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1 Company LOGO TRANSITIONAL SKILLS CENTER

2 Company LOGO In conjugation with Title 1 Reading and Math Program

3 BACKGROUND Private, Non Profit, 501 (c) (3) Charitable Organization Private, Non Profit, 501 (c) (3) Charitable Organization Began in 1985, providing effective Human Services to youth and families Began in 1985, providing effective Human Services to youth and families Licensed by Pennsylvania Departments Of Education, Public Welfare, and Health Licensed by Pennsylvania Departments Of Education, Public Welfare, and Health Accredited by the American Camping Association and CARF Accredited by the American Camping Association and CARF

4 SERVICES Provides on campus Licensed Private Academic School Provides on campus Licensed Private Academic School Residential Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Therapy Residential Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Therapy Also offers In Home MDFT Counseling, Step Down Weekend Program, and Weekend Diversion Program Also offers In Home MDFT Counseling, Step Down Weekend Program, and Weekend Diversion Program

5 CLIENTS SERVED Average Number of Clients on Campus: 55 Average Number of Clients on Campus: 55 Average Age Range of Clients: Average Age Range of Clients: Referred from 16 Different Counties, Mainly Westmoreland, Allegheny, Erie Referred from 16 Different Counties, Mainly Westmoreland, Allegheny, Erie Includes Juvenile Probation and Children And Youth clients, and Self-Referrals Includes Juvenile Probation and Children And Youth clients, and Self-Referrals

6 SCHOOL Licensed Private Academic School

7 SCHOOL

8 SPECIAL ED. AND TITLE 1 Special Education - In Conjunction with Ligonier Valley School District Special Education - In Conjunction with Ligonier Valley School District Title 1 Reading and Math Program “Outdoor Classroom”

9 GED Satellite Test Center History Preparatory Classes Success Ratios School Year – 83 % School Year – 83 % School Year – 64 % Success Ratios School Year – 83 % School Year – 83 % School Year – 64 %

10 COLLEGE PROGRAMS W.C.C.C. Pathways Program Assist students with Financial Aid Paperwork Assist students with researching colleges Plan college visits Study and schedule for SATs

11 TRANSITIONAL SKILLS CENTER Combines 4 Areas to Assist in Giving Students a Well Rounded Approach to Life After School Combines 4 Areas to Assist in Giving Students a Well Rounded Approach to Life After School 1. Includes 11 Hands On Transition Skills Modules 1. Includes 11 Hands On Transition Skills Modules 2. Incorporates Daniel Memorial Life Skills Curriculum 2. Incorporates Daniel Memorial Life Skills Curriculum 3. Uses Career Cruising for Career Exploration 4. Provides Work Projects for Campus and Community Benefits 4. Provides Work Projects for Campus and Community Benefits

12 Transitional Skills Center  Details  2500 Sq. Ft.  10 Computers  6 work tables  100 Sq. Ft. Storage Room  2 Sinks  Poster Printer  2 Laminating Machines

13 HANDS ON MODULES Modules Include: 1. Computer Graphic Design 2. Flight Simulation 3. Introductory Residential Wiring 4. CNC Lathe 5. CNC Mill 6. Digital Video Photography 7. Computer Problem Solving 8. Cabling Technology 9. Advanced Residential Wiring 10. Introductory Router and Design Program 11. Advanced Router and Design Program

14 HANDS ON MODULES CONT. Includes Computer Based Curriculum Allows students to learn terms, theory, and techniques Allows students to learn terms, theory, and techniques Includes hands on activities throughout curriculum Includes hands on activities throughout curriculum Gives students ability to work at own pace While gaining real life experience Gives students ability to work at own pace While gaining real life experience

15 Computer Graphics Design In this course, students study the basics of computer graphics by using the graphic software package Canvas. Students design a graphic and learn how to transfer it onto a T-Shirt by using a transfer machine called a heat press. Students also examine careers in computer graphic design.

