printing Services

Mid Florida Teach Bldg., 2900 West Oak Ridge Rd, Orlando 32809 Bldg. 500

  Errol Shrouder

  407-317-3200 ext. 3493

OCPS Transition Services teachers and job coaches provide post-high school instruction to promote employability and independence through unpaid work experience. This program serves students with disabilities who are 18 through 21 years old and have met the requirements for a Special Diploma who are choosing to return to work on employability and job skills. Students must apply to this program.

Orange County Public Schools High School High Tech
445 W. Amelia St. Orlando, 32801
   Lajuana Raines
   407-317-3200 ext. 26
   Lisa Jester
   407-317-3200 ext. 26
High School High Tech is for students pursuing a Standard Diploma who are interested in careers related to STEM, building leadership and self-advocacy skills.

Project SEARCH - High School Transition Program
Career Exploration in a Health Care Setting
Florida Hospital East 
    7727 Lake Underhill Road
    Orlando, Florida 32822
       Sue Koziol, VP of Vocational and Business Services
       407-299-6050 ext. 4212
This one-year program is designed for students with disabilities who have a goal of employment and are in their last year of high school. Students must be at least 18 years old, demonstrate a desire to work, and be able to follow directions. They must also demonstrate social and communication skills, have independent toileting and feeding skills, and meet dress code requirements.

Project SEARCH - High School Transition Program
Career Exploration in a Health Care Setting
Florida Hospital Winter Park
    200 North Lakemont Avenue
    Winter Park, Florida 32792
       Sue Koziol, VP of Vocational and Business Services
       407-299-6050 ext. 4212
This one-year program is designed for students with disabilities who have a goal of employment and are in their last year of high school. Students must be at least 18 years old, demonstrate a desire to work, and be able to follow directions. They must also demonstrate social and communication skills, have independent toileting and feeding skills, and meet dress code requirements.

Project SEARCH - High School Transition Program
Career Exploration in a Health Care Setting
Florida Hospital
Orlando

601 E Rollins St, Orlando, FL

   Jessica Velazquez, Job Coach    
407-625-3934

Project SEARCH is a nine month intensive internship for students with disabilities ages 18-22 who graduated from high school with a special diploma. Project search is a collaborative job training program between Orange County Public Schools and Quest Inc., Vocational Rehabilitation, Agency for Persons with Disabilities, and our business partners: Rosen Shingle Creek Resort, Florida Hospital East, Florida Hospital Orlando, Winter Park Memorial Hospital. Students receive instruction in an on-site classroom environment for a small portion of the day. However, the majority of their day involves hands-on work experience with support from job coaches and a Transition teacher. Students rotate through various departments every nine weeks to gain broad work experiences. Student must apply for these programs.

Project SEARCH – High School Transition Program
Career Exploration in a Resort Setting
Rosen Shingle Creek Resort
    9939 Universal Blvd.
    Orlando, Florida 32819
       Sue Koziol, VP of Vocational and Business Services
       407-299-6050 ext. 4212
This one-year program is designed for students with disabilities who have a goal of employment and are in their last year of high school. Students must be at least 18 years old, demonstrate a desire to work, and be able to follow directions. They must also demonstrate social and communication skills, have independent toileting and feeding skills, and meet dress code requirements.

Post High School Transition Program
Employability Skills Training
Winnie Palmer Hospital
    3909 South Summerlin Ave
    Orlando, Florida 32806
     Penny McCarthy
      (407) 317-3493

Students ages 19-22 who apply and are accepted into this program are transported from a local high school to Winner Palmer Hospital daily. There they learn appropriate work related behaviors and skills by rotating through a variety of jobs with support from the teacher, paraprofessional or hospital mentor. Students also receive travel training using the public transportation system. Program goals are to support students in becoming independent, contributing members of the community and in gaining and maintaining employment.

Post High School Transition Program
Employability Skills Training
Orlando World Center Resort by Marriott
    8701 World Center Drive
    Orlando, Florida 32821
      Drifthnery Gonzalez
      (407) 317-3493

Students ages 19-22 who apply and are accepted into this program are transported from a local high school to the Orlando World Center Resort by Marriot daily. Students learn hospitality industry skills and related work behaviors including grooming, hygiene, communication skills, following dress codes and workplace schedules, completing tasks, and taking initiative. Students also receive travel training using the public transportation system. Participating in this program allows students to diversify their training and increase endurance and stamina while working progressively longer periods of time on site with the teacher, paraprofessional, or Marriott mentor.

Post High School Transition Program
Employability Skills Training
Goodwill Work Activity Center
    7531 South Orange Blossom Trail
    Orlando, Florida 32809
       
Karla Larson
Students ages 19-22 who apply and are accepted into this program are transported from a local high school to the Goodwill Work Activity Center where they have the opportunity for intense employability training and paid employment through contract work. Training is provided in adult work-related behavior such as following a workplace schedule, completing tasks, and taking initiative. Students also receive travel and social skills training. This site also offers a Family Support Group which meets monthly.

Siemens Energy

4400 North Alafaya Trail, Orlando

  Peter Cole

  407-317-3200 ext. 3493
OCPS Transition Services teachers and job coaches provide post-high school instruction to promote employability and independence through unpaid work experience. This program serves students with disabilities who are 18 through 21 years old and have met the requirements for a Special Diploma who are choosing to return to work on employability and job skills. Students must apply to this program.

University of Central Florida (UCF) High School Transition Class
http://www.project10.info/files/OCPSandUCFTransition.pdf  
4000 Central FL Blvd, Transition Trailer 546, Orlando
    
Cannon Cameron, Ph.D., Program Specialist, ESE Transition Support Services,

    Jennifer Michaels, Transition Support Teacher
     Larry Desguin, Teacher Post-Secondary Transition Site   
     Work Maturity Skills Worksheet:  http://www.project10.info/files/WorkMatSkillsApril2014.pdf
       407-317-3200 ext. 3493
OCPS Transition Services teachers and job coaches provide post-high school instruction to promote employability and independence through unpaid work experience. This program serves students with disabilities who are 18 through 21 years old and have met the requirements for a Special Diploma who are choosing to return to work on employability and job skills. Students must apply to this program.
Proceedings from the Regional Institute and NSTTAC Cadre Meeting (Region 3 and 4) on February 5, 2014

 

 

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