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1 Preparing Students with Disabilities for Career Opportunities and Post-High School Activities School-Wide Strategies that Involve All Categories of Students with Disabilities James Frasier, Ph.D. Researcher Center on Education and Work University of Wisconsin-Madison

2 CHSAS was the first urban, college prep agricultural high school in the nation. While many schools offer agricultural courses, in this school every student majors in agriculture. Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences (CHSAS)

3 Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences

4 CHSAS - School Report Card

5 Inclusive Career Preparation 9 th Grade – Full year of Introduction to Agricultural Occupations All Students:

6 Inclusive Career Preparation 9 th Grade – Full year of Introduction to Agricultural Occupations All Students: Members of Future Farmers of America (Grades 9 – 12)

7 Inclusive Career Preparation 10 th Grade – 4 Week Summer School 3.5 hours day All Students:

8 Inclusive Career Preparation 10 th Grade – 4 Week Summer School 3.5 hours day All Students: 10 th Grade – Supervised Agricultural Work Experience

9 Inclusive Career Preparation 10 th Grade – 4 Week Summer School 3.5 hours day All Students: 10 th Grade – Supervised Agricultural Work Experience SAE into personal online portfolio

10 Inclusive Career Preparation 11 th Grade – Focus on one of 5 Agricultural Career Pathways Agricultural Mechanics & Technology Animal Science Horticulture Food Science Agricultural Finance All Students:

11 Inclusive Career Preparation 11 th Grade – Focus on one of 5 Agricultural Career Pathways Agricultural Mechanics & Technology Animal Science Horticulture Food Science Agricultural Finance All Students: 11 th Grade – Job Shadow for 1 Day

12 Adapted Career Pathways Program – For Students with a Moderate – to – Severe Cognitive Disability Focus on one of 4 Agricultural Career Pathways Agricultural Mechanics & Woodshop Technology Animal Science Horticulture Food Science 55 minute class – 5 Days Each Week Taught by regular agricultural education teachers

13 Southside Occupational Academy Rotation Program – Students with Severe Physical and/or Neurological Disability 10 Week Experience at CHSAS Taught by Southside Occupational Academy Teachers Exposure to non-disabled peers Agricultural Occupational Experiences in: Animal Science Horticulture Food Science Food Retail Sales

14 CHSAS Program for Students with Severe Physical and/or Neurological Disability Full School Day – ½ day at CHSAS and ½ day in community Taught by 2 Special Education Teachers Exposure to non-disabled peers Participate in Adapted Career Pathways Program Animal Science Horticulture Food Science Swimming in school indoor pool

15 Westminster High School Orange County, California

16 Transitioning Students with Disabilities into Adult Activities Begins in the 8 th Grade IEP Meeting Transitioning Students with Disabilities from Middle To High SchoolTransitioning Students with Disabilities from Middle To High School. Teaching Exceptional Children Plus. Volume 4, Number 2. December 2007.

17 Transitioning Students with Disabilities into Adult Activities 9 th Grade – Career Exploration Pathways – Rotate to 1 Each Quarter Business and Marketing Arts and Communication Agriculture and Environmental Studies Industrial Technology All Students:

18 Transitioning Students with Disabilities into Adult Activities 9 th Grade – Career Exploration Beginning of School Year Job – O --- Commercial Set of Career Exploration Activities Job – O --- Emphasis is on personality fit to career choice All Students:

19 Transitioning Students with Disabilities into Adult Activities 9 th Grade – End of School Year Job Prep --- Teacher led activities to ID jobs, fill out applications, read classifieds Career Center --- Staffed with 2 full-time counselors, internet-based career information focus, local job openings All Students:

20 Transitioning Students with Disabilities into Adult Activities 9 th Grade – End of School Year Career Project – Road to Success Poster Divided up into 9 th, 10 th, 11 th, and 12 th Grade Education and Career-Related Activities All Students:

21 Transitioning Students with Disabilities into Adult Activities 11 th & 12 th Grade – Regional Occupational Program (ROP) Held after regular school hours Attend with Adults Pay Tuition 5 Career Pathways All Students:

22 Transitioning Students with Disabilities into Adult Activities 12 th Grade – STAR Program – Completing Concentrated Area of Study Survey Certificate Advanced Certificate All Students:

23 Preparing Students with Disabilities for Career Opportunities and Post-High School Activities School-Wide Strategies that Involve All Categories of Students with Disabilities James Frasier, Ph.D. Researcher Center on Education and Work University of Wisconsin-Madison


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