Diversified Occupations


The Diversified Occupations program provides students aged 13-20 with a variety of experiences.
VOCATIONAL ASSESSMENT: Students enter the program after completing a one-week vocational assessment. This assessment, provided by the Valpar Assessment System, includes academic and aptitude/ability testing.
PRE VOCATIONAL TRAINING: The goal of the first year of the Diversified Occupations Program is to provide students with a core curriculum in the areas of food service, pre-construction, career exploration, small engine repair, and retail occupations.
COMMUNITY JOB SITE TRAINING: Students particicpate in crew work and utilize training sites within the community to help develop effective life-long work habits in order to increase their knowledge of the work environment.
PAID JOB PLACEMENT: Students who remain in the Diversified Occupations program work specifically in an area of interest and ability level with the goal being paid placement.
VOCATIONAL TRAINING: By the students third year, they have the opportunity to move into a traditional vocational program or continue their Diversified Occupations Program.
INDIVIDUALIZED HIGH SCHOOL MATH COURSES: Students earn a minimum of two high school math credits by completing course work in Math Fundamentals, Algebra I, Geometry, and Consumer Math.

Lead Instructor Jeanette Vanidestine

Lead Instructor Jeanette Vanidestine