16 Residential Electrical Wiring In this course, students learn the basics of installing and testing some of the basic electrical fixtures in a home. After the completion of this course, students will be able to: - explain the safety and procedure for working on any circuit - identify typical residential wiring arrangements - discuss the significance of the national electrical code - demonstrate the installation of most common residential electrical fixtures - wire a subpanel, and various receptacles and switches - explore career opportunities in the field of electrical work

17 Cabling Technology The CablingTech Cable Installation Training System combines time proven techniques with state-of-the-art technology to provide an effective training course. The course includes: - Student Tool Sets - Student Training Program - Parts Package - Equipment - Instructor’s Package - Cabling Skills Training Center Walls

18 Cabling Technology Skills Training Center: The heart of the class is the CablingTech Cabling Skills Training Center. On this training center the student will hone their skills. Purpose of the Course: The goal is to equip students with the fundamental knowledge, skills, and understanding that will enable them to install, troubleshoot and maintain cable. This course will provide the student with the foundation for becoming a qualified cable technician.

19 Cabling Technology Student Work

20 CNC Mill Students study computer numerical control of a milling machine as it is used in manufacturing technology. Students who complete this module will be able to: - use CAD software to design drawings and generate CAM programs - set up a project and safely operate a CNC mill - apply programming skills to troubleshoot problems and find solutions for CAM programs - explore career opportunities in the field of CNC machines

21 CNC Lathe A CNC lathe is a computer-controlled method of manufacturing that is used to increase productivity and raise safety standards in the workplace. CNC operation improves high-volume production, where many identical parts or complex shapes are manufactured. Students who complete this module will be able to : - examine and use computer programs with CNC codes - set up and safely operate a CNC lathe - explore career opportunities in the field of CNC technology

22 Mind-Sight Assessment and Management  Mind-Sight Management  Manage users  Groups  System Settings  Mind-Sight Reports  User Notes  Lesson Grades  Detailed Catalog Grades  Login History

23 Example of Reports & Management Tools

24 CNC Routers Routers

25 Completed Wood Projects

26 CAREER CRUISING Online Curriculum Gives students Interest Inventory to help Guide them to career fields Gives students Interest Inventory to help Guide them to career fields Gives students many different aspects of Careers to help them decide Gives students many different aspects of Careers to help them decide Allows students to apply what they have Learned to different fields available Allows students to apply what they have Learned to different fields available

27 Career Cruising Cont. Includes Items Such As: Job Descriptions Employee Interviews Minimum, Maximum, and Median Salaries Education Requirements Possible Colleges for Further Education Interest Inventories for Career Guidance

28 Tracking and Monitoring Progress  Career Cruising Reports  Completion  Status Snapshot  Status by Student  Criteria  Standards  Portfolio  Login History  Advisement Activity  Assessment Results  Career & Education Exploration  Goals and Plans

29 DANIEL MEMORIAL Printable/Customizable Curriculum Incorporates 16 different life skills areas Allows students to learn and practice many Different skills Allows students to learn and practice many Different skills Helps students create a personal portfolio To collect and organize items needed in life Helps students create a personal portfolio To collect and organize items needed in life

30 Daniel Memorial Cont. Includes Items Such As: Money Management Legal Skills Housing Job Seeking Skills Transportation Food Management Community Resources Educational Planning Personal Appearance Housekeeping Interpersonal Skills Emergency and Safety

31 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT Working with local businesses to provide Student made goods Working with local businesses to provide Student made goods Conducting on site workshops/presentations From local companies Conducting on site workshops/presentations From local companies Working with Ligonier Valley School District Working with Ligonier Valley School District Working in the Community: Trout Unlimited, Golf Course, PA Cleanways, Foodbanks, Borough, PA Fish and Boat Commission Working in the Community: Trout Unlimited, Golf Course, PA Cleanways, Foodbanks, Borough, PA Fish and Boat Commission

32 PIRK Binders  Method of compiling all learned transition and life skills  8 Sections  Completed Resume  Career and or Education Plan  Long Term and Short Term Goals

33 FUTURE ADDITIONS Would like to add modules on welding, plumbing Culinary arts, and horticulture Would like to add modules on welding, plumbing Culinary arts, and horticulture Will be adding a greenhouse to start horticulture Add more community based opportunities for Work study/future employment Add more community based opportunities for Work study/future employment Include First Aid/CPR, OSHA 10, and ServSafe as obtainable certifications Include First Aid/CPR, OSHA 10, and ServSafe as obtainable certifications

34 CONTACTS Heidi Kohl– X101 Lee Manning – x151 Anyone is welcome to come see or visit our program, and see everything we have to offer.


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