PO Drawer 7007
Greenville, NC 27835
|Program Contact||Tereasa Staton, Coordinator|
This program provides students with learning difficulties opportunity to explore and develop job skills, career choices, academics in career contexts, and goals and objectives for job attainment.
Students may choose to complete one or two years of preparation. Upon exit, students participate in graduation and receive a certificate of Career Academy completion. A transcript outlining skills attained and job preferences based on participation in specific career modules is also issued to assist students in job placement.
The program of study has been developed in partnership with Vocational Rehabilitation Services.
Students receive instruction and hands-on experience in each of these modules: Horticulture/Grounds Maintenance/Landscaping; Housekeeping/Building Maintenance/Cleaning; Food Preparation/Service; Consumer Skills/Retail/Sales. Modules have been developed based on the NC Career Cluster guide and input from community employers, Vocational Rehabilitation representatives, and instructors in the various career fields. Additional modules in automotive assistant, welding jobs, and early child development are being developed. Short term internships may also be available soon.
Any student wishing to enroll in this program may do so; emphasis is placed on teaching to students with learning challenges or difficulties.
|Public or private:||Public|
|Type of school:||2-year community college or junior college|
|Is this program a federally funded TPSID program?||No|
|Students in this program:||Have graduated or exited from high school|
|Number of students:||50|
|Requirements for admission to this program:||
|Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:||
|Program length:||2 years|
|Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates|
|Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)?||We are not a CTP, and have no plans to become one.|
|Students pay for the program in the following ways:||
|Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):||Students do not take typical college courses|
|More about course access:||
We are in process of collaborating with Continuing Education Division to provide access to courses designed for students who may need additional time, opportunity for practice, and repetition of information in order to master required skills and knowledge, but nothing like this is available as yet.
|Time spent only with other students in this program:||All of the time|
|Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program:||Pitt CC Transitional Studies Department Career Academy Certificate of Completion|
|The credential(s) is/are:||
|Other career development activities are:||
|We offer the following specialized credentials:||
We provide a transcript that highlights specifc job skills and career modules students have mastered.
|Housing is provided to students:||No|
|Students participate in student organizations on campus:||Yes|
|Proportion of time spent only with other students in this program:||All of the time|
|Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:||
National Adult Education Honor Society
Pitt CC Transitional Studies Club