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WorkAbility I Program

        
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The Folsom Cordova Unified School District

Mission of WorkAbility I  To promote the involvement of key stakeholders (students, families, educators, youth serving organizations, workforce development organizations, post-secondary education and training, and business partners)   in the planning and implementing an array of services that will culminate in successful student transition to competitive, integrated employment (CIE), lifelong learning, and quality adult life. The WAI program is funded and administered by the California Office of Education and offers special education students the opportunity to complete their secondary education while obtaining marketable job skills for success in the modern labor market.   

UPCOMING EVENTS:

TRANSITION FROM SCHOOL TO ADULTHOOD: AN INFORMATION WEBINAR SERIES

Webinar Series

“Learn to Earn”

Transition

Pre-Employment Workshops

Folsom Cordova Unified School District utilizes an integrated curriculum, which includes business ethics, career interest exploration, future planning, computer skills (including the use of the internet), and phases of the job search. Students learn to build a career portfolio that will help take them into college and employment. WorkAbility I Students who are ready to enter the workplace learn many additional employment skills such as completing job applications, interviewing skills, and even “Surviving a Panel Interview”.

  Employment Experiences

Folsom Cordova Unified School District offers limited off-campus subsidized employment opportunities throughout the Folsom and Rancho Cordova area. Examples of employers participating include retail stores, local theaters, restaurants, fast food establishments, and many more. Junior, senior and A.C.T.T. students who attend our pre-employment workshops learn the tools needed for successful employment can be placed in an employment experience once qualifications are met. 

 
WorkAbility Staff:    Caitlin Quillin   Special Project Coordinator   916-294-9007 x102435   cquillin@fcusd.org  

Emma Falcon

Transition Assistant   916-294-9007 x102436   efalcon@fcusd.org            WorkAbility Team Meetings The monthly agenda and meeting notes can be found on the link below.         
Where Transition and Workability Meet