Pre-ETS Program for 2019-2020
Please Note: There is no class or supply fee for Fall 2019 & Spring 2020 from August 2019 to May 2020. This class meets for 1 hour and 50 minutes at a time for 28 weeks throughout the year. Please see our dates & schedules.
Course Syllabus: To download & view the course syllabus go to the class registration page and click on the name of the class to expand the information and click "view course syllabus".
Secure Forum: All MHS classes have a secure interactive forum to communicate with tutors, parents and classmates. Tutors will use this platform to communicate about classwork and assignments.
Parents and students access the forum by signing into the website using the username(s) & password(s) created on the membership form and clicking on "forum".
Assignments: All homework/extension work/project homework assigned will be posted on the interactive course forums.
Pre-Employment Transition Services Program (Pre-ETS): Exploring the World of Work: 14 – 22 years old
This course provides students with a variety of career related experiences, skills and instruction to help the student identify a career pathway. Students will participate in Job Exploration activities; Workplace readiness skills development; hands-on Work Based learning experiences; receive Post-Secondary Education counseling and preparation; and learn Self-Awareness and Self-Advocacy skills.
- Job & Career Exploration - provides students with an opportunity to explore a variety of career options by participating in employment related activities that help the student identify career interests, needed skills, education, and training to identify a career pathway. May include; career interest assessments, video job shadowing, employer interviews, and online research.
- Work Readiness - will enable the students to discover and learn an array of social skills, independent living skills, and job search skills to better prepare the students for post-secondary education or employment. May include workplace communication skills, financial literacy, appropriate attire, hygiene, application/resume assistance and interview skills.
- Post-Secondary Education Counseling - students will be instructed on the available post-secondary opportunities, resources, services and supports needed to assist them in successfully transitioning to post-secondary education/training. May include; college/training, enrollment assistance, financial aid/FASFA assistance, instruction on disability services and social services after graduation.
- Self-Advocacy - provides education regarding self-awareness, self-advocacy and self-determination for students with disabilities. May also include education regarding various supportive services and accommodations and how to obtain them.
- Work Based Learning – will be a voluntary lab class available off campus. Provides students; opportunities to gain employment knowledge and skills through engagement in real work or work place activities. These services will have an emphasis in hands-on experience activities and may include job shadowing, experience in the training departments at TRC Smyrna), volunteer work activities and informational career interviews.
Pre-Requisites: To qualify for this program, students must be between the ages of 14 - 22 years old, have a diagnosed disability and still be in school (not having graduated from high school). Parent/Guardians will be required to provide proof of disability (via IEP, 504 or physicians documentation) and complete the Pre-Employment Transition Services paperwork.
Class Fee: FREE
Supply Fee: None