The Pearl Buck Vocational Academy provides a unique combination of classroom learning and hands-on work experience for adults with various abilities. The goal of the Academy is to help prepare students for integrated employment opportunities.
Workplace skills, which emphasize the key elements of being a good employee for all vocational opportunities
Life skills, self-care practices, or other enrichment topics as needed to build student success
Students in the Academy may also participate in specialized program instruction in Warehouse Skills, Food Packaging and Caregiving
Functional academics, such as reading/writing and math skills are offered on an individual basis
All programs of study include learning labs and enrichment activities
All students in the Academy will create a portfolio to outline their accomplishments and to provide information on what they would need to be successful in integrated community employment
Thank you letter
Student may also complete:
A job shadow experience
Other supervised work experience
An individualized plan for short and long-term goals
What is the academic year like for the students?
The academy runs from September-August with special offerings during the summer
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Contact us to learn more about the Vocational Academy.
Life Skills class helps me learn skills I need for the job, especially helping older people. I am learning interviewing skills that are going to help me to get a job. You can learn good skills to get good jobs out in the community.