Valley High School has received a Workability 1 grant and uses it to train our students in pre-employment and employment skills by providing them with comprehensive instruction and exposure to work related environments.
Valley High School also contracts with the Department of Rehabilitation to provide and extension of this vocational service and offer additional opportunities for training and employment.Valley High School refers students to local occupational centers and ROP programs and assists them in enrolling in community Career Technical Education Programs such as Landscaping, Auto Body and Auto Mechanics, Computer Information Systems, Fashion Industry and Security and Law Enforcement.
Ana Ramos is Valley High School's Workability Coordinator. She is very invested in working with Valley students to find and retain employment. Ana is available to meet with students and parents to discuss opportunities in Workability and in the community.
All students enrolled at Valley High School have the opportunity to participate in Workability 1. Students who have demonstrated good attendance, strong work and citizenship habits and maintain good grades may apply to the prorgam. All students must be able to complete the application process to begin Workability training; including work permitting for those 16-18 years of age, on-site job placement and pre-employment assistance. Students who complete the on-site program will be eligible for off-site training at one of our partner agencies. Students who complete the program will be eligible for off-site hire. Valley High School endevours to locate off site job placements for all students who have completed the program.
For more information, contact Ana Ramos, Workability 1 coordinator.
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