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Job Training Program


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Job Training Program

Program Highlights
Daily Job Skill-Related Lessons | Simulated Work Settings | Authentic Work Opportunities: School-Based and Community-Based | Service Projects and Community Outings

Program Description
The Job Training Program is a one year training program which requires a special recommendation from the student's school counselor.

The Job Training Program assists students in understanding their abilities, provides work opportunities that will help a student work to their individual potential, and helps students match their goals with realistic training programs, employment opportunities, and independent living options.
Students learn basic work skills such as following written or sample directions, staying on task, working with good speed and quality in order to meet deadlines, being on time and staying on schedule; and soft skills such as appropriate communication with co-workers, supervisors and employees from other departments.

Program Fees
There are no tool kit or student fees associated with this program. 

Teacher Information

Megan Karhusz
High School
Job Training Program Instructor
Phone: (440) 774-1051 ext. 22224
[email protected]

Program of Study

Juniors
Lab: 3 Credits
Related: 1 Credit
English: 1 Credit
Math1 Credit
Civics: 1 Credit

Seniors
Lab: 3 Credits
Related: 1 Credit
English: 1 Credit
Math1 Credit
Science: 1 Credit

Electives are subject to availability and will be scheduled through your counselor.   

Competency Profile
Click here to view the Competency Profile

Employment Resources
Strong partnerships between the JVS and business and industry help students gain work experience through work-based learning experiences, the JVS Summer Internship Program, and senior early job placement. The JVS is committed to helping successful graduates find employment in their career field. A detailed explanation of the student eligibility requirements for these experiences is included in the student handbook.

The JVS maintains an online job board to help connect students and alumni to local employment opportunities. The JVS website also hosts links to online resources for labor market data, as well as statewide and national career information

The Lorain County Joint Vocational School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. © 2021. The Lorain County Joint Vocational School District. All Rights Reserved.