Purpose of TSW Program
The Transition School to Work Program assist students with disabilities in the transition process from school into competitive employment and/or post secondary training and education.
The purpose of this program is to help students develop skills they can utilize beyond their high school experience. A variety of services will be offered to guide the students toward becoming competitively employed and/or enrolled in a postsecondary or vocational program following their exit from high school. Students receive job placement and/or training services, job-related instruction, independent living skills training, and assistance with transition planning.
The Transition Program is a team activity. The members of the TSW team are:
The responsibilities of the students include:
*Students qualify for vocational rehabilitation services when they have a documented disability that is a barrier to employment
The responsibilities of the school include:
The responsibilities of the VR Counselor include:
This program is dedicated to helping students make the transition from high school to adult life opportunities. Our goal is to prepare the students for the work place and/or post-secondary education/training. Students who participate in the Transition to Work Program will obtain transition skills needed in the community and workplace setting.
TSW Mission Statement:
The Deer Valley Unified School District Transition School to Work teams with Students, Families, Communities and Vocational Rehabilitation to facilitate a plan to bridge high school students to future career opportunities and life-long learning.
Mountain Ridge High School Mission Statement:
The Mission of Mountain Ridge High School is to provide real world connections within highly engaging classrooms that prepare
graduates to meet the rigors and demands of 21st-century global citizens.
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