- School to Work (STW) Early College Program
- School at Work (SAW) Early College Program
- Transition Learning Center (TLC) Post Secondary Transition
Requirements to Participate in all three Programs:
- Seniors only
- GPA 2.0 or higher
- Acceptable attendance - 90% attendance rate
- Ability to participate in early release
- Recommendation from Principal/Counselor
School To Work - STW Early College (Traditional)
Students attend high school in the morning, work and take college classes in the afternoon.
Three parts to STW:
- School: Attend high school morning classes w/ early release time
- Work: Work at UPS as part time package handler 4-5 hours
- College:Enroll in a College Class one day a week at UPS facility
School at Work - SAW Early College (Online eSchool)
Students report directly to the UPS facility and take their high school/college course online and work. This opportunity is full time at UPS facility students will not be attending his/her high school. They will meet with his/her high school on a scheduled day once a month (typically a Friday).
Three parts to SAW:
- Dual enrollment between current high school and Jefferson County HS.
- Take Online E-School Courses Online or at the UPS Facility
- Work at UPS as part time package handler 4-5 hours - start time @ 10:30 AM
- Enroll in a College Class one day a week at UPS facility
Transitional Learning Center - TLC (Options Unlimited) Post Secondary Transition
Exceptional Child Education students are nominated by their teacher to receive on job training as a package handler for postsecondary transition skills.
Requirements and benefits of Program:
- Students must have a recommendation from the Principal or Counselor and ECE Teacher.
- Students attend a two week pre-employment paid training program that is staffed and operated by UPS training supervisors and Options Unlimited job coaches. The training is approximately four (4) hours.
- Work Experience provides team building, safe work methods, soft skills, and hands on practice
- Work Experience is instrumental in building a culture of inclusion and best practices for people with disabilities through leadership, support, and training.